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<div><p>Cottage</p>
<blockquote>
<p><code>&gt;</code>you are standing in a small cottage. There is a <strong>fishing pole</strong> here.
Exits are: OUT</p>
</blockquote>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://www.reactiongifs.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/woah.gif" alt="keanu">
Yes Keanu. Woah indeed.</p>
</div>
<div><p>-</p>
<h2 id="no-more-essays">No More Essays</h2>
</div>
<div><p><em>or</em></p>
</div>
<div><p>Writing History Beyond the Page</p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://carleton.ca/history/wp-content/uploads/LUT6410-300px.jpg" alt="Bruce in his Office"></p>
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<div><p><img src="https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5100/5522568035_f8f18fd98b_b_d.jpg" alt="Welding Shop"></p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://i.imgur.com/pWtl5y8.jpg" alt="Imgur"></p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d7/Don_Knotts_Jim_Nabors_Andy_Griffith_Show_1964.JPG" alt="slackjawed"></p>
</div>
<div><p>I&#39;d prefer if someone called &#39;bullshit&#39;.</p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7085/7318389106_0ffd2210a9_o_d.jpg" alt="why?"></p>
</div>
<div><p>...instrumentalization of learning is part of it.
<img src="https://media.giphy.com/media/3nzV15TfT3MqY/giphy.gif" alt="hugo"></p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="https://farm1.staticflickr.com/95/221947325_8eb72801d9_b_d.jpg" alt="Dublin Prison">
...surveillance masking as &#39;Engagement Analytics&#39; </p>
</div>
<div><p>This isn&#39;t a new thing, of course.</p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/hackedu/patentimage1.png" alt="1966 machine">
via <a href="http://hackeducation.com/2014/06/22/ed-tech-patents">Audrey Watters, whom you must read</a></p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/hackedu/patentapp2.png" alt="teaching spelling">
1866</p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://i.imgur.com/gms7jxq.png" alt="audrey watters"></p>
</div>
<div><p><a href="http://hackeducation.com/2013/03/26/ed-tech-solutionism-morozov">Click Here to Save Education</a></p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://i.imgur.com/kffFzS7.png" alt="think of the children"></p>
</div>
<div><p>But when I hear &#39;Digital Natives&#39;</p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8203/8171361502_f36bee130e_o_d.jpg" alt="img"></p>
</div>
<div><p>Or when I hear &#39;gamify!&#39;</p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://i.imgur.com/ax37IXw.png" alt="Bogost"></p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7243/13494766293_7ae4e50fef_k_d.jpg" alt="Curmudgeons of Sackville"></p>
</div>
<div><p>The Argument So Far:</p>
</div>
<div><ol>
<li>Concerns for form kill love</li>
</ol>
</div>
<div><ol>
<li>Atomization &amp; measurement kill joy</li>
</ol>
</div>
<div><ol>
<li>Both lead to surveillance and the casual acceptance of the same</li>
</ol>
</div>
<div><ol>
<li>Resulting in what we see in our classrooms.</li>
</ol>
</div>
<div><p>...and the &#39;essay&#39; is the prime vector.</p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://i.imgur.com/7Bj8qHG.png" alt="Imgur"></p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://freethoughtblogs.com/entequilaesverdad/files/2013/02/fighting-trousers-800x422.jpg" alt="img"></p>
</div>
<div><p>After a statement like that, I&#39;d better have something good, right?</p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8200/8171362048_26fd75bd39.jpg" alt="img"></p>
</div>
<div><p>No more essays.</p>
</div>
<div><p>Unessays.</p>
</div>
<div><p>&quot;How do we write good history?&quot;</p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4137/4791322423_7213b78fb9_b_d.jpg" alt="lego zombies"></p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://i.imgur.com/oxenSgE.png" alt="allison"></p>
</div>
<div><p>Some focus on place.</p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://i.imgur.com/LS5Qud0.png" alt="Christina"></p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://i.imgur.com/j7Q8dyR.jpg" alt="Pembroke"></p>
</div>
<div><p>Some focus on pushing the pyshical into the digital and back to the physical world.</p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BkuU6WqCQAAS2fR.jpg" alt="air canada"></p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://i.imgur.com/VKl1b7W.png" alt="meso"></p>
</div>
<div><p>Some tell algorithmic stories.</p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://i.imgur.com/hf6jcRo.png" alt="vow to mithras"></p>
</div>
<div><p>Some build worlds</p>
</div>
<div><p><a href="https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1GYZKKFpatf0fYf71akcSvDu4Qtb1RA9fCPhcdtajaS4/edit?pli=1#slide=id.p">RideauCraft</a>
<img src="http://i.imgur.com/lvfbQh3.png" alt="Imgur"></p>
</div>
<div><p><a href="https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/37716296/vimyparadata.html">VimyCraft</a>
<img src="http://i.imgur.com/Ez2Qs2c.png" alt="Imgur"></p>
</div>
<div><p>The Medic&#39;s War
<img src="http://epress.trincoll.edu/webwriting/wp-content/uploads/sites/12/2014/10/Graham1-MedicsWar1022px.jpg" alt="The Medic&#39;s War"></p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://i.imgur.com/XONpcHb.png" alt="Imgur"></p>
</div>
<div><p>The only thing worse than writing a 5 pg essay is <strong>not</strong> writing a 5 pg essay.</p>
</div>
<div><p>But...</p>
</div>
<div><p>?
<img src="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d7/Don_Knotts_Jim_Nabors_Andy_Griffith_Show_1964.JPG" alt="slackjawed"></p>
</div>
<div><p><img src="http://www.reactiongifs.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/woah.gif" alt="keanu">
Yes Keanu. Woah indeed.</p>
</div>
<div><p>Classroom</p>
<blockquote>
<p><code>&gt;</code>you are standing in a small classroom. There is a <strong>computer</strong> here. Students are staring at you.
Exits are: OUT</p>
</blockquote>
</div>

Cottage

>you are standing in a small cottage. There is a fishing pole here. Exits are: OUT


keanu Yes Keanu. Woah indeed.


No More Essays


or


Writing History Beyond the Page


Bruce in his Office


Welding Shop


Imgur


slackjawed


I'd prefer if someone called 'bullshit'.


why?


...instrumentalization of learning is part of it. hugo


Dublin Prison ...surveillance masking as 'Engagement Analytics'


This isn't a new thing, of course.


1966 machine via Audrey Watters, whom you must read


teaching spelling 1866


audrey watters


Click Here to Save Education


think of the children


But when I hear 'Digital Natives'


img


Or when I hear 'gamify!'


Bogost


Curmudgeons of Sackville


The Argument So Far:


  1. Concerns for form kill love

  1. Atomization & measurement kill joy

  1. Both lead to surveillance and the casual acceptance of the same

  1. Resulting in what we see in our classrooms.

...and the 'essay' is the prime vector.


Imgur


img


After a statement like that, I'd better have something good, right?


img


No more essays.


Unessays.


"How do we write good history?"


lego zombies


allison


Some focus on place.


Christina


Pembroke


Some focus on pushing the pyshical into the digital and back to the physical world.


air canada


meso


Some tell algorithmic stories.


vow to mithras


Some build worlds


RideauCraft Imgur


VimyCraft Imgur

The Medic's War The Medic's War


Imgur


The only thing worse than writing a 5 pg essay is not writing a 5 pg essay.


But...


? slackjawed


keanu Yes Keanu. Woah indeed.


Classroom

>you are standing in a small classroom. There is a computer here. Students are staring at you. Exits are: OUT

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