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[Xmca-l] Re: Live Web Annotation: The Learning Sciences in a New Era of U.S. Nationalism

Thomas et al --

I would like very much to link up the discussion you have going through
Cognition and Instruction and which I learned about through the paper you
pointed us toward in January. I could not figure out where to link into the
blog to see what people had written by way of comments. How does one do

(For those who have forgotten, the original paper is at

With the new message -- Is the suggestion that we now continue to interact
in that forum? The link you sent is one by other authors although on the
same topic and Cognition and Instruction appears in hands of people who
interests overlap MCA's.

People are having difficulty keeping up with discussions on one journal let
alone two! Some sort of blended blog/discussion might be worthwhile.

Framgentation, I have found, is not conducive to focused discussion. (!)


On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 10:09 AM, Shirin Vossoughi <
shirinvossoughi@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear XMCA,
> We are writing to invite you to join in an interactive dialogue about our
> essay, "The Learning Sciences in a New Era of U.S. Nationalism," which was
> shared on the listserv last month.
> The live web annotation, or "annotathon," will be held Monday, February
> 27th through Friday, March 3rd. During this annotathon, participants will
> use the web annotation platform Hypothesis to advance a public dialogue
> layered atop our essay “The Learning Sciences in a New Era of U.S.
> Nationalism.”
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-
> 3A__via.hypothes.is_http-3A__cognitionandinstruction.com_
> engagements-2Dthe-2Dlearning-2Dsciences-2Din-2Da-2Dnew-2Dera-2Dof-2Du-2Ds-
> 2Dnationalism_&d=CwMFaQ&c=yHlS04HhBraes5BQ9ueu5zKhE7rtNXt_d012z2PA6ws&r=
> j_pN&m=GUkTzCqQlti-QPB4p_9UYTOvZDggpNq8pYjTYnlF-D4&s=
> Ej9J4UBSfyNG_q6wVSbQvBzkrKd-3kk7WciNGzTlUQw&e=>
> This
> dialogue is one means of engaging with the article’s guiding question:
> “What responsibilities do researchers of learning have in the wake of
> Trump’s election and the proliferation of far-right, populist, nationalism
> across the globe?” Additional context, background information about the web
> annotation platform Hypothesis, and annotathon details are available via
> organizer Remi Kalir's blog
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-
> 3A__remikalir.com_projects_annotathon-2Ddialogue-2Dabout-
> 2Da-2Dpolitical-2Dtheory-2Dof-2Dlearning_&d=CwMFaQ&c=
> yHlS04HhBraes5BQ9ueu5zKhE7rtNXt_d012z2PA6ws&r=
> j_pN&m=GUkTzCqQlti-QPB4p_9UYTOvZDggpNq8pYjTYnlF-D4&s=LiQ_
> IY8HgOY86MKLhg9BXp2ag1Cdd6GqCND1qUgGIhU&e=>,
> and questions both prior to and during the annotathon can be directed via
> Twitter to Remi (@remikalir).
> *The Politics of Learning Writing Collective*