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2015 Winter Quarter FYW Faculty Meeting

D-WRD updates

Autumn sessions

Winter & Spring sessions

Friday, January 15th: Commenting on student work — with Darsie Bowden — and Digication’s updated Conversations feature

Friday, February 5th: Learning & Teaching Online — with Sharon Guan, Director of Faculty Instructional Technology Services (FITS) at DePaul

  • FITS Pedagogically Distinctive Features of Online Learning at DePaul initiative; high level of instructor presence and student-instructor interaction; Chicago as classroom and global experiences
  • Composing online instructional text: authenticity and minimalism
  • How to link activities to outcomes and making those connections explicit
  • New master shell: WRD104 integrates new library research processes and updated resources
  • New master shell: WRD104/NYT — TBA

Friday, February 19th: your ideas

Friday, March 4th: your ideas

Digication updates

  • Conversations tool turned back on: Sarah Brown video
  • Remember MAC PDF-embed problem: links won’t work
  • Teaching in Honors or First Year Programs or non-FYW courses? Request Digication course here
  • Survey response on ornamentation and visual rhetoric

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