Category Archives: DigPed CritID

[De]Colonizing Grades and Learning Objectives

Britni/ August 9, 2017/ DigPed CritID/ 0 comments

Ashleigh Greene Wade (@scholarLEIGH1) spent time with us today in the Critical Instructional Design track discussing decolonizing rigor. It was a beautiful conversation, and more than a few pieces stuck out to me. In particular this series of tweets captured fleeting moments that I feel need to be explored further…maybe even tangentially. I’m not quite sure of the impact of

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Anxiety, Depression, Debilitation and DigPed

Britni/ August 9, 2017/ DigPed CritID/ 1 comments

This is a new sort of post for this blog, one that I debated posting. It started with a note that I jotted down in my anxiety journal: I’m feeling anxious “that I’m not going to get anything out of this experience because my brain isn’t working enough to put things together”. Now my first though reflecting on this is

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How to Make Toast

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Reflection: Today we were asked to diagram–using no words–how to make toast. That’s it, the entire prompt: How to make toast. We did this activity in small groups, then came together as the whole to share our diagrams. And in listening to the other groups share their considerations and decisions in developing a diagram on how to make toast, I

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Critical Instructional Design

Britni/ August 7, 2017/ DigPed CritID/ 0 comments

This week I’m at Digital Pedagogy Labs Summer Institute, immersing myself in the world of critical instructional design & critical pedagogy. That is, immersing myself in challenging what it means to be an instructional designer. Thinking critically of my work and the work of others in my field. Criticizing and critiquing. Pushing back on blindly accepting what instructional design is,

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