Digital Pedagogy Lab pursues a commitment to education through pedagogy and outreach. We advocate for the elevation of the student and the contingent teacher, the proliferation of voices across education, and the ongoing investigation and creative implementation of critical and digital pedagogies.
This project is not ideologically neutral. Our work is inspired by critical pedagogues like Paulo Freire and bell hooks. Education happens everywhere, all the time, and so people must be empowered to learn and teach throughout their lives.
Digital Pedagogy Lab offers a series of professional development opportunities including an annual 5-day institute, which offers hands-on work in critical digital pedagogy. We also offer other kinds of educational outreach online, including regular #digped chats on Twitter, open online courses, and more.
Starting in 2016, Digital Pedagogy Lab will be going “on the road” when invited by institutions, groups, or organizations interested in bringing the Institute environment to their educators, learners, technologists, and administrators.
We’re very excited to announce the recipients of the 2018 Digital Pedagogy Lab Fellowships! Every year, we offer a number of fellowships to people from communities whose voices are not always heard in education, providing support for their travel and registration for the event. We consider these fellows part of the faculty for the event, and they offer workshops to... Read More
Digital Pedagogy Lab 2018, held at the University of Mary Washington, is now open for registration! This event—held July 30-August 3—marks the third year in Fredericksburg, VA, and there are more courses, workshops, and options for attendance than any previous year. We’ve gathered a team of twelve faculty and special guests, and we have invited eight new fellowship recipients; we’ve upped... Read More
Mark your calendars—registration for Digital Pedagogy Lab 2018 Institute will open on January 30, 2018! The DPL Advisory Board, myself, and the whole team at the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies at the University of Mary Washington have been working behind the scenes to make this year’s Lab more interesting, flexible, and open than any of the previous six,... Read More