Module 4: Media Production Response

Visual storytelling projects and other uses of technology in the classroom are becoming increasingly widely used. At Skidmore assisting professors use this technology is primarily done by Academic Technology and Media Services. According to Benjamin Harwood in Academic Technology, visual story telling projects have become increasingly the domain of the media services department as the…

In Order to Prepare Students, Higher-Ed Should Be Prepared Too

The vast majority of higher education institutions market themselves by claiming they have the ability to truly prepare their students for the future, which today almost inherently involves promoting a constructive and responsible use of technology. It should also, however, take into account the specific needs of their student body. Higher-ed should be acutely aware…

Instructional Design Interview

I interviewed Denise Evert, a neuroscience professor at Skidmore College, about her instructional design. I chose to interview Denise because when I took her introductory neuroscience class I noticed that she used many different tools and activities to explain the concepts in the course. Denise emphasized an approach to course design that involves both independently…

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