Plugs, Play, Pedagogy
By Kyle Stedman
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A playful, collaborative, monthly podcast on teaching writing and rhetoric in the 21st century Hosted by Kyle Stedman, Rockford University Also available on Stitcher (http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/plugs-play-pedagogy) and iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/plugs-play-pedagogy/id909930552).
||CleanEpisode 12: Video Didn't Kill the Composition Student||How can composition instructors use video in the classroom? Even if they're scared?||1/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Composing Creatively||What are the intersections between composition pedagogy and creative writing?||9/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Exploring the Past||What kinds of relationships do we have to the places we inhabit? And what do those relationships have to do with our teaching?||7/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Podcasting with Students||How can I use podcasting in my composition classes?||6/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Looking into the Fish Tank: Tiny Encounters at CCCC||What do writing and rhetoric scholars care about?||5/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTeaching with the Digital Archive of Literacy Narratives||What is the DALN? And how can I use it in my classes?||3/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLocations of Writing||How is our composing and teaching affected by the places we inhabit?||1/31/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrumble, Grumble: The Pitfalls of Gaming Pedagogy||What complications can we expect when we teach with games? And why are we so afraid of play?||12/22/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA New Hope for Games in the Classroom||Learn creative ways that teachers of writing and rhetoric are using games and play in their classrooms.||11/30/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUsing Creative Commons to Make Stuff||How does copyright law affect the stuff I make--and that my students make?||10/19/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Essential Podcast for Teachers of Composition, Rhetoric, and Writing Studies
This a fantastic podcast just beginning to find its footing. Kyle Stedman has put in a ton of work not only hosting and producing the show, but also conceptualizing its form and fostering a small, but growing community around it. The information is rich. Stedman doesn’t waste a whole lot of time making the podcast about himself; only to the extent that it helps us understand his own challenges and solutions as they are relevant to the episode topics. Great ethos! There are other podcasts out there focusing on a similar audience, but Plug, Play, Pedagogy is quickly emerging as one of the best produced, and one of the richest in content. Can’t wait to keep listening!
Essential Educational Listening
Insightful conversations on pedagogy and the various ways that the digital tools at our disposal can be used to improve teaching. Smooth, conversational style, brilliant guests and a tremendous array of resources. Valuable for any educator, and great listening for anyone who cares about pedagogy.