Necessity is the mother of invention

Introduction – Contextualization, pre planning, reflection on #DigPINS, defining the project and reason for the proposal:The original reason for the proposal was to post student work online so that everyone with web access could see the work that students were creating in my special topics …

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Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth – and we sure got punched hard this semester

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My favorite quote that I tell my students every semester is from Mike Tyson – “everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” Usually it means that not everything goes to plan and it highlights the need for critical thinking and flexibility …

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Using Flipgrid Videos and Breakout Rooms to help students discuss crime fiction

I came to the #DigPINS experience through the back door, so to speak. I had ideas for modifying my Spanish 389 special topics course titled “Murder, Mystery and Mayhem: Contemporary Latin American Crime Fiction and Film” to enhance student learning and increase student interest in …

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Using Flipgrid Videos and Breakout Rooms to help students discuss crime fiction

I came to the #DigPINS experience through the back door, so to speak. I had ideas for modifying my Spanish 389 special topics course titled “Murder, Mystery and Mayhem: Contemporary Latin American Crime Fiction and Film” to enhance student learning and increase student interest in …

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PANDEMIC!?! Meh… #DigPINS and Digital Lab Notebooks

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In these unprecedented times… this significant event in our history… this once in a lifetime pandemic… did I miss any other cliche openings to reference the mess that this semester turned into? I may be speaking to the choir (now meeting virtually as singing spreads …

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PANDEMIC!?! Meh… #DigPINS and Digital Lab Notebooks

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In these unprecedented times… this significant event in our history… this once in a lifetime pandemic… did I miss any other cliche openings to reference the mess that this semester turned into? I may be speaking to the choir (now meeting virtually as singing spreads …

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My Journey with #digPINS…Round 2!

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This past (crazy) semester I embarked on another digital journey with other faculty and staff from St. Norbert College. My particular project focused on my Ethnic Geography course and me utilizing my own domain (website) more during the course. This was important to me because …

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