Digital Identity, teaching

Fall 2017 Twitter Engagement in Psychology

Last fall, in physio psych, I asked students to tweet once per week about the course or related material. It was low stakes and, in general, quite successful and enjoyable. This fall, with a larger number of students and intro level courses, I am trying a different approach. I am not requiring students tweet, but… Continue reading Fall 2017 Twitter Engagement in Psychology

Digital Identity, teaching

Brief Reflection on Twitter for Physio Psych

Students in Psyc 370: Physiological Psychology spent the semester using Twitter and creating digital media resources, including an infographic and a podcast. Assignments are outlined on our course blog. What went well Students were required to use Twitter to participate in this course. They were asked to tweet or retweet course related content once per… Continue reading Brief Reflection on Twitter for Physio Psych

Digital Identity, teaching

Reflecting on past uses of digital tools in my courses

I have used non-typical digital tools as a key course element in two courses. By non-typical, I mean a digital tool that isn’t frequently used by instructors in higher education, based on my experience. For example, Moodle and similar Learning Management Systems are fairly typical. First, I used a course blog hosted on wordpress for… Continue reading Reflecting on past uses of digital tools in my courses