Engaging Your Students With Digital Media Assignments
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Engaging Your Students With Digital Media AssignmentsDelphi Center for Teaching and Learning CelebrationFebruary 10, 2012 Patty Payette, Ph.D.Ron SchildknechtSteve Dwinnells, Ph.D.1Review the history and purpose of the Digital Media SuiteObserve some student samplesDiscuss a new protocol for faculty usage of the DMSSession Objectives2
Hold for Ron
Examples ofStudent WorkWhy create a protocol for faculty?Digital assignments are a new wild west for many faculty and studentsDesigning & refining an assignment with intentionality and clear goals, resources, etc. is best practiceDigital assignments require extra fociExperience has taught us that guided support fosters success
Goals of protocolFor DMS: organized, consistent process for working with, and supporting, faculty and studentsFor i2a: assignments designed, delivered and assessed with intentionally and critical thinking skills in mindFor faculty: alignment between learning goals, digital resources and student experiencesFor students: a significant learning experience and strengthened digital literacy skillsSteps for faculty memberCommit to process over the course of a semesterComplete assignment designTurn in final report
Your TurnConsidering a course that you teach, take a look at question #1 and/or #4 to help you get started with intentionally designing a digital assignment!
Questions for FeedbackDoes this process seem user-friendly, too onerous or something in between?Is the assignment design too long and involved?Will faculty be willing to do a final report?Should we require it, or make it optional?
Q&ATalk to us!