Engaged Learning in Digital Culture

July 15, 2015 § Leave a comment

This morning at AAC&U’s Institute for Integrative Learning and the Departments, I’m giving a brief tech talk that defines the emerging digital ecosystem and gives examples of how we might integrate engaged learning into that ecosystem.  Here are the slides:

References

Waze App: https://www.waze.com/

Minecraft: https://minecraft.net/

Stampylonghead: https://www.youtube.com/user/stampylonghead

The Diamond Minecart: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheDiamondMinecart

Minecraft Videos

Eddie Makuch. “Minecraft Passes 100 Million Registered Users, 14.3 Million Sales on PC.” GameSpot, February 26,2014.http://www.gamespot.com/articles/minecraft-passes-100-million-registered-users-14-3-million-sales-on-pc/1100-6417972/.

Digital culture and learning

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. http://digitallearning.macfound.org/atf/cf/%7B7E45C7E0-A3E0-4B89-AC9C-E807E1B0AE4E%7D/JENKINS_WHITE_PAPER.PDF.

Examples

Mike Wasserman, Assistant Professor, Environmental Science & Policy, “Incorporating Personal Health Devices Into Environmental Science and Global Studies Courses in Angers, France: Understanding the Influence of Culture and Environment on Human Health” http://think.stedwards.edu/tltr/2015-tltr-pilot-projects

Charlotte Nunes. (2015, May 19). “Connecting to the Ideologies That Surround Us”: English 10-714 Students Reflect on Digital Tools, Texts, and Narrative Itself [Blog]. Retrieved from http://archiveseducate.com/category/english-10-714-freedom-and-imprisonment-in-the-american-literary-tradition/

FemTechNet: http://femtechnet.newschool.edu/ and Wikistorming: http://femtechnet.newschool.edu/wikistorming/

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