Digital Pedagogy
93 articles
Travelling in Troy With an Instructional Designer
Critical Pedagogy
Instructional designers can build courses in which technologies are Trojan Horses for emancipation through constructionist problem-based learning.
Platforms
Digital Pedagogy
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.
Orphan MOOCs and the Digital Dark Ages
Academic Labor
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: Organizing and Discovering Information, created for the
Critical Digital Praxis in Wikipedia: The Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon
Collaboration
Wikipedia’s gender gap, which results in problems of representation attributed to the lack of women and non-male editors participating in the encylopedia’s production, is by now well-known and well-documented. A groundbreaking
11 min read
Learning at the Intersections
Collaboration
Students were writing about & for asylum seekers in a tumultuous political climate. A service learning initiative quickly became a matter of life or death.
Are Apps Becoming the New Worksheet?
Digital Literacy
My daughter loves school. She used to line up her stuffed animals in rows and “teach” them for hours on end. When she got a special new doll for her 7th birthday named
On Advocacy: Hybrid Pedagogy’s 2016 List of Lists
Digital Literacy
We won’t take this lying down. No, we will join together, combine our voices, and raise our own kind of hell. The 2016 U.S. presidential election is still a fresh wound
Truthy Lies and Surreal Truths: A Plea for Critical Digital Literacies
Digital Literacy
Misinformation abounds. This has always been the case, but the problem has become acute in the age of digital communication. As Mike Caulfield and Zeynep Tufekci have been showing in the week following
13 min read
Beyond Surface-Level Digital Pedagogy
critical 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 higher percentage of
10 min read
Making and Breaking Domain of One’s Own: Rethinking the Web in Higher Ed
Digital Pedagogy
On Friday, 12 August 2016, Martha Burtis gave one of two closing keynotes at the Digital Pedagogy Lab Institute held at the University of Mary Washington. Below is the text of her talk;
16 min read
Not Enough Voices
Digital Pedagogy
On Friday, 12 August 2016, Sean Michael Morris gave one of two closing keynotes at the Digital Pedagogy Lab Institute held at the University of Mary Washington. Below is the text of his
Whistling While They Worked: The Need for Creative Freedom in Collaborative Projects
Collaboration
It began with a blank Google Doc. No ideas, no suggestions, and no direction. Just a notion that somehow three small high school classes could use a digital space to create something together
(Higher) Education as Bulwark of Uselessness
Academic Labor
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 Seminar”, where, above all the “big names”
8 min read
Winona Ryder and the Internet of Things
Digital culture
“In the living room the voice-clock sang, Tick-tock, seven o’clock, time to get up, time to get up, seven o’clock!” ~ Ray Bradbury, “There Will Come Soft Rains”   The more our
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