The Thompson Writing Program Digital Writing + Pedagogy Lab presents: “Composing Knowledge in the Digital Age.” Critical Pedagogues Jesse Stommel and Pete Rorabaugh will join us to lead campus-wide conversations on April 16 and 17th. Follow and contribute to the conversation on Twitter with #digpedmakers.
Dinner with the Thompson Writing Program Digital Writing + Pedagogy Lab. April 15, 2014
Opening Talk | Critical Pedagogy, Organic Writing, and the Changing Nature of Scholarship Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. The Garage @ Franklin Humanities Institute, Smith Warehouse, Bay 4
Using critical pedagogy as the foundation for their work in hybrid and fully-digital environments, Jesse Stommel (Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities at University of Wisconsin-Madison; @Jessifer) and Pete Rorabaugh (Assistant Professor of English in the English, Technical Communication, and Media Arts Department at Southern Polytechnic State University; @allistelling) will explore how academic writing and scholarship are changing from within and without. Pete will discuss the practice of Organic Writing and how the affordances of digital environments allow us to explore how to teach writing as a creative and critical thinking process. Jesse will focus on the ways that new-form multimodal scholarship upsets the distinction between academic writing and public outreach.
Roundtable Conversation | Critical Digital Pedagogy Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
The PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge @ Franklin Humanities Institute, Smith Warehouse, Bay 4
Please REGISTER | Lunch generously provided by the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge
Jesse Stommel and Pete Rorabaugh will welcome your questions, comments, and conversation during an interactive roundtable conversation focusing on critical digital pedagogy. Co-sponsored by the Thompson Writing Program Digital Writing + Pedagogy Lab and the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge.
PhD Lab Graduate Classroom Collaboration | Digital Knowledge #FutureEd Graduate Classroom Collaboration. Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Jesse Stommel will collaborate Cathy Davidson and the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge #FutureEd graduate students.
Writing 101 Undergraduate Classroom Collaboration | Digital Storytelling and Student Activism. Thursday, April 17, 2014 | 10:05 – 11:20 a.m. Jesse Stommel and Pete Rorabaugh will collaborate with Jennifer Ahern-Dodson and writers in Writing for Change.
Roundtable Conversation | Library Collaborations: Digital Scholarship & Digital Literacies
Thursday, April 17, 2014 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Perkins Library Room 118
Please REGISTER | Lunch provided by the Thompson Writing Program Digital Writing + Pedagogy Lab
Jesse Stommel and Pete Rorabaugh will have a conversation with Duke University libraries & Center for Instructional Technology (CIT) staff about digital scholarship, digital literacies,and ways in which libraries can collaborate with faculty to support new forms of teaching and research.As Duke prepares to launch a new academic technology hub in the library, the Research Commons staff are exploring what technologies and services to offer researchers engaged in digital scholarship. Sponsored by the Thompson Writing Program Digital Writing + Pedagogy Lab.
Questions? Please contact TWP Digital Writing + Pedagogy Lab co-convener Aria Chernik (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jesse Stommel is Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities at University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is an advocate for lifelong learning and the public digital humanities. He is currently working to design and launch a Digital Literacies graduate certificate program aimed at non-traditional student. Jesse is also the Director of Hybrid Pedagogy, a digital journal of learning, teaching, and technology. He’s on Twitter @Jessifer, and his personal site is at http://www.jessestommel.com.
Pete Rorabaugh, Assistant Professor of English in the English, Technical Communication, and Media Arts Department at Southern Polytechnic State University, where he teaches Composition and courses for the Writing and New Media degree. His research interests include American Literature, experiential learning, religious rhetoric, digital literacies, and alternative models of schooling and scholarship. Pete is the co-founder of Hybrid Pedagogy and the organizer of the Atlanta DH/D-Ped, a regional network for faculty and students in the Atlanta area. He is fascinated by his three children, the fiction of Cormac McCarthy, the films of the Coen Brothers, and the life Malcolm X. He tweets from @allistelling and blogs from prorabaugh.com.
The TWP Digital Writing + Pedagogy Lab is supported through a Humanities Writ Large, Emerging Networks Grant. Humanities Writ Large is a five-year initiative aimed at redefining the role of the humanities in undergraduate education.