Visualizing “Wicked Problems” by Using DebateGraph and Dialogue Mapping (Katy Crossley-Frolick, Denison University)

Katy Crossley-Frolick, Department of Political Science, Denison University [For the full report contact: frolickk@denison.edu] The term “wicked problems” was first introduced into the scholarly lexicon by Rittel and Webber (1973), professors of urban planning and design at the University of California, Berkeley. It refers to the relationship between social problems… 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