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The Value of GE or the Answer to "Why Do I Need to Take This Class?" Edutopia stw replicatingPBL 21stCAcad reflection questions. Dan Gilbert: The psychology of your future self. Could ‘explorable explanations’ help tell a new kind of story? Newsrooms have become increasingly focused on interactive journalism and creative graphics as they look for new ways to progress storytelling in the digital age.

Could ‘explorable explanations’ help tell a new kind of story?

Are College Lectures Unfair? Photo DOES the college lecture discriminate?

Are College Lectures Unfair?

Is it biased against undergraduates who are not white, male and affluent? The notion may seem absurd on its face. The lecture is an old and well-established tradition in education. To most of us, it simply is the way college courses are taught. Yet a growing body of evidence suggests that the lecture is not generic or neutral, but a specific cultural form that favors some people while discriminating against others, including women, minorities and low-income and first-generation college students. The Benefits of No-Tech Note Taking. The moment of truth for me came in the spring 2013 semester.

The Benefits of No-Tech Note Taking

I looked out at my visual-communication class and saw a group of six students transfixed by the blue glow of a video on one of their computers, and decided I was done allowing laptops in my large lecture class. "Done" might be putting it mildly. Although I am an engaging lecturer, I could not compete with Facebook and YouTube, and I was tired of trying.

The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies. Listen to this article as a podcast episode: Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:22 — 53.1MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | When I worked with student teachers on developing effective lesson plans, one thing I always asked them to revise was the phrase “We will discuss.”

The Big List of Class Discussion Strategies

We will discuss the video. We will discuss the story. We will discuss our results. BuzzFeed Has Fired Benny Johnson For Widespread Plagiarism. The Declining “Equity” by John Chauhan on Prezi. White%20Priviledge%20Unpacking%20the%20Invisible%20Knapsack. Defining the Relationship - The Chronicle of Higher Education. Edutopia stw replicatingPBL 21stCAcad reflection questions. Writing Spaces Open Textbook Chapters.

Manual Memory, Reading. Handouts Click the above link to view Word documents for all the handouts and the Instructor Manual for this chapter.

Manual Memory, Reading

Memory Pre and Post Test To introduce the topic of memory techniques, use the Memory Test handout to do a Memory Pre and Post Test to involve students actively in the topic. Writing Spaces Open Textbook Chapters. Rosenberg reading games. Surviving your group project. Now that you have created your project task list, it’s time to decide how you’ll get all of the work done.

Surviving your group project

You’ll need to determine in what order the tasks need to be done, when the tasks need to be completed, and who is responsible for each task. You can use backward planning to guide these decisions. Begin with the day the assignment is due. Cellphones in school: a teaching tool or distraction? After 20 years of teaching, Miriam Morgenstern is calling it quits this month.

Cellphones in school: a teaching tool or distraction?

The Lowell High School history and ESL teacher is starting an educational nonprofit, although that’s not the only reason she’s leaving the classroom. Another is her frustration with students and their cellphones. The texting, tweeting, and Snapchatting during class time are “an incredible distraction, and makes it much more difficult to teach,” she said. How Concerned Should We Be about Cell Phones in Class? As faculty, it seems we are very concerned about cell phones in the classroom.

How Concerned Should We Be about Cell Phones in Class?

Articles about the problem are popping up everywhere in the pedagogical literature, and they often are the “most-read” and “most-commented” articles listed on various websites. Is student use of electronic devices that pressing of a pedagogical problem? Do Cell Phones Belong in the Classroom? Mobile devices are ubiquitous in American high schools, and their use is harder to regulate than old-fashioned note passing.

Do Cell Phones Belong in the Classroom?

But here's why teachers should be paying closer attention. Two U.S. high school students compete in the LG Mobile Worldcup Texting Championship. According to a Pew study, American teenage girls send an average of 100 messages a day. 10. A Unilateral Grading Contract to Improve Learning and Teaching [c. Foundations of Academic Success: Words of Wisdom. C. Faculty Interview - LIB 250: Humanities Research Sources and Strategies - Research Guides at Wake Forest University. Your name: Person interviewed: Date of interview: Education (degrees and institutions):

C. Faculty Interview - LIB 250: Humanities Research Sources and Strategies - Research Guides at Wake Forest University

College Success. StudentDevelopmentTheorybyM.Walker. Web 2.0 Expo NY: Clay Shirky ( It's Not Information Overload. It's Filter Failure. Know Your Sources. When doing research you will come across a lot of information from different types of sources. How do you decide which source to use?

From tweets to newspaper articles, this tool provides a brief description of each and breaks down 6 factors of what to consider when selecting a source. A platform for millions of very short messages on a variety of topics that enables brief dialogue between distinct groups of people across geographic, political, cultural and economic boundaries. An avenue for sharing both developed and unpolished ideas and interests with a niche community with relative ease. A collection of millions of educational, inspirational, eye-opening and entertaining videos that are shared rapidly and widely. A reporting and recording of cultural and political happenings that keeps the general public informed of daily events, sports, and current news. A book in which the information presented is supported by clearly identified sources. Total Number Published per Day Time in review.

What Are Databases and Why You Need Them. Tim Berners-Lee: A Magna Carta for the web. Clay Shirky: How cognitive surplus will change the world. Joi Ito: Want to innovate? Become a "now-ist" Amber Case: We are all cyborgs now. Ian Goldin: Navigating our global future. MagneticPoetry2. Microsoft Word’s Notebook View: A new way students note take in the classroom. Historically, Microsoft Word has been the most popular word-processing program among computer users. Users for this program range from business professionals writing important documents to undergraduate students writing a term paper to writers working on their next big story. Almost anyone can find a way to use Microsoft Word.

However, for Mac computer users, Microsoft Word provides another feature that can be useful for students: the Notebook View. The Notebook View The Notebook View in Word visually looks like a notebook, with tabs on the side to split up notes in one document file. Using Notebook View for written notes. How to Take Notes in Class: The 5 Best Methods - College Info Geek. Should You Take Notes on Paper or on a Computer? - College Info Geek. 2b or not 2b: David Crystal on why texting is good for language. UNHtextingstudy.