Former Brittain Fellow Klein Tweets w/ Times & Produces Popular Podcasts

Here is some digital pedagogy news from former Brittain Fellow Sipai Klein

Tweet! Clayton State New York Times Talk on Twitter, Civic Engagement and Knowledge, March 30

Morrow, Ga., Mar. 27, 2012 — Clayton State University’s partnership with the New York Times continued on Friday, Mar. 30, with a New York Times Talk that focused on one of the hottest social media phenomena.

From 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., in room UC 267 of the James M. Baker University Center, Clayton State Assistant Professor of English Dr. Sipai Klein facilitated a New York Times talk titled, “The Blue Bird: How Twitter Affects Civic Engagement and Academic Knowledge.”

As is the case with all New York Times Talks, this event was free and open to the public.

A unit of the University System of Georgia, Clayton State University is an outstanding comprehensive metropolitan university located 15 miles southeast of downtown Atlanta.

Former Brittain Fellow Acknowledged as Top-ranked Podcast Producer

“New Mexico State University’s 33 mythology courses have become the most downloaded NMSU podcasts at iTunes U. They were recently listed in the “What’s Hot” section of the iTunes store and spent another week featured at iTunes U.” Sipai Klein produced the podcasts (PhD in rhetoric and professional communication, New Mexico State University 2011; Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow from 2011-12) He edited the live audio, re-mastered the live lectures and created the music composition. He also provided hardware and software consultation as well as uploaded and updated the RSS feeds.

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Diane Jakacki

About Diane Jakacki

Diane Jakacki received her PhD from the University of Waterloo, where she specialized in early modern printed drama, and participated in federally-funded digital humanities research projects. She has published two articles on applying social semiotic methods to early modern theatre history, an edition of Wit and Science, and co-authored an essay on developing digital image annotation tools. She is a software consultant to imageMAT and the Records of Early English Drama. At Georgia Tech she applies digital humanities methods to pedagogical solutions. Jakacki is currently developing researching the Elizabethan clown Richard Tarlton and his touring relationship with the Queen’s Men troupe.
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