Category: Past Projects

Three weeks ago, student journalists from the US’s Princeton University began visiting migration camps and interviewing residents about their new lives in Greece. On Monday afternoon, they were working on the island of Lesvos outside the camp at Moria when they heard an explosion. Source: Princeton students capture photo, video footage of Moria migrant camp […]

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July 17, 2017

Date: Saturday, July 15, 2017 Time: 1:30 – 1:45 p.m. at WPCampus in Buffalo, NY.   The McGraw Center is pleased to announce an upcoming talk by Senior Educational Technologist, Ben Johnston, on the collaborative work he did with the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton in developing an online textbook for SPA 101, 102, […]

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May 26, 2017

Location: 330 Frist Campus Center (The McGraw Teaching Lab). Teaching with Technology Showcase: Professor Thomas Conlan, East Asian Studies, demonstrates a teaching website developed with McGraw’s Educational Technologies group. The Komonjo (documents) website is a learning environment that supports Professor Conlan’s seminar, EAS525-HIS520, Ancient and Medieval Japanese History. The site allows students in the course […]

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February 14, 2017

The Princeton University Digital Library (PUDL) is a terrific source of digitized materials from the Library’s collections.  The selection of these materials for digitization is often driven by teaching needs.  Several of the teaching projects to which the McGraw Center has contributed have used materials digitized by the Library and housed in the PUDL, including […]

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November 21, 2016

HUM 233 / EAS 233 / COM 233: East Asian Humanities I: The Classical Foundations provides an introduction to the art, literature, religion, and philosophy of China, Japan, and Korea of the classical period. For its last three offerings, the course has made use of a web platform developed in collaboration with staff from the McGraw […]

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September 27, 2016

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

To celebrate the completion of the online textbook, der | die | das, the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning will host an informal discussion on May 16th. The panel will feature der | die | das author, Professor Jamie Rankin, Director of the Princeton Center for Language Study and Senior Lecturer, German; McGraw’s Senior […]

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April 28, 2016

In the Fall of 2013, Robert Pringle, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, taught EEB 321, Ecology: Species, Interactions, Biodiversity and Society at Princeton. In conversations with his assistant in instruction, Tyler Coverdale, (a graduate student in the department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology), the pair decided to try a new kind of multimedia […]

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April 22, 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

The Mcgraw Center for Teaching and Learning is proud to announce a new service, the McGraw Commons. The McGraw Commons is an online publishing platform for teaching and learning. It includes several installations of web-based teaching tools, hosted on Princeton servers. Currently, the McGraw Commons offers: WordPress: which can be used to build either traditional […]

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April 1, 2016

What do you do with a kirifu? Thomas Conlan, Professor of East Asian Studies, explains this, and many other mysteries on his new webpage, Komonjo. The website celebrates Conlan’s research concerning the three collections of medieval Japanese court manuscripts featured on the site. It was created in collaboration with the McGraw Center for Teaching and […]

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February 10, 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