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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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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Assessment, Georgetown University, Multimedia, Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, Social Pedagogies, Student Voice | Comments (0)

Heidi Elmendorf

February 24, 2009

Heidi Elmendorf, Georgetown University The Importance of Conversation in Learning and the Value of Web-based Discussion Tools In this essay Heidi Elemendorf and John Ottenhoff discuss the central role that intellectual communities should play in a liberal education and the value of conversation for our students, and we explore the ways in which web-based conversational […]

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Coding, Discussion, Finding Evidence of Learning, Georgetown University, Scholarship of Teaching & Learning, Social Pedagogies, Student Voice | Comments (0)

Patricia O’Connor

February 23, 2009

Close Reading, Associative Thinking, and Zones of Proximal Development in Hypertext How can we teach students to slow down their reading process and move beyond surface-level comprehension? Patricia O’Connor’s Appalachian Literature students co-constructed hypertexts which capture the connections readers make among assigned texts, reference documents, and multimedia sources. These hypertexts became more than artifacts of […]

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Local Dialogues of the VKP: 2002-2003

January 17, 2009

During the past year, the Visible Knowledge Project has increasingly focused on creating and nurturing “local dialogues.” VKP faculty on both the East and West Coasts have worked to enhance collaboration and research by meeting at regional institutes to share and discuss their work on the scholarship of teaching and learning. VKP participants are creating […]

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