Posts Categorized: Strategy

How do I blog thee… let me count the ways

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  Arthur: Margaret Gonzalez Discipline:  Speech Communications Title: How do I blog thee…. let me count the ways Category(ies): strategy; faculty development; how to; ideas; technology; education; technology Tags:  education; technology Text:  Here is a list of 17 top educational blogs – all in one list.  No need to spend countless hours searching (like I […]

Thou Shalt Not…

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Author: Margaret Gonzalez Discipline: Speech Communications Title: Thou Shalt Not Commit Logical Fallacies Text:  “A logical fallacy is a flaw in reasoning. Logical fallacies are like tricks or illusions of thought, and they’re often very sneakily used by politicians and the media to fool people.”  A fallacy used in a persuasive speech can often kill […]

SpaceX and the Future Tense

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Ever wish you had majored in a different field? After watching the video of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 reusable rocket, part of me wishes I had spent more time on my math homework. The video below is the Falcon 9 Reusable (F9R) taking its first test flight at the SpaceX rocket development facility. F9R lifts off from […]

Dragontape: Mixtapes for Learning

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For those of you who remember the 1980s and the power of a good mix tape, you are going to like http://dragontape.com. Essentially, you can use this Web 2.0 application to make mix tapes for your students. Or better yet, have your students make mix tapes of difficulty content in your course. It’s currently FREE […]

Backchanneling

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The practice of using computers to maintain live-time or near live-time conversations alongside live events. The term was coined in the field of Linguistics to describe listeners’ behaviors during verbal communication, Victor Yngve 1970. In the classroom, a “backchannel” provides teachers valuable feedback and helps to better engage students. Today’s Meet is a backchannel  where […]