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Facilitating Remote Discussions: a guide for transitioning from in-person to remote class discussions

Roger Louis Martínez-Dávila, Ph.D.
Facilitating Remote Discussions: a guide for transitioning from in-person to remote class discussions.  1. RETURN TO YOUR PLACE OF LEARNING. Whether it is a classroom, the seminar table, a laboratory, the stage, or a workplace -- each physical space conveys how we relate and communicate with each other. Your challenge: Reconstruct the contours of...

The “Not So” Dark Middle Ages: How Science and Technology Advanced European Civilization (600-1500 CE)

Roger Louis Martínez-Dávila, Ph.D.
[:en] The "Not So" Dark Middle Ages: How Science and Technology Advanced European Civilization (600-1500 CE) A History Exhibition Oct 24, 2018 - Nov 24, 2018 Columbine Hall Foyer University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Curated By the students of HIST 4150: Medieval Science and Technology (fall 2018) and the Department of History....

The Times of Israel: “Old tensions come to life as medieval Spanish synagogue goes online”

Roger Louis Martínez-Dávila, Ph.D.
[:en]An article by Rich Tenorio about Deciphering Secrets Massive Open Online Courses in the Times of Israel. Prof. Roger Louis Martinez Davila addresses his class under the soaring ceiling of the Museo del Transito, or Museo Sefardi — a 14th-century synagogue, now museum, in the historic Spanish city of Toledo....

[:en]But, guess what? There’s more important work ahead! On 14 February 2017 the course opens again with a new collection of medieval manuscripts that we will work on together.[:]

Roger Louis Martínez-Dávila, Ph.D.
[:en]Dear Former Students of Deciphering Secrets: Burgos, Thank you for participating in the summer 2016 Deciphering Secrets: Unlocking the Manuscripts of Medieval Burgos (Spain) course on! Due to your efforts, we transcribed an important collection of medieval manuscripts on Jewish, Christian, and Muslim relations. (I’ll tell you more about...

[:en]Creating a global village with MOOCs in Madrid[:]

Roger Louis Martínez-Dávila, Ph.D.
[:en] UCCS professor invites 16,000+ online students to in-person lecture With only three days’ notice, Roger L. Martinez-Davila invited 6,000 current and 10,000 former CU massive open online course (MOOC) students to a Feb. 1 Madrid lecture at Spain’s preeminent research center -- Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas. Read more...

[:en]Global Citizen Scholars: In Person Lecture: Madrid, February 1, 2016[:]

Roger Louis Martínez-Dávila, Ph.D.
[:en]Hi MOOC Students! I hope you are enjoying the beginning of our spring 2016 course (Deciphering Secrets: Unlocking the Manuscripts of Medieval Spain) and that it meets your expectations. First, I wanted to thank each and every one of you for enrolling in the course and joining us in this journey of...

The 8th Century c.e./a.d. Siege of Zaragoza –The UCCS Cantigas de Santa Maria Trebuchet

Roger Louis Martínez-Dávila, Ph.D.
About Our Reenacting of the Siege - 27 February 2012 The students of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' HIST 4160 – A Crossroads of Civilizations: Spain and North Africa, as well as members of the Historical Engineering Society (HES), demonstrated an operational medieval trebuchet (a catapult-style device) to...