Digital Pedagogy
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How to Build an Ethical Online Course
Digital Pedagogy
The best online and hybrid courses are made from scraps strewn about and gathered together from across the web. We build a course by examining the bits, considering how they’re connected, and
Temporalizing Pedagogy and Technology: Pressing into the Future
online pedagogy
In Being and Time, Martin Heidegger writes with surprising brevity, “Temporality temporalizes as a future which makes present in the process of having been.” While we may speak and write of a distinct
The Digital Humanities is About Breaking Stuff
Digital Humanities
Many have argued that the digital humanities is about building stuff and sharing stuff — that the digital humanities reframes the work we do in the humanities as less consumptive and more curatorial,
CFP: A Dialogue among K-12 and Post-secondary Pedagogies and Pedagogues
Calls for Papers
Don’t throw the past away. You might need it some rainy day. Dreams can come true again, When everything old is new again. —Peter Allen, “Everything Old Is New Again” Click here
Building in the Humanities Isn’t New
Digital Humanities
“For children can accomplish the renewal of existence in a hundred unfailing ways.” — Walter Benjamin, “Unpacking My Library“ “Turn your data into a story, into a game,
The Failure of an Online Program
Digital Pedagogy
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 my faculty to revisit
Decoding Digital Pedagogy, pt. 1: Beyond the LMS
Digital Literacy
We are not ready to teach online. In a recent conversation with a friend, I found myself puzzled, and a bit troubled, when he expressed confusion about digital pedagogy. He said something to
Decoding Digital Pedagogy, pt. 2: (Un)Mapping the Terrain
Digital Humanities
Digital pedagogy is not a dancing monkey. It won’t do tricks on command. It won’t come obediently when called. Nobody can show us how to do it or make it happen
Editorial Pedagogy, pt. 3: Developing Editors and Designers
Digital Literacy
This is the third installment in a three-part series on Editorial Pedagogy, a critical and three-dimensional approach to teaching, editing, and service. The first installment introduces the practice from a theoretical framework; the
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 the walled garden of neatly ordered paths
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Online Learning: a Manifesto
Digital Humanities
Online learning is not the whipping boy of higher education. As a classroom teacher first and foremost, I have no interest in proselytizing for online learning, but to roundly condemn it is absurd.
Editorial Pedagogy, pt. 2: Developing Authors
In the previous installment to this series, I wrote about the theoretical foundations on which my professional philosophy, an editorial pedagogy, is built on the recursive and reciprocal relationships between my editorial praxis
Udacity and Online Pedagogy: Players, Learners, Objects
Digital Pedagogy
This sentence is a learning object. Wayne Hodgins, the “father of learning objects,” first came up with the idea for them while watching his son play with LEGOs. The basic notion is that
Occupy the Digital: Critical Pedagogy and New Media
Critical Pedagogy
Teaching is a moral act. Our choice of course content is a moral decision, but so is the relationship we cultivate with students. Both physical and digital learning spaces require us to practice
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