The 100 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You The Wordle of this list! (Click image to enlarge) One of the most popular posts on Edudemic in 2010 was The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You and I felt it might be time for an update to that list for 2011. In order to put together a list of the best Web 2.0 classroom tools, I polled my Twitter followers, Facebook fans (are they still called fans? Likes?) and ran a contest to try and get as many submissions as possible. MLA Formatting and Style Guide Summary: MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook (8th ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page. Contributors:Tony Russell, Allen Brizee, Elizabeth Angeli, Russell Keck, Joshua M.
Communication Skills for Scientists – Uncertain Principles As I am still getting lengthy comments at the Chris Mooney post accusing me of making unreasonable demands on scientists, I thought I should spell out as explicitly as possible what skills I think scientists ought to have. This probably won’t solve the problem, but it’ll give me something to point to the next time I get asked. So, what communications skills should scientists have? The answer depends on what kind of science you’re going to do, and what you want to do with it. First and foremost, though: If you want to be a successful scientist, you need good communications skills.
Writing a Master's Thesis or Dissertation Proposal 1. Does the proposal have imagination? 2. An example of time dilation A spaceship is flying a distance of 5 light hours, for example from Earth to the dwarf planet Pluto. The speed can be regulated with the upper buttons. The applet demonstrates that the clock in the spaceship goes more slowly than the two clocks of the system in which Earth and Pluto are motionless. Formula: t' ... time indicated by the spaceship clock t ... time indicated by the clocks of the Earth-Pluto-system v ... speed of the spacecraft relatively to the system of Earth and Pluto c ... speed of light
Virtual Faculty Lounge A Teaching and Learning Resource Center NCA members have a wealth of expertise regarding teaching and curriculum development. For nearly 100 years, they not only have honored the importance of classroom work, but also have been leaders in teaching innovations. NCA’s Virtual Faculty Lounge seeks to draw on that experience by providing a virtual space where communication teacher-scholars can develop their aspirations, goals, methods, and ideas for their work in the classroom and receive inspiration from colleagues. Assessment ResourcesAssessing academic programs and student learning outcomes in communication is a challenge.
Annotated Bibliographies Summary: This handout provides information about annotated bibliographies in MLA, APA, and CMS. Contributors:Dana Bisignani, Allen BrizeeLast Edited: 2013-03-10 11:29:53 Elizabeth Thompson English Communication for Scientists This unit will help you select and organize a paper's content, draft it more effectively, and revise it efficiently. Among others, it offers advice on using verbs optimally, provides general rules for text mechanics (abbreviations, capitalization, hyphens, and so on), and points out frequent shortcomings for speakers of specific language groups. General Writing If you are having trouble locating a specific resource please visit the search page or the Site Map. The Writing Process These OWL resources will help you with the writing process: pre-writing (invention), developing research questions and outlines, composing thesis statements, and proofreading. While the writing process may be different for each person and for each particular assignment, the resources contained in this section follow the general work flow of pre-writing, organizing, and revising. For resources and examples on specific types of writing assignments, please go to our Common Writing Assignments area. Academic Writing
Four Principles of Interpersonal Communication These principles underlie the workings in real life of interpersonal communication. They are basic to communication. We can't ignore them Interpersonal communication is inescapable We can't not communicate. Avoiding Plagiarism Summary: These resources provide lesson plans and handouts for teachers interested in teaching students how to avoid plagiarism. The resources ask students to practice summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting. The resources with titles that include "Handout" provide handouts that are free to print for your students by using the print option in your web browser. Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode Image courtesy of Mathias Lux Course Description Course Objectives University of Richmond Writer's Web Welcome to the University of Richmond's Writer's Web! Explore topics by stages of the writing process by using the menu on the left or try our topic index. About us: Writer's Web is a free, public-access handbook designed & maintained by University of Richmond students & faculty. Copyright: Please consult policies at outside sites linked from this page. For all materials housed on our server, non-commercial users may incorporate any pages needed into their classes, institutional resources, or publications provided that they either reproduce pages in their entirety or make a full citation if only a portion of a page is used.