Scholarly and Digital CFP
9 articles
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.
Orphan MOOCs and the Digital Dark Ages
Academic Labor
Jeffrey Pomerantz
Once upon a time, I taught a MOOC. Actually it was twice, and really it was only four years ago. It was a course called Metadata: Organizing and Discovering Information, created for the
Risk and Event-Based Pedagogies
Composition
Ben Harley
Writing is neither a process nor a product; it is an event that transforms those who engage in it. Teachers must acknowledge not just the rewards but also the risks inherent in the
Wakefulness and Digitally Engaged Publics
Academic Labor
Ian O’Byrne
Before his death in 2003, Edward Said urged his colleagues to assume the role of public intellectuals in the service of democracy. Said, a professor of literature, posited that academics should be mindful
Beyond Academic Twitter: Social Media and the Evolution of Scholarly Publication
Academic Labor
Leila Walker
“What should academics do on Twitter?” At a recent roundtable workshop on developing a professional academic digital identity, I heard the first four speakers address that question which I have heard so many
Messy Minds: The Autoethnography of Learning
Composition
Naomi Barnes
I’ve had my arse handed to me a few times online. Enough times to realise that writing provocatively (whether intentional or not) is often worth the activity. The most memorable and behaviour
Risk Taking is a Form of Playing it Safe
Composition
Sam Hamilton
We like to talk about risk. We talk about the virtues of taking risks, we tell each other to take risks, we tell each other to tell our students to take risks, and,
Learning as Weaving
Collaboration
Naomi Barnes
As educators, we want to teach in ways that support our students to be the best that they can be. We yearn for the lightbulb moment. We are so proud of them when
Making a Space for the Digital and the Scholarly: The Editor as Teacher
critical digital pedagogy
Janine Utell
On a beautiful June morning, I hurried through the streets of Bloomsbury to the University of London. These streets carry a great deal of imaginative and emotional resonance for me, layers of time
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