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My Many False Starts – Creating Video Based Teaching Modules for the Art Of Thinking Course

By Prof. Gordon Purves Assistant Professor, Philosophy, Sacred Heart University March 21 2016     1.     Defining my teaching problem In the spring of 2015, I began a project to create online teaching materials for the Art of Thinking, our undergraduate freshman logic and critical thinking course at Sacred Heart University.  This would be my first […]

Student Showcase

  Transforming Student Learning through Digital Pedagogy: The “Our Odysseus Project” By Prof. Marie Hulme, English Department, College of Arts and Sciences Feb 2016 The “Our Odysseus” project offered students opportunities to engage with a text while developing important 21st century fluencies in technology, collaboration, creativity, and multi-modal, multi-disciplinary approaches to learning.  “Our Odysseus” is […]

Podcasts

                This political podcast series will focus on the 2016 Presidential Election. The following podcasts are intended to inform listeners of developments related to the intense nominating contests currently unfolding among the Democratic and Republican candidates for president. No other country on the face of the earth has […]

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Student Commons

  By: Jaya Kannan (Director, Digital Learning), and Pilar Munday (SHU Square Faculty Coordinator, and Associate Professor, Spanish) March 2016 In this section, we highlight the academic work of students from all the colleges, across a variety of disciplines, and ranging from undergraduate freshman to graduate programs. The Student Commons is a way of building opportunities for […]

Teaching Innovations

By: Jaya Kannan (Director, Digital Learning), and Pilar Munday (SHU Square Faculty Coordinator, and Associate Professor, Spanish) March 2016 Faculty members at SHU have been enhancing their teaching by exploring new technologies and integrating the digital environment in face-to-face, online, and blended contexts. To highlight the enormous effort behind the development of digital pedagogies, we will highlight […]

Faculty Commons

  By: Jaya Kannan (Director, Digital Learning) , and Pilar Munday (SHU Square Faculty Coordinator, and Associate Professor, Spanish) March 2016 In this virtual Faculty Commons section, our goal is to create a suitable space for free-flowing interaction among faculty on topics related to pedagogy and research. The Faculty Commons will include both open discussions that […]