Curriculum Notes

This is the very brief presentation I made to our new Dean earlier this year outlining our approach to pedagogy in the media program. Important to note: some of us drink this particular colour of Kool-Aid but it would be unreasonable and inaccurate to say that all of my colleagues are on board with this stuff.

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I Was Going To Write About the iPad But

I think an iPad makes a ton more sense for our students, who are presently being encouraged to lease laptops, particularly when we stop thinking of them as bloody ebook readers and as devices for making. … The inertia of old media is like trying to turn around one of those enormous oil tankers – even after 15 years of realising that the internet is not going away most of my colleagues still think we need to teach students for TV, radio, graphic design and newspapers.

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