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Digital Pedagogy Lab Courses: Learning Online

As I’ve said before, pedagogy is praxis, at the intersection of the philosophy and practice of teaching. Digital pedagogy turns that thinking toward digital platforms and...
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Digital Pedagogy Lab Courses: Teaching with Twitter

Pedagogy is not reducible to 140 characters. Pedagogy is, in fact, not reducible. However, it can (and does) happen in spaces as small as 140 characters....
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One Big Question: a #digped Discussion

When one is overwhelmed, as everyone must be from time to time, by a sense that School is too firmly implanted ever to change, it is...
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The Course Hath No Bottom: the 20,000-Person Seminar

A few years ago, Sean Michael Morris and I wrote, “Meaningful relationships are as important in a class of three as they are in a class...
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Learning is Not a Mechanism

This article was originally published on Educating Modern Learners on January 26, 2015. “The classroom, with all its limitations, remains a location of possibility.” ~ bell hooks,...
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Twitter and the Locus of Research

Hybrid Pedagogy recently announced a CFP focused on The Scholarly & the Digital. This piece is a response to that call and an invitation. While we have...
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Digital Pedagogy Lab: Hybrid Pedagogy as a School

“It is possible to think critically about technology without running off to the woods — although, I must warn you, it is possible that you will...
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MMCP: Radical Pedagogies; Pedagogies of Care

MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy (MMCP) is a six-week exploration of critical pedagogy. For this second week, focused on feminist perspectives, we’ll be discussing Chapter 1 of...
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MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy

  “To engage in dialogue is one of the simplest ways we can begin as teachers, scholars, and critical thinkers to cross boundaries, the barriers that...
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Critical Digital Pedagogy: a Definition

On November 21 at the OpenEd Conference in Washington, DC, Sean Michael Morris and Jesse Stommel will present on critical digital pedagogy and MOOCs. This is...
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Trust, Agency, and Connected Learning

This interview with Jesse was published on HASTAC as part of the Digital Media and Learning Competition 5 Trust Challenge. We are republishing a revised version...
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Dissertations, Theses, and Other Pedagogical Monstrosities: a #digped Discussion

The dissertation is a curious beast. It has eyeballed me for years. Even now, having tucked it safely in a drawer since 2010, I still catch...
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CFP: Critical Digital Pedagogy

“Digital pedagogy is becoming, for me, coterminous with critical pedagogy, given the degree to which the digital can function both as a tool for and an...
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Net Neutrality Will Not Go Quietly

On May 2, 2012, Hybrid Pedagogy hosted a discussion about Net Neutrality, considering the broader implications for educators and learners. You can read the original announcement...
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The Pedagogies of Reading and Not Reading

“There is more than one way not to read, the most radical of which is not to open a book at all.” ~ Pierre Bayard, How...
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Toward an Interactive Criticism: House of Leaves as Haptic Interface

“And now,’ cried Max, ‘let the wild rumpus start!” ~ Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are When I first read Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves,...
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MMDU: “I Would Prefer Not To.”

MOOC MOOC: Dark Underbelly (MMDU) was a rambunctious series of discussions in early 2014 about the past, present, and future of higher education, focusing on topics rising...
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MMDU: Bleeding Horses, Breaking Habits, Overthrowing the Course

MOOC MOOC: Dark Underbelly (MMDU) is a rambunctious series of discussions about the past, present, and future of higher education, focusing on topics rising directly from...
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MOOC MOOC: Dark Underbelly

“Too many people are drinking the MOOC Kool-aid (or dumping it out hastily) when what we need to do is look closely at the Kool-aid to...
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CFP: Pedagogical Alterity: Stories of Race, Gender, Disability, Sexuality

Read the collection of articles published from this CFP. Paulo Freire claims in Pedagogy of the Oppressed, that “the great humanistic and historical task of the...
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Hybrid Pedagogy's 2013 List of Lists

This article closes out a series that reflects at a meta-level about the work of the journal itself. Here, we offer a Hybrid Pedagogy mix-tape with a few special guests....
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Promoting Open Access Publications and Academic Projects

Does our academic work exist if nobody sees it? I watch far too many colleagues spend countless hours building, teaching, researching, and writing with little to...
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#digped Storify: Adjunctification and Zero-opportunity Employment

On Friday, October 4, Hybrid Pedagogy hosted a #digped chat to discuss the appropriate pedagogical responses to the increasing crisis of contingent labor in education. In particular, we wanted to...
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How to Build an Ethical Online Course

The best online and hybrid courses are made from scraps strewn about and gathered together from across the web. We build a course by examining the...
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#digped Storify: Learning in the Wild

On Friday, September 6, Hybrid Pedagogy hosted a #digped chat to discuss the experiences of students in MOOCs and other open learning environments. The journal has always sought out...
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