What: “Tweaking Vista for Big Pay Offs”
Who: Robert C. Jones, Department of Philosophy
When: Previously recorded on Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Where: Online as an Archive
One of the biggest challenges facing professors in reading-heavy disciplines such as Humanities and Social Sciences is getting your students to read the required materials. Classroom discussions based on assigned readings that few students have taken the time to study can be less-than fruitful. Further, students who are required to take tests and quizzes on these readings often end up having to “cram” for these exams. However, if you use Vista (which you should), incorporating just a few key tweaks in the design of your course can bring big payoffs for you and your students. In this presentation Robert Jones will show you some of those tweaks and discuss the substantial benefits that have resulted since my implementing them just two semesters ago.
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