Cathy Davidson will present at CHAT (Collaborations: Humanities, Art, and Technology) on Feb. 7 at 4:15 pm, on “The Science of Attention and the Future of Education in a Digital Age.” Please join… Read more »
Digital literacy means not rote learning but experimentation, process, creativity, not just technology but multimedia imagination, expression–and principles too. It means learning why we don’t have to just be consumers of technology but also active participants in its flourishing. Digital literacy helps us to believe in and fight for the Web.
Cathy Davidson to present on the "4th R: algoRithm"; Mozilla Fireside (virtual) Chat Feb. 1: Open to the public!
From Mozilla: Feb. 1, 2012 12 pm – 1 pm EST Sign up here. Join us for a presentation and chat with leading author and academic Cathy N. Davidson, hosted by Mozilla Executive… Read more »
I want my students to feel the power of writing, the power of their writing. I don’t want them to see me as their audience. I want them to see the world as their potential audience.
Feminists in the 1970s used to shout, “Take back the Night!” I want to shout “Take back the Web!”
The “Happiness” issue of Harvard Business Review (Jan-Feb 2012) is one of the most upbeat, innovative, inspiring, paradigm-altering magazine issues that I’ve read in ages. And not just saying that because I’m in it!
We aren’t born racist. We aren’t born knowing what to value and what to devalue. In fact, babies aren’t born knowing how or what to pay attention to. They learn both, together, at… Read more »
A friend asked me to do a round-up of my top 10 blog posts as Cat in the Stack on the www.hastac.org website for 2011. Well, I looked over the list and it turns out I write a lot more than I thought! Rather than pick my top 10, I reviewed the Google analytics and then, below, compiled the links to the ones (about 20 or 30 actually) that saw the most traffic. Click on the link and it will take you to the original post.
March 4 / Digital Media & Learning Conference / Long Beach, CA May 3 / Global Futures Conference (Milken Institute) / Los Angeles, CA June 15 / Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes,… Read more »
Luddite teaching that pretends students are not spending lots of time online when they are not in school strikes me as simply irresponsible. Teachers who teach for their past instead of their students’ present and future are as narcissitic as those who simply believe the job is done by dumping the technology in the classroom. It is a similarly insular thinking–an assumption that the “job is done” when one is not doing the real, hard, painstaking, involved work of engaging students in their hearts and passions and imaginations and helping them to learn to thrive in the world they have inherited.