Posts Tagged: 3 min

Nightly News: Homework Diner Serves Up Success

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One of our Strategic Goals at Valencia College is to “Partner with the Community”.  A recipe for success in academia must incorporate partnerships with multiple pathways and support from varieties of disciplines.  To truly be a “gem” of a program there can be a little love and dining – simply sharing a meal still is one […]

Final Draft Plan: The Black Death

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Andrew Kinsell Title: The Black Death Class: EUH 2000, Western Civilizations I Introduction: The focus of my class on the Black Death is not the disease itself but the societal impacts the Black Death had throughout Europe.  In order to accomplish this goal I will include a short video and a primary source (Boccaccio’s Decameron). […]

Cuban Missile Crisis

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Name:  Nancy Maurer Discipline: History Intro:  Here are the two pieces of media which I will be using in my classes for Fall 2014 on the Cuban Missile Crisis. Image: http://www.juhaliede.com/poster3.html   Video: YouTube video sponsored by the Massachusetts School of Law (3:38) Here is the embed link: 

Power of Positive Action to Enact Change

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This video can be used to prompt discussions (in a variety of courses) regarding the nature of positive actions, choosing hope to enact change. While the source is an ad for a Thai insurance company, the message is powerful and well done. The end hints that the change may have challenged others who witness kindness […]

Binky Pointer Fun Video

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“A silly but memorable 3 minute animated video demonstrating the basic structure, techniques, and pitfalls of using pointers. There are separate versions of the video for C, Java, C++, Pascal, and Ada. There is also a more traditional companion text (below) that goes with the video, and a brief history of how the video was […]

Sweaty Teacher

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What will you be remembered for as a teacher? This Ted-ed provides a great way to start the conversation on the first day of Introduction to Education (or any education course). The funny video leads to a discussion of one’s favorite teacher; or, worst teacher. The Sweaty Teacher Laments

$$$ and Sense

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I find that many , if not most, students are initially driven by the dollar, as opposed to passion, when looking at a career. This sobering graphic helps put some of the costs into perspective. It might, just might get some to re-evaluate their choices. http://www.infographicsvillage.com/education/infographic-is-your-bachelors-degree-worth-it.html

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 […]

Students and Visuals: Inline versus Attached

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I recently sent the following message to participants in an “Engaging Online Learners” course that I was facilitating. I thought I would share the strategy here too. Hello all, as you work on your introductions, I thought you might be interested in an engagement strategy or two. When designing content for millennials, we have to […]