Hybrid Teaching: Pedagogy, People, Politics
Care for others — faculty and students alike — has taken on vivid critical importance recently. With political allegiances increasing division, social stratification increasing inequities, and new technologies increasing the precarity of academic labor, our education system often seems prepared to abandon, rather than support, its people. This book is third in a series from Hybrid Pedagogy Publishing exploring and applying critical digital pedagogy to today's education (and ed-tech) challenges. 20 articles
Pedagogy as Protest: Reimagining the Center
social justice
Jessica Zeller
It’s no wonder that many students seem only mildly interested in school, if at all. School isn’t made for them.
Slow Interdisciplinarity
Interdisciplinary
Abby Goode
Interdisciplinarity comes from learners — their fields, their experiences, their ways of knowing. It is a dynamic process, and it is slower than we think.
Do You Trust Your Students?
Assessment
Amy Hasinoff
Classrooms can be spaces where students are practicing self-determination rather than training to be authoritarian subjects. We first have to trust them.
Pedagogical Violence and the Power of Language
Language
Maggie Melo
Being able to name violence (potential & past) gives students power & the ability to move through/against oppressive structures of the academy.
Seeking Patterns and Making Meaning: Digital Life in the Tangerine Era
Digital Literacy
Sherri Spelic
How do we as citizens, educators, parents, neighbors and consumers deal with the flood of political messaging in a polarized and polarizing phase in our society’s history? Amid the concerns about the
(dis)Owning Tech: Ensuring Value and Agency at the Moment of Interface
Agency
Tim Amidon
Education is big business. In the U.S., over 5% of gross domestic product is earmarked for education. Student debt in the U.S. is estimated to be over $1.2 trillion. The
(Higher) Education as Bulwark of Uselessness
Academic Labor
Luca Morini
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”
Building Castles in the Air: Critical Digital Pedagogy and the Pursuit of Praxis
critical digital pedagogy
Stephen Barnard
“If you have built castles in the air…that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” ~ Henry David Thoreau There is no one-size-fits-all strategy for teaching with
Trust, Agency, and Connected Learning
Digital Literacy
Jesse Stommel
This interview with Jesse was published on HASTAC as part of the Digital Media and Learning Competition 5 Trust Challenge. We are republishing a revised version here on Hybrid Pedagogy’s Page Two
Pedagogy, Prophecy, and Disruption
Critical Pedagogy
Ian Derk
Without consideration of its past, present, or future, critical digital pedagogy may become irrelevant before it begins in earnest. The forces of neoliberalism that critical pedagogues hoped to expose and remove have become
Learning to Let Go: Listening to Students in Discussion
Discussions
Chris Friend
A class discussion where the teacher pre-determines the outcome is just a lecture in disguise, dressed up to feel student-centered while still being instructor-directed. When a class involves discussion, we owe it to
From Ph.D. to Poverty
Academic Labor
Tiffany Kraft
Another Ph.D. just applied for unemployment. I haven’t received any benefits because my claims are under review while the Employment Security Department determines reasonable assurance of reemployment. Per my contract with
On Silence
Voices
Audrey Watters
The following article is republished from Hack Education with permission. Earlier this year Audrey and a handful of educators collaborated on a guide for teachers to use in starting conversations like this one.
A Soliloquy on Contingency
Academic Labor
Joseph P. Fisher
I don’t share the sheer outrage that some adjunct professors are directing at the tenured ranks. I really do believe that the majority of tenured faculty — I obviously can’t speak for
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