Digital Liberal Arts
A macro photo of dandelion seeds by Mariya Georgieva on Unsplash

Can Higher Education Save the Web?

For as long as I have been in the educational technology field, pundits have asked whether the web can save higher education.
Continue Reading
A photo of a someone holding little flowers in their hand by Tom Ezzatkhah on Unsplash

Assessment as Care, Assessment of Care

What if, instead, we cared about our students, and not their products. The essay is no longer the simulacrum for learning, for the student, but instead what if we make the student the thing we care most about.
Continue Reading
A photo of an ornate key on a keyboard by JeongGuHyeok on Pixabay

Ethical Online Learning: A Town Hall

This is the work before us at University of Mary Washington — to carefully consider the unique and deeply human work we’ve done as an institution and how we will continue to do different (but still unique and deeply human) work in digital space.
Continue Reading
A photo of a futuristic looking hallway with two people walking by Dragan on Flickr

The Future of Education – Recapping the Discussion

This month we reflected on the future of education as part of our Digital Liberal Arts series. If you weren't able to join us, catch up with us here.
Continue Reading
A photo of a pink highlighter on a book by Quinn Dombrowski on Flickr

Annotate This! STEAM and the Future of Higher Education

Why an annotation flash mob in a face-to-face environment? For one, we wanted to provide a supportive environment for faculty to experiment with using the tool together; this design sprint is as much of a tool workshop as it is a chance to continue our exploration of the month’s topic.
Continue Reading
A photo of brown leaves by Philippe Gillotte on Flickr

Recap of the Digital Liberal Arts & Sciences Discussion

This month we kicked off our Digital Liberal Arts series with a town hall and design sprint about the impact of technological change on the ideas of disciplinarity, the liberal arts ethos, and pedagogy across disciplines. As the month comes to a close, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on that conversation.
Continue Reading
A photo of kittens by julochka on Flickr

The Future of Education: A Town Hall

Where is higher education headed? What does the liberal arts experience look like in the future? How is it already changing? Is it changing?
Continue Reading
A picture of graffiti on a sidewalk by torbakhopper on Flickr

Redesigning your Discipline for the Digital

Through guided brainstorming and problem solving at this session, we will collectively break down the opportunities and challenges of the digital liberal arts and sciences further to discover what similarities and differences we encounter with the digital across disciplines.
Continue Reading
A photo of people putting succulents in terrariums by Neslihan Gunaydin on Unsplash

The Unworkshop

The workshop is not the ideal method or vehicle for encouraging active and collaborative pedagogies. Enter the Design Sprint.
Continue Reading
A photo of a building reaching up to the sky by Wayne S. Grazio on Flickr

The Digital Liberal Arts and Sciences: A Town Hall

We are seeking to bring voices from across campus in concert to begin our discussions around the often thorny and complicated issues of disciplinarity, pedagogy, the liberal arts ethos, and technological change.
Continue Reading
1 2 3