Digital Pedagogy in the Liberal Arts

February 6, 2014 § 1 Comment

Today, I am delivering a talk at Whittier College called, “Digital Pedagogy in the Liberal Arts: Models, Keywords, and Prototypes”.

Slides are here:

Scroll down for references and links to models:

References, Links, Etc.


Henry Jenkins on Participatory Culture:

“A participatory culture is a culture with relatively low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement, strong support for creating and sharing one’s creations, and some type of informal mentorship whereby what is known by the most experienced is passed along to novices.  A participatory culture is also one in which members believe their contributions matter, and feel some degree of social connection with one another (at the least they care what other people think about what they have created).” (Jenkins, 3)

Jenkins, Henry. Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009.

On Networks:

  • Thomas Lombardi. Networks & The Liberal Arts. Accessed December 11, 2013.
  • Granovetter, M. S. “The Strength of Weak Ties.” American Journal of Sociology (1973): 1360–1380.
  • David Easley, and Jon Kleinberg. Networks, Crowds, and Markets:  Reasoning About a Highly Connected World. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Long Tail:

Digital Humanities and Pedagogy

Digital Humanities Pedagogy: Practices, Principles and Politics, ed. Brett Hirsch, 2013.

Hacking the Academy:

Hybrid Pedagogy

Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy:

Invent to Learn

Raymond Williams, Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society (1975 & 1983)

Text Analysis:

Rebecca Frost Davis. “Reflections on a Text Analysis Assignment.” Rebecca Frost Davis: Liberal Education in a Networked World, November 12, 2013.

Undergraduate Research:

Chris Blackwell & Tom Martin, “Technology, Collaboration, and Undergraduate Research.” Digital Humanities Quarterly 3, no. 1 (2009).

Diderot Encyclopedia project:

Wheaton College Digital History Project:

Integrating DH Projects Checklist:

Enduring Women:

History Harvest:

Situating the Global Environment:

Proctor, James. “Situated Social Learning: A Future for Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Research?” In Proceedings of the 2012 NITLE Symposium. National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE), 2012.

Digital Field Scholarship:


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