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FCJ-065 RoundTable on Technology, Teaching and Tools

This is a roundtable audio interview conducted by James Farmer (Edublogs) with Anne Bartlett-Bragg (University of Technology Sydney) and Chris Bigum (Deakin University). Skype was used to make and record the audio conference and the resulting sound file was edited by Andrew McLauchlan. roundtable.mov You can download the file by right or control clicking on…


FCJ-064 Some thoughts on the evolution of digital media studies

Lisa Gye, Media and Communications Swinburne University of Technology June 13, 1993 – Can you read that? in St Kilda, a somewhat run-down, turn of the century beach suburb in Melbourne – glorious architecture, too many cafes now that the intelligentsia have rediscovered its charm – and my friend is in Northcote, across town, only…


FCJ-063 The Digital, the Virtual and the Naming of Knowledge

Darren Jorgensen Curtin University, Western Australia Amidst shifting modalities of culture, inflected with new technologies and changing social desires, university disciplines have experienced seismic shifts in focus. Literature and Cultural Studies are being superseded by Communication Studies, Creative Enterprise, Creative Industries, Converged Media and other such nominalisms. In my workplace, the structure that was inaugurated…


FCJ-062 Reinventing the Possibilities: Academic Literacy and New Media

Cheryl Ball, Department of English, Illinois State University Ryan ‘rylish’ Moeller, Department of English, Utah State University This in an interactive text—click here to open. Abstract This webtext demonstrates the possibilities of using new media to teach students critical literacy skills applicable to the 21st century. It is a manifesto for what we think writing…


FCJ-061 Composing and Compositing: Integrated Digital Writing and Academic Pedagogy

Jamie ‘Skye’ Bianco Assistant Professor and Co-Director of Composition, Queens College, City University of New York Prelude: Formal Anticipation and Origins[1] This middle does not play the role of an average but rather serves as the means by which life enjoys ‘the absolute speed of movement‘ (Pearson, 1999: 169) As the epigraph might be understood…


FCJ-060 Toward an Algorithmic Pedagogy

Holly Willis Institute for Multimedia Literacy, University of Southern California Colleges and universities in the United States currently face a daunting challenge: how can we transform longstanding definitions of literacy to account for not only the vast social shifts wrought by the centrality of networked, visual and aural media, but epistemological shifts as well? Calls…


Issue 10 – New Pedagogies

This issue of fibreculture journal is based on an invitation to respond to the following provocation: It is easy to argue that much of the rhetoric attached to “new media” and the internet in relation to pedagogy has mistaken quantity for quality. It has been a conversation that has confused the qualitative changes that our…