Digital Champions

Digital Champions – 2016

This year’s Digital Champion Fellowships have been awarded to faculty committed to working with the CII to complete projects connected to the following initiatives:

  • Lowering textbook costs through the use of Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Using or developing adaptive e-courseware to improve student outcomes
  • Developing fully online courses

2016 Digital Champions

  • Microeconomics and Macroeconomics OER and Adaptive Resource Development
    Shelby Frost, Grace O
    ECON 2105 & 2106
  • Online Political Science MA Program for Civics Educators
    Charles Hankla, Sarah Gershon, and Carrie Manning
    Research Design and Applied Data Analysis, Campaigns and Elections, and Comparative Politics
  • OER Interactive Biological Specimen Scans
    Carmen Eilertson
    Biol 3850/7850, Biol 4930/6930, and Biol 4685/6685
  • Online Psychology Course and Adaptive Learning Modules
    Kim Darnell
    PSYC 3530
  • Online Race and Ethnic Relations Course
    James Ainsworth
    SOCI 3212
  • Online Introduction to Criminology Course and OER Development
    Scott Jacques
  • Media Entrepreneurship Course and Creativity OER Development
    Elizabeth Strickler
  • Interdisciplinary Research Methods Modules
    Led by James Ainsworth, Kim Darnell, and Charles Hankla

Upcoming Events

1:00 pm Excel 2: Formulas and Functions
Excel 2: Formulas and Functions
Jul 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
This workshop explores formulas, functions, and built-in tools that are useful when analyzing and extracting meaning from data. This class uses the Windows version of Excel, but there is significant overlap for Mac users. Workshop… more »
10:00 am HTML & CSS 1: Getting Started
HTML & CSS 1: Getting Started
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
HTML is the foundational grammar of the World Wide Web. Together with CSS, HTML provides the backbone for all web pages. In this class, we’ll introduce the core concepts of web design and HTML that… more »
10:30 am Rethinking PowerPoint
Rethinking PowerPoint
Jul 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
We’ve all been forced to sit through really boring and ineffective presentations. PowerPoint doesn’t have to be that way! We’ll share and practice using design tips to help you transform your presentations from boring to… more »
1:00 pm Instructional Alignment for Achi... @ Kinesiology and Health Conference Room - GSU Sports Arena
Instructional Alignment for Achi... @ Kinesiology and Health Conference Room - GSU Sports Arena
Jul 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Instructional Alignment for Achieving Student Learning Outcomes @ Kinesiology and Health Conference Room - GSU Sports Arena |  |  |
All courses contain several components that include: a defined context, a syllabus, assignments, readings/viewings, assessments, teaching strategies, student engagement, and others. Instructional alignment refers to the degree to which each component works to promote the… more »

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