14 articles
(dis)Owning Tech: Ensuring Value and Agency at the Moment of Interface
Academic Labor
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
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Fountain: Scholarship and the Illusion of Permanence
Digital culture
This is an experimental publication combining video and text. It was created in response to a call for papers seeking a “meta-level consideration of what ‘counts’ as scholarship, ideally in a form that
Public Archives, New Knowledge, and Moving Beyond the Digital Humanities/Digital Pedagogy Distinction
Let’s stop talking about “students” as some undifferentiated mass or referring to “my students,” a phrase that smacks of proprietorship, and start giving them credit by name for the
The Trouble with Frameworks
Using frameworks to study the social world is like looking at a still image through tinted glasses — making our perspective limited and color-blind — when the reality is complex and dynamic with colors and
Social Media, Service, and the Perils of Scholarly Affect
editors’ picks
I am not a scholar, at least not in the traditional sense. Almost 5 years ago, I wrote How Highered Makes Most Things Meaningless. It also appeared on Inside Higher Ed. It remains
Writing the Unreadable Untext: a Collaborative Autoethnography of #rhizo14
In January, 2014, we participated in the MOOC Rhizomatic Learning: The community is the curriculum (#rhizo14) facilitated by Dave Cormier. A group of us decided to research participant experiences in this course, but
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Ecstatic Necessariness: Turmoil as Process in Digital Humanities
Digital Humanities
For the last three years while I’ve worked with Hybrid Pedagogy, I have been flip about Digital Humanities as a field, a practice, or a pursuit. I have largely dismissed the work
The World as Classroom: Calling All Scholars
Critical Digital Pedagogy CFP
Like many people across the world this spring, I sat and watched Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey. As a non-scientist, I was not only awestruck by what I learned, I was heartened by this
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Humanists and Our Books, Pt. 2: Becoming Books
Digital culture
On Tuesday, June 3, Hybrid Pedagogy released an announcement and CFP related to the first long-form project to be undertaken by Hybrid Pedagogy Publishing. Two weeks later, we launched a crowdfunding campaign on
Humanists and Our Books, Pt. 1: The Work of Humanism
Digital culture
On Tuesday, June 3, Hybrid Pedagogy released an announcement and CFP related to the first long-form project to be undertaken by Hybrid Pedagogy Publishing. In the coming weeks, look for another announcement regarding
The Critical Textbook
Higher Ed
Nothing enshrines an idea quite like printing it in a textbook. In fact, the textbook is the ultimate canon: a fixed tome of knowledge, shared across institutional boundaries, with the authority to dictate
Developer, Financier, Designer: Building Hybrid Projects outside the University
Open Education
“I’ve searched all the parks in all the cities — and found no statues of Committees.” ~ G K Chesterston About two years ago circumstances reduced my full time job in a
Beyond Rigor
editors’ picks
Intellectually rigorous work lives, thrives, and teems proudly outside conventional notions of academic rigor. Although institutions of higher education only recognize rigor when it mimics mastery of content, when it creates a hierarchy
The Hybrid Scholar
Digital Humanities
Negotiated hybridity — of the physical and digital, of the professional and social, of the individual and communal — is our natural state. Only since we launched Hybrid Pedagogy (at last year’s
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