Monthly Archives: February 2011

An Immanent Critique of the Net Gen Myth

At the up-coming Digital Future of Higher Ed. Conference (Feb. 22, 2011), I’ll be debating PowerPoint slides that attempt to reconstruct the main arguments for the Net Generation as a “force” in educational change. I’ve also been working on a … Continue reading

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The Lecture as a Trans-Medial Pedagogical Form: The Future of an Illusion

The lecture as a trans medial pedagogical form [slideshare id=6827539&doc=thelectureasatrans-medialpedagogicalform-110205234907-phpapp02] View more webinars from Norm Friesen. Just presented a paper on the Lecture as a Transmedial Pedagogical Form at the virtual Connected Online 2011. conference. Here’s the abstract: The lecture … Continue reading

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Marshalling McLuhan for Media Theory

A short op-ed-style piece for English Studies in Canada. Watch the referenced “Marshall McLuhan: Part of Our Heritage” video on YouTube. “Thirty years after his death, and a century after his birth, the cultural and theoretical contributions of Marshall McLuhan … Continue reading

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