Jaclyn Schildkraut                        Texas State University                           San Marcos, Texas June 10-15, 2...
   Texas State University, by way of the University of    Central Florida   Research Interests   Teaching Experiences ...
   CJ 4340 is an undergraduate level core class, providing    students an overview of an array of criminological    theor...
   Create a positive and engaging learning environment   Challenge students to employ critical thinking and    reasoning...
Announcement Postings,Online Article Discussion Blogs andOnline Study Groups using theSakai Platform                      ...
   How can I encourage student participation as well as    ownership/investment in the course?    ◦ An encouraging an eng...
   How can I encourage student participation as well as    ownership/investment in the course?    ◦ An encouraging an eng...
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
Permission for use by student received 6/4/12 via email.                         2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
Application Papers                     2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
   Students were to select a theory and apply its concepts    to a criminal justice topic of interest                    ...
   Students were to select a theory and apply its concepts    to a criminal justice topic of interest   Incorporating Sa...
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
Student’s                                  Original                                  Submission                           ...
Student’s Paper with Feedback         Sample Completed Rubric                                Permission for use by student...
Supplemental Multimedia                     2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
   Challenges of a “dry” or “bland” subject matter    ◦ How can I make criminological theory, with concepts ranging      ...
   Challenges of a “dry” or “bland” subject matter    ◦ How can I make criminological theory, with concepts ranging      ...
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
TRACS (Sakai) Organization Feature                       2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
   Teaching 2.0   Any time, any place   Maintaining class organization                                     2012 Jasig S...
   Teaching 2.0   Any time, any place   Maintaining class organization   Incorporating Sakai:    ◦ Ease of toolbar for...
All course links are prominentlydisplayed for ease of access                                   2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
The effectiveness of TRACS inmeeting the goals of the course                       2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
   Increased class participation, both through the web    components and also in the face-to-face meetings   Improved sc...
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  1. 1. Jaclyn Schildkraut Texas State University San Marcos, Texas June 10-15, 2012Growing Community;Growing Possibilities
  2. 2.  Texas State University, by way of the University of Central Florida Research Interests Teaching Experiences Teaching Philosophy 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  3. 3.  CJ 4340 is an undergraduate level core class, providing students an overview of an array of criminological theories and concepts Taught Spring, 2012 Traditional face-to-face class 33 students enrolled (22 male, 11 female) ◦ Mostly junior and senior level students (1 freshman, 1 sophomore) 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  4. 4.  Create a positive and engaging learning environment Challenge students to employ critical thinking and reasoning skills Make the material fun Make the material accessible 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  5. 5. Announcement Postings,Online Article Discussion Blogs andOnline Study Groups using theSakai Platform 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  6. 6.  How can I encourage student participation as well as ownership/investment in the course? ◦ An encouraging an engaging environment should also encourage reflection and cooperation and allow students the opportunity to “have the floor” 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  7. 7.  How can I encourage student participation as well as ownership/investment in the course? ◦ An encouraging an engaging environment should also encourage reflection and cooperation and allow students the opportunity to “have the floor” Incorporating Sakai: ◦ The Announcements feature was used to always keep students in the loop ◦ The Forums feature was used both for Online Article Discussion Blogs as well as Online Study Groups in preparation for exams 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
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  15. 15. Permission for use by student received 6/4/12 via email. 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  16. 16. Application Papers 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  17. 17.  Students were to select a theory and apply its concepts to a criminal justice topic of interest 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  18. 18.  Students were to select a theory and apply its concepts to a criminal justice topic of interest Incorporating Sakai: ◦ Students submitted their papers through the Assignments feature ◦ Papers could be downloaded, annotated, and uploaded back to students with comments ◦ Provided individual, personalized feedback to students 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
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  22. 22. Student’s Original Submission My Responses On Original Submission Plus Grading RubricPermission for use by student received 6/4/12 via email. 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  23. 23. Student’s Paper with Feedback Sample Completed Rubric Permission for use by student received 6/4/12 via email. 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  24. 24. Supplemental Multimedia 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  25. 25.  Challenges of a “dry” or “bland” subject matter ◦ How can I make criminological theory, with concepts ranging from the 1700s to the 1970s, interesting to Generation Y? 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  26. 26.  Challenges of a “dry” or “bland” subject matter ◦ How can I make criminological theory, with concepts ranging from the 1700s to the 1970s, interesting to Generation Y? Incorporating Sakai: ◦ In addition to showing videos in class, links can be posted right online so students can go back and re-watch the videos on their own time ◦ For longer videos or multi-segment videos, this feature is also beneficial due to class time constraints 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
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  29. 29. TRACS (Sakai) Organization Feature 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  30. 30.  Teaching 2.0 Any time, any place Maintaining class organization 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  31. 31.  Teaching 2.0 Any time, any place Maintaining class organization Incorporating Sakai: ◦ Ease of toolbar for various site features ◦ Course material could be organized by week and/or topic through the Resources feature ◦ Using it on the go 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  32. 32. All course links are prominentlydisplayed for ease of access 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
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  36. 36. The effectiveness of TRACS inmeeting the goals of the course 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference
  37. 37.  Increased class participation, both through the web components and also in the face-to-face meetings Improved scores on application papers for second submissions Higher test scores for those who more actively participated in the Online Study Group activity Increased interest in the course materials and better retention of information 2012 Jasig Sakai Conference

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