Marcela Gutierrez

Transformative Learning in Social Justice Education: Integration of Photovoice Methods into a Diverse Populations Course Slides Marcela N. Gutierrez, LMSW Assistant Professor in Practice School of Social Work gutierrezmarcela@uta.edu This project built upon previous efforts to apply transformative learning methods in an asynchronous online social work course. I previously adapted the techniques of Photovoice research…

Rafia Mirza

Digital Humanities and Collaboration Slides Rafia Mirza, MSI Digital Humanities Librarian University of Texas at Arlington Libraries rafia@uta.edu As Digital Humanities require multiple types of expertise, they are often collaborative. Large-scale projects especially require many participants. What are the challenges for faculty in participating in cross-departmental projects?  I conduct a literature review as well as…

Lydia Pyburn

Using Blackboard Collaborate ULTRA for an Online Workshop Slides Lydia L. Pyburn,  MLS Online Engagement and Nursing Librarian Faculty Services and Online Engagement University of Texas at Arlington Libraries llpyburn@uta.edu Online students don’t have the opportunity to come to campus and sit through a library orientation as on-campus students will do. They miss out on…

Alex Hunnicutt

Using Student Websites to Mitigate Isolation in Independent Studies Slides Wendell A. (Alex) Hunnicutt, PhD Adjunct Instructor Department of History, College of Liberal Arts hunnicut@uta.edu This project addresses the use of student-controlled website as a tool for developing, curating, and presenting knowledge acquired in the context of independent historical studies. Undergraduate students working independently may…

Maria Trache

Meaningful Online Discussions in an Online Master’s Research Methods Course Slides Maria Trache, PhD Associate Professor Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, College of Education mtrache@uta.edu The issue of meaningfulness of online discussions is crucial in creating a truly engaging virtual environment that fosters active learning. Even more difficult is to attain this goal…

Martin Wallace

Measuring Student Confidence through Low-Risk Competition: The UTA Libraries Pitch of the Week Contest (POW!) Slides Martin K. Wallace, MS, MLIS Maker Literacies and Engineering Liaison Librarian University of Texas at Arlington Libraries martin.wallace@uta.edu In April 2017, the UTA Libraries will hold a series of pitch contests modeled on the Iron Chef Battles in the…

Jiyoon Yoon

Asynchronous Online Culture Tellers (A-SOCuTe) for Teacher Candidates of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students Slides Jiyoon Yoon, PhD Associate Professor of Science Education Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education jiyoon@uta.edu This study designs an innovative online instructional model, A-synchronous Online Cultural Tellers (A-SOCuTe) and measures its effects on teacher candidates’ confidence in teaching…

Jenny Roye

Faculty Preparedness for Online Instruction: Promoting Instructor, Social and Cognitive Presence Slides Jenny Roye, MSN, RN Clinical Assistant Professor Assistant Director of Technology and Curriculum Integration Program Manager of Undergraduate Clinical Facilities Coordination Accelerated Online BSN Program Lead Teacher- Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents College of Nursing and Health Innovation roye@uta.edu Students in the…