Prof. Marina Bers will describe current research on a pedagogical approach for early childhood computer science education called “Coding as Another Language”.
The Language of Civic Life: Past to Present
The University of Texas’ Roderick Hart argues that disagreements – endless, raucous disagreements – draw citizens in, or at least enough of them to sustain civic hope.
Podcast, “Electronic Literature and Future Books” with Katherine Hayles and Rita Raley
Katherine Hayles and Rita Raley on how mainstream and avant-garde poets and writers have been exploring the literary potential of the computer for decades.
Podcast: Amaranth Borsuk, “Between Page and Screen: Digital, Visual, and Material Poetics”
Poet and scholar Amaranth Borsuk discusses authorship, materiality, and her poetic practice as a multi-media writer and artist.
Communicative 2.0: Video Games and Digital Culture in the Foreign Language Classroom
Two core concepts in youth entertainment that will increasingly become central in future attempts to design affordable foreign language learning materials.
Bilingual By Design: A Design Study of Toy Design and Material Play Culture for Children Bilingual in French and English
The design of bilingual talking toys and their potential uses in the bilingual family.