Practicing Digital Fellow

The use of Kahoot in accounting courses

Fall 2021, I taught managerial accounting and auditing. The major difference between those two courses is that managerial accounting is a non-accounting major course, while auditing is an accounting major course. This likely leads to different perceptions of learning accounting materials. Especially, accounting courses are generally considered as hard and boring; therefore, my project was …

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STUDENT ENGAGEMENT in hybrid courses

THE PROJECT In Teacher Education technology is integrated into all courses as a means of challenging our students (preservice teachers) to critically think about the ways in which various tech tools can support learning. This is done indirectly (such as by instructors utilizing technology themselves to support preservice teacher learning and model the use of …

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Fueling student engagement in online discussions

Covid-19 has made classroom teaching more challenging than ever. How do we keep our students engaged in virtual and hybrid settings? How can teachers replicate some of the methods that we might have traditionally used in the classroom? Using Inquiry in Virtual and Hybrid Settings We all love classroom discussion, but how do we replicate …

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Do what scares you: Navigating new territory with digital Breakout EDU.

Do what scares you. This is often a phrase I think about when I am debating whether or not I should embark on something new. I have a different version of this motivational phrase in a silver frame in my office and sometimes when I need more convincing, I look at it. It says: Be …

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Using Moodle to Comment on Students’ Papers

   I regularly teach writing-intensive courses, such as Introduction to the Humanities Through the Fine Arts (HUMA 100) and Introduction to Literary Studies (ENGL 150), and so I require students to hand in one revision of each paper except the final one; they have the option of submitting one or two further revisions of each …

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Language Assessment in COVID-19

Spring 2021 was a transformative semester in teaching and learning. My project incorporates best practices for digital assessment of written and oral assignments. Last semester, COVID-19 presented challenges in traditional classroom assessment and also offered possibilities for innovation and creativity. As an alternative to in-class writing assignments, I explored multiple digital platforms to further develop …

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Digital Poster Presentations

In Spring 2021 I taught a special topics math course on cryptography. A major assessment of the course required students to research a topic pertinent to the course and present their research to the class. Since many academic conferences utilize poster presentations as a means to disseminate research, I chose this model for the class. …

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