Finished Filming and On to Editing

Hi there! So just a quick update on how things are going! I just started my editing phase of the project. I finished all of my interviews and am now moving on to filming B-roll, which is footage that I can use while people are talking. But oh boy do I feel stressed. This videoRead more

Midterm Update and Major Lessons Learned

Hi there! So this post is long overdue but I’m going to update you all on what I’ve been up to in my individual study. Within this course, I am creating an introductory video for the Domain of One’s Own program that will be shown to the incoming freshman at orientation this summer. There’s aRead more

Web We Need to Give Students

Student privacy has become one of the hottest issues in education. Argument over student’s privacy gives them no voice UMW students control over their data, scholarship, a digital identity. When someone uses an LMS it can’t be accessed once the semester is over. But with Domain of One’s Own students are able to take theirRead more

Do I Own My Domain If You Grade It?

“Owning data has the potential to give students agency and control” Its important to focus on knowledge and production rather than data possession. Students need to see this space as a reward for rigor and experimentation. Professors need to shift focus away from traditional assignments.  Audience doesn’t change at all. Have to give students theRead more

Who's afraid of Domain of One's Own

Domain is more of a delimited (nonconstrained) space with your name on it — literally, you can do whatever you want with it. Virginia Woolf’s “A Room Of One’s Own”–  a room that provides time, creative ideas, and the space to express oneself freely– literally and figuratively Students take part of a wider digital conversation.Read more

Unwired through a Domain of One's Own in Wired

Why do universities give students temporary cyberinfrastructures like email accounts and web hosting that end up being replaced after graduation. Gardner Campbell “argued that learning to build and operate a personal cloud was a life skill students would need and should be taught.” With Domain of One’s Own students begin to assemble a platform toRead more

Progress in a "Personal Cyberinfrastructure"

Progress is linear and exponential. But it sometimes it can loop back to bring other ideas back to light. Courses used to cover basic HTML and CSS Began to build course web pages with the help of grant money to fund the projects. Plug and play applications emerged helped empower faculty with a move toRead more