In a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Jeffrey Young discusses the merits of course blogs as an alternative to the popular course management software Blackboard.
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Student Work Highlighted at TLISI 2009
Several workshops at this year’s TLISI offered participants an inspiring view of innovative student work. For example, Michael Wesch shared excerpts from student video projects on anonymity; science faculty showed multimedia projects such as video PSAs about vaccination; American Studies faculty presented student video documentaries and digital stories; and four students representing student-driven projects outside the context of the classroom shared their perspectives on learning.
Engaging students in political theory
Anthony Clark Arend, Professor of Government and Foreign Service, casts rock musicians as characters in the hypothetical political scenarios he asks his students to discuss in class.
Michael Wesch’s Digital Ethnography Class
Alan Levine of the New Media Consortium recently hosted a Connect@NMC session with our TLISI 2009 featured speaker Michael Wesch, an anthropologist who studies the impact of new media on society and culture.
Teaching Students How to Learn
Students of YuYe Tong (Chemistry) are often overwhelmed by the broad scope of his research on metal nanoparticles.