Bucknell professors are using digital technology to share their expertise with students in new and innovative ways. One method involves using digital video to explain ideas outside of class time. Philosophy professor Jason Leddington has used this technique to great effect in a class on the philosophy of consciousness. You can see more of his engaging video lectures on his YouTube channel.
Bucknell’s Place Studies initiative is using digital techniques, including mapping and video, to study the concept of place. Visit their Place Studies website to read more about their innovative work.
To prepare for her residential college class, entitled “The Future is Now,” Economics Professor Amy Wolaver worked with GIS specialist Janine Glathar and two student researchers to build a set of digital maps exploring health care costs and outcomes in Pennsylvania. These maps helped the class engage with the task of “he task of asking & answering spatial questions about variation in healthcare use in Pennsylvania.”