Articles by Sean Michael Morris

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Instructional Designers Are Teachers

Writing, not teaching. This is what Peter Horrocks, had to say about the faculty’s work at England’s Open University… where he is Vice Chancellor. Writing, not...
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Adventures in Unveiling: Critical Pedagogy and Imagination

There never were going to be any dinosaur bones. Not on that cloudy day, nor on any other. But we went out anyway. With sandwiches and...
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A Guide for Resisting Edtech: the Case against Turnitin

Students often find themselves uploading their content — their creative work — into the learning management system. Perhaps they retain a copy of the file on...
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When We are Writers

There’s a thing I want to say. I heard it coming up when I was sitting in Starbucks yesterday. Watching the sun and the people in...
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Creative Beasts with Crayons

Digital writing is emergent writing. It mutinies at the imposition of form, the edicts of the grammars of old. It rails to change the rules. It...
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Not Enough Voices

http://hybridpedagogy.org/podcast-player/7920/not-enough-voices.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 21:39On Friday, 12 August 2016, Sean Michael Morris gave one of two closing keynotes at the Digital...
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Teaching in Our Right Minds: Critical Digital Pedagogy and the Response to the New

Digital Pedagogy Lab will be hosting a second international institute at the University of Prince Edward Island from July 15-18, 2016, welcoming participants from across North...
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Open Letters

In the interests of transparency, the following is a letter sent by e-mail to the editorial staff of Hybrid Pedagogy. We’re sharing this, and another letter below,...
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Digital Humanities and the Erosion of Inquiry

On February 12, 2016, Jesse Stommel and Sean Michael Morris gave a talk as part of the University of Michigan’s Digital Currents initiative. The following is the...
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Conversations: Instructional Design, Trust, and Discovery

Sean Michael Morris and Josh Eyler recently sat down for a conversation to set the stage for MOOC MOOC: Instructional Design. Sean had been dipping into...
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When Words Go Global: a #digped Chat

Digital writing – in my understanding, the act of creating texts or other products through digital tools which are designed to be shared with readers via...
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Death of the Discussion Forum: a #digped Chat

The semester begins. Servers everywhere fire up. And students across the globe introduce themselves in discussion forums. In Canvas, in D2L, in Blackboard, in Moodle. Teachers...
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HybridPod, Ep. 6 — Digital Pedagogy, Part 2

http://hybridpedagogy.org/podcast-player/5117/digital-pedagogy-part-2.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 28:20A complete transcript of this episode is available. On Friday, September 4, 2015, Hybrid Pedagogy hosted a one-hour #digped discussion on...
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Laptop Policies: a #digped Discussion

“The proliferation of the digital may feel like an invasion at times (and at times, it is), and so it is in our ability to choose...
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Digital Pedagogy Lab: Key Moments

“It’s time to embrace our very human inefficiencies.” Audrey Watters struck a post-digital note as she wrapped her opening keynote on the first day of the...
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HybridPod, Ep. 5 — Digital Pedagogy, Part 1

http://hybridpedagogy.org/podcast-player/4971/digital-pedagogy-part-1.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 31:44A complete transcript of this episode is available. From Monday, August 10, through Friday, August 14, 2015, Hybrid Pedagogy hosted...
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Professional Development in Digital Pedagogy

This July we are launching Digital Pedagogy Lab Courses, a series of professional development opportunities for educators, librarians, technologists, and instructional designers. Our project has had...
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Call for Editors

Note: the Call for Editors is now closed. The place of the editor is not above the writer, but beside. Editors are not meant to correct...
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Digital Networks, Participation, and Influence: a #digped Discussion

On Friday, April 3, Bonnie Stewart will join our #digped conversation (which Sean introduces below) to discuss digital networks, a subject connected directly to the track she’ll...
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MMCP: Critical Digital Pedagogy; or, the Magic of Gears

MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy (MMCP) is a six-week exploration of critical pedagogy. During our final week, we’ll be discussing Seymour Papert’s Mindstorms, and Paulo Blikstein’s “Travels...
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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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MMCP: The “Critical” in Critical Pedagogy

MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy is a six-week exploration of critical pedagogy. For this first week of MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy (MMCP), we will be discussing Chapter...
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Ecstatic Necessariness: Turmoil as Process in Digital Humanities

For the last three years while I’ve worked with Hybrid Pedagogy, I have been flip about Digital Humanities as a field, a practice, or a pursuit....
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Digital Pedagogy Lab: a 5-day Institute

On May 4, 2012, Hybrid Pedagogy hosted its first hashtag chat using #digped (digital pedagogy). The chat revolved around a discussion of the first chapter of...
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Hybrid Pedagogy’s 2014 List of Lists

Hybrid Pedagogy will go dark from December 10, 2014, through early January 2015. Many of our readers and authors take this time to prepare for the...
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