I spend a lot of time supporting Adjunct Faculty in their use of pedagogical technology (Chapman employs about 400 adjunct faculty each semester). In fact, many of the most innovative uses of technology on our campus come from our Adjuncts. That’s one reason, among many, that the findings of this study about the effectiveness of
Now that the semester is nearing an end, here’s an idea for getting better student evaluations: Have them write a letter to students taking this class in the future.
Academic Technology is sponsoring a hands-on workshop for faculty who would like to learn ways of using Wikipedia in the classroom. This workshop will feature the efforts of Shira Klein and Jana Remy, who have both used wikipedia in teaching history at Chapman. Adrianne Wadewitz, a Wikipedia Ambassador and Occidental College Mellon Fellow, will also
Much of the conversation in Higher Ed is focused on the emergence of MOOC classes (Massive Open Online Courses). Several pieces in the Chronicle and the New York Times, as well as the California initiative to adopt MOOC classes at state institutions, have fueled many of the concerns about this new learning platform. If you’re