Posts tagged "literacy"

Digitally Native Scholarship

I've experimented open scholarship or research in online and hybrid spaces over the last decade. Most of this has been motivated by initial questions about new and digital tools/spaces, and wondering why we cannot use them for research and scholarship. Across this work, I've tried to document my thinking and reflect on these experiences in…

What is IndieWeb & why should you care?

If you're a regular reader of this blog and my social feeds, you've noticed the topic of the "IndieWeb" showing up quite a bit. Chris Aldrich has an excellent post defining the IndieWeb that I recommend you checking out if you really want to understand what this all means. Aldrich indicates: In broadest terms I…

What is “Critical Pedagogy”?

In an earlier post, I presented an overview of the literature on critical literacy and how it informs my perspectives on my work, research, and thinking. This was motivated by discussions in which colleagues and students indicate that they know/understand critical literacy, and then go on to equate it with critical evaluation. I think the…

Three steps to become a digitally agile educator

A 21st century educational system must educate all students in the effective and authentic use of the technologies that permeate society to prepare them for the future. As part of this future, learners need opportunities to not only read, but also write the web. Despite the transformative possibilities associated with the inclusion of the Internet…