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Digital Scholarship

  

My Social Media Summer

August 25, 2017 by | Digital Scholarship

At the beginning of summer I started a social media experiment, to bring people into the Center for American War Letters Archive with me (and my collaborator Doug) virtually, via FB Live, to share some of our findings from WWII letters. I had no idea what to expect from this experiment, whether it would flounder

Working with Wikipedia teaching with "the sum of all human knowledge"

April 21, 2017 by | Pedagogy

As instructors, we know that our students consult Wikipedia when they want to learn the basics of a topic.  And while this practice can sometimes be concerning, especially if the students solely rely on Wikipedia rather than using it as a springboard for deeper learning, there are many ways to engage the students with Wikipedia

How do you pack your TPACK? The intersection of technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge for instructors

April 4, 2017 by | Technology

TPACK, meaning Technology, Pedagogy, and Content Knowledge, is an acronym brought to us by Mishra and Koehler’s (2006; 2009) studies on instructors’ abilities to combine their content knowledge with adequate knowledge of best pedagogies for teaching and best technologies to support learning. Most instructors in higher education have not had the benefit of formal pedagogy and technology

What is the future of Digital Scholarship? (or, 'the missing part of the cycle of productivity' of Higher Ed)

March 31, 2017 by | Technology

This post builds on my previous writing, What is Digital Scholarship? In today’s installment about Digital Scholarship, I feature a 2013 EDUCAUSE article written by Ed Ayers, “Does Digital Scholarship Have a Future?”  In this piece Ayers, President of the University of Richmond and National Humanities Medalist, explores concerns about how the primary activities of

What is Digital Scholarship? explaining my role on our campus

March 24, 2017 by | Technology

When I travel to conferences I often get questions about my title (Associate Director of Digital Scholarship) and what I do at Chapman, but I also get questions about what I do from within the university. So I thought I would explain a bit more about that in my blogpost today… First, let’s start with