Click here to listen to a podcast on Scholarly Teaching and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning by Professor Randy Bass. Randy is a Professor in the English Department in the American Studies Program at Georgetown University. He is also Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning Initiatives, Executive Director of the Center for New Designs in Learning & Scholarship, and Director of the Visible Knowledge Project.
His teaching and research interests include: 19th century American literature and American cultural studies; American documentary; and representations of violence and social crisis. His primary interests include use of new technologies in humanities instruction and pedagogy, theory and practice of digital textuality.
Bass’ selected publications include: serving as Co-editor of Intentional Media: The Crossroads Conversations on Learning and Technology in the American Culture and History Classroom (Works and Days, 2000); serving as Editor of Border Texts: Cultural Readings for Contemporary Writers (Houghton Mifflin, 1999); serving as supervising editor of Engines of Inquiry: A Practical Guide to Using Technology in Teaching American Studies; and serving as director of the American Studies Crossroads Project (www.crossroads.georgetown.edu). He also wrote “Story and Archive in the 21st Century,” College English. (June, 1999)
Honors, grants, and awards Bass has won, include a $2.67 million grant for the Visible Knowledge Project (2000) and an EDUCAUSE medal for outstanding achievement in technology and undergraduate education (1998). He also served as a Pew Scholar and Carnegie Fellow, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching (1999).
Bass is currently working on Visible Knowledge Project (national research project on learning and technology in the humanities), and the book project: Hyper Activity and Under Construction: Learning Culture in the 21st Century.
Click here to read Randy’s blog and learn more about the Visible Knowledge Project.