Feb 28, 2023 – Just in Time Learning – Using Linked-In Learning to Provide Students with Curated Skill Training

3 March 2023

Software applications have become essential to most learning and work environments, but finding the time to teach students new applications or nuances of familiar applications can be difficult. LinkedinLearning has…

Oct 18, 2022 – ArcGIS Online

20 October 2022

Non-GIS users often encounter two major challenges in making and using maps, lack of (1) ready-to-use geospatial data, and (2) a platform that displays geospatial data from different sources. ArcGIS…

Winter Conference 2020: Digital Projects for the Post Pandemic Classroom

11 December 2020

Although remote learning can present challenges to some types of classroom assignment, it also offers exciting new opportunities for digital project work that takes full advantage of the internet. This…

Mar 5, 2020: Cinema & Media Studies as a Digital Liberal Art

10 March 2020

The Digital Liberal Arts, as well as the related area of Digital Humanities, have often had a less-than-engaged relationship with Media Studies, despite being a humanities discipline with a focus…

Apr. 30, 2019: Academic Reading in the Digital Age

2 May 2019

Current realities mean that students will likely read in many formats, digital and otherwise, as they do their course work. With this in mind, what are the affordances of digital…

Jan 10, 2017: Practicing Geo-Humanities: Designing with the Digital and Beyond

28 February 2018

This talk offers a definition of what the “new” Geo-Humanities is and gives examples of how it is practiced focusing on a particular sub-branch of Geo-Humanities called Digital Geo-Humanities.  Working…

Jan. 16, 2018: Inside/Outside the Binary: Teaching the Politics of Data

28 February 2018

At Occidental, we are experimenting with the integration of quantitative reasoning into courses outside of STEM. Guided by this programmatic interest, this presentation zooms in on the design process for…

Spring 2016: The Fabric of Our Campus

4 April 2016

This term’s LTC lunches have a wide variety, touching on issues of student life, research projects that combine faculty and students, and advising.  Together, they are an opportunity for us to use the LTC to make our learning environment stronger.