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Vialogues : Meaningful discussions around video

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Vialogues(Video+Dialogues) is an asynchronous Video discussion tool which can be used for leveraging digital videos for learning by adding group interaction as part of the online video experience. Source: Vialogues : Meaningful discussions around video

A Flipped Lesson: Fusing a Video with a Formative Assessment

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The following post is a part of the Flipped Classroom series from the 2015 Summer Destination Program:  Special thanks to Nicolas Navarro for submitting an example of a flipped lesson that he has prepared to teach geometry and unit conversions to students in his Developmental Math class. The basic idea of flipping a lesson is […]

A Flipped Lesson: Using Screenchomp to make a Khan-esque Lesson

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The following post is a part of the Flipped Classroom series from the 2015 Summer Destination Program:  Special thanks to Andrea Tice for submitting an example of a flipped lesson that she has prepared to teach students in her Gen Chem II course how to balance complex reduction-oxidation reactions. The learning outcomes for this lesson […]

How to Embed Academic Twitter Feeds into Online Courses

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Social media. Is it the bane of our students’ attention span? Have you ever wanted to use it for good rather than for evil? Maybe you’ve considered trying Twitter. Maybe you are constantly finding great resources that you’d like to post on the fly from your mobile device, but your students will never see because […]

The Library – Not for stuffy stuff anymore!

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I never thought that the library only contained higher level contemplation material.   But then, I live here.  I get to see a lot of the fun stuff in our collection all the time.  I only hear whispers of people postulating about ancient texts and boring books.  Really?  In our library?  Not a chance!  We have […]

Fun Theory Challenge – Now Accepting Submissions

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Fun Theory is simply the idea that something as simple as fun is the easiest way to change people’s behavior for the better. Want people to take stairs instead of the escalator? Turn the stairs into a piano! Want people to use hand sanitizer? Have the sanitizer machine talk to them as they walk past! […]

Robots Lab: Robots for STEM Education

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Every time I see something like this, I wish I could go back and experience school through the eyes of this generation. If you teach STEM classes and you are looking for a way to spice up your content, you might want to give this a look. Basically The RobotsLAB BOX is a teaching-aid that uses […]

“Why should I care about math?”

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Course: Developmental Math I/II Introduction: My goal with this threaded assignment is to give encouragement to developmental math students as they begin the term. I have moved up the ranks from SL Leader, to Lab Instructor to Teacher and find the most common theme students share is in reference to “how bad they are at […]

The Puzzle of Motivation

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Author: George Ramsey Title:  The Puzzle of Motivation Class: GEB1011 “Introduction to Business “(Chapter 10 Motivating Employees) Traditional Classroom Introduction: This chapter deals with the eternal problem of engaging the workforce.    Engagement describes the level of motivation, passion, and commitment.  The traditional approach has been to use extrinsic rewards or the threat of punishment to […]