While the ideas and philosophy of traditionally liberal arts disciplines overlap well with the goals and practices of Digital Liberal Arts, many educators in STEM fields find it difficult to identify with these pedagogical strategies that have the potential to enhance their teaching, and importantly, their students’ retention.
Merging quantitative and qualitative reasoning, applying critical thought to data, synthesizing the arts, sciences, and humanities, … these are essential elements of modern education.
There are things we can do to maintain the integrity of our data, to control our private digital identity.
So we’re having a party!
This piece aims to offer suggestions to faculty who may be just beginning the process of incorporating technology into their teaching. As you review these ideas, consider too that these are not “add-on” or “extra” elements—ideally, they will offer a way into the content that makes it not just more accessible, relevant, and engaging, but also helps deepen thinking and creativity for students and faculty alike.
Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies (DTLT) class visits are opportunities for us to get involved with classes in a face to face setting.
As we emerge from our vacation spaces and begin to really look forward to the upcoming semester, we wanted to take the time to bring together some of the resources on our site and on our blog to help you feel less overwhelmed as you map out your course for the Spring 2017 semester.
What if, instead, we cared about our students, and not their products. The essay is no longer the simulacrum for learning, for the student, but instead what if we make the student the thing we care most about.
Navigating copyright for class materials can be difficult, especially where digital media is concerned. Here are some guiding principles for legally using digital media in educational settings.
How can we assess student work in ways that are helpful to them as they grow intellectually and professionally, but flexible enough to encourage critical and creative work?
Don’t be an egg! And other great advice for maintaining a presence and engaging your students in online environments.