Subversive Teaching

A 9x9x25 post from Peg French last week triggered a memory of one of the first books on teaching practice that I ever read; Teaching as a Subversive Activity by Neil Postman and Charles Weingartner. I came across this book not as a student of education, but as a student of media criticism. My introduction … 

 

A Pedagogy of the Internet

I started writing this post 2 years ago, shortly after I wrote the post Does Open Pedagogy Require OER? Like many unfinished blog posts, this is likely rambling in spots. Unfinished. And contextually, perhaps a bit dated as conversations defining what open pedagogy is have evolved since I first drafted this post. Indeed, Open Educational … 

 

Students as customers

A few weeks ago, I was a virtual attendee at a member meeting of a regional higher ed I.T. consortium. In attendance were I.T. Directors and CIO’s. One of the speakers at the event was an I.T. vendor who continually kept referring to students as “your customers”. Now, once or twice in a vendor presentation …