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USG Teaching and Learning Conference: Best Practices for Promoting Engaged Student Learning
Wednesday, April 8 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Open Educational Resources and Flipping the Classroom at the University of Georgia: A Case for Adoption of Pedagogical Innovations Within the Humanities

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Thomas Chase Hagood, Montgomery Wolf

Since 2008, higher education constituents-local, state, and national policy makers as well as students and faculty across the United States-have been compelled, by the rapidly increasing cost(s) of higher education, amid a global economic crisis, to look for alternatives to ever-expensive college textbooks as well as to note changing attitudes about the in-class learning experiences of post-secondary students. This session examines the inner-connections of confronting the issues of rising financial costs and creating significant learning experiences for students at the University of Georgia (UGA) via course redesigns of Dr. Montgomery Wolf's (UGA History Dept.) two halves of the U.S. History survey course (2014-2015). In so doing, it addresses two of the conference strands: developing students' critical thinking skills and Open Educational Resources (OER).

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Thomas Chase Hagood

Director, Division of Academic Enhancement, University of Georgia
For more on ALL Georgia, see http://dae.uga.edu/initiatives/all-georgia-program/


Wednesday April 8, 2015 11:00am - 11:45am
Room FG

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