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  • Caring and Control: The Importance of Detachment 

    MacLeod, Douglas C. Jr (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2013)
    Should we be finding ways to detach ourselves from our students, when they so clearly need guidance and direction? Should we be placing ourselves at a distance when students are so desperately trying to find someone to ...
  • Connecting Classrooms for Collaborative Learning 

    Kasniunas, Nina T. (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2014)
    Teachers are increasingly engaging students through experiential learning and incorporating new technology in the classroom. In this unique collaborative project we brought together two American politics courses (one ...
  • Flash-Based Physical Simulation in Deaf Education Dynamic Media VS. Static Media 

    Baran, Harry Christopher (2011-08-01)
    The main purpose of this project was to develop a Flash based physical simulation to examine if simulations benefit deaf students and to identify the benefits to deaf students after using it. It was also done to determine ...
  • For Symobic Exchange and Birth 

    Johnson, Ryland Jared (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 2008-12-01)
  • Moving Beyond the Transmission of Feedback: Strategies to Engage Students 

    Squires, Maureen (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2013)
    Feedback is an essential element of formative assessment. For students to grow, deepen their thinking, and improve their writing, they must understand and apply instructor comments. Moreover, students must be active ...
  • The Paradox of Democracy and Higher Education 

    Moran, Thomas (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2014)
    At the heart of democracy lies a paradox. Democracy is dependent upon citizen participation, but if citizens, exercising the freedom that democracy permits, choose not to participate in the political life of the society, ...
  • Pinterest in the Writing Classroom: How Digital Curation and Collaboration Promotes Critical Thinking 

    Castro-Lewandowski, Athena (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2013)
    Often reworking existing digital materials, twenty-first century writers are increasingly collaborative and multimodal composers. This article explores how teachers of Freshman Year Composition can use the image based ...
  • Service Learning as a Pedagogical Tool for Citizen Stewards 

    Kulkarni, Tara (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2014)
    Service-Learning is an effective pedagogical tool in which students apply their classroom learning to help communities in need. Six service-learning projects were conducted in an introductory environmental engineering ...
  • Talk Amongst Yourself: A SoTL Manifesto 

    Neuhaus, Jessamyn (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2015)
    This article identifies four ways that both public presentations as well as published work in the scholarship on teaching and learning could be improved, calling on all potential SoTL contributors to 1.) be yourself 2.) ...
  • Teaching Global Issues through Public Intellectuals 

    Hornibrook, Jeff (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2014)
    By focusing on individual writers, public intellectuals, who are both thoughtful and easily accessible—rather than reading about these broader topics in textbooks—students learn about many of the same important issues while ...
  • The Useful Citizen 

    Kasper, Becky (The Common Good: A SUNY Plattsburgh Journal on Teaching and Learning, 2014)