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Deep Learning vs. Surface Learning

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Click here for a PDF handout of this page Deep Learning Surface Learning Examining new facts and ideas critically, tying them into existing cognitive structures and making numerous links between ideas. Accepting new facts and ideas uncritically and attempting to store them as isolated, unconnected items. Characteristics: Looking for meaning. Focusing on the central argument […]

Bloom’s Taxonomy

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Click here for the PDF Version of this document.  Bloom’s Taxonomy came about as a result of a committee of psychologists headed by Benjamin Bloom in 1956. Three areas were identified as key domains. The cognitive – knowledge based domain, consisting of six levels The affective – attitudinal based domain, consisting of five levels The […]

TED Talks, Reads, Writes, and Solves Equations

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Introduction Hello and welcome to TED Talks, Reads, Writes, and Solves Equations! This FREE and Creative Commons licensed content is the result of a team effort at Valencia to try to harness the engaging power of video while simultaneously reducing textbook costs and allowing students to work on their developing reading and writing skills. This work […]

Destination Circles of Innovation

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This week we challenged you to read the emails looking for pieces to the puzzle/clues for what we might have in store for you this week. Thanks for playing. Don’t miss next weeks clues! Monday’s Clue   Tuesday’s Clue In the P.S. Portion of Tuesday’s email you might have seen this quote/clue “Every great [innovative, […]

Where Good Ideas Come From

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“Where Good Ideas Come From” is the inaugural event for Circles of Innovation. This series began March 26th on Valencia’s West Campus March 28th on Valencia’s East Campus April 2nd on Valencia’s Osceola Campus Mark Your Calendars and RSVP for our next edition of Circles of Innovation. Coming to East, West, and Osceola campuses on […]

How to Sign Up for Circles of Innovation

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Use this link to RSVP your interest in attending Circles of Innovation in April 23rd Circles of Innovation is a new faculty development opportunity at Valencia. It is an attempt to create spaces at the college where self-directed faculty, those driven by a sense of mastery and common purpose, can come to mingle, contribute, collaborate, […]

How can I share with Circles of Innovation?

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Are you interested in helping or contributing to Circles of Innovation? We would love to have your input, ideas, links, & content, and there are a variety of ways you can help. The easiest way to help would be to surf the site and rank the content by clicking on the star ratings at the […]

Hello world!

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Help Me Shift!

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I was walking across campus today and heard a student say, “I want to kill myself everytime I am in that class, what a waste of my life”, and I started thinking what could we as faculty have in place to let us know that students feel that way. Something that lets students vent, but […]

TED Project: What are you thinking?

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[ted id=1344] Key Vocabulary for ESL Students – PDF Handout of the Article – PDF By Terry Rafter-Carles In the TED video, The Happy Secret to Better Work, Shawn Achor states ” …it’s not necessarily the reality that shapes us, but the lens through which your brain views the world that shapes your reality.” In […]