Edward J. Gallagher

February 24, 2009

Edward J. Gallagher, Lehigh University Shaping a Culture of Conversation: The Discussion Board and Beyond What happens when the discussion board goes from being just an assignment to a springboard for intellectual community? Foreseeing many benefits to cultivating discussion among his English students, Ed Gallagher worked to develop frameworks to articulate why discussion is not […]

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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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I2U: Ed Gallagher, Lehigh University

January 14, 2009

Ed Gallagher was chosen to coordinate the virtual campus for the first year. A professor of English, Gallagher has been teaching at Lehigh since 1969. He claims that VKP provides a certain “cachet.” “I am at a university trying to ‘move up,’ and, naturally, faculty here feel the pressure for more and more [traditional] research. […]

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I2U: Gloria Harper Dickinson, The College of New Jersey

January 14, 2009

Gloria Harper Dickinson, chair of the College of New Jersey’s African American Studies Department, echoes this emphasis on “deepening,” regardless of the technology that may or may not be employed. Dickinson’s course for VKP is Africana Women in Historical Perspective. But unlike Gallagher, Dickinson lacks the full technical support she needs for these types of […]

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Independent Investigators (I2U)

January 13, 2009

One of the really valued components of VKP is the group of faculty known as the Independent Investigators. The Independent Investigators by design represent a group of participants who would conduct their work not on the core campuses, but on their own campuses and “virtually” in the Project. All of the Independent Investigators have come […]

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