Web Annotation With Hypothes.is In Canvas Training Session

Book pages being flipped through.
This post is being used to document and distribute materials associated with a training I’m giving at the University of Oklahoma, which covers collaborative web annotation as a tool for engaging students. “Writing in the margins” of books and journal articles (or any other texts) in collaboration with others is one way instructors seek to enhance … Continue reading Web Annotation With Hypothes.is In Canvas Training Session

Gamifying Intro to Hispanic Lit and Culture

It’s the last week of GOBLIN, and it has been one of the most enriching experiences of my professional life. I’ve learned so much, gotten so many great ideas for improving my teaching, and had a blast doing it. My main goal in participating was to learn more about how to implement gamification and game-based […]

Game-Based Learning in the Literature Classroom

For the past few years I’ve been reading here and there about games in the classroom. The most provocative example I’ve found is Reacting to the Past, a role-playing game designed at Barnard College that has students inhabit historical events. The idea is that the game inspires students to prepare much more thoroughly than they […]