Have you heard about City Tech's OpenLab? It's an open-source digital platform where students, faculty, and staff meet to learn, work, and share their ideas. Built by and for City Tech using open source software, the OpenLab is designed to provide opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to connect and collaborate across the college.
In the wake of the recent election cycle, people are waking up to the idea that perhaps the news sources they were consuming were not telling the whole story. Information literacy seems more relevant and important now than ever before.
With the backdrop of today’s rapidly changing academic landscape, there are vast opportunities for using new technologies in scholarly work. Polly Thistlewaite and Jessie Daniels explore using digital technologies to bring together academics, journalists, and activists to produce knowledge and promote social justice.