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RIA # 111: Mike Caulfield on the Digital Polarization Initiative

Mike Caulfield

On this episode, Katie is joined by Mike Caulfield, director of blended and networked learning at Washington State University Vancouver, and head of the Digital Polarization Initiative. In these roles, Mike is changing the way that digital literacy is taught. His current initiative with AASCU’s American Democracy Project combines a grassroots approach to pedagogical change with a formal 11 school pilot testing new modes of teaching civic online literacy.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: The Digital Polarization Initiative [00:00-16:25]

In this first segment, Mike shares how he got started with the Digital Polarization Initiative.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Sharing and Reusing for Researchers [16:26-33:48]

In segment two, Mike offers some ideas for how researchers can share their work.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

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