Author Archives: Justin Henry

Why is Web 2.0 Important to Higher Education?

Trent Batson, professor of English, director of academic computing, entrepreneur and bon vivant, has an article in Campus Technology exploring the role of Web2.0 in education, particularly higher education. He observes: For decades, a minority among educators has advocated alternate … Continue reading

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New Resource: LOC on YouTube

First it was Flickr, now its YouTube. Hoorah for the Library of Congress as they begin to place portions of their vast video holdings on this popular site. First collections include the 2008 National Book Festival author presentations, the Books … Continue reading

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Center for Cultural Pluralism Workshop

Responding to Diversity Issues in the Classroom: A Developmental and Social Justice Approach Friday, April 10, 2009 9:00a.m. to 12 Noon in Allen House, room 204. This half day workshop engages participants in building an understanding of how to have … Continue reading

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BlackBoard Jungle 2: Integration, Equality and Social Justice in the Classroom

The Office of the Assoicate Provost for Multicultural Affairs and Academic Initiatives presents Blackboard Jungle 2 Symposium March 27 and 28. For more information and to register visit the website The Center for Teaching and Learning is pleased to present … Continue reading

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Why Add Multimedia Projects to Your Course?

Is there an added added academic value in incorporating multimedia scholarship into student projects? This is the question addressed by Mark E. Cann of USC in a recent article titled Multimedia in the Classroom at USC: A Ten Year Perspective. … Continue reading

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WIKI assignments: make it better

Blackboard’s wiki option has made it easier for us to experiment with this collaborative writing application, but designing good wiki assignments remains challenging. There are a number of web sites that assert that wikis can be powerful learning tools, a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Center for Cultural Pluralism!

The Center for Cultural Pluralism will celebrate its 10 year anniversary on January 29, 2009. The Center has announced their spring programming, which includes guest speakers Dr. Lee Kneflekamp speaking on “MicroAgressions in the Classroom” (Jan. 30) and Dr. Scott … Continue reading

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UVM Events for MLK Week

The Office of the President and the Office of the Associate Provost for Multicultural Affairs and Academic Initiatives are hosting a multi-day celebration honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Most notably, human rights advocate and … Continue reading

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Office Of Community-University Partnerships and Service Learning Announce Fellowship Program

This fellowship program is designed as a seminar to help faculty develop a strong background in service-learning pedagogy. By developing a service-learning course, participants will strengthen service-learning knowledge and skills. Fellows will meet every other week during the Spring 2009 … Continue reading

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Working Together to Promote a Safe & Healthy Campus Community

April 15, 12:15 – 1:45 pm, Livak Room, Davis Center The tragic events at Virginia Tech, and more recently at Northern Illinois, have had a profound impact on the way colleges and universities are viewing and responding to campus health … Continue reading

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