Rhetoric and Digital Writing: Teaching Blogs in College Composition

As I've mentioned in previous posts, I have been on a mission this semester to apply what I learned at the NEH Summer Institute on Implementing the Digital Humanities at Community Colleges. In my college system, College Composition 2 is designed to teach students about rhetoric and composition. Over the years, I have taught this … Continue reading Rhetoric and Digital Writing: Teaching Blogs in College Composition

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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 to 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

Digital Assignments, Hybrid Learning, and Community College Composition: A Journey

As I look around the classroom I see heads bowed, hear hushed voices and the clacking of keys. I am teaching two hybrid (half online - half face-to-face) sections of Composition I this semester. In their wisdom, the powers that be decided that our face-to-face meeting should take place in a computer lab. One of … Continue reading Digital Assignments, Hybrid Learning, and Community College Composition: A Journey

Digital Humanities at the Community College (#DHattheCC)

    A record and response to attending the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on Implementing Digital Humanities in Community Colleges.  By Tawnya Ravy  Attending the #DHattheCC conference was one of the most gratifying and transformative experiences of my life. For many years I have been a member of the DH community and … Continue reading Digital Humanities at the Community College (#DHattheCC)