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By Cathy Davidson 11/03/2009 - 8:16am Comments
“A wacko holding forth on a soapbox.  If Ms. Davidson just wants to yammer and lead discussions, she should resign her position and head for a park or subway platform, and pass a hat for donations.” That is an example of some of the...
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By Cathy Davidson 11/03/2009 - 8:16am Comments
“A wacko holding forth on a soapbox.  If Ms. Davidson just wants to yammer and lead discussions, she should resign her position and head for a park or subway platform, and pass a hat for donations.” That is an example of some of the...
Crowdsourcing Authority in the Classroom Blog Image
Cathy Davidson  Profile Picture
By Cathy Davidson 11/03/2009 - 8:16am Comments
“A wacko holding forth on a soapbox.  If Ms. Davidson just wants to yammer and lead discussions, she should resign her position and head for a park or subway platform, and pass a hat for donations.” That is an example of some of the...
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By Cathy Davidson 02/08/2010 - 12:20pm Comments
Let’s try a thought experiment.   Let’s assume we live in a culture where all forms of educational achievement tests have been banned and no one is allowed to assign a letter or numerical grade for anything.   How would we...
A Thought Experiment: Why grade? Why test? What if? Blog Image
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By Liz Losh 04/12/2010 - 10:05am Comments
Often the emphasis in Digital Media and Learning is on K-12 education, and so social computing practices in higher education frequently receive less attention from researchers.  A recently released five-year Mellon Foundation study on "...
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By Liz Losh 04/12/2010 - 10:05am Comments
Often the emphasis in Digital Media and Learning is on K-12 education, and so social computing practices in higher education frequently receive less attention from researchers.  A recently released five-year Mellon Foundation study on "...
The DML Field: Listening to Critical Voices Blog Image
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By Liz Losh 04/12/2010 - 10:05am Comments
Often the emphasis in Digital Media and Learning is on K-12 education, and so social computing practices in higher education frequently receive less attention from researchers.  A recently released five-year Mellon Foundation study on "...
The DML Field: Listening to Critical Voices Blog Image
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By Liz Losh 04/12/2010 - 10:05am Comments
Often the emphasis in Digital Media and Learning is on K-12 education, and so social computing practices in higher education frequently receive less attention from researchers.  A recently released five-year Mellon Foundation study on "...
The DML Field: Listening to Critical Voices Blog Image
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By Cathy Davidson 05/10/2010 - 9:55am Comments
Meanwhile, back at the pedagogical ranch...You may remember that back in November I reported on my experiment in grading, combining the long tradition of contract grading with what I call “crowdsourced grading.”  Since I was already...
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By Cathy Davidson 05/10/2010 - 9:55am Comments
Meanwhile, back at the pedagogical ranch...You may remember that back in November I reported on my experiment in grading, combining the long tradition of contract grading with what I call “crowdsourced grading.”  Since I was already...
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By Cathy Davidson 05/10/2010 - 9:55am Comments
Meanwhile, back at the pedagogical ranch...You may remember that back in November I reported on my experiment in grading, combining the long tradition of contract grading with what I call “crowdsourced grading.”  Since I was already...
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By Liz Losh 06/08/2010 - 5:15am Comments
Digital media and learning initiatives often talk in utopian terms about a “future without books,” but don’t say that to New School faculty member Trebor Scholz.  Scholz, who teaches in the Department of Culture and Media, has had great...
A professor with unconventional methods, message Blog Image
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By Liz Losh 06/08/2010 - 5:15am Comments
Digital media and learning initiatives often talk in utopian terms about a “future without books,” but don’t say that to New School faculty member Trebor Scholz.  Scholz, who teaches in the Department of Culture and Media, has had great...
A professor with unconventional methods, message Blog Image
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By Liz Losh 06/08/2010 - 5:15am Comments
Digital media and learning initiatives often talk in utopian terms about a “future without books,” but don’t say that to New School faculty member Trebor Scholz.  Scholz, who teaches in the Department of Culture and Media, has had great...
A professor with unconventional methods, message Blog Image
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By Cathy Davidson 07/26/2010 - 8:40am Comments
At HASTAC, we’ve been very excited this month to be one of the “community partners” for the upcoming Mozilla Drumbeat Festival: Learning, Freedom and the Open Web taking place in Barcelona, Nov. 3-5. The MacArthur Foundation is one of the...
Education: Time to experiment, learn, share, mobilize Blog Image
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By Cathy Davidson 12/20/2010 - 8:50am Comments
I’m not teaching a class this term.  I’m doing something lots harder.  I am making a collaborative, peer-led experience available to students.  There are six of them: three graduate students, two undergraduate students, and one...
Peer Learning Isn’t Easy (But Some Days It’s Amazing) Blog Image
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By Cathy Davidson 12/20/2010 - 8:50am Comments
I’m not teaching a class this term.  I’m doing something lots harder.  I am making a collaborative, peer-led experience available to students.  There are six of them: three graduate students, two undergraduate students, and one...
Peer Learning Isn’t Easy (But Some Days It’s Amazing) Blog Image
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By Cathy Davidson 12/20/2010 - 8:50am Comments
I’m not teaching a class this term.  I’m doing something lots harder.  I am making a collaborative, peer-led experience available to students.  There are six of them: three graduate students, two undergraduate students, and one...
Peer Learning Isn’t Easy (But Some Days It’s Amazing) Blog Image
Cathy Davidson  Profile Picture
By Cathy Davidson 12/20/2010 - 8:50am Comments
I’m not teaching a class this term.  I’m doing something lots harder.  I am making a collaborative, peer-led experience available to students.  There are six of them: three graduate students, two undergraduate students, and one...
Peer Learning Isn’t Easy (But Some Days It’s Amazing) Blog Image