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Student Knowledge Shines Online

When speaking with students a few years ago Dr. Jeremi Suri was taken aback to hear that many had never delivered an oral presentation in any of their courses. Suri feels strongly that helping students build confidence speaking publicly serves them well both on and beyond the Forty Acres. His conversation with students revealed the …

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On-Location Documentaries Brings “Power and Place” to the Student Experience

What are the stories told about Texas’ history? How do particular places help those stories be told? Dr. Edmund Gordon has built his interdisciplinary course “Power and Place: Making Texas History” around using the built landscape as a window into the state’s history. Gordon has partnered with the Dev Studio to produce on-location documentaries that …

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Ancient play brought to life by online Introduction to Classical Mythology students

Students in Dr. Steve Lundy’s Introduction to Classical Mythology course worked throughout the semester to bring a performance of Euripides’ The Bacchae to life online in real-time. They created sets, designed costumes, and rehearsed before the show. This performance allowed students to more fully understand a very complex and often difficult-to-understand play.

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