Student 2.0
8 articles
Teaching as Wayfinding
Digital Pedagogy
The 21st century learning landscape demands a significant shift in the role, but not the importance, of the teacher. Smart use of relevant technology can help make that shift easier. In June of
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Training to Work in the Wet
Learners
What do we mean when we use the phrase, “in the real world”? As many of us are in a state of transition between school and work, styles of work, or a balance
Daring Conversations: Searching for a Shared Language
Critical Pedagogy
“Ra-Ra Ah-Ah-Ah, Ga-Ga-Ooh-La-La, I want your bad romance.” — Lady Gaga, “Bad Romance” Do I really see myself teaching Lady Gaga next semester? Or should I stick to teaching Mozart? Should
A Pedagogy of Discovery: Reflections on Teaching Tech to Elementary Students
Critical Pedagogy
When I discovered a rather nondescript blurb on Craigslist about needing an immediate replacement for a “technology specialist,” I didn’t know exactly what I’d find. Much to my joy, however, I
A Letter from a Hybrid Student
Critical Pedagogy
The rise of stuff like hybrid pedagogy, open source content, and massive open online courses (MOOCs) is changing the relationships between teachers, students, and the technologies they share. Pedagogy is no longer solely
Hybridity, pt. 1: Virtuality and Empiricism
Critical Pedagogy
This is the first in a series of articles that investigates hybridity as it relates to our positions as teachers and scholars, but also as learners, composers, and community members. We also consider
The Tangle of Assessment
Critical Pedagogy
Grading and assessment are curious beasts, activities many instructors love to hate but ones that nonetheless undergird the institutions where we work. Peter Elbow begins his essay “Ranking, Evaluating, and Liking: Sorting Out
The Student 2.0
Critical Pedagogy
Students are evolving. The student 2.0 is an altogether different animal from the student 1.0. And our classrooms are ecosystems, an environment all their own, where we each must decide how
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