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My HASTAC V Tweet Log

For the archives... My laptop battery kept dying, needs to be replaced, so I did more blogging than tweeting...

 

 

 

 micha cardenas 
 
 iowa book proj: again the conversation goes back to questioning the relevance of the university and the legitimacy of tuition
 
 

 
 
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YES WE NEED MORE RT : Tech conferences need to pre-seed session rooms with many extension cords & power strips. 
 
 

 
 
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 iowa author project looking for more engaging interface for students maybe newquill & audio is a good model 
 

 
 
 
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 iowa city author doc project: technology in classroom is nice but round tables are also huge for facilitating learning
 

 
 
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 RISE project invites incarcerated women to tell their story or any story they want, the content is totally determined by them
 
 

 
 
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 RISE digital divide must be a feminist issue, considering issues of access based on incarceration and hiv status
 
 

 
 
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  but experiences of structural oppression are personal experiences I also worry about possible tokenization/spectacle
 
 

 
 
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 if RISE project is pedagogical for women in prison, why not discuss a prison abolitionist framework & point to structural causes
 
 

 
 
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 RISE project is SO inspiring, but i'm concerned why the narratives are all about individual acts and not systemic critiques?
 
 

 
 
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 i also work on biometrics and am planning a performance project about checkpoints and internal borders! lets talk!
 
 

 
 
 Tara McPherson 
 
 hoping for an academy that rewards the work of groups like RISE more than narcissistic career tracks 
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 from the center: participatory action research, knowledge and skills shared and exchanged by all
 
 

 
 
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 from the center: advice for academics doing community based work, giving back outside of the academy is rewarding
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 RISE started with focus group in 2009 and began a year later w creative writing workshop and 3 day digital storytelling workshop

 
 
 
 
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 1st presented at black and latina studies conf in chicago, asks what would happen if women tell their own stories?

 
 
 
 
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 From the Center, RISE teaches incarcerated women in SF to analyze data and tell their stories using digital video
 
 

 
 
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 From the Center works with incarcerated women, starting from idea that they are experts on their own lives
 
 

 
 
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 feminist praxis workshop starting about From the Center story telling by incarcerated women about hiv/aids. I'm so thrilled!
 

 
 
 
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  Im with you i think grading is one of the most immoral things we do as academics so how can we stop? now?
 

 
 
 
 Victoria Szabo 
 
Bubble Test innovation: Frederick J. Kelly, "lower order thinking for the lower orders," says  
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 Alexis Lothian 
 
RT  new structures for learning via USC's Jeff Watson et al 
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 slides on live feed req RT  We have a close-up of her face, which is nice, but some zoom action would be helpful. ;))
 
 

 
 
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 : is constantly trying out other grading methods and getting in trouble 4 it because ppl think ABCD is "rigorous"
 
 

 
 
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 : grading is a recent invention, even the USDA thought that ABCD was oversimplified 4 beef but it spread thru ed
 

 
 
 
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  "difference isn't our deficit it's our operating system"
 

 
 
 
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 : 1st lesson in institutional change, if most people say theres no gorilla and 1 person sees it dont dismiss them
 
 

 
 
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 : by 6 months of age japanese baby can't hear diff between sound of R and L, also notion of Han encourages collab
 
 

 
 
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 : brain science of attention, neuroscience, discussing the basketball vid example about 60% of ppl dont c gorilla
 

 
 
 
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 : popular books were thought to be distracting, corrupting, causing promiscuity, polluting the minds of youth
 
 

 
 
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 : secret pockets in dresses to keep books in, because preachers, teachers, parents thought books were dangerous
 

 
 
 
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 : for her book Revolution of the Word, she looked in attics for cheap, pirated books that people could afford
 

 
 
 
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 : availability heuristics mean that decisions often made based on biases and prejudices
 

 
 
 
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 : trying to give a history of cognition and attention

 
 
 
 
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 : there's a relationship between our brains and cognition and how willing we are to accept institutional change
 

 
 
 
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  proceeds from book sales today will go to a nonprofit: Greening Detroit

 
 
 
 
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 can't wait to hear  's keynote! just read her blog post on uc davis, brilliant! 
 

 
 
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 i guess i was an -ac and didnt know it last year when i was interim associate dir of art & tech at ucsd 
 

 
 
 
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 -ac  being an adjunct meant making $27k/yr and trying to feed a family of 5, driving 100mi to work, "i refuse"
 
 

 
 
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 -ac "tenure is a problematic model" ? hazing, hierarchies, incentive structure...
 

 
 
 
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 Can -ac be part of a strategy of working in coalition to make the university what we envision it to be? (aka -ac)
 

 
 
 
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 -ac director of library publishing says 1 way she filters out apps is by taking out apps w no specific tie in to institution
 
 

 
 
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-ac  scholars  and  sitting in the front blogging in this "add techno environment"
 

 
 
 
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-ac  url's mentioned: Project Bamboo: and jean bauer 
 

 
 
 
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-ac  lets not forget that the cover letter we're looking at mentions that she's done amazing projects relevant to the job
 

 
 
 
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 -ac cover letters are just to pique the interest of the reader and get an interview! should address specifics of job call
 

 
 
 
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 -ac interesting that this job call we're looking @ included "Preserving virtual worlds", which seems possibly dated already
 
 

 
 
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 -ac "i don't think i'm a failure, its the academy that thinks i'm a failure" makes me think of  Embrace failure!
 

 
 
 
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 my tenure dreams are still alive 2! but i also want to transform the university which is where -ac makes sense 2me 
 

 
 
 
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 -ac started with speaker frustrated with limited options available for phds, -ac points to a larger crisis of academia
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