Kris Shaffer, Ph.D. (Yale University, 2011), is Instructor of Music Theory at the University of Colorado–Boulder and Editor for Hybrid Pedagogy Publishing. He is also the lead author of Open Music Theory.

Recent articles

Social media workshop

On October 26, I gave a workshop on social media and public scholarship for graduate students in the CU–Boulder Colle... –

Facebook no more

A few months ago, I rejoined Facebook. At the time, I said: –

Aural skills 'playbook'

I’m currently assembling some materials for the instructional team for Aural Skills III, as we begin a new unit focus... –

Digital privacy and the blog

I’ve been reading a lot about digital privacy lately. I’ve been thinking about ways to keep my data more secure from ... –

Backwards design in education?

Can we backwards-design education? Can we determine in advance where our students will end up? should end up? And can... –

Getting started with GitHub

There has been a lot of talk about GitHub at Digital Pedagogy Lab this week. Following are a few resources for learni... –

Twitter basics

Since I’m introducing people to Twitter for multiple events this summer (online classes and (un)conferences), I creat... –