Gleb Tsipursky is an assistant professor of history at Ohio State Newark. What is class-sourcing, and how does it apply to websites? Class-sourcing, my adaptation of the term “crowdsourcing,” involves students building websites, wikis, blogs, videos, podcasts, online bibliographies, visual exhibits and other digital artifacts as part of their class activities. As an example, for […]
Books Nathan Crook, Agricultural Technical Institute, A Culinary History of the Great Black Swamp: Buckeye Candy, Bratwurst and Apple Butter (Charleston, S.C.: The History Press, 2013). Ernest Lockridge, English, An Optical Illusion Called The Great Gatsby (Worthington, Ohio: South Street Demolition, 2013). Leslie Pearce-Keating, Agricultural Technical Institute, Hannah’s Memory Box: The Story of a Therapy […]
Books Dan Chow, Law, International Trade Law: Problems, Cases and Materials (New York, N.Y.: Wolters Kluwer, 2nd ed. 2012), with Thomas Schoenbaum. Brian McHale, English, “Fowles and Postmodernism: The French Lieutenant’s Woman, Mantissa and A Maggot,” John Fowles (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), pp. 171-185, ed. James Acheson. Sean O’Sullivan, English, “The Sopranos: Episodic Storytelling,” How […]
How much of a problem is obesity?
For my scientific professional life I must read so much nonfiction and natural history that I seek escape in audio books of murder mysteries and spy novels while I am driving.
Books Jared Gardner, English, “Christmas on Bear Mountain” and “The Masters of Melody,” Walt Disney’s Donald Duck: “Christmas on Bear Mountain” (Seattle: Fantagraphics, 2013). Elizabeth Hewitt, English, “Emily Dickinson’s Economics,” Emily Dickinson in Context (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013), ed. Eliza Richards. Sharvari Karandikar, Social Work, Gender Oppression and Globalization: Challenges for Social Work (Council on […]
Book Dana Renga, French and Italian, Unfinished Business: Screening the Italian Mafia in the New Millennium (London, Buffalo, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013). Grants Sudha Agarwal and Purnima Kumar, Dentistry, have each been awarded $10,000 for their research proposals, funded by the OSU/Brazil collaboration. The awards are part of an initiative between Ohio State […]
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. What is the status of disability on campus?
Books Carla Curtis, Social Work, co-authored African American Children and Families in Child Welfare: Cultural Adaptation of Services (Columbia University Press, 2013), with Ramona Denby. Brian Edmiston, Teaching and Learning, Transforming Teaching and Learning with Active and Dramatic Approaches: Engaging Students Across the Curriculum (Routledge, 2013). Susan Jones, Educational Studies, co-authored Negotiating the Complexities of […]
Books Jeffrey Lewis, ASC International Studies, The Business of Martyrdom: A History of Suicide Bombing (Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2012). Jozef Raadschelders, John Glenn School of Public Affairs, Mastering Public Administration: From Max Weber to Dwight Waldo (CQ Press/Sage, 2014). Grants Ola Ahlqvist, Geography, and his team have been awarded a $249,999 grant from the […]