Reviewer: Sean Hackney
7 articles
Slow Interdisciplinarity
The Purpose of Education
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.
“To Be Honest I’m Not Sure If We Have a Textbook”: Undergraduate Access to Course Reading
The Purpose of Education
Maura A. Smale
Faculty and staff don’t often know how hard it is for students to get their course materials. Students choose whether and how to acquire textbooks.
The Public Necessity of Student Blogging
Scholarly and Digital CFP
Travis Holland
In order for students to become public communicators, we must do away with closed platforms that purport to mimic open web functionality. Here’s why.
Do You Trust Your Students?
Critical Digital Pedagogy CFP
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.
Student Shaming and the Need for Academic Empathy
Purpose of Education CFP
Leslie Bayers · Eileen Camfield
Re-imagining academic culture can unearth the roots of academic shaming and build academic empathy.
“College Readiness” versus “Ready for College”
Higher Ed
Lee Skallerup Bessette
We have lots of definitions of “college readiness”; here are the ACT’s definitions as well as the Common Core’s in Language Arts (as for math, it’s simply “all the math”
Beyond Surface-Level Digital Pedagogy
critical digital pedagogy
Tim Monreal
In 2013–14, a remarkable 20.5% (154,636) of all Master’s degrees were earned by students in the field of education. Only the field of business boasts a higher percentage of
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