Videos

In this series of short video clips, Virginia Tech graduate students talk about their experiences in GEDI. Topics include pedagogical theory, teaching skills, the setting of the GEDI course, the integration of teaching and technology, diversity issues, and more.



Jane Lehr, graduate student in Science and Technology Studies, discusses teaching with technology, particularly within the framework of critical pedagogy. Terrell Strayhorn, graduate student in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, comments on his changing awareness of classroom dynamics, and the ways in which he approaches the integration of teaching and technology after taking the GEDI course.
Denise Adkins, graduate student in Psychology, focuses on the significance of the seminar setting of the GEDI course. Chris Cassino, graduate student in Mechanical Engineering, talks about the benefit of multidisciplinary setting of GEDI as well as the pedagogical approaches he learned about in GEDI, especially case-based studies and PBL as applied to engineering.
Will Butler, graduate student in Environmental Design and Planning, discusses the benefits of guest speakers in the GEDI course talking about specific examples of teaching with technologies. Lee Bryant, graduate student in Civil Engineering, focuses on the different pedagogical perspectives she was exposed to in the GEDI course, and how the GEDI environment encouraged her to identify her teaching self.