From the CFP: Got an innovative program or research project dealing with connected learning or digital media and learning? We want to hear about it at this year’s Digital Media and Learning Conference, and the deadline to apply to be a featured speaker has been extended to May 1. Read full CFP here.

During our tenure at HyperStudio as research assistants, we’ve had the chance to work on a number of archival projects at various stages of implementation. From uploading, encoding, and storing of data, to visualizing, displaying and making it accessible, we’ve gotten first hand experience into the tremendous amount of possibilities and variables at play in…

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Like many of my colleagues who think carefully about digital literacy and pedagogies, I began seriously considering the use of social media platforms in educational settings — sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr — around 2008. Despite nearly a decade of innovative uses of digital platforms in educational settings, the use of these platforms and…

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Drawing from the work of “Mapping Inequality,” a ProPublica investigative report published earlier this month uncovered a phenomenon similar to redlining in the car insurance industry today. The report found insurers charged premiums that were up to 30 percent higher in minority neighborhoods than in predominantly white neighborhoods with similar rates of accident risk.  “As rates have…

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From the ad: The 4th Annual Digital Pedagogy Institute conference will be held this August at Brock University in the beautiful Niagara Peninsula…The two-day conference will include keynote addresses, presentations, workshops, and digital tool training that focus on the innovative use of digital technologies to enhance and transform undergraduate and graduate teaching. Read the full…

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From the post: In November 2016, I started as the Digital Scholarship Librarian at Georgia State University Library. During my interview for the position, I presented a job talk related to the topic of opportunities and challenges involved in digital scholarship. Access resource here.

The University of Delaware is recruiting a Coordinator for Digital Archives and Records. From the ad: Developing, implementing, and maintaining a digital asset management system to manage the electronic collections of the Archives Program; Developing, implementing, and maintaining resources for the intake and archiving of the university’s electronic records, including documents, databases and data sets,…

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From the report: The Society of American Archaeology (SAA) is one of the largest professional organisations for archaeologists in the world, and just concluded its annual meeting in Vancouver, BC at the end of March. The R language has been a part of this meeting for more than a decade, with occasional citations of R…

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James Madison University is recruiting a Digital Preservation Librarian. From the ad: The Digital Preservation Librarian reports to the Head of Digital Collections and is responsible for the stewardship and protection of LET’s digital assets; leads the development of an effective and achievable strategy to establish a cohesive digital preservation program ensuring the long-term viability…

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