Category: Social Pedagogies

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

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

Need clickers for your class? Have you assigned clickers for your class? The McGraw Center can help you integrate student-owned clickers into Blackboard so that your quizzes are automatically graded and uploaded to the Blackboard gradebook. For anonymous, occasional polling, you can borrow clickers. (Sorry, clickers are for course use only.)

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February 2, 2016

Have you ever needed to work on a document in real time with another colleague, inside or outside Princeton? The Google Drive provisioned by Princeton is an easy way to share documents for others and collaborate in real time on presentations, text documents, spreadsheets and images. It helps to keep document versions from getting out […]

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October 12, 2015

There are many challenges in teaching a large class, many of them pedagogical. Let’s consider a few points: In large classes, the sheer number of course participants will ensure that you are delivering a message to a mixed audience. One group of students may already have selected to major in your subject area, based on […]

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September 28, 2015