The Fall 2008 Issue

e-Portfolios: Proven Concept on a New Platform

Paper-based portfolio use has a long standing tradition in language arts, fine arts, and design-based disciplines. The pedagogy surrounding their use is well understood and documented. However, as we move into the digital age, more and more disciplines are recognizing the benefit portfolios have to offer, especially electronically based portfolios (e-Portfolios) which are easily created, […]

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Using YouTube as a Teaching Tool

Faculty Focus: Julie Kapp, Family and Community Medicine Epidemiology is the study of the frequency, distribution, and determinants of disease in human populations. Spring 2008 was the first time in several years a full-semester Introduction to Epidemiology course was offered to graduate students through the School of Medicine, rather than a half semester. Given the […]

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2008 Excellence in Teaching with Technology Award recipients

Undergraduate Award James Groves, Department of Hotel and Restaurant Management, podcasts his lectures using Profcast and posts them shortly after class for his students to revisit. He also makes previous semesters’ lectures available (via podcasts) for students to prepare in advance for class. In the capstone course for the Hotel & Restaurant Management program, Dr. […]

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