Heather Scalf

Academic Libraries and Learning Analytics Slides Heather Scalf, MLIS Director of Assessment University of Texas at Arlington Libraries scalf@uta.edu I will be conducting a citation analysis of a selection of HIST3300 papers to determine if there are any clear patterns in primary source usage, specifically the usage of sources from UT Arlington Libraries Special Collections.…

Kim Breuer

Text and Citation Analysis of Undergraduate History Methods Papers Slides Kimberly Breuer, PhD Assistant Professor in Practice Coordinator of Online Learning Department of History, College of Liberal Arts breuer@uta.edu My project explores the possible use of text and citation analysis as a means of evaluating writing skills and citations in an upper division History research…

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…

Meagan Rogers

A Competency-Based Approach to Program Evaluation Slides Meagan Rogers, RN-BC,MSN, CPEN Clinical Assistant Professor College of Nursing and Health Innovation meaganr@uta.edu The primary purpose of this project is to integrate learning analytics into the curriculum blueprinting and evaluation process through the development of a course and program quality management program. The need to measure learning…

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…

Melanie Mason

Knock, Knock, Who’s There? Digital Communication Via Social Media: Connecting Higher Education Departments to Students Slides Melanie A. Mason, MS, BFA Lecturer Department of Communication, College of Liberal Arts mamason@uta.edu Individual university departments are looking for ways to communicate with their student base through social media in more expedient and useful ways. How does this…

Mohan Pant

Discourse-Analysis of Discussion Boards Related with Concepts of Research Process and Statistics in Online Graduate-Level Educational Research Method Courses Slides Mohan D. Pant, PhD Assistant Professor of Research Methodology, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education mpant@uta.edu My project is on a discourse analysis of students’ discussion boards across all offerings of the educational…