2014 Recap: Critical Pedagogy, Zombie Pedagogy, Digital Pedagogy

First, if you haven’t already, meet Emily Dog.

In addition to the stuff I wrote here on my own blog, I published a hodgepodge of stuff elsewhere in various media in 2014. I’m gathering much of it here. I started doing this in 2012 and then again in 2013, mostly as a way for me to keep track of what I’m up to. But it’s also turned into a way to introduce people to some of my favorite places to hang out on the web (and to the amazing collaborators I’ve worked with over the year).

Keep Learning

  1. The rest of this list is in no particular order, but if I had to pick a favorite of all the stuff I wrote this year, it would be this: The Pedagogies of Reading and Not Reading
    2. Collaboration — Learning Collectively (w/ Sean Michael Morris)
    3. Tools for Collaborative Writing (w/ Sean Michael Morris)
    4. E-mail Pedagogy and the Cascade Effect
    5. What is Good Writing?: A Meditation on Breaking Rules and Grammar Pedagogy
    6. Is It Okay to be a Luddite? (w/ Sean Michael Morris)

7. Hackademic Guide to Networking (w/ Charlotte Frost)

8. Technologies of Meta-Learning, Trust, and Power: Interview with Jesse Stommel
9. MOOC MOOC: Dark Underbelly; or, How a Cave Troll Can Help Revise the Syllabus of Education

10. The Adventures of MLA Dog (w/ Mary the Dog, my favorite collaborator of all)

In Print Books
11. “Monsters that Matter: Things that Rise in the Contemporary Zombie Film” in Unnatural Reproductions and Monstrosity: The Birth of the Monster in Literature, Film, and Media
12. “A Kaleidoscope of Variables: The Complex Nature of Online Education in Composition Classes” in Critical Examinations of Distance Education Transformation across Disciplines (w/ Chris Friend and Sean Michael Morris)
13. “The Course as Container: Distributed Learning and the MOOC” in Global Innovation of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Transgressing Boundaries (w/ Sean Michael Morris)

Hybrid Pedagogy
14. Critical Digital Pedagogy: a Definition
15. If Freire Made a MOOC: Open Education as Resistance (w/ Sean Michael Morris)
16. Hybrid Pedagogy, Digital Humanities, and the Future of Academic Publishing (w/ Sean Michael Morris)
17. Toward an Interactive Criticism: House of Leaves as Haptic Interface
18. One of my favorite things I wrote wasn’t actually an article at all, but one of the prompts for MOOC MOOC: Dark Underbelly, a course-like thing I co-taught at the start of the year. I wrote several prompts for the six-week MOOC, but one in particular has stuck with me: MMDU: “I Would Prefer Not To.”

I’ve never been a fan of slides (aside from showing a film still here and there), but this year, I decided to get my head under the hood of the form, so I made 12 sets, all of which I published openly to the web. Here’s a few which I used for keynotes in Manchester and Colorado, a workshop in Singapore, and talks in Switzerland, Wisconsin, and D.C.:
19. Rewriting the Syllabus: Examining New Hybrid and Online Pedagogies
20. Zombie Pedagogies Embodied Learning in the Digital Age
21. Digital Pedagogy is about Breaking Stuff: Toward a Critical Digital Humanities Pedagogy
22. 12 Steps for Designing an Assignment with Emergent Outcomes
23. New-form Scholarship and the Public Digital Humanities
24. If Freire Made a MOOC: Open Education and Critical Digital Pedagogy (w/ Sean Michael Morris)

Wisconsin Public Radio
25. Don’t Dismiss Those Tweets as Frivolous

Wisconsin Public Television
26. Horror Film and the Body

Jesse Stommel

Jesse Stommel

Jesse Stommel is faculty at University of Denver and founder of Hybrid Pedagogy. He teaches pedagogy, digital studies, and composition. He spends most of his time with his badass daughter, Hazel.

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