Sheryl Shirley

Plymouth State University

Bio: Sheryl L. Shirley is Professor of Political Science at Plymouth State University and has focused her research and teaching on human rights and social justice. She teaches courses in International Relations, Latin American Politics, and Women's Studies. She also currently serves as Chair of the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights, New Hampshire's primary anti-discrimination agency. The agency is responsible for investigating and hearing complaints of discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations.

My Instructional Challenge: My students need to create group presentations using a variety of media but tend to gravitate towards PowerPoint and Prezi. How can I encourage them to experiment with other media?