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Novel Strategies to Encourage Careful Reading and Energized Discussions

by David S. Hogsette, PhD Originally published on February 26, 2014 on the NYiT Center for Teaching and Learning Blog. You’re Having Them Read What?!? Recently, I decided to take a “great minds, great books” approach to the reading list in my Foundations of Research Writing course (FCWR 151). I’m having freshmen students read such […]

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Creating Innovators in Critical Thinking Courses

  I am scheduled to teach NYiT’s Foundations of Inquiry during the Fall 2012 semester, and I have a bunch of thoughts and ideas running through my head. The course, in my view, should focus on the main steps of critical thinking, as one of the key purposes and outcomes of the course is to […]

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Blackboard Course Designs

  Effective Course Designs in Blackboard 9 by David S. Hogsette, PhD To browse one of my courses in Blackboard, request an invitation from CourseSites. Basic Course Design Concept I have been using Blackboard (Bb) since 1998 to enhance my face-to-face courses with online content, discussions, group meeting spaces, and synchronous chat. Once my institution […]

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Enhanced Organization and Content in Online Learning

  Enhanced Organization and Content in Online Learning by David S. Hogsette, PhD A solicited lecture for online faculty development at New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, New York ©2011. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this […]

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Engaging the Hype of Hypertext

  Engaging the Hype of Hypertext:  What Students Learn by Creating Mock Commercial Web Pages by David S. Hogsette, PhD A solicited lecture for the Web Literacy Project lecture series at New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, New York. ©1997     Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit […]

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Teaching and Critical Thinking: A Statement of Teaching Philosophy

  by David S. Hogsette, PhD Teaching as Intellectual Exchange I have been teaching undergraduate writing and literature courses since 1990. At the end of each semester I’d like to think I have things well in hand, but when the next semester begins, I’m reminded that good teaching is vibrant and dynamic. Successful teaching cannot […]

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Developing Critical Thinking with Journal Writing

  by David S. Hogsette, PhD Originally published in a slightly altered form on Sept 21, 2011 in the NYiT Center for Teaching and Learning Blog. Students and Critical Thinking The pedagogical term critical thinking is oft-used in academia these days, especially as institutions across the nation redesign core curriculum requirements and guidelines. However, even […]

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