Hybrid Pedagogy: An open-access journal of learning, teaching, and technology

Primer: Digital Pedagogy

This is the first in a series of primers from Hybrid Pedagogy. These are not intended as definitive collections, not exclusively the best articles on a given subject, and not simply the highlights. What we offer is a series of rabbit holes for readers to fall down, one point of entry to a subject we’ve explored (and are continuing to explore) on the pages of the journal. Our hope is that these primers don’t close down a topic but remain dynamic, offering a snapshot, while also encouraging continuing questions and exploration.

What is Digital Pedagogy?

Digital Pedagogy is precisely not about using digital technologies for teaching and, rather, about approaching those tools from a critical pedagogical perspective. So, it is as much about using digital tools thoughtfully as it is about deciding when not to use digital tools, and about paying attention to the impact of digital tools on learning.

Featured Digital Pedagogy Articles

These selections highlight the best discourse about digital pedagogy from the journal’s archives.

Articles Tagged with Digital Pedagogy

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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...
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A Misapplication of MOOCs: Critical Pedagogy Writ Massive

On November 21 at the OpenEd Conference in Washington, DC, Sean Michael Morris and Jesse Stommel will present on critical digital pedagogy and MOOCs. This is the...
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Beyond Surface-Level Digital Pedagogy

In 2013–14, a remarkable 20.5% (154,636) of all Master’s degrees were earned by students in the field of education. Only the field of business boasts a...
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Teaching as Troubleshooting: What I Learned About Digital Pedagogy Behind the Wheel of a Beet Truck

4:13AM. Sunrise was still hours away. My hands throttled the oversized steering wheel in front of me. My gaze was fixed out on the dark...
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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...
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Hack the LMS: Getting Progressive

On the simplest level, a learning management system is any organizational pattern that assists teaching and learning. A grade book can also serve this function;...
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Teaching, Not Tools: A #digped Conversation

On Friday, May 1, at 12PM EDT we will talk about digital tools and praxis, and how they intersect in our professions. We’ll consider questions...
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Toward an Interactive Criticism: House of Leaves as Haptic Interface

“And now,’ cried Max, ‘let the wild rumpus start!” ~ Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are When I first read Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of...
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Making and Breaking Domain of One’s Own: Rethinking the Web in Higher Ed

https://hybridpedagogy.org/podcast-player/7938/making-breaking-rethinking-web-higher-ed.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 27:39On Friday, 12 August 2016, Martha Burtis gave one of two closing keynotes at the Digital Pedagogy...
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Hybrid Pedagogy's 2013 List of Lists

This article closes out a series that reflects at a meta-level about the work of the journal itself. Here, we offer a Hybrid Pedagogy mix-tape with a few special...
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Dissertations, Theses, and Other Pedagogical Monstrosities: a #digped Discussion

The dissertation is a curious beast. It has eyeballed me for years. Even now, having tucked it safely in a drawer since 2010, I still...
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The Failure of an Online Program

It’s evening. An Irish pub in Louisville, Colorado. Fish and chips. Beer. A game of soccer on the TV. I’m sitting down with one of...
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