As an expert, I sometimes have strongly-held judgments about current issues of technology, media, and culture. People less inclined to be pro-Geoff might call them opinionated opinions. But can they fairly be called ‘rants’?
Read below, and see for yourself:
Teaching Rudimentary Coding in English Classes?
I’ll be teaching some basic Swift and Java coding in my 300-level ENGL intro to web design class tomorrow. The students have already been learning to build websites all term….
Why We Must Teach Web Design and Development in English Departments
I have taught web design and development since the early 1990s, as part of my work in rhetoric programs at three research universities. Over that period I have participated in…
Teaching and Learning New Media
For decades, laypeople have believed that new media somehow improve themselves incrementally. Marc Prensky asserted in 2001 that young people (whom he called ‘digital natives’) would be naturally good with…
Tech Comm Applications
What All Tech Comm Majors Should Learn in College, 2022 Edition For a few years, I’ve maintained a list of applied technologies which I’ve recommended the students in our undergraduate…