From Knowledge to Social Action: Addressing College Student Alcohol Use Through Class “Service-Based Action Projects” (Susan Kennedy, Denison)

Susan Kennedy, Department of Psychology, Denison University Question: Can instructors leverage in-class learning to impact an important public health issue? Here’s one approach designed to use knowledge gained in a psychopharmacology class to address drinking among college students. The misuse of alcohol among college students represents a significant public health… Read More

A Fully Integrated Theme-Based Inquiry Course of Introductory Chemistry (Joseph Reczek, Denison)

Joseph Reczek, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Denison University For the full report contact Joe Reczek at reczekj@denison.edu Introductory college chemistry classes provide a foundation of knowledge and skills upon which all subsequent classes in the Chemistry and Biochemistry curriculum rely. It therefore requires the coverage of a broad range… Read More

Using EDpuzzle to Create and Assign Custom Video Quizzes (Darin Stephenson, Hope College)

Darin Stephenson, Professor of Mathematics, Hope College (e-mail: stephenson@hope.edu) For teaching my “flipped classroom” version of Math 341 at Hope College, I had created many lecture videos for the students to watch outside of class. I wanted a way to embed quiz questions into these videos so that I could… Read More

Establishing Parameters for Self-Evaluation and Metacognition as an Extension of Critique in a Studio Art Course (Sheilah Wilson, Denison)

Sheilah Wilson, Studio Art Department, Denison University For the full report contact Sheilah Wilson at wilsons@denison.edu QUESTION: Can a written reflection, following oral critique, help art students take greater responsibility over their work and their learning? In Introduction to Photography (Arts 117), a course I teach each semester, students work… Read More