Anthropology 372 (Visualizing Anthropology)

One of my proudest courses I've worked on at Davidson College has been the Anthropology course "Visualizing Anthropology". This has been a constantly evolving course that runs every other fall semester. I have facilitated it as a co-teacher six times now. My major contributions have been the photo-essay project with a learning goal of getting the students using the cameras in full manual mode. They begin to think about how to visually tell a story using still imagery which we later apply to video. They master the basics of video ..
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Podcasting 101

This is a workshop a colleague and I wrote on podcasting. This typically would be given to a class where a professor would want his or her students to create a podcast in an in class assignment. It can also work as a standalone workshop in conjunction with our podcasting studio. The goal of the workshop was to engage the learners as much as possible with short group discussions and less lecture and listen from the facilitator.     Podcasting 101 An Instructional Design workbench on how to create a podcast for your curriculum.   Facilitated ..
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Podcast Studio

In the last five years, Davidson College's Information and Technology department has been adding additional spaces for students to explore and experiment with technology. Studio D came online in 2012 as an experimental classroom. This is a modular space for faculty who are wanting to try innovative teaching. Studio M, which came online in 2013, is our Makerspace. It has provided a community-oriented workspace designed to encourage collaboration between people with common interests. The newest space which I created and manage is our Media & Podcasting Studio. Housed in the innovation basement ..
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Medicinal Chemistry: The Molecular Basis of Drug Discovery

Medicinal Chemistry: The Molecular Basis of Drug Discovery was Davidson College's first massive open online course. Taught by Dr. Erland Stevens, Davidson offered this course free to the public through the edX.edu platform. As the Media Producer for the course, I faced many obstacles. One of the first was acclimating a professor accustomed to in class lecture style teaching to the nuances of video lecture capture.  We overcame this with a “baptism by fire” method of allowing the cameras to keep rolling no matter what. During a talk, the professor may ..
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