Author: Wesch

My New Podcast about College Life

Wesch , August 26th, 2016


I have launched a new project – a “This American Life”-style podcast about college life.  It is my favorite endeavor of the past 12 years.  I hope you…


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The Sleeper

Wesch , August 29th, 2015


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What Baby George and Handstands Have Taught Me About Learning

Wesch , August 29th, 2015


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“The Syllabus” – Trailer for Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

New Website – myteachingnotebook.com

Wesch , August 29th, 2015


Dear subscribers, I have launched a new website focusing on the pursuit of joy in teaching and learning at myteachingnotebook.com. I’ll cross-post articles here for awhile, but if…


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“Falling Up” – Genre-busting Digital Ethnography

Wesch , May 29th, 2015


Every spring my Digital Ethnography students move into the Meadowlark Hills Continuing Care Retirement Community and immerse themselves in the lives and memories of their new neighbors. This…


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Learning worth crying about

Wesch , July 10th, 2014


By the time I entered college, it had been over 10 years since I had read a book, and I was quite proud of myself. The last book…


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The Meaning of Death

Wesch , June 19th, 2014


“An Ode to the Beauty of Existential Angst” by Vasilios Markou Vasili is one of 11 students from Digital Ethnography 2014 who moved into the Meadowlark Hills retirement…


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Interviewed by David Steiman

Wesch , June 17th, 2014


Beautifully produced by David Steiman at Pasadena City College.


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Learning as soul-making

Wesch , June 17th, 2014


“After years of experimenting with social media and praising the learning potential of these tools, Wesch realized that they don’t automatically establish either genuine empathy or meaningful bo…


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To Live in this World

Wesch , June 17th, 2014


by Jordan Thomas and Kenzie Wade, Digital Ethnography Class of 2014 This past semester, seven of the eleven students in my Digital Ethnography class moved into a continuing…


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World Simulation in the NYT

Wesch , April 8th, 2014


The World Simulation is featured in the NYT’s “Ed Life” section this week along with several other innovative classes. Great picture of Madeline McMillen and Carol Ford, along…


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2010 Diggies Featured on Upworthy

Wesch , January 17th, 2014


The 2010 team of Diggies (Digital Ethnography students) were featured on Upworthy for their “flash mob of kindness” video to support K-State Proud. Under the title, “A Mob…


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Smile Because it Happened

Wesch , June 14th, 2013


“Smile Because it Happened” is the latest project to come from our Digital Ethnography class (ANTH 677: Digital Ethnography Field Methods). We have become known for finding “communi…


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Wildcat Way Promo Video

Wesch , January 3rd, 2013


A little promo produced by Kansas State University


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