TED-ED and Your Head: Using Technology to Distribute Practice on Low Stakes, Generative Questions in Sensation & Perception (Nestor Matthews, Denison)

Nestor Matthews, Psychology Department and Neuroscience Program, Denison University For the full report contact Nestor Matthews at:  matthewsn@denison.edu “QUESTION: Can TED-Ed technology improve student learning and engagement?” Over the past few years I have adopted the teaching practice of flipping the classroom with video lectures. In 2013, I began requiring… 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