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.

“Flipping” the College Student Development Classroom

This post is written by Jim Barber, Assistant Professor of Education. About the Project My project will use rich media to create short, online learning modules to introduce concepts for my course, College Student Development Theory (EDUC 603) in the Higher Education Program.  I am very excited to have April Lawrence from Academic Technology and Paul Showalter […]

Rich Media and Greek and Roman Mythology

This post is written by Naama Zahavi-Ely, Assistant Professor of Classical Studies. Why should one teach (or study) Greek and Roman mythology?  Why should 21st-century young people care about the stories that the Greeks and the Romans told about their gods and heroes?  One answer is that these stories have provided abundant material to some 2800 […]

Rich Media in the Dance Classroom

This post is written by Denise Wade, Associate Professor of Dance. As an Associate Professor in the Dance Program in the Department of Theatre, Speech, and Dance, the primary way that I have incorporated film or video in my dance classes is in recording choreographic projects or showing historical dance films.  In August 2011 I was […]

The Lodges Project

This post is written by Sharon Zuber, Visiting Assistant Professor of English and Director of Writing Resources and Kelly Joyce, Associate Professor of Sociology and Dean of Undergraduate Studies. In April 2010, the College launched a plan for an Eco-Village, a plan that would replace the Lodges (student housing and coffee shop near the Sadler Center that […]

Video Production for Chinese Language Students

This post is written by Peng Yu, Visiting Instructor of Chinese Studies, Modern Languages & Literatures Department. Project Description This is a video production project designed for Chinese language students at the 200-level. The objective of this project is to encourage students to explore ways to use Chinese language in real-life settings so as to enhance […]

Rich Media Project in St. Petersburg

This post is written by Sasha Prokhorov, Associate Professor of Russian Studies, Department of Modern Languages & Literatures. Our project emerged out of the William & Mary – St. Petersburg Program’s research needs. Last year Jes Therkelsen and Sasha Prokhorov developed a media production component for the research module that included a multimedia blog, research paper, and a documentary film.  […]