HybridPod
Our podcast explores conversations of Critical Digital Pedagogy, listening for ways to empower students and champion learning. Each episode is hosted by Chris Friend and features interviews with creative pedagogues working in or out of academia, sharing insights and perspectives on how we can enhance learning and teaching in our lives. 16 articles
Active Gratitude
Academic Labor
What is the nature of gratitude? What does it challenge — or allow — us to do? And how does it change when we think of it as being *active*? I talk with Amy Slay and Kate Bowles to learn more.
Publishing
Publishing
Cheryl E. Ball shares how she blends professional editing, modern publishing, and digital pedagogy to create meaningful courses beyond the classroom walls.
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.
Asking the Right Questions
vulnerability
Asking the right questions — from teachers and students alike — can make all the difference in helping us connect with one another and our courses.
Access
Academic Labor
What does it take to access an education? I spoke with Robin DeRosa about this broad issue that affects the way we do things in our classrooms and schools.
Openness
social justice
Students ask about our interests and lives to understand & connect with us. What happens when the answers reveal more about us than we’re ready to share?
Questioning Learning
Discovery
Amy Collier emphasizes the importance of questioning — as a means of improving our teaching, enhancing student learning, and understanding our contexts.
Responsive Teaching
Digital Pedagogy
Our teaching should be responsive, adapting to the situation, the students, and the semester, not determined by the textbook.
Networks
Digital culture
I talk with Bonnie Stewart about networks in education and society, plus how they work with activism, identity, and power relations.
Collaboration
Collaboration
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 2
Digital Pedagogy
New technology may make it too easy for us to focus on novelty, not on implications, in our digital pedagogy. What are risks & benefits of tech in class?
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.
Play in Education
Profession
This episode explores the assertion that “play is serious business” and tests the ways in which it can be applied to today’s educational environments.
Assessment and Generosity
Assessment
Kris Shaffer and Asao Inoue discuss generous ways to assess student work, and we’ll hear from Lee Skallerup Bessette to consider institutional assessment, empathy, and student needs.
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