Articles by Chris Friend

A lantern glows warmly under a dark, cloud-filled sky. The light dares the encroaching darkness to a duel.

Publishing file | Play in new window | Duration: 38:55 Why do we teach students how to write? Is it for their benefit or for ours?...
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a black mesh turns the cloudy sky into a gridded tapestry, but a hole gashed into the webbing offers…hope? freedom?

Platforms Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 45:56 With each new technological development promising to “revolutionize education”, we need to start asking how…and...
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Asking the Right Questions Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 31:50 If you’ve listened to this podcast before, or if you follow its associated journal, you...
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Tech, Agency, Voice (On Not Teaching)

This keynote opened IPL 2018: New Learning Horizons: Digital and Hybrid Pedagogy / Nye lærinshorisonter — digital og hybrid pedagogikk on 31 May 2018 at NTNU,...
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Access Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 40:02 In this episode (full transcript available), I spoke with Robin DeRosa about a broad issue that affects...
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CFP: Politicizing Critical Digital Pedagogy

Libraries advertize their relationship with “alternative facts”. Religious schools voice strong opposition to presidential actions. Silenced government employees create rogue Twitter accounts to voice concerns. Super...
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On Advocacy: Hybrid Pedagogy’s 2016 List of Lists

We won’t take this lying down. No, we will join together, combine our voices, and raise our own kind of hell. The 2016 U.S. presidential election...
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Essential Silence Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 10:55 I attended a funeral last month. I wanted to speak, but I couldn’t — not...
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Giving Voice to Written Words Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 7:04 Writers should talk more. We write to make ourselves heard. We use writing to tell...
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Openness Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 42:00 You can also view a complete transcript of this episode. Our typical focus on this...
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In the Clutches of Algorithms

We sacrifice control in the name of convenience. As we become like cyborgs, we should expect more control over our technology. Tech has long aimed to provide additional conveniences...
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Questioning Learning Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 40:55 You can also view a full transcript of this episode. In episode nine, I spoke...
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CFP: Preparing Graduate Teachers

This is an open, ongoing call. You can read the articles already written in response, or consider contributing your own. The May 2016 #digped chat hosted...
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Responsive Teaching Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 34:05 You can also view a full transcript of this episode. Let’s talk about our expectations...
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Challenging Our Pedagogy: Hybrid Pedagogy’s Editors’ Picks

Pedagogy is a strange beast Many teachers first hear the word pedagogy when they enter graduate school. Until then, we are surrounded by it — we...
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Networks Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 41:44 You can also view a full transcript of this episode. In this episode, I share...
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Hybrid Pedagogy’s 2015 List of Lists

Three consecutive years is enough to establish a tradition, right? In what has thereby become a tradition, Hybrid Pedagogy will “go dark” for about a month as many...
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CFP: The Purpose of Education

Our advanced technological society is rapidly making objects of most of us and subtly programming us into conformity to the logic of its system. To the...
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Collaboration Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 31:12 A complete transcript of this episode is available. In November, Digital Writing Month returns to...
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Digital Pedagogy, Part 2 Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 28:20 A complete transcript of this episode is available. On Friday, September 4, 2015, Hybrid Pedagogy hosted a one-hour...
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Digital Pedagogy, Part 1 Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 31:44 A complete transcript of this episode is available. From Monday, August 10, through Friday, August 14, 2015,...
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Play in Education Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 33:30 Why isn’t school more fun? Fred Rogers, famous in America for creating Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,...
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Assessment and Generosity Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 29:36 The traditional take on assessment positions the teacher (or the state) as the one with...
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Compassion Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 16:40 Maha Bali’s featured column on Hybrid Pedagogy prompted the topic of this episode — compassion...
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CFP: The Scholarly & the Digital

“What is new and which affects the idea of the work comes not necessarily from the internal recasting of each of these disciplines, but rather from...
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