Digital Pedagogy Lab 2020 will take place July 27-31 on Auraria Campus in Denver, Colorado. The event, partnered with the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver, will welcome more than 200 attendees from around the globe to participate in unique 5-day cohorts designed around areas like: Open Pedagogy, Inclusive Design, Information Literacy, Digital Identity and Scholarship, STEM-H, Maker Literacy, and more. Together in a community of inquiry, pedagogy, critical imagination, and hope, we will explore the intersections between teaching, learning, digital technology, and social justice.
The Lab has always relied upon the voices of its participants to guide the learning and discovery at the event. Key among those voices are our fellows. Each year, we earmark funds to provide fellowships to as many people as we can. A Digital Pedagogy Lab Fellow attends the event for free and has the opportunity to present a workshop, co-lead a portion of a course with one of our faculty, sit on our closing panel, or find other creative ways to contribute to the DPL community. In addition, each fellow receives a $1,000 USD stipend to help offset the cost of travel.
There is no way to exaggerate the importance and contribution of these fellows to the Lab, to the community, the conversations, and the collaborations that take place there.
Today, we are opening applications for our DPL 2020 fellowships. Applications are due December 6, 2019 and fellowships will be awarded no later than December 13, 2019.
As we have done in past years, we are offering these fellowships to people from communities whose voices are not always heard in education. This is an invitation to perspectives not always visible at other academic and technology conferences. Digital Pedagogy Lab was built as a welcoming, affirming environment, and we acknowledge that in order to keep it that way, we must make an active effort to keep the doors open wide. Because this is what scholarly, pedagogical, collaborative work should look like.
And so to that end, we invite applications from communities that include Black educators, Latinx educators, Indigenous people, people with disabilities, neurodivergent folks, LGBTQ2S people, women, and nonbinary folx, students (undergraduate or graduate), sessional and adjunct faculty, K12 educators, educators from outside the U.S. and non-Western countries, among others. If you have been silenced, if you have not been given space to present your ideas and insights, then please consider applying for a 2020 fellowship.
The application is quick and easy. Applications will be evaluated by a committee made of DPL faculty and staff, and awarded as soon as possible after the deadline. And once again, that deadline is December 6, 2019.
Our ability to offer these fellowships depends a great deal on contributions from individuals, organizations, and institutions. If you or your organization would like to help support Digital Pedagogy Lab fellowships this year or next, please email Sean Michael Morris, Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.Apply for a DPL 2020 Fellowship