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Please don't call me professor [an error occurred while processing this directive] January 4–11, 1996 slant A young college prof attempts to get down with his students, dude. By Jason Wilson "I went to see Hole last night," I said. "I went to see Hole last night," I repeated. It was a true story. The girls in the back row gave me fake smiles. "No," I said. I rolled down my sleeve and gathered my notes on Writing the Process Analysis Essay. Then, like a damned fool, I passed them out. I was teaching college freshmen for the first time and I was really, honestly trying to bond with my students. I was severely misguided, to say the least. Each time I protested, "I'm Jason, dude. Linda sat up straight and said, "Eeeeww, my last boyfriend was 24. I tried to gain credibility and acceptance by virtue of the teaching materials I used. They didn't catch references to Atari "Combat." Jessica was the only one in the class who shook her head knowingly, "Oh yeah, Pop Rocks. More laughter ensued from the class.

Welcome to Berkeley Lab's Center for Science & Engineering Education - Learning Science Just Got Easier Creativity techniques and creative tools for problem solving This A to Z of Creativity and Innovation Techniques, provides an introduction to a range of tools and techniques for both idea generation (Creativity) and converting those ideas into reality (Innovation). Like most tools these techniques all have their good and bad points. I like to think of these creativity and innovation techniques as tools in a toolbox in much the same way as my toolbox at home for DIY. It has a saw, spanner, hammer, knife and all sorts of other things in it, they are all very useful, but you have to pick the right tool (creativity / Innovation technique) for each job. This site will try and provide a little guidance along with each tool to let you know whether it's best used for cutting paper or putting in nails. For the future, the aim is to also have sub-categories which will identify Techniques for; Problem Definition - including problem analysis, redifinition, and all aspects associated with defining the problem clearly. Subcategories

EMC/Paradigm: College Resource Centers This textbook is designed with productivity tools that will guide your study. Before You Read Each Chapter Read through the chapter outline before you read the chapter. It provides a road map for the content to follow. Ask yourself how the heads relate to the chapter title. Review the titles of the procedures that are included in the chapter and ask yourself how they relate to the overall chapter content. While You Are Reading Highlight or underline key points as you come across them in the textbook. After You Have Finished Reading Each Chapter Re-read the Clinical Summary. One Final Note Although your schedule will not always allow it, it is best to study a chapter prior to attending the lecture that will cover that chapter content.

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