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
We launched the Lynda.com online tutorial site at Swarthmore nearly five years ago. A reminder: everyone who is a student, a faculty member, or staff has … Continue reading Learning with LinkedIn with Lynda.com Content
Learning Analytics is the term academic technologists use for using student data to help with teaching and learning. Some schools have started collecting student information from a variety of sources and using it to alert faculty about potential problems. The data can come … Continue reading Could Learning Analytics work at Swarthmore?
Finals may be right around the corner but there is still time to organize and manage your study sessions with these helpful desktop, web, and mobile apps! Here are a few applications for compiling notes, making quick lists, and organizing information for … Continue reading Helpful Apps for Finals
Several people from Swarthmore attended a week long conference entitled Accessing Higher Ground in Denver, Colorado. This conference is open to anyone at Swarthmore and is one of the best conferences I have ever attended. If you want to learn … Continue reading AHG: Compelling Stuff We Learned
What is delight? In an earlier post, I spent some time discussing the role of interest and active engagement in learning. In this post, I want to turn the … Continue reading Adding Delight to Your Work