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Active Learning improves student evaluations

I recently came across this article in a Science magazine email blurb and thought that others might be interested. Although some faculty worry that trying different pedagogical methods can be detrimental to promotion, the bottom line is that Active Learning … Continue reading Active Learning improves student evaluations

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A Very Creative Art History Project

Last semester (spring 2018) students from two of Patricia Reilly’s art history courses were asked to create short, fictional “documentaries” about found artifacts. In reality, the artifacts had been designed by students themselves, who portrayed researchers on camera and explained … Continue reading A Very Creative Art History Project