Class Produces Parody of ‘The Office’ to Highlight Challenges of Teaching With Technology

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Class Produces Parody of ‘The Office’ to Highlight Challenges of Teaching With Technology

Students at the University of Denver created a parody video essay — in the style of the popular TV show “The Office” — to show their frustrations with technology in the classroom and urge professors and students to work together to make classes more lively.

Many of the scenes in the six-minute video will probably seem familiar to anyone who has sat in on a college class in recent years: a professor funbles with his PowerPoint presentation, a student goofs around on Facebook during the lecture, and another student complains about being required to buy laptops when the devices are rarely used for assignments.

(rest of article: http://chronicle.com/blogPost/Class-Produces-Parody-of-The/21169/?sid=wc&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en)

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