Category: Digital Literacies

  • Remixing the Renaissance

    Remixing the Renaissance

    Glitch-a-Lisa by Mrs. Gilly circa 2022 Today I realized that I need to rethink the way that I teach (again). I am currently teaching middle school art. Our school is a first year hybrid catholic school affiliated with a university and partnering with a big online company. The kids and I received some art supplies. I […]

  • Collaborative Book Review: Interview with Prof Sasha Costanza-Chock, author of Design Justice (2020)

    Collaborative Book Review: Interview with Prof Sasha Costanza-Chock, author of Design Justice (2020)

    R. Baker (interviewer & editor) Galen Bunting (interviewer) Nanditha Krishna (editor)   On Jun 12, 2022, HASTAC scholars R. Baker and Galen Bunting met over Zoom with Prof. Sasha Costanza-Chock, to discuss their book Design Justice (2020) .  This interview has been edited for length and clarity (under the guidance of Prof. Costanza-Chock) by HASTAC scholars Nanditha Krishna and R […]

  • Mapping Asian American Narratives: Conception and Collaboration in D.H. Classes

    Mapping Asian American Narratives: Conception and Collaboration in D.H. Classes

    Since the academic year is coming to an end, I want to take the time to reflect on the conception and collaboration that gets into the creation of classes in D.H. pedagogy. I think that in this case, it’s important to know how the sausage gets made to demystify the complexity surrounding D.H. classes and […]

  • Chapter 5 Review: Design Pedagogies: “There’s Something Wrong with This System!”

    Chapter 5 Review: Design Pedagogies: “There’s Something Wrong with This System!”

    The fifth Chapter of Design Justice titled Design Pedagogies: “There’s Something Wrong with This System!” puts forth Dr. Sasha Costanza-Chock’s observations and perspectives at the intersection of education, pedagogy and the design justice model.  The chapter begins with Dr. Costanza-Chock acknowledging Black feminist writer bell hooks’ quote from her classic Teaching to Transgress. bell hooks asserts the […]

  • Thoughts on Teaching Digital Public History

    This semester I taught a class on digital public history. I designed the class based on what I wish I learned in college for my career in public history. Small assignments included a grant, mission statement, project pitch, exhibit label, and a budget. Our big assignment was a collaborative digital history project. As I was […]

  • New media literacy guide helps students and educators navigate the landscape of fake news and disinformation

    New media literacy guide helps students and educators navigate the landscape of fake news and disinformation

    Facet Publishing announce the publication of Media Smart: Lessons, Tips and Strategies for Librarians, Classroom Instructors and other Information Professionals Information has become one of the most crucial commodities in today’s world. From multinational corporations to single individuals, we all make critical decisions based on the information available to us. In this digital age, where […]

  • Scholar Spotlight: Kristen Corless

    Scholar Spotlight: Kristen Corless

    If you’d like to follow my research and educational journey, feel free to follow me on Twitter! Why did you apply to HASTAC?  When I first learned about HASTAC, I knew almost immediately that it would help me attain the resources and community I needed for a very lofty goal I have! I’ve always wanted […]

  • Scholar Spotlight: Galen Bunting

    Scholar Spotlight: Galen Bunting

    1. Why did you apply to HASTAC? I was interested in working more closely with methods of digital literacy in the classroom, and since classes form a sort of community, I wanted to be involved with others who were experimenting with the digital humanities in their work, since intellectual cross-pollination is so integral to my […]

  • New book explores the critical role of school libraries in improving student literacy and emotional welfare

    New book explores the critical role of school libraries in improving student literacy and emotional welfare

    New book explores the critical role of school libraries in improving student literacy and emotional welfare Facet Publishing announce the publication of School Libraries Supporting Literacy and Wellbeing Published today, Dr Margaret K Merga’s new book School Libraries Supporting Literacy and Wellbeing gives much-needed consideration to the role that school libraries and their staff play […]

  • Mapping Pedagogies

    Mapping Pedagogies

    Can you teach something you essentially created? As a Graduate student at Emory University I developed my own digital mapping methodology for my research. I introduce data visualization into literary analysis to examine how Francophone women writers present radically subversive narratives of colonized spaces in Indochina, West Africa, and the Americas. During my graduate career, I received great […]