Supplementary Readings

Assigned readings are listed in the syllabus under each week. The list of “readings”--articles, blog posts, websites, videos, and other resources--below are suggested for additional readings for each week or specific topics. Most of these readings are available for free online, and many of the texts have also been made available on a collaborative annotation tool, RapGenius.com.   

 

WEEK 1

Assigned Reading: 

    • Davidson, Cathy N. "How a Class Becomes a Community: Theory, Method, Examples." Field Notes for 21st Century Literacies: A Guide to New Theories, Methods and Practices for Open Peer Teaching and Learning. 2013. Available in print or on HASTAC. Annotate it on RapGenius
    • "Forum: A Bill of Rights and Principles for Learning in a Digital Age." (aka "Mozilla Manifesto"). 2013. Online

    Supplementary Reading: 

    • Forum: A Bill of Rights and Principles for Learning in a Digital Age. (aka “Mozilla Manifesto”). 2013. Online.
    • Davidson, Cathy N. and David Theo Goldberg. The Future of Thinking: Learning Institutions in a Digital Age. MIT Press. 2009. Available online or in print. 
    • Wilder, Craig Steven. Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities. Bloomsbury Publishing. 2013. Online.
    • DML Research Hub. Connected Learning: Relevance, the 4th R. 2013. Online.

    Supplementary Reading on “No Sympathy for the Trolls”: 

    • Erard, Michael. “Four Ways to Improve the Culture of Commenting.” The New York Times. 2013. Online.
    • Wilder, Craig Steven. Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing. 2013. Online.
     

    WEEK 2

    Assigned Reading: 

    • Davidson, Cathy N. “Introduction” and “Chapter 3. Project Classroom Makeover.” Now You See It: How Technology and Brain Science will Transform Schools and Business for the 21st Century. Penguin. 2011. Online
    • “Higher Education.” Wikipedia. Online .

    Supplementary Reading on the Duke iPod Experiment: 

    • Davidson, Cathy N. "Plug in -- but tune in, too." Times Higher Education. 2011. Online. 
    • Duke University iPod First Year Experience Final Evaluations Report. 2005. Online
    • Davidson, Cahty N. "Collaborative Learning for the Digital Age." The Chronicle of Higher Education. 2011. Online

     


    WEEK 3 

    Assigned Reading: 

    • Peddycord III, Barry and Elizabeth A. Pitts. “From Open Programming to Open Learning:  The Cathedral, the Bazaar, and the Open Classroom.” Field Notes to 21st Century Literacies:  A Guide to New Theories, Methods, and Practices for Open Peer Teaching and Learning. 2013.  Available in print or on HASTAC. Annotate it on RapGenius
    • Davidson, Cathy N.  “How We Measure.” Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn. Penguin Books. 2011. Print. 
    • Wesch, Michael. "A Vision of Students Today." 2007. Online
    • DukeSurprise.com

      Supplementary Readings: 

      • de Lumier, Angier. How to Moonwalk Tutorial. 2006. Online
      • Davidson, Cathy N. How to Moonwalk (And Why). 2013. Online
      • “#Dazed93: The legacy of Linklater’s Dazed and Confused.” Dazed Digital Magazine. 1993. Online
      • “Education in Finland.” Wikipedia. Online.
      • Politizane. Wealth Inequality in America. 2012. Online.
      • Keller, Bill. “An Industry of Mediocrity,” New York Times,  October 27, 2013. Online.  (Here’s my response to this piece.  On your website, think about blogging your own.)  
      • “No bad schools only poorer neighbourhoods.” Yle Uutiset. 2013. Online
      • “Who Pays Teachers Best for their Time?” Online
      • Gellman, Barton. “Here’s how The Post covered the ‘grand social experiment’ of the Internet in 1988”. The Washington Post. 2013. Online
      • “No bad schools only poorer neighbourhoods.” Yle Uutiset. 2013. Online.

       


      WEEK 4

      Assigned Reading: 

      • Wesch, Michael. A Vision of Students TodayOnline.  
      • Wadewitz, Adrianne. What I Learned Being the Worst Student in the Class. 2013. Online.  

      Supplementary Reading:  

      • Berrett, Dan. "Harvard Mounts Campaign to Bolster Undergraduate Humanities." The Chronicle of Higher Education. 2013. Online
      • Butler, Judith. DLitt - McGill 2013 Honorary Doctorate Address. 2013. Online
      • Davidson, Cathy N.  “The Epic Win.” Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn. Penguin Books. 2011. Print. 
      • Chapter 3, Future of Thinking
      • Damasceno, Cristiane Sommer. “Paying Attention to the Chocolate-Covered Broccoli:  How Video Games Can Change the Ways You Understand Teaching, Learning, and Knowledge.” Field Notes to 21st Century Literacies:  A Guide to New Theories, Methods, and Practices for Open Peer Teaching and Learning. 2013.  Available in print or on HASTAC. Annotate it on RapGenius
      • Davis, Jade, “The Medium of the 21st Century is Light; Or, How Earbuds Became Earlids.” Field Notes to 21st Century Literacies:  A Guide to New Theories, Methods, and Practices for Open Peer Teaching and Learning. 2013.  Available in print or on HASTAC. Annotate it on RapGenius
      • Stratton, Jennifer, “Everyday by Design:  What do 21st Century Digital Literacies Look Like?” Field Notes to 21st Century Literacies:  A Guide to New Theories, Methods, and Practices for Open Peer Teaching and Learning. 2013.  Available in print or on HASTAC. Annotate it on RapGenius
      • Davidson, Cathy N. "A Core Curriculum to Create Engaged Entrepreneurs." Fast Company. 2012. Online

