Welkin Pope, Ph.D. Biology

“Where do I even start?”: Mapping Introductory Student Engagement with Course Activities to Successful Content Mastery   Project Overview The fall semester course BIO143 “The Cell” is a foundational course intended for first-year students in multiple majors—Human Biology, Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology and Exercise Science. The large course enrollment and variable student preparation for Continue reading

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Christie Lewis, Ed.D. Education

Teaching and Technology for the TikTok Generation in the Midst of a Pandemic Dr. Christie Lewis used Nearpod to increase student engagement in a flipped classroom. Project Overview  Child development is a 100 level course that all education majors are required to take. In addition, child development is a general Ed requirement for non-education majors. Continue reading

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Faculty Projects

Cohort 11 2021-2023  DNP Writing Tutorial Dr. Birkholz developed a DNP Writing Tutor course in Brightspace to augment a writing support project that is being piloted this semester in the School of Nursing for doctoral students.   Creating Rubrics and Use of Wireless Technology in Brightspace and Physics Laboratory Dr. Dashdorj goal was to improve Continue reading

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Sarah Shotland, MFA – Assistant Professor of English

Project Overview Project 1: Create standardized template for students in teaching field placement via Moodle. Project 2: Incorporate screen-mirroring and Kindle library into literature classes, and use Apple pencil to assist students with close reading. Use notes and highlighting feature in Kindle to begin archiving student comments and reactions to incorporate in future classes and Continue reading

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Janet Bucey, OTD – Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

Project Overview The technology road to assessment of learning and teaching excellence My technology fellows projects has been to systematically boost student learning and teaching expertise using technology – specifically to assess student learning and instructional effectiveness.  I have done this primarily by exploring, learning, and utilizing new technology. The project involved the use of Continue reading

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Dr. Nataliya Myshakina – Chemistry

Project Overview Project 1: Use of Turnitin tool in Writing Intensive Course I used several instruments implemented in Turnitin to help my students to develop their skills in writing scientific reports and reviews. Instead of writing a big report after completing laboratory experiment I asked students to submit pre-lab assignment which included scientific background, objectives Continue reading

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Dr. Christopher O’Brien – Psychology

Project Overview My project incorporated the use of several technologies, Zoom and Padlet, into my Critical Thinking in Psychology (PSY217W) course in the fall of 2018. The purpose of this course is to teach students the skills to engage in critical reading, writing, and thinking as they consume information within the discipline of psychology. This Continue reading

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iPad

Cohort 9 2018-2019

Projects: Coming Soon!                    Implementing Turnitin and Problem-Solving Videos to Enhance Learning My first project I implemented Turnitin to help my students to develop their skills in writing scientific reports and reviews. The second project I created problem-solving videos to enhance student learning. Many students (first year and more Continue reading

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Karen Kingsbury, Ph.D. International Studies

Overview Over the course of the year, I investigated and experimented with several technologies, with the following results: iPad as digital reader useful for this purpose: will continue to use it reduces financial and resource (paper) costs access to other readers’ highlighting of a given text is an interesting feature it’s best to stick with Continue reading

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Emily Hopkin

Emily Hopkins, Ph.D. Nursing

Overview To explore different IT modalities to enhancing teaching through the recording of instructions and different course related topics for students. Planning Process Different recording options were explored such as Panopto, Doceri, and Camtasia Studio for feasibility and ease of use.  It was determined that Panopto was one of the easiest ways to provide feedback verbally Continue reading

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