Digital Stories Archive

March 5, 2009

Digital Stories Archive Michael Coventry and Matthias Oppermann This multimedia archive on digital storytelling contains: A “research section” that addresses questions around digital storytelling and student learning in three major sections in Multimedia Distinctive, Social Pedagogies, and Affective Learning. A condensed representation of our findings from this project Video interviews with students and faculty as […]

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E. Laurie George

March 2, 2009

E. Laurie George, Senior Lecturer in English, University of Washington http://faculty.washington.edu/elgeorge Adaptation: The Coupling of Narrative Norms for Ravishing Reads Ironically, as narrative formats flourish in this era of digital innovation, literary aesthetic attitudes sometimes languish. How might English professors encourage students to evaluate as complementary rather than competitive audiovisual renditions of print texts? One […]

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Lois Leveen

March 2, 2009

Lois Leveen, Reed College (2000-2003) Go to Full Article

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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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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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Glossary

January 17, 2009

Active Learning From: Chickering and Gamson, “Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education,” AAHE Bulletin, March 1987. Good Practice Encourages Active Learning. Learning is not a spectator sport. Students do not learn much just sitting in classes listening to teachers, memorizing pre-packaged assignments and spitting out answers. They must talk about what they are […]

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Making Sense of the Evidence of Student Learning: Step Five

January 17, 2009

Step Five: Analyze evidence of student learning A. Examples of types of evidence When writing researchable questions in the scholarship of teaching, it is helpful to consider what evidence of student learning you will consider. In some sense, this evidence is the proof of your reserchable question/thesis. If a particular exercise enhances student learning, student […]

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Making Sense of the Evidence of Student Learning: Step Four

January 17, 2009

Step Four: Develop questions about student learning A. Writing Prompts (individually) Working alone, write a list of three or four questions about student learning you can devise for one of your own courses. Then, choose one of those questions and try to write it as a researchable question-that is a question with a narrow, measurable […]

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