Participatory Culture

This week I've been thinking a lot about participatory culture surrounding digital literacies. The article "Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century" defines participatory culture as "a culture with relatively low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement, strong support for creating and sharing one’s creations, and some type of … Continue reading Participatory Culture


Creating a Meme

Small successes are what make experimenting with technology in the classroom worth it. Introducing students to blogging is always exciting for them, but you run into the issue of potentially losing the feeling of novelty and thus the enthusiasm. Here's my small success for the week: Creating memes seems so simple, but it comes with … Continue reading Creating a Meme