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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Paula Berggren

February 24, 2009

Paula Berggren, Baruch College of CUNY Why Sophie Dances: Electronic Discussions and Student Engagement with the Arts Paula Berggren struggled to engage her students in critical thinking about unfamiliar art forms, until she posed a simple question on the class’s online discussion board: “Why do people dance?” She found that the students’ responses, rather than […]

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John Ottenhoff

February 24, 2009

John Ottenhoff, Associated Colleges of Midwest 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 […]

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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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Bret Eynon

February 20, 2009

Bret Eynon, Assistant Dean for Teaching & Learning, LaGuardia Community College Co-Principal Investigator & Project Co-Director Capturing the Visible Evidence of Invisible Learning Randy Bass and Bret Eynon What endures about the work from the Visible Knowledge Project (VKP) are the insights about teaching and learning that bridge from Web 1.0 technologies to Web 2.0. […]

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Working Towards Common Inquiry

January 15, 2009

Faculty members spent the better part of September working on their VKP posters [online representations of individual projects] in order to move them to a place in which they would be ready to share with others. They reconsidered and re-worded questions, inserted student materials to show evidence for their conclusions, and thought again about how […]

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