Summary Professor Susanna Horng (Liberal Studies) uses project based learning to guide her first-year Writing II students in the creation of digital maps. Students are asked to research and design an unwritten chapter for one of the following course texts: Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer by Peter Turchi, or Nonstop Metropolis: A …
FAS Ed Tech assisted CAS Advising in developing interactive modules for an online course of study to help students on academic probation improve academic performance. Students complete modules prior to meetings with advisors, building skills and knowledge in four key areas: goals and goal setting, time management, learning strategies, and aligning interests, careers and majors.
FAS Ed Tech worked closely with FAS Music Professor Michael Beckerman on a collaborative class project for his Freshman Seminar class. Students learned to use Geographical Information Systems (GIS) technology as both a research and narrative tool, demonstrating connections among New York City’s history, geography, and architecture, and connecting these with Dvořák’s impact on and experience with American music culture during his time spent in the city (1892-1895).
Professor Glenn Wharton (Museum Studies) leverages project-based learning in his Museums and Community course.
Professor Lourdes Dávila (Spanish & Portuguese) directed a team of current student and alumni editors to produce an online version of Esferas, a peer-reviewed, annual publication.
Professor Virginia Cox (Italian Studies) integrated project-based learning (original creative project) into CORE-Texts & Ideas, Visible and Invisible Cities, a course that focuses on representations of the city since Classical times.
Professor Stefanie Goyette (formerly of Global Liberal Studies) assigned a podcasting project in lieu of a final paper in her Cultural Foundations II course.