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A Thousand Hamlets

By Sarah Higinbotham, Fan Geng, and Dun Cao What does Shakespeare offer aerospace engineering majors, who often take eighteen hours of computational science, physics, and biochemistry in a typical semester? How does Twelfth Night — Shakespeare’s comedy about the flexibility of language and love — contribute to Georgia Tech students’ analytical skills? And how does King

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A Thousand Hamlets

By Sarah Higinbotham, Fan Geng, and Dun Cao What does Shakespeare offer aerospace engineering majors, who often take eighteen hours of computational science, physics, and biochemistry in a typical semester? How does Twelfth Night — Shakespeare’s comedy about the flexibility of language and love — contribute to Georgia Tech students’ analytical skills? And how does King

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room 2 caption 2 Semiotic Domains and System Design in The Classroom

Abstract: The creative student in the Digital Humanities classroom. What does it mean to be a “creative” person in a digital era? Standard practice in the humanities is to divide “critical” activities from “creative” ones. This post is the first in a possible series on the creative student in a digital humanities classroom, wherein I

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secgametweet Offseason Musings: Football, Pedagogy, and the Multimodal Composition Classroom

College football is increasingly in the news, and usually for all of the wrong reasons. One of the most concerning things for educators is the relationship between the academic and athletic programs at our nation’s colleges and universities. And it is a tenuous, problematic relationship, undoubtedly. Imagine my surprise then when I found myself thinking

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Digital Pedagogy

oculusworlddemo screenshot On the Oculus Rift and using VR in the classroom

On the Oculus Rift and using VR in the classroom. On October 22, 2014, Stephen Addcox and Joshua Hussey conducted a demonstration of the Oculus Rift (DevKit 1).   (In the darkened space of DevLab, Eric Rettberg, Stephen Addcox, Nicole Lobdell, and Joshua Hussey take turns stepping into augmented realities through the Oculus Rift headset.

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Teachable Moments

Nastygram-final02 Nastygram: Faculty and Cyberbullying

Wading into the ongoing and lively discussion about the “Dear Student” series in Vitae, Corey Sparks noted on Twitter that “Working hard on behalf of students and complaining about them aren’t mutually exclusive categories.” The profession largely agrees, though our discourse on our work leads many of us to call The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Britt News

2015-03-04 16.52.48 Apply NOW!: Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship

Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship Composition, Technical Communication, and Digital Pedagogy The Writing and Communication Program at Georgia Tech seeks recent PhDs in rhetoric, composition, technical communication, literature, film, linguistics, visual rhetoric/design, and related humanities fields for the 2015-2016 Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship. The fellowship, renewable up to three years, includes a 3/3 teaching assignment, Instructor

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Podcasts

Patricia Smith and R. Weaver in the DevLab Podcast With Poet Patricia Smith

Last year, during her visit to read in the Poetry@Tech series, I got to speak with poet Patricia Smith.  Due to some technical issues, we had to delay posting until now.  It was a very fun and fascinating conversation.  We talked about multi-modality, teaching, code-switching, and performance; the ridiculousness of the chasm between “spoken word”

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