F124. Digital Pedagogy for Beginners

Room 102B, Washington Convention Center, Level One
Friday, February 10, 2017
9:00 am to 10:15 am


From podcasts to Twitter essays to .gif novels, digital storytelling is on the rise. This panel is aimed at instructors interested in experimenting with this fascinating and challenging material, but unsure of how to begin. Panelists work to demystify the world of digital pedagogy by offering their experiences integrating new media into writing classes. Panelists also suggest examples, assignments and discussion topics appropriate for literature, creative writing and composition courses.



Aubrey Hirsch is the author of Why We Never Talk About Sugar. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in American Short FictionThird CoastHobartPANK, The Toast, and The New York Times. She currently works as a visiting assistant professor of creative writing at Oberlin College.

Faith Adiele has authored two memoirs, The Nigerian-Nordic Girl’s Guide To Lady Problems and Meeting Faith; coedited Coming of Age Around the World; and was writer/subject/narrator of the PBS documentary film My Journey Home. She teaches at VONA/Voices, SF Writers Grotto, and California College of the Arts.

Brian Oliu is an instructor at the University of Alabama and director of the Slash Pine Press Internship. He is the author of four books of nonfiction and two chapbooks, ranging from Craigslist Missed Connections, to computer viruses, to Google Maps, to 8-bit video games, to the arcade game NBA Jam.

Erin Anderson is the author of Our Time Is Up, winner of a Sarah Lawrence College International Audio Fiction Award, and What Hadn’t Happened, winner of The Atavist’s Digital Storymakers Award. She is an assistant professor in the Writing Program at the University of Pittsburgh.


March 4–7, 2020
San Antonio, TX

Henry B. González Convention Center