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Seminar 02 - Engaging and Empowering the 21st-Century Student Using Wikipedia PLEASE NOTE: Separate registration and fee are required to attend this seminar.
February 13, 2012 | A session at the ELI 2012 Online Annual Meeting

"Most inquiry starts at Wikipedia, whether we like it or not," writes columnist Casper Grathwohl in the Chronicle of Higher Education. "So as students and scholars, we need to improv…

Expertiza: Scalable Reviewing for Student-Authored Content
September 14, 2011 | A session at the ELI 2011 Online Fall Focus Session

When multiple authors-especially student authors-collaborate to write a single work, quality control is very important. The instructor/editor rarely has time enough to review each contribution mu…

"Crowdsourcing" a Textbook: 120 Student Authors Writing on a Wiki (Research-Based)
February 15, 2011 | A session at the ELI Annual Meeting 2011

Many instructors have experimented with student-authored wiki textbooks. Advantages include reading and evaluating primary literature and facilitating constructivist learning. We manage the peer-re…

It's Flipping Easy! How Easy-to-Use Portable Digital Camcorders Bring the Larger World and New Pedagogies into the Classroom
March 3, 2010 | A session at the ELI 2010 Online Spring Focus Session

Twenty-first century college and university curricula are emphasizing the connections between course work, student research, and engagement with the larger community outside the traditional class…

Pret-a-Porter Technology: Rebooting the Earlham College Study Abroad Program (Innovative Practice)
January 19, 2010 | A session at the ELI Annual Meeting 2010

Many voices in higher education still view technology as a barrier to cultural immersion in terms of study abroad. This session will demonstrate why universities should reconsider the use of mobile…

The Mapping Controversies Web Directory: Harnessing Students' Collective Intelligence
March 10, 2009 | A session at the NERCOMP Annual Conference 2009

The Mapping Controversies web directory is both a research tool from which students can extract information and a repository into which they can contribute, thus it evolves in response to user inpu…

Innovations in Undergraduate Research: A Case Study at Illinois (Innovative Practice)
January 20, 2009 | A session at the ELI Annual Meeting 2009

EUI, the Ethnography of the University Initiative (, is an innovative program at the University of Illinois that offers students the opportunity to conduct original ethnogr…

Sustaining the Integration of New Technologies: Using Collaboration to Support Teaching and Learning
January 7, 2009 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference 2009

Given limited resources and time, the introduction of new technologies for teaching and learning can be difficult. Collaborative learning can address this challenge. At Seton Hall University, stude…

PodClass: Partnerships Across Campus
January 8, 2009 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference 2009

Dickinson College's podcasting initiative puts the creation process into the hands and mouths of the students instead of focusing on faculty-created podcasts. To expand the accessibility of th…

Mashups, Remixes, and Video Culture: Engaging the YouTube Generation in the Classroom
October 29, 2008 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2008 Annual Conference

Undergraduate video creation at three institutions engages students from a campus-wide mashup contest to courses in several disciplines where videos replace research papers. New-media assignments h…