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Digital Liberal Arts
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Web Culture in the Disciplines – A Digital Liberal Arts Faculty Panel

Some of the questions we will be addressing including how to engage meaningfully online, what our responsibilities are as intellectuals and educators, and how we help students find their place and their voices online.
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A Virtual Tool Parade

The idea of a tool parade is to get your feet wet … to consider what's possible, and come away with a handful of tools you might want to explore more deeply.
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Summer 2017 at DTLT

Welcome back UMW community! This is a new feature for the DTLT blog that will run every month, so you can keep up with what’s been going on with us!
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Writing and STEM: a Workshop

While the ideas and philosophy of traditionally liberal arts disciplines overlap well with the goals and practices of Digital Liberal Arts, many educators in STEM fields find it difficult to identify with these pedagogical strategies that have the potential to enhance their teaching, and importantly, their students’ retention.
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What’s a Vote Worth? (a.k.a., The Importance of the Quantitative Liberal Arts)

Merging quantitative and qualitative reasoning, applying critical thought to data, synthesizing the arts, sciences, and humanities, ... these are essential elements of modern education.
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Building Complexity

The opportunity to have Caulfield here on campus to talk to the students and faculty about these issues in a tremendous opportunity to help all of our thinking and teaching and learning about digital fluency, digital polarization, and how we all need to slow down online.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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