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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David Jaffee

February 23, 2009

David Jaffee, Bard Graduate Center From Looking to Seeing: Student Learning in the Visual Turn Rather than simply using primary source images as illustrations for his course on Power, Race, and Culture in the U.S. City, David Jaffee wanted to teach his students how to interpret visual texts as a historian would. By paying close […]

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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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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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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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Cultural Issues related to Learning & Technology (October 2001)

January 13, 2009

At the heart of the Visible Knowledge Project there have always been strong cultural and social concerns energizing the fundamental questions around learning and technology. In fact, two of the key prior projects-the Crossroads Project and the New Media Classroom Project-were based on questions of the relationship between new media resources and their influence on […]

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