Articles

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FAQ: Who are William and Mary Students?

May 28th, 2010

Henry Broaddus, Dean of Admissions, shares his perspective about “overachieving” W&M students, the school’s relationship to UVA, changing student demographics and how the use of a video prompt as part of the W&M application might impact how students learn.

Frequently Asked Questions, Issue 4 (May 2010)

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Tracy Cross: Giftedness and Creativity (Podcast)

May 28th, 2010

Tracy Cross, Professor of Psychology and Gifted Education and Executive Director of the Center for Gifted Education at the College of William & Mary, discusses giftedness and creativity.

Issue 4 (May 2010), Media

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Research and Teaching Come Together

May 28th, 2010

Look at Francie Cate-Arries 2004 book and see how her own research translates to her teaching and technology projects.

Issue 4 (May 2010)

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Teach(nology) Cookbook: Google Maps

May 28th, 2010

Learn how to Francie used Google Maps in her “Mapping Memory” project. Follow along as Pablo Yáñez, Academic Technologist, explains how to get started making your own maps.

Issue 4 (May 2010), Teach(nology) Cookbook, Teach(nology) Video Podcast

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Mapping Memory in Madrid

May 28th, 2010

Francie Cate-Arries, Professor of Hispanic Studies, discusses how she uses field work and technology to help her students explore the historical memory of the Spanish Civil War in Madrid.

Issue 4 (May 2010)

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Teach(nology) Podcast: Bruce Campbell and Tablet PCs

April 22nd, 2010

Bruce Campbell discusses how he uses his tablet PC to help with grading and other everyday tasks academics run into.

Issue 3 (April 2010), Media, Teach(nology) Video Podcast

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Video Assignments: Ann Marie Stock

April 22nd, 2010

Ann Marie Stock and Troy Davis create an interdisciplinary environment to help students produce compelling video projects.

Issue 3 (April 2010), Media

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Structuring Collaborative Assignments

April 22nd, 2010

Gene Roche tries to get past “snarky” comments and “free riders” to make group work more engaging for students.

Collaboration, Issue 3 (April 2010)

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Faculty as Learners: Confessions of a Wiki Newbie

April 12th, 2010

Pamela L. Eddy, Associate Professor of Higher Education, talks about using using wikis for the first time in her class, how that experience changed her own research and whether or not she would use a wiki again.

Collaboration, Issue 3 (April 2010)

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Helping Students Capture the Teachable Moment

March 31st, 2010

Dr. Warrenetta Mann, Director of the W&M Counseling Center, recently talked to faculty members and graduate students about “teachable moments” and distressed students. Her advice can help you identify moments where students could benefit from additional help.

Frequently Asked Questions, Issue 2 (March 2010)