Tag: scholarship

Beyond Surface-level Pedagogy

This article is worth the read.  It is a fresh take on teachers staying up to date on how to use technology in the classroom.  The author references a story that really brings attention to the fact that often times teachers think they are truly embracing digital scholarship, when really they are already behind the …

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Confessions of a Self-Taught College Instructor: Embracing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

This is an interesting piece calling for professors and teachers to approach their work as a form of scholarship in itself. The article provides an neat perspective on teaching and learning as “an act of intellectual invention”. http://www.digitalpedagogylab.com/hybridped/confessions-self-taught-college-instructor-embracing-scholarship-teaching-learning/

And so it continues…

Here is another great article exploring the topic of scholarship in social media…or is it scholarship?  The author writes of his own scholarship and use of blogs and Twitter, being cited, and struggles within the academic scope of these forums being valued. http://www.digitalpedagogylab.com/hybridped/social-media-service-and-the-perils-of-scholarly-affect/

Twitter and Tenure

Following on our class discussions on Social Media and Twitter as forums for scholarship and the question of “appropriate” spaces comes into play – here is a post from today’s InsideHigherEd as an Association publishes a committee report on Social Media and its impact on Tenure decisions, “Twitter Your Way to Tenure.”

Find your voice!

This week I read an article that I absolutely loved, “Giving Voice to Written Words”.  The article is a wonderful read coming off of our discussions of “Inventing the University”, academic writing, and our podcast assignment.  This piece, while short, is beautifully written and makes strong points for the power of our voice in our …

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Swales ~ still part of the conversation…

From a blog post today in The Chronicle from Lingua Franca, John Swales is cited as having “changed the life” of the author — regarding the dilemma of the “unattended this” in written scholarship In 2009, when I was teaching an upper-level grammar course that I called “Grammar Boot Camp,” the students and I read an …

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What does “Pedagogy” even mean?

In an effort to find a unique blog that would be less likely for multiple students to follow, I went to trusted Google and searched for the top higher ed blogs. EdTech posted a great list of the “50 Must-Read Higher Ed IT Blogs” of the year. After quite a bit of skimming to find …

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The Chronicle of Higher Education – What Are Your Experiences with Cheating?

Technology has opened many doors since the beginning of it’s use in the academic world. With copious amounts of information available to students with just the click of a mouse, it’s no surprise that some have taken advantage of and/or capitalized on the opportunity. I think this poses an interesting question of whether or not …

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Welcome to our News Blog for Scholars & Scholarship in a Digital Age

As part of our exploration of scholars and scholarship in the 21st century, we will post news and current awareness items from the listservs, blogs, and news sites that everyone is following.  The expectation is that everyone will post ONE item per week and comment on at least TWO items each week.  Try to make …

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