Higher Ed
33 articles
Addressing Ageism in the 21st Century Classroom
Critical Pedagogy
“It makes no more sense to wish for age than to fear it.” – Gloria Steinem When I entered my Introduction to Women’s Studies class in the fall of 2014 and saw
This episode of HybridPod explores the idea of collaboration — how it works, what it is, and how we can facilitate it in our classes.
Digital Pedagogy, Part 1
Digital Pedagogy
Have we moved from analogue to digital teaching? We talk about transitioning learning into today’s technological era — about digital pedagogy.
Librarian as Outsider
Academic Labor
Academic librarians are worried about power. And powerlessness. They are particularly concerned with the way power dynamics shape their identities as educators and inform their pedagogical capacity. Recent library scholarship has introduced a
Towards a Critical Approach to Faculty Development
Academic Labor
We are two critical pedagogues who are also faculty developers, trying to create space for conversations interrogating dominant approaches to faculty development. Faculty developers support the growth and continuing development and evolution of
CFP: The Scholarly & the Digital
Calls for Papers
“What is new and which affects the idea of the work comes not necessarily from the internal recasting of each of these disciplines, but rather from their encounter in relation to an object
If Freire Made a MOOC: Open Education as Resistance
critical digital pedagogy
MOOCs and Critical Pedagogy are not obvious bedfellows. The hype around MOOCs has centered mostly on a brand of sage on the stage courseware at direct odds with Critical Pedagogy’s emphasis on learner agency.
Designing Critically: Feminist Pedagogy for Digital / Real Life
Critical Digital Pedagogy CFP
This article is a response submitted for our series about critical digital pedagogy. See the original CFP for details. I’m a feminist teacher of writing and literature of over 25 years and,
Daring Conversations: Searching for a Shared Language
Critical Pedagogy
“Ra-Ra Ah-Ah-Ah, Ga-Ga-Ooh-La-La, I want your bad romance.” — Lady Gaga, “Bad Romance” Do I really see myself teaching Lady Gaga next semester? Or should I stick to teaching Mozart? Should
Critical Pedagogy: Intentions and Realities
Critical Pedagogy
This article is a response submitted for our series about critical digital pedagogy. See the original CFP for details. It is one thing to read about critical pedagogy in the abstract, but I
The Critical Textbook
Higher Ed
Nothing enshrines an idea quite like printing it in a textbook. In fact, the textbook is the ultimate canon: a fixed tome of knowledge, shared across institutional boundaries, with the authority to dictate
Best Practices: Thoughts on a Flash Mob Mentality
Critical Pedagogy
I have colleagues who invoke “Best Practices” the way that evangelical Christians quote the Bible: God has spoken. During these conversations, I am tempted to say in a serious voice, “Best Practices dictate
Cracking Open the Curriculum
Critical Pedagogy
“‘I hate it when you talk like this . . .’ ‘I merely observe that this is a quantum Universe and, as such, what happens is neither random nor determined. There are potentialities and any third
We May Need to Amputate: MOOCs, Resistance, #FutureEd
The ability or inability of a group or culture to progress is in direct relationship to the proliferation of aphorism within it. General statements of fact and abbreviations of great wisdom are misleading
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