Rome Comes Alive! Rich Media in the Roman Civilization Classroom

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This is a guest post by Barbette Spaeth, Associate Professor of Classical Studies at William & Mary. In it, she talks about how her Rich Media Grant project turned out.

Creating and Transcribing Videos in Chinese

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This is a guest post by Peng Yu, a visiting Chinese language instructor at William & Mary. In it, he talks about how the project he did for his Rich Media Grant turned out.

Online Research Guides at Swem Library

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Swem’s Research Guides are a great way to provide online supplements your courses using Swem’s resources without needing to know how to program.

Creating Dance for the Camera

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This is a guest post by Denise Wade, Associate Professor of Dance at William & Mary. In it, she talks about how her Rich Media Grant project turned out.

Podcasting Themes and Issues in American Literature

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This is a guest post by Julia Kaziewicz, a PhD candidate in American Studies at William & Mary. In it, she talks about how the project she did for her Rich Media Grant turned out.

Developing Alternative Research Assignments with Students and Faculty

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The educational blogosphere has definitely been abuzz about e-learning in the last year. One part of the conversation has turned to leveraging technology to develop alternatives to the term paper. Assigning different kinds of writing assignments can hold students to the rigorous research standards of traditional long papers while also helping students gain skills in different writing and presentation styles as well as bringing new kinds of technology-based blended learning to the classroom. In this post, Arts Librarian Kathleen DeLaurenti shares some of her experiences helping to develop alternative assignments.

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This post is written by Paul Kieffaber, Assistant Professor of Psychology. Technology is no longer a novelty in the classroom.  In fact I can’t think of a single classroom that is not equipped with a computer and projector.  The ubiquity of this kind of technology in modern classrooms is due, in no small part, to […]

Annotating Film Clips

This post is written by Tim Barnard, Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies. For my rich media grant project, I am hoping to develop a more robust and technologically sophisticated way to work with students on performing close formal analyses of film texts.  As I explained in my proposal, I – and Film Studies colleagues […]

Rome Comes Alive! Rich Media Enhancement of Course in Roman Civilization

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This post is written by Barbette Spaeth, Associate Professor of Classical Studies. The course CLCV 208, Roman Civilization, is a survey of Roman culture (history, archaeology, literature, society, etc.) from the founding of Rome to the age of Constantine (traditionally 753 BCE to 337 CE).  This course generally has about 100 students and is taught every […]

Rich Media in the Classroom

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This spring, Swem Library, Academic Information Services, and the Roy Charles Center offered a grant opportunity for faculty to explore using rich media in their classes. This post has information about the rich media grant “before” blog posts, where faculty talk about their rich media projects and what they hope to accomplish with them.