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In the first meeting of our faculty learning community, we negotiated the purpose and goals of the community. In discussing former and current classes, the reoccurring issue was a desire for better student engagement. Especially in long format classes— 75 minutes or even, heaven forbid, 180 minutes—students drift off, neither engaging with the lecture or their peers. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This blog post by Stacy Zemke is reposted from it’s original home at OUOpenEd. Stacy and I gave a presentation on incorporating Wikipedia into the classroom at the Teaching Scholar’s Initiative this past fall. Wikipedia – what is it and why should I learn to love it? Wikipedia is an openly editable encyclopedia, based on […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
[Cross-posted from the OU History of Science Collections blog and my own blog.] Galileo’s signature on the University of Oklahoma History of Science Collection’s copy of the Sidereus Nuncius serves as the banner for this blog. If you would like to know more about this landmark book, I encourage you to look it up on Wikipedia […]Continue Reading... No Comments.