Digital Pedagogy & the Neoliberal University

In “Decoding Digital Pedagogy, pt. 2” Jesse Stommel writes, “Digital pedagogy calls for screwing around more than it does systematic study, and in fact screwing around is the more difficult scholarly work. Digital pedagogy is less about knowing and more a rampant process of unlearning, play, and rediscovery. We are not born digital pedagogues, nor […]

Building a Learning Community Online?

The articles by James Morris and Flower Darby (particularly that section of her work on “ten principles of online learning”) both focus on the importance of creating a community among students online. I begin planning for each face-to-face class by focusing on the readings and the goals for the course: the information I want to […]

Digital Persona & the Neoliberal University

One of the aspects of cultivating – and promoting – an online identity that interests me most is how the growing need for a “digital persona” for faculty, intersects with an increasingly neoliberal agenda for the university writ large. My social media presence includes two Facebook accounts, Twitter, and Instagram.  Except for Twitter – which […]