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This Wednesday: Doug Rushkoff, Technology as Classroom: The Media Environment as Pedagogy

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    Amanda Licastro
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    Join CUNY DHI and the Center for Humanities in welcoming Douglas Rushkoff to speak on digital pedagogy this Wednesday.

    Technology as Classroom: The Media Environment as Pedagogy

    Douglas Rushkoff, Wednesday, March 12, 3:45-5:00 pm, C202 at the Graduate Center, CUNY

    Most conversations about technology and education concern how to use computers in the classroom. But while software and connectivity may enhance many courses when used appropriately, their deeper value may be in the example they provide of how different technologies influence learning, interaction, and thought. What are the biases of the technologies we are using, and how can we interrogate those biases from within the environment they have created? Can the digitally-enabled classroom become a laboratory through which we can develop our critical faculties about technology?

    RSVP through Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/douglas-rushkoff-technology-as-classroom-the-media-environment-as-pedagogy-tickets-10768094661

    Suggested Reading: Program or Be Programmed: http://www.rushkoff.com/program-or-be-programmed/

    Cosponsored by CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative, Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate Program, and the Experiments in Extra-Institutional Education Seminar at the Center for the Humanities.

    http://centerforthehumanities.org/events/Technology-as-Classroom-The-Media-Environment-as-Pedagogy

    The year-long series is organized by Michael Mandiberg (CUNY), Jennifer Stoops (CUNY), Cynthia Lawson Jaramillo (Parsons, The New School), and Carla Herrera-Prats (SOMA Program, Mexico City). It is supported by the Center for the Humanities at the Graduate Center (http://centerforthehumanities.org/).

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