Reviewer: Jesse Stommel
14 articles
A Watchful Eye: A Play in Four Acts for Human and AI Spectators
surveillance
Jason Parry · Tania Pliego Torres · Krithik Rao · Nachiket Mohan Watane · Swaraj Bhaduri · Trevor Ladner · Stephen Jackiw
It began as a joke. It seemed reasonable to express skepticism about the ability of machines to excel as actors, but what would it mean to act for machines?
Decentering Digital Discomfort
Digital Humanities
Kristin Allukian · Allison Duque · Alexander Cendrowski
Establishing digital discomfort along with the possibility of no resolution as framing principles of a DH project can promote research consciousness.
Removing Barriers to Student Success
compassion
Sara Winstead Fry
Abandoning old policies to support student success brings a sense of freedom and fulfillment that is far superior to adhering to outdated notions of rigor.
Refusal, Partnership, and Countering Educational Technology’s Harms
surveillance
Charles Logan
Educators must be explicit about how our surveillance tools do or might harm students. We must be vigilant against the weaponization of care.
Grading During—and Beyond—COVID
grading
Laura Tanenbaum · Kristen Gallagher
The traditional grading system undermines learning and reinforces inequity even in so-called “normal” times, but alternatives are possible.
The Menagerie, Myths and Merits of the Bitmoji Classroom
simulation
Sarah Pazur
Educators don’t have to forfeit fun for quality online learning, but they do need to build authentic learning when using digital simulation tools.
Double-Open Peer Review: Shaping the Teaching Community
Peer Review
Chris Friend
Hybrid Pedagogy uses double-open peer review, strategically crafting teaching communities by pairing authors and reviewers with intention.
Tiny Maneuvers: On Changing Our Instincts as Teachers
praxis
Rebecca Weaver
How many of us closely read our own syllabi, not for typos but for pedagogy? How many of us think about the subtle and overt messages they send to our students?
Disruptive Pedagogy and the Practice of Freedom
Critical Pedagogy
Julie Fellmayer
Schools won't embrace education as the practice of freedom if it rocks the boat too much. How might we care for a student’s soul in a disruptive sense?
Bit, Block, Sketch, Build: Bricolage and Educator Learning
Critical Digital Pedagogy CFP
Remi Kalir
Every course, every semester, and every workshop is a mutable foundation upon which to build for empathy rather than efficiency, to architect relations of curiosity and variance rather than similarity and control.
(dis)Owning Tech: Ensuring Value and Agency at the Moment of Interface
Academic Labor
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
On Social Media, Silence, and Things That Matter
Lee Skallerup Bessette
This piece first appeared on Educating Modern Learners. I want to talk about Ferguson. We need to keep talking about Ferguson because if these past 12-24 months have taught us anything (if we
The Political Power of Play
Critical Pedagogy
Adeline Koh
This peer-reviewed article was simultaneously prepared as a keynote address for Re:Humanities 2014, a peer-reviewed undergraduate digital humanities conference held by the TriCollege Digital Humanities Initiative (Haverford, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore). The
Confessions of a Subversive Student
Critical Pedagogy
Leif Nelson
My relationship with education has always been a kind of dissonant harmony. I have always loved learning, yet I have always felt like a rogue in the regimented institutions of homogenization. Today, the
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