Faculty Development
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Leveling Up with Domain of One’s Own

How can we help students and faculty to think about DoOO beyond a digital repository for projects and blogs, starting it as a digital portfolio but then leveling it up to a robust tool for digital identity and fluency?
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Redesigning your Discipline for the Digital

Through guided brainstorming and problem solving at this session, we will collectively break down the opportunities and challenges of the digital liberal arts and sciences further to discover what similarities and differences we encounter with the digital across disciplines.
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The Unworkshop

The workshop is not the ideal method or vehicle for encouraging active and collaborative pedagogies. Enter the Design Sprint.
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Listening and Hearing

We talk about teaching our students media literacy and about coding literacy, but in order for them to be truly literate or be functional coders, they really need to be able to listen, to ask the right questions, and to hear with the goal of understanding what they are reading or seeing or coding. How...
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Musings on Ethical Policies of Institutional Data

I’ve been thinking a lot about the values, ethics, and ideology I bring as an administrator over our LMS, and how that impacts the people who use it.
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The Digital Liberal Arts and Sciences: A Town Hall

We are seeking to bring voices from across campus in concert to begin our discussions around the often thorny and complicated issues of disciplinarity, pedagogy, the liberal arts ethos, and technological change.
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What is the Digital Liberal Arts?

UMW's Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies is hosting a series of conversations and conversation starters focused on the digital liberal arts.
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What Do I Bring Back?

One of the goals of DTLT is to empower faculty to explore digital pedagogy, which typically involves encouraging faculty to explore digital tools and platforms. We choose to recommend WordPress (both on a multisite and as an individual install) as a place to start because it lets you creative and tailor your projects and sites...
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Peer-Driven Learning

The work, then, for you as a teacher, gets flipped, and the nature of the work that you do fundamentally changes. You work on setting the parameters, certainly, but then your role becomes much more improvisational, especially at first. You can’t predict where the students will go or where their interests will take them. But,...
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The Flip That Matters

When you read about the flipped (or inverted) classroom in the media, the focus is almost always on course content. Look at this new way to “deliver” education to our students! And it’s personalized! The focus is typically on video, the internet, how the digital revolution will disrupt education as we know it.
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