Brandon Busteed, on The Atlantic’s 2012 Technologies in Education Forum: “In a room full of technology experts … discussion kept returning to the basics of great classroom teaching. There was widespread agreement among the participants that technology will change everything and nothing. Essentially, what we do with technology has to have fundamental underpinnings in what [...]
Communication scholar Kathleen Hall Jamieson discusses the power of words, media culture, and the state of political rhetoric with Mark Shields, David Brooks and Beverly Gage on PBS NewsHour. A full transcript of the discussion is available here.
As Americans grapple with the attempted assassination of U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and the character of contemporary political discourse, Erin Rand’s review essay offers a thoughtful consideration of the relationship between rhetoric and violence. via Jennifer Mercieca