Instructional Technology

Link to CRLT TTI Grant Projects 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Making Music with Digital Audio Tools

Learning Italian Phonetics through Web-Based Music and Tongue Twisters

Rosella Bellagamba, Lecturer II in Romance Languages and Literatures, LSA (rosellab@umich.edu)

Dr. Bellagamba focused on creating interactive web-based exercises for students to learn Italian Phonetics.  The exercises range from filling-in-blanks and matching words to recording pronunciations and comparing students’ pronunciations to the existing ones recorded by a native speaker.  This set of exercises adds fun to learning language and appeals to students’ learning styles.  The templates for the interactive exercises will be useful for others teaching basic Italian. Read more »

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Link to CRLT TTI Grant Projects 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Marking up the Sources: Using Annotating Technology, Digital Documents, and Websites to Design Assignments Promoting the Integration of Text/Object Close-Reading and Writing

Paulina Alberto, (Assistant Professor of History and Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures), LSA, (palberto@umich.edu) Read more »

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Link to CRLT TTI Grant Projects 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Integrating Multi-Media Sources into PowerPoint Presentations and Student Assignments in a Modern Latin American History Lecture Course

Sueann Caufield, Associate Professor, History Department, LSA (scaul@umich.edu). Prof. Caufield will consolidate and improve existing PowerPoint presentations, create new presentations that integrate sound and film or video clips, and develop method to encourage more interactive learning. In particular, students will use the web and CTools site to work with images and recordings used in class in their assignments. Read more »

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