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Diversity & Democracy Winter 2014 cover image

Current Issue:
Winter 2014, Vol. 17, No. 1

New Technologies: Implications for
Higher Education’s Democratic Mission

This issue of Diversity & Democracy explores the relationship between recent technology-driven trends and higher education’s civic commitments and equity goals. The issue invites readers to reflect on how technological change is affecting higher education’s work to educate all students for participation in the linked spheres of civic and economic life.

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From the Editor

New Technologies

Technology, Education, Democracy: Elements of an Emerging Paradigm
David Scobey, The New School for Public Engagement

Democratization of Education for Whom? Online Learning and Educational Equity
Shanna Smith Jaggars, Teachers College, Columbia University

There’s No App for Ending Racism: Theorizing the Civic in the Age of Disruption
Dan Butin, Merrimack College

Campus Practice and Perspective

Using E-Portfolios to Support Transfer Student Success
Karen Singer-Freeman, Linda Bastone, and Joseph Skrivanek—all of Purchase College, State University of New York

Story Matters: Meeting Actionable Community Needs in a Digital World
Cindy O’Donnell-Allen, Colorado State University

Bringing Online and Residential Students Together for Engaged Civic Learning
Laura van Assendelft, Mary Baldwin College

Overcoming Our Distance for Election Night
Marie Lavinder Greer, Mary Baldwin College

Connecting across Hemispheres in Media Studies
Janna Jones, Northern Arizona University

Civic Seed: Developing a Video Game for Civic Engagement
Mindy Nierenberg, Tufts University

Improving Student Success Using Technology-Based Analytics
Elizabeth D. Phillips, Arizona State University

Student-Driven Technological Change in a Contingent Faculty Classroom
Rebecca Dolinsky, Association of American Colleges and Universities

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