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Faculty Profiles

Starting in fall 2012, the CITL began a series in which faculty doing interesting and innovatives things in and around campus are interviewed on camera, in an effort to spotlight the good work happening at RU for both peers on campus and the world at large.

Judi Billups: Brand You

Fall 2013. Marketing and Core Curriculum Professor Judi Billups talks about the innovative Brand You project she uses in her Core and Principles of Marketing Classes. In addition to the professor's own insight, former students who have been through the project talk about it.

SCOTT MCDARMONT - POWER AND RESPONSIBILITY: SUPER HEROES AND ETHICS

Spring 2013. Instructor Scott McDarmont discusses the use of superheroes and group-oriented multimedia projects in his core curriculum class.

 

DR. JOE JONES: ELECTRONIC TEXT FOR COLLECTIVE AUTHORING

Spring 2013. Dr. Joe Jones, Philosophy and Religion, discusses an eText project he and his students undertook using Google Docs for collectiving authoring and editing.

 

CANDICE BENJES-SMALL: CORE 202, THE HUNGER GAMES AND STUDENT GROUPS

Spring 2013. Candice Benjes-Small is head of Information Literacy and Outreach at McConnell Library, and is also the Information Literacy Coordinator for the Core A Program at RU. Here, Candice talks about here Core 202 class, using Suzanne Collins' 'The Hunger Games' novel, and her approach to having students work in groups.

 

Dr. Guy Axtell: Philosophy and Religious Studies

Winter 2013. Dr. Guy Axtell discusses his new Philosophy Goes To The Movies Class.

 

Steve Helm, Dean of Libraries

Winter 2013. Steve Helm discusses the Open Journal Project at RU.

 

Dr. Bruce Mahin, Professor of Music

Fall 2012. Dr. Mahin discusses his new eTextbook, 'I Love Music,' as well as the pedagogical innovations he is implementing in an online core music course, in this short series of interviews. In addition to part one above, view each 1-3 segment (7 in all) on our Vimeo channel.