Following campus guidelines, all in-person activities and events MASCLab had scheduled will not take place this semester. Stay tuned for plans for digital events and meetings. Join our mailing list to hear about upcoming opportunities and continuing weekly meetings and other activities online. Continue reading In-person events cancelled through semester. Online activities will continue.
This year, MASCLab produced a series of events that explored, presented and engaged with examples of multimodal scholarship. Special thanks to the Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs for co-sponsoring the series. Events: What are you watching series, March 3rd, 2020. “Runaway” Interactive Film Screening February 13th, 2020 in the Smith Learning Theater with Professor Jacqueline Simmons The Challenges of YPAR … Continue reading Multimodal Scholarship Series
Podcast Series Our podcast series invites a range of voices to delve into issues related to media in research, scholarship, and social change. It is an exercise of and about participatory production. Listen to our podcast episodes on Soundcloud or download/subscribe via iTunes! Continue reading MASCLab Podcast
MASCLab members have been working hard to produce a brand new card game: Lamboozled! Designed for use with middle schoolers in educational settings, Lamboozled! takes on the issue of “fake news” and news media literacy. Check out the game, learn how to play, and stay tuned for research and curricula here at the Lamboozled! site! Continue reading Lamboozled! A News Media Literacy Game
MASCLab is producing a new limited podcast series focusing on research around gun violence. Our first episode has been released! It discusses cleaning and greening programs in Philadelphia and how research has shown that converting vacant lots to maintained green space open for use by community members leads to reductions in gun violence. Visit the “Research for Solutions” website to hear the episode and learn … Continue reading MASCLab Presents: Research for Solutions
It was a busy semester at MASCLab. We hosted lively discussions in our weekly meetings on topics like the ethics of online research, representation, and thinking through accessibility in our approaches to scholarship as a lab. We shared, critiqued and celebrated each others’ media work. We helped bring events to the broader Teachers College community like Professor Hannah Smithson’s talk on The Challenges of YPAR … Continue reading MASCLab Fall 2019 Semester Reflection
Wednesday 12/4 from 3-5pm in HM46A, make sure to come to the joint MASCLab/VRSC happy hour to hear from TWO great MASCLab members about their work! Emily Bailin on “The Role of “Finstas” (Fake Instagram Accounts) In Youth Self Expression and Digital Participation” andKatie Newhouse on “Small Spaces, Big Moments: Restricted Educational Programs and Disabling Sites of Possibilities” Emily: This research project asks: how do … Continue reading VRSC Happy Lunch: Research in Progress with Two MASCLab Members Wednesday Afternoon!
Join us for our first meeting of the school year this Wednesday, September 11 from 12-1pm in HM 138! Spread the word! All are welcome who are interested in the intersection of Media, Scholarship and Research, and Social Change. Continue reading First Meeting of School Year Wednesday!
Today at MASCLab we introduced each other a little further and talked about pitches, and then did some pitching of projects we would be excited to make this year. Here’s a short list of some of the initial ideas that were shared: A game based on navigating Teachers College in 3 dimensions Our ongoing Fake News game projects A video about officially labeling gaming addiction … Continue reading Meeting Share – September 19
TC community: We are extremely excited to invite you to this year’s first meeting of the Media and Social Change Lab (MASCLab) at Teachers College. All who are interested are welcome. The meeting will take place this Wednesday, September 12th in Horace Mann 46A (in the basement of Horace Mann) 12-1:30 pm This meeting will be an opportunity to meet others interested in MASCLab and … Continue reading First Meeting of ’18/’19 This Wednesday!