Princeton Teaching Week: Pedagogy of Podcasting

2019-04-13T09:31:07-04:00

As part of Princeton Teaching Week, Dan Claro offered a workshop in the Digital Learning Lab called "The Pedagogy of Podcasting." Chaired by Sorat Tungkasiri, Associate Director for Educational and Classroom Technology at McGraw, this 80-minute session discussed smartphone use among "Generation Z," Princeton's "service to humanity," academic essay-writing conventions, and sound design before offering

Contagion

2018-10-11T19:04:08-04:00

In fall 2017 and spring 2018, Princeton Writing Center faculty Carolyn Ureña brought her students into the Digital Learning Lab to learn how to create podcasts. Dr. Ureña's class, "Contagion" (WRI 163/164), is an interdisciplinary Writing Seminar that explores the cultural and biological meanings of infectious disease.  In addition to training first-year students how to

Varieties of Spanish

2017-11-22T15:24:49-05:00

Professor Vallejo's course on sociolinguistic variation in the Spanish-speaking world, students will learn about social, political, and cultural aspects related to dialectal variation in Spanish and become acquainted with important linguistic features present in various dialects. Upon completion of the course, students become familiarized with particular features distinguishing one dialect from another, while gaining knowledge

The Trenton Project

2017-11-22T15:24:49-05:00

The Trenton Project is a collaborative documentary investigation by the Princeton University course, URB 202: "Documentary Film and the City," taught by Alison Isenberg and Purcell Carson since 2013. The class works in partnership with Trenton residents, institutions and community partners to produce short films which together offer a kaleidoscopic lens on the challenges Trenton faces,

Specks of Dust

2017-11-22T15:24:49-05:00

SPECKS OF DUST presents the story of Guria, an organization dedicated to fighting human trafficking in Varanasi, India. Our film follows this group of activists: inspiring, fiery, hopeful. For over twenty years, they have refused to rest until every child is free to live a vibrant and creative life. The film was created by Azza

PARIS, NI HAO

2017-11-22T15:24:49-05:00

Paris, Ni Hao, a 40-minute film by Sharon Deng 17', shares these stories for the first time, probing the lives of eight first and second-generation immigrants who must reinvent their identities and lifestyles to survive. Through the specificity of their experiences, the film takes an intimate look at immigration and elucidates the mixed emotions surrounding

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