Posts Categorized: Good Reads

6 Ways to Be a Better Online Teacher

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Special thanks to Susan Ledlow for sharing this Good Read with Circles of Innovation. In this article from Campus Technology, Paul Beaudoin discusses some of the “Tried and tested strategies for molding better online instructors.”

The Lean Startup

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I’ve been reading business books this summer as I try to update the curriculum for Digital Industry Practices. “The Lean Startup” by Eric Ries finally got me to understand concepts like ‘minimum viable project’ and ‘fast iteration’ that I hear my web developer friends talking about so often. The Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous […]

Child Onset Schziophrenia and Example on Modeling and Imprinting

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Author:  Leighann OstrowskyLeonard Discipline:  psychology Title:  update of jani, childhood onset schizophrenia Categories:  psychology, abnormal psychology, schizophrenia Tags:  childhood, psychology, abnormal psychology, schizophrenia Introductory Text: This article and video is used in class when discussing child psychopathologies and how rare it is for a child to have schizophrenia and how hard it is on family with family […]

Post-It notes to increase survey responses

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In 2005, Garner found that response rates doubled when Post-It notes with hand-written requests were attached to survey materials. In 2012, the Irish Revenue replicated the study and found that among the 300 randomly assigned businesses, after 15 working days, response rates were 36% for the trial group and 19.2% for the control group (p […]

My favorite resources for teaching physics (can be used in any STEM)

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Hello Everyone, Here are the links to a few of my favorite FREE resources for STEM: 1. Phet – Great Simulations Developed by the University of Colorado team. All free, can be downloaded anywhere. PHET 2.CWSEI – Carl Weiman Science Educational Initiative – great resources for K-16 STEM educators. In case you do not know, […]

Getting Green Done by way of an Electrical Engineering Technology A.S. Degree!

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Confidently march across that bridge spanning the demand for green jobs and the supply of qualified people ready to fill them by earning an A.S. in EET…your green job credential! This blog post explains the value of an EET degree in the context of obtaining a green job. I found this blog at the Ecotech […]

Don’t have to be Friends to Rule my Facebook Group

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As many of you know, I have been using private Facebook groups in my classroom for a year now to encourage discussion beyond the classroom.  So far, it has been very successful.  I found this information as I was looking for support for why using Facebook in an educational way.  It explains how you don’t […]