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Wakefulness And Digitally Engaged Publics
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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 of the need to listen to the suffering of citizens and identify pedagogical opportunities to educate others to be independent, literate, and...

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Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:00:27 +0000

Hybridpod, Ep. 12 — Access
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In this episode (full transcript available), I spoke with Robin DeRosa about a broad issue that affects the way we do things in our classrooms; the way programs design their courses; the way institutions support their faculty and learners; and the way knowledge, education, and publication are funded. I’m talking about the issue of access — particularly...

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Wed, 08 Mar 2017 12:55:34 +0000

Twessays And Composition In The Digital Age
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While written assignments are typically growing in length in line with the ever-expanding volume of resources available to student writers, platforms like Twitter demand more succinct approaches to writing and offer a range of non-traditional stylistic options in its toolbar. Perhaps the twessay is the haiku of the essay genre: short but with a depth...

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Wed, 08 Feb 2017 13:00:04 +0000

Cfp: Politicizing Critical Digital Pedagogy
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Libraries advertize their relationship with “alternative facts”. Religious schools voice strong opposition to presidential actions. Silenced government employees create rogue Twitter accounts to voice concerns. Super Bowl ads champion immigration and opportunity in defiance of Islamophobic executive orders and xenophobic border walls. In this world we now occupy, everything is political. Everything, we so often...

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 14:52:27 +0000

Are Apps Becoming The New Worksheet?
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My daughter loves school. She used to line up her stuffed animals in rows and “teach” them for hours on end. When she got a special new doll for her 7th birthday named Isabelle, my daughter took it upon herself to catch her new addition up on all that she had missed by not being...

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Wed, 01 Feb 2017 13:00:04 +0000

Community-Focused Versus Market-Driven Education
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Public education is now transitioning from a system of educating citizens to a market for profit.  “Venture capitalists and for-profit firms are salivating over the exploding $788.7 billion market in K-12 education,” says one news report. Public education is increasingly viewed as a “market”, and with any market comes the potential for firm profit. For...

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Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:00:32 +0000

On Advocacy: Hybrid Pedagogy’S 2016 List Of Lists
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We won’t take this lying down. No, we will join together, combine our voices, and raise our own kind of hell. The 2016 U.S. presidential election is still a fresh wound for many in our readership. For others, lamenting its outcome sounds like whining. But when the victor’s platform runs against the foundations of this...

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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 14:45:30 +0000

Truthy Lies And Surreal Truths: A Plea For Critical Digital Literacies
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Misinformation abounds. This has always been the case, but the problem has become acute in the age of digital communication. As Mike Caulfield and Zeynep Tufekci have been showing in the week following the 2016 US presidential election, Facebook is particularly susceptible to this problem. Of course, Facebook is not alone. The ease with which...

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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:15:58 +0000

When We Are Writers
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Digital Writing Month launched in 2012 and ran in several subsequent iterations. DigiWriMo began as a collaboration between Sean Michael Morris and Jesse Stommel but drew a community that shepherded and reshaped it over the years. The project spawned a peer-reviewed book chapter, the game Twitter vs. Zombies, a novel in a day, a poem...

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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:00:23 +0000

Essential Silence
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Digital Writing Month launched in 2012 and ran in several subsequent iterations. DigiWriMo ildegan as a collaboration between Sean Michael Morris and Jesse Stommel but drew a community that shepherded and reshaped it over the years. The project spawned a peer-reviewed book chapter, the game Twitter vs. Zombies, a novel in a day, a poem...

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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 13:00:40 +0000