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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 […]

Creating Mini-Videos in a Spanish course

By Prof. Pilar Munday, Associate Professor of Spanish, College of Arts and Sciences.   This semester, my students have been creating mini-videos using a technique called app-smashing, in which you use several tools to create an object. These are the tools used (in this case, most of them are iOS based): YAKitKIDS: To create 15 second videos […]

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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 […]