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REFLECTING ON TEACHING ILLUSTRATION ONLINE

With grant support from Full Spectrum Learning, this past semester I got to implement some of the lessons and ideas of #DigPINS when I taught a Special Topics course in Illustration. The class was truly special for me in a number of ways: 1) it was my first time teaching a hybrid class that takes place both online and in person, 2) I got to try out a topic I love with advanced students who were equally fired up about it, and 3) the hybrid nature of the course was uniquely supportive of my early months of mothering a tiny person…

Domains of One’s Own… it’s just a website right?

I left #DigPINS and started the fall semester, a new course, a global seminar– African Wildlife Conservation and Health. I had all of sorts of ideas bouncing around in the back of my head, things about digital literacy, domains, and scholarship. I had no real intent of implementing any of those concepts into my new course, until part way through the semester when a colleague used the term “disposable assignments.”

EVOLUTION OF FSL OVER THE YEAR

Attending the 2019 Domains Conference by Reclaim Hosting on June 10th and 11th has made me realize how much progress has been made on Full Spectrum Learning (FSL). When Ruthie and I first started on the FSL team, many things were different or didn’t exist. The main changes include the grid, the website, and the interactive grid videos.
Introduction – Contextualization, pre planning, reflection on #DigPINS, defining the project and reason for the proposal:The original reason for the proposal was to post student work online so that everyone with web access could see the work that students were creating in my special topics …
My favorite quote that I tell my students every semester is from Mike Tyson – “everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” Usually it means that not everything goes to plan and it highlights the need for critical thinking and flexibility …
My favorite quote that I tell my students every semester is from Mike Tyson – “everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” Usually it means that not everything goes to plan and it highlights the need for critical thinking and flexibility …
I came to the #DigPINS experience through the back door, so to speak. I had ideas for modifying my Spanish 389 special topics course titled “Murder, Mystery and Mayhem: Contemporary Latin American Crime Fiction and Film” to enhance student learning and increase student interest in …
I came to the #DigPINS experience through the back door, so to speak. I had ideas for modifying my Spanish 389 special topics course titled “Murder, Mystery and Mayhem: Contemporary Latin American Crime Fiction and Film” to enhance student learning and increase student interest in …
In these unprecedented times… this significant event in our history… this once in a lifetime pandemic… did I miss any other cliche openings to reference the mess that this semester turned into? I may be speaking to the choir (now meeting virtually as singing spreads …
In these unprecedented times… this significant event in our history… this once in a lifetime pandemic… did I miss any other cliche openings to reference the mess that this semester turned into? I may be speaking to the choir (now meeting virtually as singing spreads …
This past (crazy) semester I embarked on another digital journey with other faculty and staff from St. Norbert College. My particular project focused on my Ethnic Geography course and me utilizing my own domain (website) more during the course. This was important to me because …
The Project COME 352: Media Effects is a course focused on the field of media psychology. Within the course, students learn about social scientific research, which also addresses core curriculum goals. One of the key formative assessments in the course is a series of reading …
For Leadership Studies 363 I hoped to infuse a fairly traditional pedagogy with some technological tools/enhancements in part to make the content feel more contemporary, and in part to build a new set of writing skills for students enrolled in the class. I made some …