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Sieber, Diane E Associate Professor

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Research

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  • Dr. Sieber's research areas have to do with two eras of technology-driven communication revolution: Renaissance Europe immediately post printing press, and the current networked digital age. She has published on Don Quixote, Spanish Golden Age drama, poetry and historiography, and cartographic works on Spanish Colonial New Mexico. She has also presented papers and published on teaching and learning with emerging technologies in higher education. Recent work includes studies of learning through online social networks, the gamification of educational experience, and addressing digital distraction of students (by laptops, tablets and mobile phones) in classroom settings.

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  • educational technologies, social networks and learning, digital distraction, digital humanities, spanish drama, spanish prose, spanish colonial southwest, renaissance europe

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Teaching

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  • HUEN 2020 - The Meaning of Information Technology
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Surveys the history of information technologies and modern techniques of information production, storage, transmission, and retrieval. Emphasizes understanding not only the technological transformations in interpersonal, organizational, and mass communication, but also the technological, social and political changes that underlie the movement toward a digital society. Same as ATLS 2000.
  • HUEN 3100 - Advanced Humanities for Engineers
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Explores what it means to be a fully human being:�through group discussion, closely examines individual works of culturally and historically significant philosophy, literature and art.�Includes extensive writing. Fulfills the College of Engineering & Applied Science writing requirement.�Department prerequisite: a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • HUEN 3843 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Explores different important themes in the humanities, check with department for specific semester topics. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.

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