Bruce Henderson, professor of psychology, has instituted a “technology break” in his classes as a result of his research and reading on the use of phones in the classroom. Henderson worked with Dakota Lawson, a graduate student, to publish their research results in “The Costs of Texting in the Classroom” in the journal College Teaching. See The Reporter for more information.
Lee Nickles and Misty Colton, instructional technology support in CEAP, presented at the CollabEx Live conference sponsored by TaskStream on June 23 in New York city. The title of their presentation was “Preparing Students for Video Assessment” and focused on strategies to help students working on Task 2 of their edTPA portfolio.
Counseling faculty members embedded a link to their video titled “How to Conduct a First Counseling Session: Treatment Fit” in a journal article published in January. The video has over 127,000 hits and it is hoped will help practitioners use the technique. For more information, see The Reporter.
A new Smart Board for student use has been installed in the Curriculum Materials Center of Hunter Library thanks to a $18,000 grant. The project is a collaboration between the library, CEAP, and the Coulter Faculty Commons. For more information, see the Hunter’s Clarion article.
This semester, students in HEAL 111 and 123 are using the college’s new cart of 30 iPads to submit their fitness assessment data. HEAL students take fitness assessments View Postto measure the change in their fitness over the course of the semester. Debby Singleton, faculty member in the School of Teaching & Learning collects this data for research on the effects of the health courses on student wellness. Contact Lee Nickles for information on how to use the iPad cart in your class.