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Digital Studies Group

The Digital Studies Group (DSG) brings together CUNY faculty members, researchers, and doctoral students interested in a broad range of intellectual, cultural, economic, legal, and pedagogical issues related to the growing impact of digital media on the ways we read, think, teach, learn and entertain ourselves in the United States and across the globe. Beginning in fall 2009, the seminar will meet periodically at The CUNY Graduate Center to hear presentations of ongoing digital media research work, to discuss traditional and online texts on digital media issues, and to explore new digital media approaches to cultural production and to questions of teaching and learning.


Of Interest: The Seminar on Innovative Teaching at Baruch College

  • Apologies for cross posting.

    Announcing The Seminar on Innovative Teaching at Baruch College, presented by teh Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute.

    Please join us for our first session, “Innovative Pedagogies for the Future of Higher Education,” on October 13 at 6pm. Our guests will be:

    Joss Winn and Mike Neary of the University of Lincoln in the UK will present their “Student as Producer” project, which redefines the undergraduate experience by engaging students in collaborative research with University faculty. The project emphasizes “research engaged” teaching and encourages students to understand themselves as active producers of knowledge and meaning. For more information, please visit:

    Educational technology innovator, Jim Groom of the University of Mary Washington, will discuss how higher educationmight be re-imagined through free web tools and open course design. Groom will present some of his many open education projects, including a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in digital storytelling, an open web radio station, and UMW Blogs, an open web publishing platform which inspired many similar blogging projects, including Blogs@Baruch and the CUNY Academic Commons.

    For more information, please visit:

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