Jade E. Davis is the associate director for digital learning in the Center for Teaching and Learning at LaGuardia Community College CUNY. She has a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in communication studies with a focus on media, technology, and culture. Her research looks at how digital media affects how society makes, understands, and accepts knowledge and culture. More specifically, she is interested in spaces that make digital information into knowledge and culture and the ethics and ownership of the data traces that are left behind. She is a former member of the PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge at Duke University’s Program Coordinator for the Digital Media and Learning Competition at HASTAC, and former Ph.D. intern with Microsoft Research New England’s Social Media Collective.
April 16, 2015
A recent New York Times article titled “Online Test-Takers Feel Anti-Cheating Software’s Uneasy Glare” features an interview with a student taking an online course. This part struck me: “a red warning band...Categories: Critical Perspectives, Digital Learning
February 19, 2015
The family computer recently stopped working. This wouldn’t be the end of the world normally, however, my oldest son’s second-grade classroom implemented a new homework policy. Instead of having homework on paper,...Categories: Digital Citizenship, Educational Practice
September 1, 2014
Any learning is inherently risky. The second we enter spaces to learn stuff, we are acknowledging that there are things we don’t know and that we trust the environment, place and people...Categories: Connected Learning, Digital Citizenship