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Projects

Since 2001, the Academic Technologies team has completed over 150 projects with Cornell faculty. Please explore the project summaries and see how a wide range of technologies were used to address teaching and learning challenges.

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Agriculture and Life Sciences

2005

Science of Soil: a web-based soil instructional and information resource

Jonathan Russell-Anelli

Web-based multimedia modules build knowledge of soil characteristics and processes.

Public Education through the Lens of Popular Movies, Documentaries, and TV News: A catalyst for classroom discussion and debate

John Sipple

Video clips with educational themes and an audio "reflections" assignment enrich discussion and advance understanding of American public education.

Expanding e-Clips video database on Business, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership for use in large business class settings

Deborah Streeter

E-Clips is a searchable, web accessible video collection of interviews with entrepreneurs.

Architecture, Art and Planning

2005

Printed Matters

Elisabeth Meyer

A new kind of print shop where the art student and the non-art student share ideas and tools.

Arts and Sciences

2005

Interactive distributed learning and flexible testing for autotutorial introductory physics

Donald Holcomb and Jeevak Parpia and Raphael Littauer

Auto-tutorial courses present unique challenges for students and instructors. This project improved online learning materials and the scoring of tests.

Using Technology to Enhance Individual Participation and to Develop Critical and Creative Analytical Faculties

Annelise Riles

A socio-anthropological approach to problems that uses technology to engage students in lecture, develop critical thinking skills and ask imaginative questions.

Islands of Globalization

Elizabeth DeLoughrey

Multimedia assignments and web conferencing support collaboration with students at the University of Hawai'i on theories of globalization and modernity.

Computing and Information Science

2005

Improved lecture hall experience for CS100M students using Personal Response System and Mobile Presentations

Daisy Fan

Polling and increased mobility during lectures via a tablet PC and wireless access are ways of engaging and providing students with feedback during lectures.

Engineering

2005

Electronic Textbook for Applied Systems Engineering

Peter Jackson

An electronic textbook and associated exercises for the course "Applied Systems Engineering" provide resources for on-campus and distance learning students.

College of Veterinary Medicine

2005

Computer-generated Cases for Fluid Therapy

Richard Rawson

Introducing veterinary students to interactive simulations of dog patients provided opportunities for deeper understanding, practice, and greater confidence.

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