Category: Digital GC

Introduction: Issue Fifteen

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For many, imagining the possibilities of digital technologies, in classrooms and in our lives, conjures up two dystopian extremes: unregulated chaos or constant surveillance. These nightmares are animated by a fear that the digital is something created for us, something we receive rather than construct. Headlines promise us that we are falling into our screens …

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Deadline Extended to June 1, 2019: The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy is Accepting Submissions for Its Fall 2019 General Issue

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The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (JITP) seeks scholarly work that explores the intersection of technology with teaching, learning, and research. The deadline to submit to our upcoming Fall 2019 issue has been extended to June 1, 2019. This issue will be edited by Shelly Eversley (Baruch College) and Krystyna Michael (CUNY Graduate Center). …

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Unpaywall and Open Access Button: Browser Extensions for Fast Access

How often have you run across a paywalled journal article and, despite knowing that you have options for finding the article, shrugged and decided not to pursue it? Whether you’re a student or a faculty member, a humanist or a scientist, a first-year student or a dissertation writer, you’ve probably done this at least a few …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Building Your Website on the Commons

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As the semester winds down for students and faculty alike, there’s no time like the present to take a moment to think about your online scholarly profile. Do you have an online portfolio that gathers your various academic achievements in one place? If you haven’t done so already, consider creating a profile on the CUNY …

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Join us for the GCDI End of Year Showcase!

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Are you using digital technologies in your research? Are you interested in learning about digital initiatives at the Graduate Center? The GC Digital Initiatives End-of-Year Showcase highlights student research, teaching, and digital projects across the #DigitalGC community. Presentations feature semester-long projects produced by the MA in Digital Humanities Digital Praxis Seminar class. The Digital Praxis …

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Facebook: Friend or Foe?

Facebook: Friend or Foe? Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook, recently released an op-ed in The New York Times, “It’s Time to Break Up Facebook,” expressing concern about the monopolistic nature of Facebook and the power wielded by Mark Zuckerberg. Leapfrogging off concerns raised about Facebook’s recent mistakes, including “the sloppy privacy practices that dropped tens …

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Open Pedagogy Symposium TOMORROW!

Tomorrow, May 3, join us for a discussion of Open with adjunct faculty, library students, GC students, and library faculty as the word pertains to labor, the academy, and colonialization. A few spots remain for the event! Questions of “open” are implicitly tied to deeper issues of access in higher education. The movements towards Open …

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