Short Form Pieces

A variety of laptops sit, viewed from above, on a table, worked by hands also using external hard drives, phones, and headphones, alongside snacks and tea.
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Implementing Technology Assignments Developed from a Faculty Technology Fellows Program

Christopher T. O’Brien and Lora Walter

This article describes two assignments from a Faculty Technology Fellows program: one used social media to disseminate scholarly information about childhood and adolescent development, and the second used the application Flip to record an oral presentation about the importance and process of nursing licensure.

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A JITP article, as rendered in an XML WordPress export.
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Troublescraping: Migrating JITP’s Archive to Manifold

Brandon Walsh

This piece finds Brandon Walsh in commentary around the challenges of standardizing over 300 WordPress articles to be restaged in layout as Manifold texts. Brandon walks readers through the technical and procedural steps underlying this stage of the migration process, in turn highlighting the oft-hidden process by which text data is normalized and translated across open publishing platforms.

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A masked teacher at the front of the room gives a presentation on the Dominican education system.
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HyFlex Faith and Teaching Fails: The Afterlife of Pandemic Pedagogy

Alyshia Galvéz and Jessica Yood

This essay reckons with a failed pandemic experiment. Two faculty members from different disciplines describe how the HyFlex platform, which allows students to access their courses digitally or in person, proved inhospitable to and dangerous for critical, community-based teaching and learning.

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A large protest passes under an underpass in Los Angeles.
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Social Justice as Theory and Pedagogical Practice: A Digital Assignment for the COVID Age

Lauren M. Rosenblum and Nathan Ross

This community-wide online assignment enabled students in this first-year learning community to learn digital research skills and apply a diverse set of readings to their personal experiences of social justice issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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