Posts By: James May

Teaching at Its Best

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  Teaching at Its Best: A Research-Based Resource for College Instructors, 3rd Edition   Linda B. Nilson   ISBN: 978-0-470-40104-0 This expanded and updated edition of the best-selling handbook is an essential toolbox, full of hundreds of practical teaching techniques, classroom activities and exercises, for the new or experienced college instructor. This new edition includes […]

Engaging Ideas

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  Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom, 2nd Edition   John C. Bean, Maryellen Weimer (Foreword by)   ISBN: 978-0-470-53290-4 Learn to design interest-provoking writing and critical thinking activities and incorporate them into your courses in a way that encourages inquiry, exploration, discussion, and debate, […]

Classroom Assessment Techniques

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  Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers, 2nd Edition Thomas A. Angelo, K. Patricia Cross ISBN: 978-1-55542-500-5 This revised and greatly expanded edition of the 1988 handbook offers teachers at all levels how-to advise on classroom assessment, including: What classroom assessment entails and how it works. How to plan, implement, and analyze assessment […]

Dale’s Cone Revisited

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Have you ever quoted, or had someone quote to you the importance of Dale’s Cone on learning? Well, you might want to take a look at this. 

Is Google Making Us Stupid?

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Have you noticed your attention span slipping. What used to keep your full attention now isn’t quite able to keep you focused! Perhaps, you are no longer able to read like you once did, or perhaps you are looking for the “like” button to click on as you are reading. Well, Nicholas car wrote a […]

Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants

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Hello team Circles! Welcome to Week 2 of Destination 2014: Circles of Innovation. For our first share of this week. Below you will find a link to a Great Read by Mark Prensky entitled “Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants.” Challenge: And for those of you who like games and are interested, don’t forget to re-read your […]