      Supplementary Reading on Digital Literacies: 

      • Florida Center for Instructional Technology. “Research Tools.” The Internet: Ideas, Activities, and Resources. 2013. Online.  
      • The McGraw-Hill Companies. How to Judge the Reliability of Internet Information. 2001. Online
      • Sengupta, Somini. “Digital Tools to Curb Snooping.” The New York Times. 2013. Online.
      • Belshaw, Doug. “Transitioning into a new role at Mozilla.” Open Educational Thinkering. 2013. Online.
      • Weller, Martin. The Digital Scholar: How Technology is Transforming Scholarly Practice. New York: Bloomsbury Academic. 2011. Online

      Supplementary Reading on Engaged Global Citizenship: 

      • "College, Reinvented." The Chronicle of Higher Education. 2012. Online
      • Inspiring Education - Alberta’s Vision for Education. Online.  
      • “Is massive open online research the next frontier for education?” PhysOrg. 2013. Online.

       


      WEEK 5

      Assigned Reading: 

      • Surprise Endings course: dukesurprise.com
      • Davidson, Christina C. "Open for Whom?: Designing for Inclusion, Navigating the Digital Divide." Field Notes to 21st Century Literacies:  A Guide to New Theories, Methods, and Practices for Open Peer Teaching and Learning. 2013.  Available in  print or on HASTAC. Annotate it on RapGenius !  

      Supplementary Reading:

        • Davidson, Cathy, “How We Measure." Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn. Penguin Books. 2011. Print. 
        • Nick Sousanis’ comic
        • Grant, Sheryl.  Measuring What Matters:  Designing a New Credential and Assessment System from Scratch. Online

        Supplementary Reading on Encouraging Students to Lead: 

        • Schwartz, Katrina. “5 Tools to Help Students Learn How to Learn.” KQED Mind/Shift. 2013. Online
        • Phillips, Amanda. Gaming the System: Things I Learned by Asking Lit Majors to Design Their Own Digital Games. 2013. Online

        Supplementary Reading on Diversity: 

        • Coates, Ta-Nehisi. “If I Were a Black Kid...Advice for students in Baltimore County and Cambridge, Massachusetts.” The Atlantic. 2013. Online
        • Kroll, Andy. “Silicon Valley’s Awful Race and Gender Problem in 3 Mind-Blowing Charts.” Mother Jones. 2013. Online
        • Bishop, Bill. “Are You Willing to Send Your Child to the Same School as the Children of Vegetable and Rice Sellers?” The Sinocism China Newsletter. 2011. Online
        • Moten, Fred and Stefano Harney. “The University and the Undercommons: Seven Theses.” Project Muse. 2004. Online.
        • Gumbs, Alexis Pauline. ”Digital Alchemist Intensives”. Eternal Summer of the Black Feminist Mind. 2013. Online.
           

        WEEK 6

        Assigned Reading: 

        • Davidson, Cathy N. and David Theo Goldberg. “Chapter 5: Institutions as Mobilizing Networks.” The Future of Thinking: Learning Institutions in a Digital Age. MIT Press. 2009. Available  online or in print. 
        • Morgan, Patrick Thomas. “Practicing Web Wisdom:  Mindfully Incorporating Digital Literacies into the Classroom”. Field Notes to 21st Century Literacies:  A Guide to New Theories, Methods, and Practices for Open Peer Teaching and Learning . 2013.  Available in print  or on HASTAC . Annotate it on RapGenius!   

        Supplementary Reading:

        • Perez-Pena, Richard. “College Enrollment Falls as Economy Recovers”. The New York Times. Online
        • Duderstadt, James. The Crisis in Financing Public Higher Education-and a Possible Solution: A 21st Century. The Millenium Project. Fall 2005. Online.  

        Supplementary Reading for building a You-niversity:

        • Christensen, Clayton M. and Michael B. Horn. “Innovation Imperative: Change Everything -- Online Education as an Agent of Transformation” The New York Times. 2013. Online
        • Coetzee, John. “Universities head for extinction”. Mail & Guardian. 2013. Online
        • Sinnott-Armstrong
        • Kamanetz, Anya. “Fast Company’s Guide to the Generation Flux College Degree.” Fast Company. Online

        Supplementary Reading for Funding Public Education: 

        • Perez-Pena, Richard. “College Enrollment Falls as Economy Recovers.” The New York Times. 2013. Online.  
        • Duderstadt, James J. “The Crisis in Financing Public Higher Education-and a Possible Solution: A 21st C Learn Grant Act.” The Millenium Project. 2005. Online .   
        • Rose, Katherine. “Education in the 21st Century.” Top Masters in Education. 2013. Online
        • Wadhwa, Vivek. “Dear Peter Thiel: Let’s Fix College, the Right Way”. Mashable. Online
        • Wadhwa, Vivek. “Billionaire’s Failed Education Experiment Proves There’s No Shortcut To Success.” Forbes. Online.
        • Ehrenberg, Ronald G. “Is the Golden Age of the Private Research University Over?” Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning. Online
        • Ehrenberg, Ronald G. “American Higher Education in Transition” Journal of Economic Perspectives. Online

         

        Created Wed 23 Oct 2013 6:59 AM PDT
        Last Modified Fri 28 Feb 2014 8:36 AM PST 

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