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Course Redesign: A Call to Service

Course Redesign: A Call to Service

This post was co-authored by Stacey Anderson and Kim Vose If you’re wary of the CSU’s Graduation Initiative 2025, we get it. We’re CSU faculty, which means we care a lot about our students. We see potential where others might see deficits. Give us your tired and poor, and we’ll help them graduate into creative […]

Digital or Die – Building our Academic Digital Identity

Digital or Die – Building our Academic Digital Identity

As a “young” researcher, I have been struggling for months with the concept of Digital Identity (DI). Digital Identity has been defined simply as “the permanent collection of data about us that is available online” by BinaryTattoo. Up to the mid 90’s, pre-Internet days, academics built their scholarly identities via publications, conference presentations, workshops, etc. […]

Zoom – Boom – Whose Room? A User’s Perspective*

Zoom – Boom – Whose Room? A User’s Perspective*

If you are of a certain age (like me) you have probably been around long enough to experience different iterations of the “ultimate teleconference system”…remember Polycom, Google Hangouts, Skype, JoinMe, Collaborate, GoToMeeting… they have all come and (somehow) gone. Until Star Trek’s transporter becomes a reality, my more recent experience using and playing around with […]

Online Learning is a Two Way Street!

Online Learning is a Two Way Street!

The Setting: Fully asynchronous online class – Principles of Marketing – Winter, 2015 The Assignment: A course-long project in which the students working in teams had to write a comprehensive Marketing Plan for a new product idea or for an existing product targeted to a new audience. Nothing it is really revolutionary till here. The use […]

Hanging out in CI Docs

Hanging out in CI Docs

On 2/22, Michelle Pacansky-Brock shared 2 worthwhile tips about CI Docs. In today’s post, I want to further her discussion about CI Docs. I’ve been using it this year to foster students’ abilities to reflect on the reading and writing in my composition courses. Here’s what I’ve done and what I’ve learned so far.   […]

Virtual Field Trips with VoiceThread Mobile

Virtual Field Trips with VoiceThread Mobile

Confession: My name is Jaime and I am a regular VoiceThread user. I have been using VoiceThread for the last few years after being introduced to it by Jill Leafsteadt and Michelle Pacansky-Brock. I have integrated VoiceThread in a variety of ways into my courses, from asynchronous discussions about ethical issues in nursing to integrating […]

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