Cathie LeBlanc Notes

The Fallacies of Open: Participatory Design, Infrastructuring, and the Pursuit of Radical Possibility – CITE Journal

To better understand the impacts of participatory design in English language arts teacher education, this critical case study focuses on the National Writing Project’s Connected Learning Massive, Open, Online Collaboration (CLMOOC) that engaged educators in playing with the connected learning framework. The authors draw from 5 years of interaction data to question “open” as a…

Chris Aldrich on the IndieWeb

I use this website as my primary hub for online presence and communication. I try to follow the tenets of the IndieWeb movement in owning all of my own data and in publishing on my own site and syndicating elsewhere (POSSE), so most of my presence in various parts of social media typically originates from the…

Photography and Social Change: Dorothea Lange and the Politics of Seeing – Essay by Cat Lachowskyj | LensCulture

Regarding Lange’s legacy, associations with such an iconic image have simultaneously been a blessing and a curse. While the photographer’s name remains a bolded marker in the history of the medium, her career is often overshadowed by the single photograph, leaving far less room for knowledge of her greater oeuvre and impressive pursuits. Broadening Lange’s…

note – petermolnar.net

Owning the content is the first step, but it shouldn't be the only step. I wholeheartedly disagree with WordPress' attitude, making people avoid technical responsibility1 - people should care, they should be at least be aware of what's happening when they press a publish button. They needn't have to be capable of doing it from…