Faculty Academy 2010

System, Self, and Society: Understanding and Controlling the Rhetoric of Information

Plenary Presentation Julie Meloni Time and again we’ve been told that our students are digital natives–the most technologically savvy that have ever crossed the thresholds of our institutions, who are able to text, email, use Facebook, and play games on any and all devices and all at the same time–yet as our collective experience hasRead More…

We Are All The Pretender Now: Learning In an Age of Just-in-Time Instruction

Plenary Presentation Mike Caulfield, Keene State College People with no IT background installing complicated computer systems in a single afternoon. Amateur chess players beating both grandmasters and supercomputers using off the shelf software. Your spouse cooking a meal like a master chef — without any formal training. Coworkers communicating to someone across the world in aRead More…