OIT Newsletter – March 2014

Brown Bag Seminar – Digital Storytelling 1

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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A Common Error in SafeAssign

Recently, we have discovered a solution to the following SafeAssign error: “Sorry we do not think you are logged in to SafeAssign. Your session may have timed out. If you have received this message in error, please contact your system administrator.”  Click on the following link to access the solution for this error: How to Fix a Common SafeAssign Error

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Instructor Spotlight

196643_10100313971415698_6045670_nProfessor 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.

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Upcoming Event – Digital Storytelling 2

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

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