Dr. Meg Rincker, Assistant Professor of Political Science taught POL-43300, International Organization: Model United Nations and spoke about the use of Digital Storytelling in her course on February 19th, 2014. During the seminar, Dr. Rincker shared with us her experience of why digital storytelling is a great learning tool. She also shared with us the digital story projects the students created in her class.
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Professor Barbara Henning, M.A., DTR, teaches F&N 203, Introductory Foods: Selection and Preparation, this semester. This course introduces students to the principles of food selection, preparation, and meal planning. In the course, students learn a wide range of skills from cutting techniques to plate preparation, from boiling water to preparing complex sauces, and from broiling to baking. In the past, a great deal of class time was spent on demonstrating techniques to students, while they passively observed, limiting their time to complete the assigned tasks during class. Finding more class time for the students has been accomplished by moving the demonstrations online.
Digital Storytelling 2 Dr. Ningchun Han will take a deeper look at Digital Storytelling. The session will cover the educational uses of Digital Storytelling and the skills students will acquire during the creation of their stories. Example stories will be shared. Date/Time: Wednesday, March 19, 12:00 to 1:00 P.M.Location: Powers 204 Register for Digital Storytelling
On October 16, Ningchun Han at the Office of Instructional Technology gave a presentation to Calumet faculty on Flipped Classroom. The presentation is available below as well as in PDF format. If you are interested in knowing more about it and how to flip your classroom, please contact the Office of Instructional Technology.
In the past month, questions have been raised regarding which tool is the right tool to use for recording lectures. The table below explains each tool’s functionality and pros and cons for each tool are compared.
As an advocate of innovative teaching, Dr. Sharon Schleigh, Assistant Professor of Science Education, turned her Physics 152 class completely inside out over the summer of 2013
Using Mac OS X, faculty may not be able to see the horizontal scroll bar when viewing the Grade Center. Without the horizontal scroll bar, faculty will only see the first a few columns with no way to get to the rest of the columns. This is caused by a change in the default behavior of scroll bars in OS X starting with Lion.
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