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Pedagogical Violence and the Power of Language

My parents handed the lawyer a plastic binder with a paper insert, “Maggie Melo.” Moments before, my parents flipped through the file with approving nods. I...
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Risk and Event-Based Pedagogies

Writing is neither a process nor a product; it is an event that transforms those who engage in it. Teachers must acknowledge not just the rewards...
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Twessays and Composition in the Digital Age

While written assignments are typically growing in length in line with the ever-expanding volume of resources available to student writers, platforms like Twitter demand more succinct...
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Messy Minds: The Autoethnography of Learning

I’ve had my arse handed to me a few times online. Enough times to realise that writing provocatively (whether intentional or not) is often worth the...
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Risk Taking is a Form of Playing it Safe

We like to talk about risk. We talk about the virtues of taking risks, we tell each other to take risks, we tell each other to...
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Plagiarism is Dead; Long Live the Retweet: Unpacking an Identity Crisis in Digital Content

“What oft was thought but ne’er so well express’d” Alexander Pope’s eighteenth century advice to writers — now known as content producers — has a new...
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Turned On: On the Impossibility of Queer (and) Composition

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche When, exactly, do we...
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Learning to Let Go: Listening to Students in Discussion

http://hybridpedagogy.org/podcast-player/2997/learning-let-go-listening-students-discussion.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 8:46A class discussion where the teacher pre-determines the outcome is just a lecture in disguise, dressed up...
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Syllabus as Manifesto: A Critical Approach to Classroom Culture

Syllabi that reflect the mundane, bureaucratic requirements of the University are at risk of setting an equally banal classroom atmosphere. While administrative personnel may argue otherwise,...
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Learning Beyond Limits: Open Source Collaboration in the Classroom

The Challenge: Incorporate an open source community service project into every class. What happens to a student paper or project after the individual turns it in or...
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#digped Storify: Questioning Writing MOOCs

Our #digped chat about teaching composition massively (either within a MOOC, or as part of a “MOOCified” on-ground or hybrid course) was first and foremost inspired by Chris...
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Making Composition Massive: a #digped Discussion

This Friday, April 5 from 1:00 – 2:00pm Eastern (10:00 – 11:00am Pacific), Hybrid Pedagogy will host a Twitter discussion under the hashtag #digped to consider the place of composition...
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Will MOOCs Work for Writing?

When faced with a complex, fluid, and potentially uncontrollable situation, I’ve often heard people say, “It’s like herding cats.” I can think of no more complex,...
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Vlogging Composition: Making Content Dynamic

With technological innovations come opportunities for students to compose, communicate, share, collaborate, and express themselves in contemporary ways as well as opportunities for teachers to harness...
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Learn Like an Arachnid: Why I’m MOOCifying

Every fall when I ask my first year students, “Why did you choose the College of Environmental Science and Forestry?” at least one will answer, “I want...
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Bring Your Own Disruption: Rhizomatic Learning in the Composition Class

Too often, rather than inviting First-Year Composition (FYC) students into the disruptive experience of being a writer, we try to shield them inside the safety of...
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Editorial Pedagogy, pt. 1: A Professional Philosophy

This article is the first in a three-part series. Two subsequent articles by Cheryl Ball will demonstrate the application of editorial pedagogy to the relationships between students...
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Seeing Composition Three Dimensionally

“We no longer have to separate our material technologies so radically as we once did from our ‘cognitive strategies’. People-with-bodies participate in activities and practices, such...
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