Search results for author:"Debra Chittur"
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Why Does History Matter? A Backward Approach to Designing a Distance Learning U.S. History Survey Course
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 351–356
This paper describes a backward design approach to redesigning the history survey course at an online non-profit university. Nontraditional students bring rich experience and knowledge to the history classroom. Using a thematic rather than a...
Best Practices in Student Engagement: Pen-based Media Making Projects in the Constructionist Classroom
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) p. 2584
In this presentation we will discuss a study being conducted in two large urban school districts in which students create short mathematics videos using digital ink and screen capture software. Data collected to date shows high student engagement. ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 493–497
This paper presents a faculty audit tool developed and implemented at Independence University. The audit tool we developed allows auditors to rate instructors on a four-level scale: excellent, acceptable, needs review, and unacceptable. Ensuring...
Student Engagement during Pen-based Media Making Projects: Constructing in Constructivist/Constructionist Classrooms
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 2585–2590
This poster presentation will describe evidence of high student engagement in mathematics classrooms using pen-and-tablet technology for media-making. The presentation will explain theoretical constructs embedded in pen-based digital media making...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 240–245
Our panel will discuss the possibilities and realities of introducing the methods, techniques and tools of instructional design into online teacher education courses. The use of instructional design methodology in course design assists with...