Monthly Archives: September 2011

Andy Boyan uses student blogs as reflective learning tool

Communication Studies professor Andy Boyan requires all students in his media courses to maintain regular blogs, posting at least ten times per semester. Students can choose any topic related to the course content that interests them. For example, in his Environmental Communication class some students … Continue reading

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Nicolle Zellner replaces reports with video projects in astronomy

When physics professor Nicolle Zellner got tired of reading astronomy reports, she began to assign video projects instead. Video turns out to be a great medium for students to convey what they are learning about Galileo, Kepler, or the life cycle of … Continue reading

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CTL News: Fall 2011 Events

On Saturday, November 5, Albion College will host a GLCA “Communication in the Classroom” workshop. The workshop is open to faculty from Albion, Hope, and Kalamazoo Colleges, and will be led by Allegheny College professors Joshua Searle-White and Dan Crozier. It will be held from … Continue reading

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Are the Humanities Now a Luxury?

Phi Beta Kappa is partnering with the American Conference of Academic Deans (ACAD) to host a joint conference in Charleston, South Carolina from November 10-12, 2011. “Are the Humanities Now a Luxury?” will be the fourth in a jointly-sponsored series characterized by attention … Continue reading

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