Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"FILLED - Bible Studies Across Disciplines and Online"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Fall 2014 - DURI
Research area(s):
Religious Studies; Engineering; English; Comp Lit; Science; Tech
Project Description:
This project seeks to initiate a new course in the CLA Religious Studies Program as both a live and online course, and to convert "ENGL264: Bible as Lit" and "ENGL463: New Testament as Lit" into online courses. All courses will interface with the PU Libraries Special Collections
Expected Student Contributions:
-Populating an online course scaffold. -The PI and intern will meet once a week to review assigned work. -The intern will provide "the student's perspective" about best practices for effective online courses.
Related Website(s):
-PU Distance Learning https://www.distance.purdue.edu/ -PU Religious Studies http://www.cla.purdue.edu/religious-studies/ -PU Special Collections https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol -PU Special Collections, Bruce Rogers Collection http://www4.lib.purdue.edu/archon/?p=collections/controlcard&id=118
Desired Qualifications:
-Computer literacy to create hyperlinks, conduct e-searches, etc. -Ability to work independently -Ability to communicate with peers, supervisors, etc. -Some knowledge of textual research (in any field); or Religious Studies, or the Bible, or library sciences
Estimated Weekly Hours:
9
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 3 credit hours

Professor in Charge

Name:
Duran, Angelica
Deptartment/College:
english

Student Supervisor

Name:
Angelica Duran
Title:
Assoc Prof, English, Comp Lit, Religious Studies

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
David Hovde
Deptartment/College:
Special Collections / PU Libraries