Using Juxta to teach Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Perhaps you are new to the digital humanities or you are a major enthusiast, but either way you often think "that's a great tool, but how do I use it in my class?" My colleagues and I at the Digital Humanities at the Community College (#DHattheCC) are interested in compiling resources to answer that question. … Continue reading Using Juxta to teach Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

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Are Discussion Forums Dead? The Value of Synchronous and Asynchronous Discussion in Hybrid Learning

On October 2, 2015 Hybrid Pedagogy hosted a #digped chat on the Death of the Discussion Forum┬áto discuss not only the often stilted nature of using discussion forums in course management systems, but also the comparative merits of other discussion tools like Twitter. The conversation included a debate about the pedagogical merit of asynchronous versus … Continue reading Are Discussion Forums Dead? The Value of Synchronous and Asynchronous Discussion in Hybrid Learning

Technology in the Community College Classroom: A Necessity — Not a Nuisance

In July this past year I was fortunate to participate in an NEH Summer Institute on Implementing Digital Humanities in Community Colleges. Though I had been involved in DH via my research for many years, I had yet to experiment with my teaching for a number of reasons. Mainly, I wasn't sure how I would … Continue reading Technology in the Community College Classroom: A Necessity — Not a Nuisance