Anne Cross

February 26, 2009

Video Killed the Term Paper Star? Two Views Peter Burkholder, Assistant Professor of History, Fairleigh Dickinson University Anne Cross, Associate Professor and Chair, School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Metropolitan State University Two instructors from separate disciplines discuss what happens when alternative multimedia assignments replace traditional papers. Peter Burkholder found the level of engagement […]

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Peter Burkholder

February 26, 2009

Video Killed the Term Paper Star? Two Views Peter Burkholder, Assistant Professor of History, Fairleigh Dickinson University Anne Cross, Associate Professor and Chair, School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice, Metropolitan State University Two instructors from separate disciplines discuss what happens when alternative multimedia assignments replace traditional papers. Peter Burkholder found the level of engagement […]

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Viet Nguyen

February 24, 2009

Viet Nguyen, University of Southern California Multimedia as Composition: Research, Writing, and Creativity Viet Nguyen reflects on a three-year experiment in assigning multimedia projects in courses designed around the question “How do we tell stories about America?” Determined to integrate multimedia conceptually into his courses, rather than tacking it onto existing syllabi, Nguyen views multimedia […]

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Mark Kann

February 24, 2009

Mark E. Kann, University of Southern California Multimedia in the Classrom at USC: A Ten Year Perspective Does multimedia scholarship add academic value to a liberal arts education? How do we know? Looking back at the history of the Honors Program in Multimedia Scholarship at USC, Mark Kann draws on his own teaching experience, discussions […]

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Elizabeth Stephen

February 24, 2009

Elizabeth Stephen, Georgetown University Connecting the Dots: Learning, Media, Community Sometimes the research question you ask isn’t the one you end up answering. Elizabeth Stephen recounts how a debate about the use of films in a freshman seminar led to an experiment in forming a community of scholars which could be sustained over time and […]

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Rachel Theilheimer

February 24, 2009

Rachel Theilheimer, Borough of Manhattan Community College Looking at Learning, Looking Together: Collaboration across Disciplines on a Digital Gallery What does it mean for two community college colleagues (Ugoretz and Theilheimer), teaching in very different disciplines, to work together on a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) project?  What happens when they join together to […]

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Joseph Ugoretz

February 24, 2009

Joseph Ugoretz, Borough of Manhattan Community College Looking at Learning, Looking Together: Collaboration across Disciplines on a Digital Gallery What does it mean for two community college colleagues (Ugoretz and Theilheimer), teaching in very different disciplines, to work together on a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) project?  What happens when they join together to […]

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Bernie Cook

February 24, 2009

Bernie Cook, Georgetown University Producing Audiovisual Knowledge: Documentary Video Production and Student Learning in the American Studies Classroom Traditionally, academic institutions have segregated multimedia production from disciplinary study. Bernie Cook wondered what his American Studies students would learn from working collaboratively to produce documentary films based on primary sources, and what he in turn might […]

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Rina Benmayor

February 24, 2009

Rina Benmayor, California State University, Monterey Bay Theorizing Through Digital Stories: The Art of “Writing Back” and “Writing For” Discovering how digital stories engage students in critical, theoretical frameworks lives at the center of Rina Benmayor’s work. Through her course, Latina Life Stories, Rina asked each student to tell his or her own life story […]

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Juan-José Gutiérrez

February 24, 2009

Juan-José Gutiérrez, California State University, Monterey Bay Focusing on Process: Exploring Participatory Strategies to Enhance Student Learning Confronting the challenge of improving student writing in a large sociology class, Juan José Gutiérrez developed a software-based peer review process. He required students to evaluate one another’s papers based on specific criteria and to provide constructive feedback. […]

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