Reading: University of the People?

Source Another note on how the lack of public academic discussion is being shaped: “UNC also has a just-launched Koch-funded Center for the Science of Moral Understanding. The Center seems redundant with an in-progress UNC Program in Public Discourse, first named the Program in Civic Virtue and Civil Discourse. Both direct attention away from the… Continue reading Reading: University of the People?

What I’m reading 26 Jun 2015 through 11 Jul 2015

[toread] Moments in man-made ‘music’ and the machines behind it – – (dh ) Why I Just Asked My Students To Put Their Laptops Away… — Medium – It's interesting that we're *still* debating this one. Shirky emphasizes that it's not so much the machine as the content that lures – content that is *designed*… Continue reading What I’m reading 26 Jun 2015 through 11 Jul 2015

bookmarks for December 11th, 2013 through December 12th, 2013

Collaborative Peer Review: Gathering the Academy’s Orphans | Literacies | HYBRID PEDAGOGY – Solid intro to publishing and pedagogy in the digital humanities. – (dh digital_pedagogy pedagogy digitalpublishing publishing peerreview ) Multitasking while studying: Divided attention and technological gadgets impair learning and memory. – Pop level article on what the title says. – (DH tyc… Continue reading bookmarks for December 11th, 2013 through December 12th, 2013

bookmarks for January 5th, 2011 through January 7th, 2011

Online Game Teaches Citation Skills – The Chronicle – Yeah, ok, maybe. I wonder if the game gets in the way of really reading the work for anything but relevance and cred. Might be teaching to the task rather than leaning. The emphasis seems to be less on learning from the reading and more on… Continue reading bookmarks for January 5th, 2011 through January 7th, 2011