Writers Statements in creative writing classes: how we fit into the tradition, the processes, key elements of the field? Who am I as a writer and where am I going? What have you learned about yourself and your […]
1. Looking ahead (before first advisement meeting)
Before your first meeting with your adviser in English, add some thoughts in the space below about your plans and aspirations. What are you hoping to […]
Lytton Smith wrote a new blog post Bird’s-eye view of Self-Reflection from English Majors, Spring 2016 in the group Metagogy: 3 years, 4 months ago
Image One: Looking Ahead
Image Two: Checking In
Image Three: Looking Back
(For all Wordles, the terms English and Major were removed to make other words more visible.)
This post provides the hub for the English Department’s discussion of the Self-Reflective assignment required of all majors. In attendance are [TK].
– compile in-class activities that allow students to link course work to their Wiki page
– devise questions that link advising meetings to the self-reflective advisement criteria
This session proposal has been withdrawn. Alan Witt, Reference and Instruction Librarian at Milne Library proposes a session for the Metagogy Unconference focused on building a course or curriculum with a library partnership integrated throughout. Preplan either lessons or projects so that a library session or series of sessions can be easily…[Read more]
admin wrote a new blog post Creating Dynamic Slide Shows in PowerPoint and Keynote in the group Metagogy: 3 years, 11 months ago
Prof. Kyle Matthews (Languages and Literatures) proposes a session in which he’ll share some techniques for building dynamic and interesting PowerPoint/Keynote presentations, either for use in class or as […]
The SNCC Digital Gateway is a new–soft-launched in December 2016 and still being completed–website about the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the Civil Rights Movement organization that grew out of the […]
admin wrote a new blog post Session Proposal: Self-Directed or Self-Constructed Majors in the group Metagogy: 3 years, 11 months ago
Dean of Academic Planning and Advising Celia Easton proposes a session on self-directed or self-constructed majors. A choice at many other colleges and universities (including SUNY schools, e.g., Binghamton), […]
Lytton Smith edited the blog post Build Something Together: A Part of a Science+Humanities Curriculum in the group Metagogy: 3 years, 11 months ago
Lytton Smith, Asst. Prof. of English/Creative Writing, proposes a session aimed at creating a curricular component – be it a lesson plan, an assignment, a one-off lab – that integrates specific science and humanities methodologies and knowledge. We can both draw on existing expertise, such as the way GIS is used in English and Geology, among o…[Read more]
Lytton Smith edited the blog post Build Something Together Proposal: Breaking the Four Walls in the group Metagogy: 3 years, 11 months ago
Lytton Smith, Asst. Prof. of English/Creative Writing, proposes a session that would seek to bring together examples of practice from across Geneseo that involve not just “getting outside the classroom” but deliberately breaking the four walls, if you’ll excuse the pun, whether that involves engagement with the social lives of people, ecological e…[Read more]
Session proposals are rolling in! Scroll down to read them, and check back here periodically for new ones. There’s still time for you to propose a session of your own.
The Metagogy Unconference for SUNY Geneseo faculty and staff will take place March 24-25, 2017, in Doty 302E and surrounding rooms. Register here.
Update: Activities begin at 9:00 a.m. on March 24.
What’s an unconference?
From THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp):
The shortest answer is this: an unconference is a highly informal…
admin wrote a new blog post Session Proposal: Interactive Quantitative Analysis with Jupyter Notebooks in the group Metagogy: 3 years, 11 months ago
Kirk Anne, CIT, proposes a “share a skill” session on using Jupyter Notebooks from Project Jupyter, an open-source project that supports interactive data science and quantitative computing in several programming […]
admin wrote a new blog post Session Proposal: Blended/Hybrid classes & labs: Using online time to improve in-class experience in the group Metagogy: 3 years, 11 months ago
Kirk Anne, CIT, proposes a discussion session on blended/hybrid approaches to teaching. Is it possible to use online resources to prepare students for a better in-class experience? Can we use pre-class online […]
admin wrote a new blog post Session Proposal: Build Black Lives Matter Resources in the group Metagogy: 4 years ago
Emilye Crosby, Professor of History, proposes a workshop for building a set of Black Lives Matter information and teaching-related materials that could be used as an introduction for interested people; a starting […]
Beth McCoy edited the blog post Session Proposal: “Real life” across the curriculum in the group Metagogy: 4 years ago
(Beth McCoy, Distinguished Teaching Professor of English) While meeting last semester with faculty, students expressed that they wanted instructors throughout all the disciplines to make room in their courses for conversation about “real-life” issues, especially those related to justice and power.
Given training, course content demands, and jus…
Joe Cope, Professor of History and Director of the Center for Inquiry, Discovery, and Development proposes a group show-and-tell session in which participants share examples of digital tools or projects that they […]