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Fandom, Feminism, and Maker Pedagogy

In my graduate seminar on the History of Publishing, I ask students to “adopt” an object from Simon Fraser University’s Special Collections and to propose a...
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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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Orphan MOOCs and the Digital Dark Ages

Once upon a time, I taught a MOOC. Actually it was twice, and really it was only four years ago. It was a course called Metadata:...
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Wakefulness and Digitally Engaged Publics

Before his death in 2003, Edward Said urged his colleagues to assume the role of public intellectuals in the service of democracy. Said, a professor of...
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Access

http://hybridpedagogy.org/podcast-player/8376/access.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 40:02In this episode (full transcript available), I spoke with Robin DeRosa about a broad issue that affects the way...
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Pedagogical Training via Relationship Building: The Value of Peer Mentoring

Graduate students enter graduate programs hungry to learn about research, teaching, and professionalization. They seek knowledge of their discipline, socialization from faculty and peers, and most...
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Confessions of a Graduate Teacher (Once Lost, Now Found)

This is a story about two hemispheres of graduate school: teaching and dissertating. It is a story about how those two parts sometimes cohere but are...
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Confessions of a Self-Taught College Instructor: Embracing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

When I started graduate school and immediately became the instructor of record of a freshman composition course, I had a couple of advantages going for me....
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(dis)Owning Tech: Ensuring Value and Agency at the Moment of Interface

Education is big business. In the U.S., over 5% of gross domestic product is earmarked for education. Student debt in the U.S. is estimated to be over...
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Openness

http://hybridpedagogy.org/podcast-player/7900/openness.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 42:00You can also view a complete transcript of this episode. Our typical focus on this journal and...
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(Higher) Education as Bulwark of Uselessness

Almost two years ago, halfway through the twisting path that was my doctoral course, I found myself in Finland, at the “Critical Evaluation of Game Studies...
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Beyond Academic Twitter: Social Media and the Evolution of Scholarly Publication

“What should academics do on Twitter?” At a recent roundtable workshop on developing a professional academic digital identity, I heard the first four speakers address that...
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Separate but Equal: Substitute Teaching Done Right

Every day, students across the country open the doors to their classrooms and see a stranger standing where their regular teacher should be. “Are you our...
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No Holes for Us Round Pegs: Why Adjunct Faculty Don’t Fit In

In recent years the long hidden problem of the adjunct faculty has become widely recognized, as in a series of articles in Hybrid Pedagogy published in...
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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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From Under the Volcano

Endings are difficult and painful: The lava of new beginnings flows under the hard, hollow shell of habit, threatening to burst out and create new forms....
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How Long Will Your Class Remain Yours? Academic Freedom and Control of the Classroom

The late labor historian David Montgomery wrote famously about workers’ control in America during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. “At times the story involved little more...
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Redefining Service for the Digital Academic: Scholarship, Social Media, and Silos

I appreciate the agility available to the digital academic, but there is something a bit fun-house about all of this to me.  Every day as part...
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The Resident Web and Its Impact on the Academy

Introduction Today scholars walk a difficult line when choosing how much time to spend gaining traction within their institutions or growing a reputation online. In many...
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On Labor, Learning Conditions, and Affordable Education

The serpentine struggle to make a living wage as an adjunct in academe is far from over, and higher education is losing world-class instructors and original...
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Librarian as Outsider

Academic librarians are worried about power. And powerlessness. They are particularly concerned with the way power dynamics shape their identities as educators and inform their pedagogical...
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Towards a Critical Approach to Faculty Development

We are two critical pedagogues who are also faculty developers, trying to create space for conversations interrogating dominant approaches to faculty development. Faculty developers support the...
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Decolonizing Critical Participation and Writing: A Year of Open Access Publishing on the Margins

We have an immense amount of power, if we reach out and harness it. This is not just some new age abstraction. To be specific: anyone...
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Becoming Visible: A #Digped chat on Contingency in the Classroom

After a brief hiatus during MOOC MOOC: Critical Pedagogy, our regular monthly #digped chats return for a discussion of National Adjunct Walkout Day and #afterNAWD —...
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Faculty, Mobilize for Equity!

“The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately in England, at any rate, education produces no effect whatsoever. If it did, it would prove...
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