Monthly Archives: November 2011

Agenda

Download the agenda (PDF) for THATCamp PNW 2011. Or visit the Google Doc.

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Digital Skills & Pre-Release Prison Education

We live in a society where many simple and complex tasks are initiated in or take place in a networked environment. It has been established that people need to posses information literacy and digital literacy skills if they want be … Continue reading

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A Few Session Possibilities

I’m a bit late proposing topics, but here are a few nebulous thoughts: * Open source possibilities in academia – alternative publishing and public scholarship meet the necessities of the tenure track * Digital humanities and accessibility: there’s already a … Continue reading

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Occupy Internet: Social Media, Digital Research, and Social Justice

I am interested in engaging a roundtable with folks who are interested not only in using technology to enhance their pedagogical and personal computing skills, but also those who might see it as a viable topic to conduct research/ write … Continue reading

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Two session ideas

And very open-ended ones, at that. I’d be really interested in a session, or track, on social justice/tech pedagogy. This might encompass teaching students about using technology; teaching them about studying and analyzing different technologies in terms of the issues … Continue reading

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Introductions

  I like the relative anonymity of the current blog format — seeing ideas for sessions without knowing who proposed them (unless I look in the WordPress dashboard). And I know that identity is a sensitive and challenging issue, in … Continue reading

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Digital Knowledge Forms, Graduate Education, and Questions of Access

Partly because I am a first-generation college student hailing from the Deep Southern United States who didn’t have a computer until I purchased one for college in 2003, I’ve become increasingly interested in the entire set of assumptions, biases, and … Continue reading

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Social Justice Classes, Technology & Scholarship

As a professor in a Digital Filmamking department I have frequently taught social justice skills to my production classes – asking them to incorporate topics about class, gendered and racial equity into their work.¬† However, when I teach classes with … Continue reading

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Rideshare

Are you looking for a ride to THATCamp PNW? Are you able to give others a ride? Then leave a comment below with your request or offer, as well as your contact info (e.g., Twitter handle, email address, or office … Continue reading

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Trans/forming Technology or: The Gender Session

I’m interested in the potential implications of new technologies for individual and cultural understandings of gender, and for social justice initiatives specifically focused on gender justice. A few topics that seem worth thinking about: The uses of technology in gender-related … Continue reading

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