Join foreign language and expository writing faculty as they speak about active learning, linked courses, and collaboration in the classroom.
Professor Andre Adler speaks of introducing active learning techniques into his large undergraduate lecture, General Physics II.
Professor Aline Baehler talks about using Google Apps and other interactive tools to create opportunities for students to use French language skills in a realistic, experiential way.
Professor Glenn Wharton of Museum Studies talks about introducing project-based learning in his Museums and Community course.
Several courses this semester have invited our Office to familiarize students to digital humanities (DH) tools and methods.
In Fall 2015, Shannon McHugh incorporated some digital writing experiments, using the online publishing platform Scalar, in her first-year writing seminar.
Last year, in response to a reduction of face to face class time, Professor Lori Nicholas of Liberal Studies decided to flip her undergraduate course, “Life Science,” which is a course for non-majors.
In Spring 2014, Silver Professor of Computer Science Richard Cole, integrated blended learning techniques into his undergraduate course, CSCI UA-0310 Basic Algorithms, by recording videos on key concepts known to challenge students in the past. Read more …
In Spring 2014, Associate Professor of Psychology Todd Gureckis, flipped his graduate course, Psych GA-3405 Collecting Behavioral Data Online, by creating custom lecture and technical tutorial videos that students watched outside of class, and devoting class time to working with the Psiturk plaform. Read more …