Posts By: James May

How to Rock a Google Search

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How to Rock a Google Search! Understanding Key Commands Before the iPad, and before the mouse, we used keyboards and Both Mac and PC platforms utilize key commands (special combinations of keyboard keys pressed simultaneously or in sequence) to enhance the human/computer interface. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of this. For example, one study found […]

Students and Visuals: Inline versus Attached

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I recently sent the following message to participants in an “Engaging Online Learners” course that I was facilitating. I thought I would share the strategy here too. Hello all, as you work on your introductions, I thought you might be interested in an engagement strategy or two. When designing content for millennials, we have to […]

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, […]