Category: McGraw Event

After a summer of construction and many months of planning, the renovation of the McGraw Center’s Digital Learning Lab has completed and is open for business. The Digital Learning Lab (DLL) is a flexible classroom space optimized for teaching and learning with technology. The DLL’s renovation refreshes a unique campus resource designed for teaching with […]

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October 15, 2019

Hisae Matsui will speak about her development of a unique blended course in intermediate Japanese grammar. Professor Matsui has been working with the McGraw Center for the past three years to develop content for this course — using the McGraw Teaching Lab and web-based tools.This showcase will present materials used in JPN105, including flipped lectures, […]

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September 6, 2016

On April 13th, Ben Johnston, Senior Educational Technology Specialist at the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning, gave a faculty workshop on “Teaching with Text Analysis.” Ben, who describes himself as a proponent of “Modest DH” (digital humanities), argued for the adoption of intuitive Web-based tools that students can use to analyze large amounts of […]

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April 15, 2016

Wednesday, April 13th, 4:30 – 6:00 Frist 330 Computer-assisted text analysis tools are being used in undergraduate courses to spur discussion, formulate new avenues of inquiry, develop new interpretations of text, and analyze linguistic and cultural trends. Easy-to-use, online tools such as Google Ngrams, Voyant, and Juxta, have lowered the barriers to using these applications […]

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April 1, 2016

Second Wednesday Technology Workshops: The McGraw Center is offering a new series that discusses teaching technologies on the second Wednesday of every month classes are in session. There are two more sessions in Spring term. What’s up this month? Speed Grading: Just in Time for Exams, Wednesday, March 9th, 4:30 -6:00, Frist 330 RSVP Imagine […]

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February 29, 2016

This hands-on workshop will introduce easy-to-use web-based mapping tools that can be used for collaborative assignments and projects in the classroom. Online mapping tools offer creative environments in which students can pull together multimedia elements from their learning into a shared, visual space. Maps can visually represent relationships between data and other information that may […]

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February 4, 2016

Between November 2nd and 6th, 2015 (Fall Break week) the McGraw Center will co-sponsor a digital media bootcamp in partnership with the Council of the Humanities at Princeton. The Media Boot Camp is designed to provide a practical grounding in some of the key digital technologies that are needed for students exploring media careers.  Digital […]

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October 16, 2015