The Most Successful Online Discussion Board — a Case Study

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This post outlines how Professor Tom Ward in the School of Education used a discussion board activity with a midterm project to facilitate critical thinking, peer coaching, and the authentic application of conceptual knowledge in a doctoral level Advanced Statistics course.

Pictures Worth Worlds of Data — Geospatial Data Visualization Projects

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For a while now I’ve been very interested in data visualization — specifically how visualization can be used to gain understanding of really large data sets. Actually that’s not true. Like most people I’ve always been drawn to data visualization, if for no other reason that we humans are really quite bad at gaining any […]

Good-Bye (or is it See You Later?) from Gene Roche

This will be my last post to this blog as part of my administrative positions at William & Mary. At some point early in August, I’ll be ending more than 30 years as a college administrator and moving to a full-time faculty position in the Higher Education Program in the School of Education. Even after […]

The Provost’s E-Learning Committee at W&M Needs Your Input!

The following is a message from the Provost’s E-Learning Committee at W&M — they’re hoping for some input from W&M faculty about what kinds of e-learning activities you all are engaged in. Without further adieu, here is his message: The W&M E-Learning Committee is developing a database of faculty using various e-learning methods in their […]