Tag: Adventures in Pedagogy

Coming Soon: The MultiRepository

Owen Kohl , October 14th, 2021

This post introduces a new collaborative project coming soon to CASTAC: an archive of online platforms that highlights how researchers have utilized different communicative modes and media in…


Critical Imagination at the Intersection of STS Pedagogy and Research

Emily York , November 5th, 2019

*This post was co-authored by Emily York and Shannon Conley* In 2017, we established the STS Futures Lab—a space to critically interrogate plausible sociotechnical futures and to develop…


Archiving for the Anthropocene: Notes from the Field Campus

Tim Schütz , October 29th, 2019

On a chilly Sunday afternoon in March, our Field Campus group walked through downtown Granite City, Illinois. Located just 6 miles north of St. Louis, the downtown was…


Students as laboratory labor

Caitlin Wylie , July 16th, 2019

What is the role of students in universities? There are ongoing contentious debates and campus protests about whether graduate students should be considered employees with the right to…


SciCom: The Slippery Business of STEM Promotion

Scott W Schwartz , July 9th, 2019

“One thing is certain: When something is scientifically complex, it’s harder to understand and to communicate” (sciencebranding.com). Regardless of its accuracy, this is a commonly repeated sentiment …


Writing Science: Viewing Science as Social Practice in the Composition Classroom

davidgerstle , January 8th, 2019

Composition endures, in fact thrives, at universities that are heavily invested in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. But, this also means that composition instructors who are primaril…