Course Description

Exploring Digital Pedagogy, EDUC W141

Over the past decade, online education and classroom-based education have begun to converge in the form of digital pedagogy. What does this mean for the role of the instructor, how a student learns, the design of a learning experience, the structure of education and the impact on society overall? This course provides the opportunity to explore issues that are impacting 21st century education and pedagogy due to the disruptive force of technology.

Key Information

Credit: 4.5 quarter units / 3 semester units credit
UC Berkeley, Grad School of Education

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Major Requirement: fulfills Education minor elective

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: BA Education/Society/Human Development Elective Units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle - 1 course for Social Science; TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Course Creators

Glynda Hull
Glynda A. Hull is a professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, where she also holds the Elizabeth H. and Eugene A. Shurtleff Chair in Undergraduate Education. She recently collaborated with educators in several countries, with support from the Spencer Foundation, to create and study an international social networking project for youth. In California over the last ten years, with support from the US Department of Education and other agencies, she has created and studied after school programs for K-12 youth that emphasize digital media. Her current research focuses on designing innovative online spaces for learning and exploring the burgeoning phenomenon of global schools. Glynda A. Hull is a professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, where she also holds the Elizabeth H. and Eugene A. Shurtleff Chair in Undergraduate Education. She recently collaborated with educators in several countries, with support from the Spencer Foundation, to create and study an international social ...

Glynda A. Hull is a professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, where she also holds the Elizabeth H. and Eugene A. Shurtleff Chair in Undergraduate Education. She recently collaborated with educators in several countries, with support from the Spencer Foundation, to create and study an international social networking project for youth. In California over the last ten years, with support from the US Department of Education and other agencies, she has created and studied after school programs for K-12 youth that emphasize digital media. Her current research focuses on designing innovative online spaces for learning and exploring the burgeoning phenomenon of global schools.

Christyna Serrano
Dr. Christyna Serrano is a graduate of the Policy, Organizations, Measurement, and Evaluation (POME) program in the Graduate School of Education at UC Berkeley. Her dissertation examined the implementation of a federal policy (the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010) and its implementation at the local level (the Oakland Unified School District). While a graduate student at UC Berkeley, Christyna co-designed and was the instructor of record for "Critical Studies in Education" (ED 190) from 2013-2016. During the 2016-2017 academic year, she designed an online version of ED 190, which she piloted in the Summer of 2016 and will also be teaching during the Spring 2018 semester. Dr. Serrano currently works at Kapi`olani Community College in the Office for Institutional Effectiveness as an institutional researcher and in instructional assessment and evaluation.   Dr. Christyna Serrano is a graduate of the Policy, Organizations, Measurement, and Evaluation (POME) program in the Graduate School of Education at UC Berkeley. Her dissertation examined the implementation of a federal policy (the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010) and its implementation at the local level (the Oakland Unified School District). While a graduate student at UC Berkeley, ...

Dr. Christyna Serrano is a graduate of the Policy, Organizations, Measurement, and Evaluation (POME) program in the Graduate School of Education at UC Berkeley. Her dissertation examined the implementation of a federal policy (the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010) and its implementation at the local level (the Oakland Unified School District). While a graduate student at UC Berkeley, Christyna co-designed and was the instructor of record for "Critical Studies in Education" (ED 190) from 2013-2016. During the 2016-2017 academic year, she designed an online version of ED 190, which she piloted in the Summer of 2016 and will also be teaching during the Spring 2018 semester. Dr. Serrano currently works at Kapi`olani Community College in the Office for Institutional Effectiveness as an institutional researcher and in instructional assessment and evaluation.  

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