Justin Hodgson, Ph.D.

From Adobe to Assessment: Bringing Digital Literacy & Digital Creativity into the Curriculum

Justin Hodgson is an Assistant Professor of Digital Rhetoric in the English Department at Indiana University, the Founding Editor of The Journal for Undergraduate Multimedia Projects (jumpplus.net), an Adobe Education Leader (Adobe EdEx), and an Adobe Digital Literacy Thought Leader (Adobe Creative Campus). For the better part of 15 years, Dr. Hodgson’s work has explored the intersections of rhetorical studies, digital learning and digital pedagogy, play and game theory, and art and aesthetics. He has produced a variety of digital media artifacts as scholarship, published a number of articles on experimental course designs and approaches, and his recent book, Post-Digital Rhetoric and The New Aesthetic (OSUP, March 2019), uses a contemporary aesthetic phenomena to offer a set of inventive guides for knowing, doing, and making in a post-digital culture. As an educator, Dr. Hodgson creates courses, designs workshops, and builds other learning experiences intended to extend student/participant capacities into and across digital media platforms (ranging from learning the basics of video production and image creation to more advanced nuances of digital storytelling and experience design).