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Buzzademia is a term used to define scholarship in the internet vernacular. This guide will introduce you to thinking about creative assignments you can add to your course syllabus to engage students in meaningful work.
Are you looking for new ways to approach class assignments that allow for student creativity and dynamic modes of knowledge production and learning assessment? This guide is a supplement to our Buzzadmia Brainstorm workshop where we explore various approaches to alternative assessments through digital media assignments that are meaningful to the courses you are designing. The workshop will be offered towards the back half of each semester for next term course planning and dates will be updated here when they are announced, so if you're excited by what's in the guide, check back later for new workshops in the near future!
The following pages will provide additional resources to the workshop as outlined in the description below:
Buzzademia is a term used to define scholarship in the internet vernacular. This workshop will introduce you to thinking about creative assignments you can add to your course syllabus to engage students in meaningful work that provides the opportunity for creative expression through digital media and critical engagement with the learning goals and objectives of your course.
After this workshop you will:
Be aware of the various practices, tools, and platforms in digital media that you can incorporate into your assignments.
Have at least one assignment idea for incorporating creative digital media in your course.
Develop a framework for building out an assignment rubric that allows for creative student work and a meaningful assessment of learning objectives that you've set out to measure.
Understand the services offered in the Experiential Learning Commons that you can utilize to fulfill the learning objectives of your assignment(s).
This workshop is intended for faculty/graduate students developing assignments for courses.