Using Google Tools to Promote Academic Integrity and Knowledge of Social Science

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The Project COME 352: Media Effects is a course focused on the field of media psychology. Within the course, students learn about social scientific research, which also addresses core curriculum goals. One of the key formative assessments in the course is a series of reading …

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Back to the Future … er, … Past

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For Leadership Studies 363 I hoped to infuse a fairly traditional pedagogy with some technological tools/enhancements in part to make the content feel more contemporary, and in part to build a new set of writing skills for students enrolled in the class. I made some …

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Enhancing Student Engagement to Promote Deep Learning

Project Synthesis and Rationale             I added a new assessment piece to my Human Anatomy and Histology course, called Intellectual Engagement Activities (IEA) to enhance student engagement with the material. In the past, students have waited too long to study for the anatomy exams (the …

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Blogs as a space for critical and collective reflection.

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For my #DigPINS implementation project, I added blogs to my Spanish 300 course, a course which focuses on developing students’ communication skills, both verbal and written, while also enhancing their knowledge of Hispanic cultures. My section of this course incorporated service learning in its curriculum, …

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Transitioning to Online Teaching

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The original proposal for the #DigPINS project was to create an online assignment. However, given the current global situation, all my courses suddenly transitioned to online teaching. I immediately started exploring new methods to communicate and collaborate with students. I recorded lectures, scheduled video meetings, …

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Changing Circumstances: Unexpected Benefits

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As I worked to incorporate the IPad (GoodNotes in particular) more often into Music Theory, I put off recording a video featuring its implementation. Then, as is often the case, it was the end of the semester and I missed my opportunity. Thankfully I had …

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