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In the 2018-19 academic year, the Office of the Provost is made available Digital Fellowships to full-time and adjunct faculty. The goal of the program was to research and apply mobile technology through the use of iPads® and digital resources to improve student learning outcomes, student persistence, and completion.

Digital fellows conducted research and were trained in the use of iPads in the classroom. iPads were provided.

The fellows then assessed the impact of the digital intervention upon student learning in at least one of the Texas core objectives:

    • critical thinking
    • communication
    • teamwork
    • quantitative reasoning
    • personal responsibility
    • social responsibility

The assessments utilized a common rubric design based on the VALUE rubrics of the American Association of Colleges and Universities. (http://www.aacu.org/value/rubrics)

2018-2019 DIGITAL FELLOWS

 

Digital Fellows Participants

Background

The Office of the Provost made available Digital Fellowships to full-time and adjunct faculty in the 2018-2019 academic year. The goal of the program was to research and apply mobile technology through the use of iPads® and digital resources to improve student learning outcomes, student persistence and completion.

Program Outcomes

  1. Implement instructional strategies for delivery of content, practice, interaction, or assessment.
    • Research and select a digital product, strategy, or tool/resource
    • Implement the selected digital product, strategy, or tool/resource in a gateway or core course
    • Assess the impact of the digital intervention upon student learning in at least one of the Texas Core Objectives
  2. Design and deliver a faculty summer institute relative to the digital intervention and findings.

Below are the digital fellows followed by an overview of the program activities.

Program Activities

Meet the 2018-2019 ACC Digital Fellows

Summer Institute

Collage of people using mobile technologies

View Agenda & Program

Meet the 2019 Digital Fellows Summer Institute Faculty Participants

Lesson Plans and Assessment

Upon completion of this institute participants will have:

    • Selected a mobile strategy/ies for use in their own courses.
    • Developed a learning resource to address an instructional problem (i.e., a lesson plan, an instructional video, or an interactive assessment).
    • Presented a learning resource that addresses an instructional problem

Participants are expected to use the one hour of online time commitment to:

    • Identify learning outcomes
    • Identify activity
    • Identify appropriate mobile technology/app
    • Develop a lesson plan
    • Develop an assessment

Suggested Timeline

Date Items to Complete Resources to Assist
Tuesday 6/25/19
  • Identify learning outcomes
  • Identify activity
Action verbs for writing outcomes

Adobe Teaching Resources
(To access the Adobe Teaching Resources you will need to login to Adobe Creative Cloud.)

Wednesday 6/26/19
  • Identify appropriate mobile technology/app
  • Develop a lesson plan
  • Develop an assessment
Sample Lesson Plan*

Sample Assessment

Thursday 6/27/19
  • Prepare for Friday Presentation and finish deliverables.
Friday 6/28/19
  • Present Learning Resource (i.e. Lesson Plan)

Create a folder and name it “your last nameProjects” in this team drive, for example “LeeProjects”.

In your name folder add your learning activity, assessment, and any supplemental materials (such as student handouts or graphics). *You may save your own copy of the “Lesson Plan Template.docx” in your name folder. Please do not change the template.

2017-2018 DIGITAL FELLOWS

Faculty Name Area of Study Department Pilot Course
Herb Coleman Public and Social Services Psychology PSYC 2301
Ryan Davidson Liberal Arts English ENGL 1301, 1302
Richard Griffiths Liberal Arts Psychology PSYC 2301
Heidi Juel Liberal Arts English ENGL 1301, 1302
Julienne LeMond Science, Engineering, and Math Physicist PHYS 1401
Katie McClendon Liberal Arts English/Journalism; Adult Education ESL/HSE ENGL 1301, 1302
Susan Meigs Liberal Arts English ENGL 1301, 1302
Lindsey Mikash Arts, Digital Media, and Communications Art/Art History ARTS 1303
Ann Orsinger Liberal Arts Philosophy and Government PHIL 1301, 2306
Kerri Pope Liberal Arts Philosophy, Religion, and Humanities (Humanities Discipline) HUMA 1301
Thomas Samuel Science, Engineering, and Math Biology BIOL 1308, 1309, 2404
Daira Wilson Health Sciences Nursing-Associate Degree BIOL 1308, 1309, 2404