What is Digital Pedagogy?
Digital Pedagogy is precisely not about using digital technologies for teaching and, rather, about approaching those tools from a critical pedagogical perspective. So, it is as much about using digital tools thoughtfully as it is about deciding when not to use digital tools, and about paying attention to the impact of digital tools on learning. 10 articles
Making and Breaking Domain of One’s Own: Rethinking the Web in Higher Ed
Digital Pedagogy
On Friday, 12 August 2016, Martha Burtis gave one of two closing keynotes at the Digital Pedagogy Lab Institute held at the University of Mary Washington. Below is the text of her talk;
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Teaching as Troubleshooting: What I Learned About Digital Pedagogy Behind the Wheel of a Beet Truck
Digital Pedagogy
4:13AM. Sunrise was still hours away. My hands throttled the oversized steering wheel in front of me. My gaze was fixed out on the dark road ahead, too afraid to even blink.
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Critical Digital Pedagogy: a Definition
critical digital pedagogy
We are better users of technology when we are thinking critically about the nature and effects of that technology. What we must do is work to encourage students and ourselves to think critically about new tools (and, more importantly, the tools we already use).
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
Technology 101: What Do We Need To Know About The Future We're Creating?
Digital culture
Howard Rheingold brought this piece to our attention after Jesse and Sean published “Is it Okay to Be a Luddite” on Instructure’s Keep Learning blog. Originally published in 1998 as the start
Best Practices: Thoughts on a Flash Mob Mentality
Critical Pedagogy
I have colleagues who invoke “Best Practices” the way that evangelical Christians quote the Bible: God has spoken. During these conversations, I am tempted to say in a serious voice, “Best Practices dictate
Taking the ‘No’ Out of Innovation
Digital culture
Innovate: French innover, from Old French, from Latin innovāre, innovāt-, to renew : in-, intensive pref.; in- + novāre, to make new (from novus, new). ~ adapted from OED online I have a confession: I am
A Pedagogy for Cross-cultural Digital Learning Environments
What is Digital Pedagogy?
Education can benefit from the global network of connections we call the Internet, since the issue of access is less of a concern in the digital space than in brick and mortar institutions.
Decoding Digital Pedagogy, pt. 1: Beyond the LMS
Digital Literacy
We are not ready to teach online. In a recent conversation with a friend, I found myself puzzled, and a bit troubled, when he expressed confusion about digital pedagogy. He said something to
It’s About Class: Interrogating the Digital Divide
Digital Divide
I live and work in one of America’s poorest regions, Appalachia — specifically eastern Kentucky. Businesses and municipalities don’t have a strong web presence (if any at all), Google Maps is
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