Category Archives: Session: Talk

Reconciling digital research procedures with library policies

In my own research for my dissertation, I visited approximately 60 libraries around the country ranging from the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA, to the Historic New Orleans Collection, to more regional, smaller libraries such as the Hawaiian Mission … Continue reading

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Multimedia Assignments in Humanities Classes

I propose a conversation about incorporating multimedia assignments into humanities courses. As director of the University of Alabama Libraries’ Sanford Media Center, I’ve helped design and support a number of assignments in areas such as English, art, dance, and multiple … Continue reading

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Talk: Fostering Dialogue in Social Media Spaces

The rise of social media has allowed scholars and students to connect and discuss texts, events, and issues in ways that were previously unimaginable. Synchronous and asynchronous discussions can spark at any moment and connect learners across time zones and … Continue reading

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The quandary of the baby and the bathwater: Incorporating new technology and ideas into the traditional literature classroom

To start this proposal off with a grotesquely bland statement, it often seems easier to incorporate new technologies into some classrooms than into others.  In the English department, for example, composition classes (the bulk of which are first-year writing courses … Continue reading

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Talk Session: Tools Users Use

As an archivist, I post content to my website but have fallen behind a bit in knowing the tools my users use and how to prepare my materials for them. As a teacher, F2F and online, I want to know … Continue reading

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Talk: Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning and Research

In some realms of the academy and administration, we are having more and more discussions about technology/content accessibility and universal design. We are seeing tremendous growth in the use of instructional technology, but little to no consideration for giving access … Continue reading

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Talk Session: A Discussion on Tools to Help Flip a Class

I have been playing around with incremental changes to my courses to move toward a flipped design. It is a process I plan to continue. I would like to propose a session that encourages discussion on activities, assignments, etc. that … Continue reading

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