The Digital Does Not Compute

“With much more persuasive power than the philosophy of even so radical a thinker as Dewey, the computer, in all...

Exploring Digital Sanctuary

Last month, I gave a talk at the University of Edinburgh on critical digital pedagogy in troubled political times. While...

Not the Next, Not the Best: the Digital in Context

Years ago when I chaired the English program at the Community Colleges of Colorado Online, one of my biggest challenges...

Experience Required

So, I read this horrible article today. It came to me by way of one of the many lists to...

Digital Annotation for Learning and Scholarship

“A class is a process, an independent organism with its own goals and dynamics. It is always something more than...

The locks on our bridges

This excerpt is from my talk with Sean Michael Morris and Amy Slay at Open Education 2016 about Critical Instructional...

MiddCreate Conversations: “Attending to the Digital / Reclaiming the Web” | Oct 21

You are not an object that online companies get to play with. You don’t have to submit yourself to data mining...

painted sign "find your canvas"

Canvas is Coming

In 2012, I wrote that The LMS is dangerous for good teachers that aren’t also good pedagogues. It determines too...

What is MiddCreate?

I am sometimes asked the following questions about Middlebury’s MiddCreate project: What is it? How is it different from our hosted blog environment, sites.middlebury or sites.miis? and Why...

What is The Scene?

by Amy Collier You may have noticed a link on our website to a place called The Scene. When you...