Feb 19

Assignments and Architecture: Pedagogy in the Digital Age

From site: Gould Library

A Bridge Crossings: Digital Pedagogy Dinner co-sponsored by St. Olaf & Carleton. Presented by Dr. Brian Croxall from Emory University.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015
5:00 – 7:00 pm / St. Olaf Buntrock Commons, Sun Ballroom

Save the evening of Thursday, February 19 to participate in a dinner presentation at St. Olaf College on digital pedagogy and its impact on student learning. This opportunity is sponsored by the Bridge Crossings Events Series under the auspices of the four-year Mellon project, “Broadening the Bridge: Leading Carleton and St. Olaf into a More Collaborative Future.”

The evening, organized by IT and the Libraries from St. Olaf and Carleton, will feature a presentation by Brian Croxall titled “Assignments and Architecture: Pedagogy in the Digital Age.” Drawing on lessons from architects, Brian Croxall will discuss principles for designing productive and engaging digital assignments. He will discuss work that his students have done to build apps; talk to the public; use Vine and Instagram to read literature; and conduct original, digital humanities research on an author whose works peskily remain in copyright.

Brian Croxall is Digital Humanities Strategist and Lecturer of English at Emory University. Along with developing and managing digital scholarship projects in the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship (ECDS), he teaches courses on digital humanities, media studies, and American literature. He’s also co-editor of a book on steampunk and a cluster editor at #alt-academy. In addition to writing for the group blog ProfHacker, Prof. Croxall is also on the Executive Councils of the Modern Language Association and the Association for Computers and the Humanities.


  • Thursday, February 19, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
  • At St. Olaf, in the Buntrock Commons, Sun Ballroom
  • Register Online

If you have questions, please feel free to e-mail one of us.

Ann Zawistoski, Head of Reference and Instruction, Carleton College
Janet Russell, Director of Academic Technology, Carleton College
Nancy Aarsvold, Assistant Director of Instructional Technology, St. Olaf College
Kasia Gonnerman, Head of Research and Instruction, St. Olaf College

Sponsored by Library & ITS. Contact: Ann Gwinn Zawistoski