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Engaged Student Learning: Essays on Best Practices in the University System of Georgia

volume 2, 2020

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Introduction

Front Matter

About this book
Table of Contents

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Foreword

Tristan Denley
Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer
University System of Georgia

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Preface

Jeffery Galle
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
University System of Georgia

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Editor's Introduction

Denise Pinette Domizi
Director of Faculty Development
University System of Georgia

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Articles

Sticking with the Outcomes: Using Sticky Notes to Assess Student Learning in a Literature Course

Jessica Lindberg
Georgia Highlands College

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Mindfulness and Aesthetic Works for Learning Caring in Nursing

Kelly Dyar
University of West Georgia

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Specifications Grading in STEM Courses: Increasing Rigor and Student Perseverance

Mai Yin Tso
Georgia Gwinnett College

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Silencing the Whispers: Experiential Learning as a Strategy to Empower Pre-Service Teachers and Elementary Writers

Jennifer K. Allen
University of West Georgia

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Psychological Safety by Blending in Engineering Mechanics

Donald R. Webster
Georgia Institute of Technology

Wendy C. Newstetter
Georgia Institute of Technology

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Simple Experiments Aren’t So Simple, But They Can Be Sweet!

Kimberly Shaw*
Columbus State University

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Playing Video Games in the Classroom: Simulating an Experiential Learning Cycle to Teach International Affairs

Jeffrey D. Berejikian
University of Georgia

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Personal Narratives: Changing Attitudes and Actions One Story at a Time

Rebecca E. Burnett
Georgia Institute of Technology

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Building Student Community through a “Drop-In Salon”

Monica Carol Miller
Middle Georgia State University

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Using Learning Assistants as a peer learning model to increase student success in Principles of Biology laboratory sequence

Barbara Musolf
Clayton State University
Ann M Showalter
Clayton State University
Paul Melvin
Clayton State University

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Not Your Ordinary Supplemental Instruction: A Focus on Metacognition

Angela C. Spencer
Augusta University

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Building Community: Using DNA Barcoding through a Collaborative Project Between Lower-Division and Upper-Division STEM Courses

Paul Melvin
Clayton State University

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Engaging Online Learners Through Synchronous Meetings

David Glassmeyer*
Kennesaw State University

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Integrating Scholarship, Service, and Global Perspectives: Biology Study Abroad on Andros Island, Bahamas

Lauren B. King
Columbus State University

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Honing Communication and Organizational Skills through Community-based Engaged Learning

Hasitha Mahabaduge*
Georgia College and State University

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Collaborative Testing: Increasing Rigor, Combating Anxiety, & Facilitating Prompt Feedback

Marina Smitherman*
Dalton State College

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Adaptive Learning Strategies for Introductory Classes

Christopher Brown
Georgia State University

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Digital Storytelling as a Method of Reflection in the First Year Experience Course

Barbara G. Tucker
Dalton State College

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Low to No Cost Undergraduate Research: Mentoring Biology Students When Resources are Scarce

Amanda L. J. Duffus
Gordon State College

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Experiential Learning Activities in an IT Course

ChongWoo Park
Augusta University

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Online Pedagogy: Lessons Learned from Teaching an Online Course in Georgia Tech’s OMSCS Program

Ashok K. Goel*
Georgia Institute of Technology

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Recognizing and Appreciating Science as an Integrated Part of Daily Life: A Case Study of Engaged Student Learning

Paramasivam Sivapatham
Savannah State University

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Learning Communities and Assessment for Freshmen History Majors

Barney Rickman
Valdosta State University
Melanie Byrd
Valdosta State University
Deborah Davis
Valdosta State University

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*2020 Regents’ Award winner. Find full list of 2020 winners and their nomination portfolios here.

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