Digital Liberal Arts
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What is the Digital Liberal Arts?

UMW's Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies is hosting a series of conversations and conversation starters focused on the digital liberal arts.
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Vision and Change at UMW

While this movement does not mean completely eliminating in class lectures, it does mean to incorporate an ever increasing amount of active learning techniques into our classroom time. The goal is to better engage our students through individual and group activities that include worksheets, tangible manipulative exercises, and oral questioning and spontaneous polls that better...
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What is Liberal Education?

Digital technology brings something very different to the transmission of universal knowledge than to the empowerment for critical, transformative engagement with the world.
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Coding, Serendipity, and Domain of One’s Own

As digital spaces increasingly become the platforms upon which we live our lives, we must teach students to understand that those platforms are coded spaces, built by humans with business goals, political opinions, and complex identities.
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