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What We’re Reading | January 12, 2017

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Hillary Clinton and beyond

Professor Wendy Hayden's (English) rhetoric course, Hillary Clinton and Beyond, explored rhetoric in the context of the recent election. The course experimented with a crowdsourced syllabus in which Wendy chose the readings for the first four classes of the semester and then turned the syllabus over to the students. By the end of the semester, her course uncovered answers to some of the guiding questions about Clinton and the power of rhetoric.
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Event Capsules | October 24, 2016

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ACERT Event Capsule – Going long: Designing semester-long collaborations in the classroom

In this Event Capsule, Lisa Anderson and David Alm discuss their experiences in creating semester-long projects in the classroom. They share their methods, showcase their final products, and share advice on how faculty members can design their own semester-long collaborative projects.
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OLC Innovate: Innovations in blended and online learning

Thursday
Apr 21, 2016
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
ICIT conference room Webinars
OLC Innovate: Innovations in blended and online learning
Presenter(s): Online Learning Consortium and MERLOT

ACERT will be streaming sessions from the OLC Innovate Conference on April 20 - 22. Join us for sessions on a variety of topics (see daily event pages for schedule). [Details...]
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Day of DigPed: Keynote on “Web writing and data visualization in liberal arts pedagogy”

Tuesday
May 3, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Chanin (B126 HW) Special Events
Day of DigPed: Keynote on "Web writing and data visualization in liberal arts pedagogy"
Presenter(s): Jack Dougherty (Professor of Educational Studies, Trinity College)

Lecture: “Web Writing and Data Visualization in Liberal Arts Pedagogy." [Details...]
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Day of DigPed: Creating open access digital books

Tuesday
May 3, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
1203 HE Workshops
Day of DigPed: Creating open access digital books
Presenter(s): Jack Dougherty (Professor of Educational Studies, Trinity College)

A workshop led by Jack Dougherty on the process of collaborating with undergraduate students to create On The Line (http://OnTheLine.trincoll.edu), an open-access digital history book with interactive maps and oral history videos. [Details...]
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Day of DigPed: Awards Ceremony for Digital Pedagogy and Digital Writing Prizes

Tuesday
May 3, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
1203 HE Special Events Ceremony to honor winners of two new prizes: the Digital Pedagogy Prize for the faculty members who create the best assignments that use digital pedagogy principles, and the Digital Writing Prize, for the students who submit the best examples of digital writing. [Details...]
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The digital future of academic research and writing

Friday
Apr 15, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles
The digital future of academic research and writing
Presenter(s): Dennis Paoli (WAC Program Co-coordinator)

Faculty who have successfully used online platforms, digital formats, or multi-media in their courses will present their pedagogical models at each of the four sessions of the Digital Future of Academic Research and Writing. They will share their, and often their students', work, and their development models; we can all learn from their learning curves, and admire their creativity. [Details...]
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The digital future of academic research and writing

Friday
Apr 8, 2016
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teaching Scholarship Circles
The digital future of academic research and writing
Presenter(s): Dennis Paoli (WAC Program Co-coordinator)

Faculty who have successfully used online platforms, digital formats, or multi-media in their courses will present their pedagogical models at each of the four sessions of the Digital Future of Academic Research and Writing. They will share their, and often their students', work, and their development models; we can all learn from their learning curves, and admire their creativity. [Details...]
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