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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 […]

How to Find the Main Idea

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This image presents basic steps for finding the main idea using an image as an example.  This could be an attention getter or first step before moving to finding the main idea in a paragraph.  I like the idea that the main idea is right in front of the reader’s eyes. http://helloliteracy.blogspot.com/2014/03/so-whats-big-deal-getting-to-main-idea.html    

Worse than Death-Public Speaking Lesson Plan

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2014 Destinations Lesson on Stage Fright   Title: Greater than the Fear of Death: Public Speaking Class: SPC1608- The Fundamentals of Public Speaking Introduction: Most students who take this class typically enter with a moderate to high degree of speech anxiety, or the fear of speaking in front of an audience.  These tools are meant […]

Small Group Communication

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Class: SPC 1017, Interpersonal (online) Introduction: I am creating a small group communication Softchalk lesson to help students understand what is a group, how groups are formed, the challenges and rewards of working with groups. I have also included information on teams to provide a better understanding of the difference between groups and teams. A […]

AVOIDING INTERCULTURAL FAUX PAS

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TITLE: AVOIDING INTERCULTURAL FAUX PAS CLASS: BUSINESS COMMUNICATION OST 1335 INTRODUCTION: The “global village” is emerging fast. To be successful in a global marketplace, business communicators need to become more aware of their own culture and how it differs from others. These differences include: time, space, food, religious customs & holidays, body language—just to name […]

No more Bulky Binders – ePortfolio Bliss

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Laurinda Lott When I first enrolled in Destinations, I had a goal to find a new way to enhance a current portfolio project that is used in most of our Teacher Education courses.  This assignment that I am posting is slightly different than most as it is not just a simple lesson plan to be […]

The Importance of Humanities

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As I haven’t been able to log onto the site for a while, my husband created my own website, where I posted the Powerpoint and the links, lesson, and material.  You can access the site here. Introduction  Humanities is a required course that many students do not feel is important in their careers.  Coming to […]

Music and the Brain

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Introduction:  Few will deny that music has a powerful impact on most of our lives, but it is interesting to think about why it is so powerful.  Music can help put us into various emotional states, whether it be relaxed, focused, or even angry.  I will discuss this topic in a Music Appreciation class.  Why […]