MARTIN     SEYMOUR

Martin Seymour Portfolio
Phone: 860.465.4354 / Voice-mail   
Email: seymourm@easternct.edu
Office Hours:
Comm Bldg 109

CEE Workshop Presentation:
“Assessing Learning Outcomes Using Student Digital Projects”

Sudha Swaminathan
Education
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Martin Seymour
Communication
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David Stoloff
Education

Thursday, March 31, 2011
12:30 to1:30 pm

SPECIAL Workshop Venue
LIBRARY 436

A showcase of ideas for student digital projects that might be used to assess learning outcomes in global citizenship, service learning, student center clubs and activities, the liberal arts core curriculum, and the First-Year Program. There will also be a hands-on workshop on using Microsoft SkyDrive and wordpress.com to collect and present creative expressions with digital “cloud” media by both students and faculty members.

Diagram of ECSU & "Cloud" resources Presentation Objectives:
To promote a discussion about accessible methods that will allow students to easily show examples of their academic work as well as independent projects and educational experiences.
This may serve two objectives: students will be better prepared with tools and practices for self-promotion regarding job and graduate school applications; secondly, as more students participate it may provide a student generated method of evaluating overall student body goals and achievements as they attend ECSU undergraduate studies.

In 1999 when I began teaching at ECSU, I decided to use the student portfolio as a method to simplify and organize my grading process. Students were asked to purchase a 3 ring binder and sleeves in order to compile all assignments throughout the semester; ready for periodic review of individual assignments and for final evaluation of the entire semester of work.

In the spring of 2000 when I was asked to teach a course limited to
Digital Photography the natural step was to have students
create a “digital portfolio”.
Tools available in the computer classroom/lab at the time were Powerpoint and the ECSU student web servers via their z:/drive web folders.
Currently accessed through the web address:
http://www2.easternct.edu/e/ecsu-stuid/web/filename.html

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