Articles by Jesse Stommel

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Participant Pedagogy: a #digped Discussion

Ideas from this discussion were curated and archived via Storify here. Hybrid Pedagogy will host a Twitter discussion group about participant pedagogy this Friday, May 25 from 1:00pm...
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Theorizing Google Docs: 10 Tips for Navigating Online Collaboration

This sentence — this one right here — is the first sentence I’ve written in two months that wasn’t co-authored in a Google Doc. It’s the...
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Net Smart: a #digped Discussion

The Twitter chat archived via Storify. Howard Rheingold’s recent book, Net Smart: How To Thrive Online (MIT Press), feels almost custom-written for discussion on Hybrid Pedagogy. The book is not aimed...
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The Four Noble Virtues of Digital Media Citation

In digital space, everything we do is networked. Real thinking doesn’t (and can’t) happen in a vacuum. Our teaching practices and scholarship don’t just burst forth...
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How to Storify. Why to Storify.

Intended to serve as a stop-motion camera for the torrent of information we get from social media, Storify allows the user to arrange pieces of conversations...
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On Pedagogical Manipulation

Encouraging learning is an act of subtle manipulation. When we enter a classroom, we’re stepping onto a stage. This is true no matter how student-centered our...
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Crowdsourcing a Curriculum, pt. 3: Degree Requirements

This is the third in a series of articles that works to get feedback on the program I’m directing and helping to develop at Marylhurst University in Portland,...
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Hybridity, pt. 2: What is Hybrid Pedagogy?

This is the second in a series of articles that investigates hybridity as it relates to our positions as teachers and scholars, but also as learners, composers, and...
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Crowdsourcing a Curriculum, pt. 2: Design Principles

This is the second in a series of articles that works to get feedback on the program I’m directing and helping to develop at Marylhurst University in Portland,...
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Crowdsourcing a Curriculum, pt. 1: Program Name

This is the first in a series of articles. Click here for part two on design principles. Click here for part three on the degree requirements. Over the next few weeks,...
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Experiments in Mass Collaboration

One of the most innovative educational ideas of the last century, we propose, came from Paulo Friere, the Brazilian educational theorist and populist. In his critique...
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In Search of the "Peer" in Peer Review

In this article for the Guardian, George Monbiot calls academic publishing “economic parasitism” and academic publishers “monopolists,” which brings up a broader discussion about the purpose...
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Technological Panic

The computer and the LMS for an online or hybrid class are merely a medium. Still, so many instructors and students in technologically-enhanced classes spend the...
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The ghost of twitter past.

The Twitter Essay file | Play in new window | Duration: 15:01Consider the tangible violence technology has wrought upon grammar. We rely on automated grammar and spell-check tools...
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The Tangle of Assessment

Grading and assessment are curious beasts, activities many instructors love to hate but ones that nonetheless undergird the institutions where we work. Peter Elbow begins his...
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The Student 2.0

Students are evolving. The student 2.0 is an altogether different animal from the student 1.0. And our classrooms are ecosystems, an environment all their own, where...
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