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2nd Annual Pedagogy and Technology Fair – May 26th, 10:00 – 12:00, Great Hall

Across the curriculum, Middlebury faculty are using technology in a number of creative ways to redesign, enhance, and augment their teaching and instruction. Join us in the Great Hall at McCardell Bicentennial Hall for the 2nd Annual Pedagogy and Technology Fair. Faculty will demonstrate their uses of technology and discuss their experiences in an informal […]

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Wireless Projection – Chris Watters

Technology used: Wireless Video Presentation System II by BlackBox Course: BIOL0222A Human Nutrition from an Evolutionary Perspective (Winter 2010) Reason for using the technology: This was a seminar course, and Chris wanted students to be able to present from their own laptops. Received assistance from: LIS HelpDesk and Media Services The BlackBox Wireless Video Presentation […]

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Moving Away from Paper: Annotating and Grading Digital Documents – Jason Mittell & James Morrison

Jason Mittell (Film & Media Culture) and James Morrison (Political Science) are faculty at Middlebury who are moving towards completely paperless teaching and research.  Both cite similar reasons for preferring electronic versions of papers, articles and even books.  Digital documents are simply easier to organize and access when everything else you do is on your […]

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Online Placement Exam – Prof Nancy O’Connor

All the Language departments and Language Schools at Middlebury require students to take a placement exam before enrolling in language courses or programs in order to ensure students take courses at a level appropriate to their knowledge of the language they want to study.  Amongst language departments, the Spanish department was the first to create […]

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Podcasting Lectures – Prof. James Morrison

Technology Used: Podcasting Course: PS0304 International Political Economy (Spring 2009) Number of Students: 31 Objectives: To better serve the students and democratize education. Anticipated Learning Outcomes: Better retention and understanding Actual Learning Outcomes: Some on both fronts Summary of Poster Session: James Morrison explained how he uses podcasts to record his lectures so that after […]

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Facebook in Large Lecture Courses – Professor Jeff Byers

Technology Used: Facebook Courses: Organic Chemistry 2  (implemented twice), and Advanced General Chemistry (implemented once) Number of students: Approximately 70 in Organic Chemistry 2, and approximately 25 in Advanced General Chemistry Photo by Carrie Macfarlane When Professor Jeff Byers, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was looking for an online discussion tool for Organic Chemistry 2 […]

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Photo of Pedagogy & Technology Fair

Photo by JoAnn Brewer Sixteen faculty and staff members from across the College presented their work at the first-ever Pedagogy and Technology Fair on Thursday June 4, 2009, in the Harmon Reading Area of the Main Library.


Pedagogy & Technology Fair

Library, Harmon Reading Area, Thursday, June 4, 10:30 am – 12:00 From Facebook in a chemistry course to video projects in First-Year Seminars, Middlebury faculty are using technology in a number of creative ways to re-design, enhance and augment their courses.  Join us in the Great Hall at McCardell Bicentennial Hall where a number of […]

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