Category Archives: Teaching

Teaching and Learning with Apps

I propose a Talk and Play session to discuss, share and play with our favorite free apps. We will talk about how we use them for learning, teaching, research and assessment. Bring your favorite device, list of apps and uses, … Continue reading

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Impromptu Proposal: What do our students know about technology?

During any discussion I have about social media or other technology as a pedagogical tool, I get excited and start imagining lots of possibilities. Then I try to apply them in class. One challenge I’ve faced is that students don’t … Continue reading

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“Making Meaning through Online Media: Pedagogical Possibilities for Social Media Platforms.”

I propose a hybrid Talk-Make session focused on the creative and effective uses of social media platforms in the classroom. The humanities share a core knowledge structure that is both narrative and dialectical; therefore students of the humanities can benefit … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Students and Digital Humanities

When I began my own research project as a second-year undergraduate, I set out to map the world of Dante’s Commedia through the use of GIS software. However, I eventually left that project behind and pivoted into a more traditional … Continue reading

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“Magic Mirror Theater”: A Virtual Reality, Experiential Learning Environment.

Magic Mirror Theater is an open-source web application designed to facilitate the study of classical drama and potentially other forms of literature by enhancing the current teaching methodologies in higher education, using an experiential-learning augmented-reality environment. It allows instructors and students … Continue reading

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Transforming Online Language Learning

Gillian Lord & Jesse Gleason Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies (UF) In spite of technology’s growth in many aspects of academia, language learning programs still tend to view digital delivery as an afterthought rather than a starting point. As … Continue reading

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