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Teaching digital methods – Read Richard Rogers interview with Sarah Lewthwaite

You can now read one of our interviews conducted for The Pedagogy of Methodological Learning study with Prof Richard Rogers (University of Amsterdam). The updated interview is published in Chilean journal Diseña. Teaching digital methods has particular challenges and Richard Rogers has developed a particular set of pedagogical strategies that will be interesting to many social science methods teachers. The article is available in English and Spanish.


In this interview, originally conducted for The Pedagogy of Methodological Learning study (Nind & Lewthwaite, 2018) and updated for its publication in Dise├▒a, Rogers speaks about the teaching philosophy behind digital methods, including a particular approach to learning about information design for the humanities and social sciences. He also discusses how he repurposes certain formats traditionally associated with computer science (hackathons) for digital methods ÔÇśdata sprintsÔÇÖ.