Assignments and Architecture: Pedagogy in the Digital Age

tl;dr: I gave a talk about digital pedagogy. Today I want to share a talk. That’s not all that unusual, as I’ve been in the habit of posting such presentations since I began blogging here in 2009. What’s unusual about this one—at least for me—is that it’s a talk that evolved as I gave it … Continue reading Assignments and Architecture: Pedagogy in the Digital Age

Keep Calm and Carry On: Finding and Building PhD Career Paths

At the end of March this year, I had the wonderful opportunity to visit Purdue University and talk about alternate careers for people pursuing the PhD. Throughout the day I enjoyed a number of interesting discussions with graduate students and faculty. It’s amazing to see how far we’ve come in the last 5 or 6 … Continue reading Keep Calm and Carry On: Finding and Building PhD Career Paths

Constellations at the Convention: 10 Years of MLA Data

Yesterday I had the chance to speak on a panel about "The MLA and Its Data: Remix, Reuse, and Research,” which I organized on behalf of the MLA’s Committee on Information Technology. The panel was very successful, due largely to fabulous co-panelists: David Laurence, Ernesto Priego, Chris Zarate, and Lisa Rhody. Ernesto has shared his … Continue reading Constellations at the Convention: 10 Years of MLA Data