by Elliot Blair, Department of Anthropology Teaching Professor Technology Conference, and I wasn’t sure what to expect. A quick glance at the program showed that at least half of the
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Do You Kahoot?
by Michael J. Altman, Department of Religious Studies Games are fun. Quizzes are not. But games can make quizzes more fun. That’s what I have learned by experimenting with the
Creating Personal, Interactive Online Courses
by Jessica Porter, Office of Educational Technology (eTech) A few weeks ago, I participated in a strategy swap at the Teaching Professor Technology Conference about engagement in online courses. Everyone
Apps for Better Class Participation
by John Miller, New College My father was a gadget man. He loved a new doo-dad. Even something called a “heat bar,” an aluminum hunk you plugged into a wall
Pecha Kucha A Perfect Complement to Writing Courses
by Jessica Fordham Kidd, Department of English My favorite presentation from The Teaching Professor Technology Conference 2016 was Dr. Gloria Niles’s presentation “Pecha Kucha: Multimedia Alternative to Term Papers for
Session Recap: “Fraught with Possibility: Can Good Pedagogy Negate Turnitin’s Problematic Image?”
By Jessica Fordham Kidd and Dr. Natalie Loper, Department of English At the Teaching Professor Technology Conference 2016, we led a session that simultaneously asked participants to critique plagiarism prevention
Pecha Kucha or the Art of Live Research Narratives
by Marie-Eve Monette, Department of Modern Languages and Classics It is the beginning of class, and two students are getting ready to give their presentation. I know that they will
Would You Please Peer In?
by Nathan Loewen, Department of Religious Studies I appreciate peer mentoring of my teaching. A member of my department sits in on my class at least once per term. We have
Creating a Positive “Feel” for Online Classes
by Natalie Loper, Department of English As online coordinator for UA’s First-Year Writing Program, one issue I consistently face is how to create a positive classroom environment in online classes.
Put Your Best Phone Forward: Cellphones for In-Class Projects
by Nathan Loewen, Department of Religious Studies How did you obtain your first smartphone? I got a hand-me-down iPhone 3 in 2011, and it changed my world. I was about