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

Gender Inequality Across the World: A Digital Tool-kit for Public Awareness and Change (Karen Powell Sears, Denison)

Karen Powell Sears, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Denison University Question: How can students’ demonstrate and share their learning about social problems beyond the classroom setting? In a Sex and Gender class, students create a digital tool-kit that serves as a public awareness resource for both analyzing and solving social… 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