Digital Pedagogy Series, Spring 2016

Session 1: Story Map Journal: Researching and Presenting Information with an interactive Mapping and Writing Tool

Presenter: Gundolf Graml, Associate Professor of German
Date/Time: Thursday, February 18, 2016, 1:00-1:50PM
Where: Center for Digital and Visual Literacy, Dana (second floor)

ArcGiS Story Map Journal and ArcGiS Maps are complex and versatile tools for researching and communicating information across a range of disciplines. This workshop will provide a general overview of the platforms, enable participants to create a basic free online account, and offer basic tips for using these tools in course assignment.

Session 2: Active learning with the iClicker System

Presenter: Nicole Ackerman, Assistant Professor of Physics
Date/Time: Thursday, March 31, 2016, 1:00-1:50PM
Where: Teasley Auditorium, Bullock Science Center

The iClicker system enables active learning strategies such as think-pair-share and provides real-time feedback regarding student knowledge, skills, and comprehension. Participants will learn to operate the iClicker system and work with a variety of examples of how it can be utilized in lecture to improve student learning.

Session 3: Undergraduate Research via the Digital Humanities (DH) (and Why I Am Still a Sceptic)

Presenter: Yael Manes, Assistant Professor of History
Date/Time: Thursday, April 28, 2016, 1:00-1:50PM
Where: Center for Digital and Visual Literacy, Dana (second floor)

In the last session of this series, participants will see examples of research projects that utilize DH tools. The session will focus on the learning goals and the process behind these kinds of digital research projects, as well as on the problems that this medium presents.

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