Language, Literacy and Cultural (LLC) doctoral candidate John Fritz has been named editor of the “reflective practitioner” section of the new Journal of Learning Analytics published by the Society of Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR). Earlier this year, the Educause Center for Applied Research (ECAR) published Fritz’s research bulletin “Using analytics at UMBC: Encouraging student responsibility and identifying effective course design” (free Educause login required until October 30, publicly available thereafter).
Several LLC students have published book reviews in HyperRhiz, the peer-reviewed online journal specializing in new media criticism and net art:
- Quinn Slobodian, Foreign Front review by Romy Hubler
- Stacy Alaimo, Bodily Natures review by Christopher Justice
- Maurice Berger, For All the World to See review by Diane Kuthy
- The Third Space and Beyond: H. Campbell, Digital Religion review by Laura Rutter Strickling
- Lee Rainie and Barry Wellman, Networked review by K. A. Wisniewski
- Jeffrey Jones, Lighthole review by Tymofey Wowk
Additionally, LLC PhD student Erin Berry will present “‘The Vivid Memoirs of an Obnoxious Slave…’ Unearthing Sylvia Wynter’s Revolution in Jay Electronica’s Rap Narratives” at the upcoming Africana Studies Conference as part of the panel “Revolution: Reclaiming Traditions, Redefining Change in Africa and the Diaspora.“
This post originally appeared in UMBC Insights.