Chris Friend
Chris Friend is Associate Director of Hybrid Pedagogy and Assistant Professor of English in New Media at Kean University. He holds a PhD in Texts & Technology from the University of Central Florida.
Care
Teacher of the Ear
Chris Friend · Ashley Caranto Morford · Kush Patel · Arun Jacob
During the pandemic, the work of teaching has earned greater attention and importance. What might care work look like from a global pedagogical perspective?
Scholarly Communication
Publishing
Chris Friend · Hannah McGregor
What could scholarly communication look like if we understand the system and strategically apply pressure in an effort to break that system?
Introduction to Hybrid Teaching: People, Pedagogy, Politics
Hybrid Teaching
Chris Friend
Caring for others has never been so vital. We teach humanity, not technology. Use hybrid education to build community.
Announcing Hybrid Teaching: Pedagogy, People, Politics
Announcements
Chris Friend
Third in a series on critical digital pedagogy, this book challenges faculty and administrators to consider the implications of educational technology.
On Renewal: Hybrid Pedagogy’s 2020 List of Lists
Reflection
Chris Friend
New years prompt us to reflect. For Hybrid Pedagogy, 2020 brought changes, additions, and new provocations.
Double-Open Peer Review: Shaping the Teaching Community
Peer Review
Chris Friend
Hybrid Pedagogy uses double-open peer review, strategically crafting teaching communities by pairing authors and reviewers with intention.
Critical Digital Pedagogy: A Collection
Hybrid Pedagogy Books
Jesse Stommel · Chris Friend · Sean Michael Morris
A new edited collection, the first peer-reviewed book centered on the theory and practice of critical digital pedagogy.
Connection
Teacher of the Ear
Chris Friend · Sherri Spelic
Classes moved online for the pandemic, even those that rely on in-person interaction. How can we maintain connection with students? Sherri Spelic explains.
Active Gratitude
Teacher of the Ear
Chris Friend · Kate Bowles · Amy Slay
What is the nature of gratitude? What does it challenge — or allow — us to do? And how does it change when we think of it as being *active*? I talk with Amy Slay and Kate Bowles to learn more.
An Open Letter On the Future of Hybrid Pedagogy
What is Hybrid Pedagogy?
Jesse Stommel · Chris Friend · Sean Michael Morris
We’ve spent the last several weeks rebuilding the journal on a new platform, looking carefully through our archives, to curate and foreground the most relevant articles we’ve published.
Publishing
Teacher of the Ear
Chris Friend · Cheryl E. Ball
Cheryl E. Ball shares how she blends professional editing, modern publishing, and digital pedagogy to create meaningful courses beyond the classroom walls.
Platforms
Teacher of the Ear
Chris Friend · Chris Gilliard
Chris Gilliard walks us through concerns he has about the state of online surveillance and dangers lurking behind asking students to work in online platforms.
Asking the Right Questions
Teacher of the Ear
Chris Friend · Bonni Stachowiak
Asking the right questions — from teachers and students alike — can make all the difference in helping us connect with one another and our courses.
Tech, Agency, Voice (On Not Teaching)
critical digital pedagogy
Chris Friend
To use technology in support of student agency & voice, start by not teaching. Then stop trying to “manage” learning. Set them loose and watch them shine.

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