Digital Archives and Curation: Assignment Construction

Background How can we help students engage the stories of the past in their own moments and modes? This question has guided much of my pedagogy, including my work for this digital fellowship. My project for this semester: to design a digital curation project for a future course in Native American literature. This course aims […]

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Piano Video Tutorials: Effective Visual Communication in Piano Lessons

The modern world has gone through rapid changes in recent years. Music teachers faced real and demanding challenges during the beginning of Covid-19 pandemic and many were able to quickly adapt, invest, and learn from a far more technological reality than they were used to. Now back to the future, post-vaccine, and a reality that

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AI in Education: Dystopia? or Utopia?

What is AI? Artificial intelligence (AI) is the simulation of human intelligence in machines that are programmed to think and learn like humans. AI is used to create intelligent software and systems that can perform tasks that typically require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and language translation. AI technologies include machine

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Exploring the digital social annotation tool Hypothesis

This Fall, a group of faculty members representing three divisions (Natural Science, Social Science, and the Schneider School of Business) participated in a learning community that explored the use of the digital social annotation tool Hypothesis (https://web.Hypothesis/). Annotation through Hypothesis is freely available online (a user must first create an account to participate) or can

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Teaching students to Apply Statistics in R and Rstudio

Overview: In order to actually apply statistics in real life, it is imperative that students be able to implement statistical techniques using software. It is even better if students can learn a programming language which is either designed for statistical analyses (e.g. R) or one which has many packages designed for statistics (e.g. Python, Julia).

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Engaging Students Using Infographic and Word Cloud

My digital fellowship project is for the Accounting Information Systems course in Spring 2022. The project has two components. One is an infographic assignment on blockchain technology topics, and the other is the use of Kahoot! word cloud to facilitate a discussion on artificial intelligence (AI) ethics. The Infographic Assignment In the course, I cover

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Building Community and Spanish Language Skills through Blogging

During the Spring 2022 semester, I modified my Spanish 300: Conversation, Composition, and Culture course to include a new digital component, a Domain that hosted a WordPress class blog, to enhance and elevate student learning. During the Spring 2021 semester, with Taylor Jadin’s expertise and assistance, I implemented a Domain that hosted a WordPress blog

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