Mundelein and Loyola Speak Out: Social Activism in Student Publications (1967-2018)

With their Jesuit affiliation, social justice has been at the forefront of the missions of both Loyola University and Mundelein College.  With the approach of the 1960s, however, students and faculty felt particularly empowered to make their voices heard— at their home institutions, in their communities, and around the world.   In this post, we’ll look …

How Can Virtual Reality Engage with Historical Narrative?

In continuing our discussion of digital storytelling, this week I reviewed two tours currently available as part of the Chicago  ØØ Project, a collaborative venture made available to us, in part, through the Chicago History Museum. The first, Chicago ØØ: St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, uses primary source documents and photographs to create an immersive virtual reality …

Digital Storytelling

Whether it’s Race to the Top or Common Core or Whatever Comes Next, curriculum standards at all levels will continue to require us to use technology in interesting and innovative ways in our classroom environments.  But what exactly does that look like?  How do we facilitate students’ critical perspectives of both content and process? How …