Rebecca Frost Davis is the Associate Vice President for Digital Learning at St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX whose works focuses on the intersections of digital pedagogy and liberal education. She is co-editor (with Matthew K. Gold, Katherine D. Harris, and Jentery Sayers) of Digital Pedagogy in the Humanities: Concepts, Models, and Experiments, an open-access, curated collection, published by the MLA, of downloadable, reusable, and remixable pedagogical resources for humanities scholars interested in the intersections of digital technologies with teaching and learning. At the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE), she led an initiative to develop digital humanities at liberal arts colleges and co-authored “Should Liberal Arts Campuses Do Digital Humanities? Process and Products in the Small College World” in Debates in the Digital Humanities, edited by Matthew K. Gold, (University of Minnesota Press, 2012). Recent publications include “Pedagogy and Learning in a Digital Ecosystem” in Jessie Moore and Randy Bass, eds. Understanding Writing Transfer and its Implications for Higher Education (2017) and “Redefining Learning Places in the Emerging Digital Ecosystem.” In Deric Shannon & Jeffery Galle (Eds.), From the Abstract to the Quotidian: Reflections on Pedagogy and Place (2017).
Dr. Davis was a member of the digital working group for AAC&U's General Education Maps and Markers (GEMs) project, has served on the faculty of the AAC&U Institute for Integrative Learning and Signature Work, served on the City of Austin's planning group to develop the Strategic Plan for Digital Inclusion for the City of Austin, is a regular member of annual Horizon Project on the future of teaching and learning in higher education, and is a frequent speaker on digital pedagogy, liberal education, and intercampus collaboration. She teaches about digital learning environments in the university's Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) of Leadership in Higher Education.
PhD, Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 1998
MA, Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 1996
BA, summa cum laude, Classics & Russian, Vanderbilt University, 1991