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The Art of Asking Questions

The Teaching Professor

At one time or another, most of us have been disappointed by the caliber of the questions students ask in class, online, or in the office. Many of them are such mundane questions: “Will material from the book be on the exam?” “How long should the paper be?” “Can we use Google to find references?” “Would you repeat what you just said?

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The story inside the painting

In this lesson learners watch a Ted talk by Tracy Chevalier called Finding the story inside the painting to learn how this writer finds her way to write her stories and finally they will write their own.


The lesson is part of our “Delivery Lesson“project.

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What I’m Curating: Animated Video Tools (Kinetic Typography, RSA Animate, etc.)

I have realized that there are a number of new tools to do animated video creation, and I wanted to start a running list. Please comment on this post if you have others that you are using:

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#TVSZ 4.0

Now I am big fan of #TVSZ, a zombie twitter game as you may or not know. I’ve written about it here and here. I’ve created movies (sadly more than one…!) about zombies. So you can tell that I think #TVSZ is an wonderful learning experience. Continue reading

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Jab, Jab, Jab

Creating a Knock-Out Facebook Ad

Gary Vaynerchuk is New York Times best selling author. His latest golden glove is titled Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook. It is a real knock-out as it tells you how to effectively tell your company’s story in a noisy social media world.…

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One Interesting Thing About MOOCs Among the List of 8

At face value, the Chronicle of Higher Education’s 8 Things You Should Know About MOOCs, a data draw from the recent edX release of data, reads more like 8 Things You Already Know About MOOCs:  MOOCs are populated by highly educated individuals, most registrants do not interact, registration is highly Western.…

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Faculty Spotlight: Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients, Part 2

We are spending several weeks spotlighting the recipients of the Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grants. Get to know these distinguished faculty members below!

Click here to see Faculty Spotlight: Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients, Part 1.

Name: Petra Robinson

University: Louisiana State UniversityPetra Robinson

Title of Proposal: Measuring Andragogical Design Principles and Processes in Online Learning

Bio: Dr.

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Supporting Students Who Experience Anxiety

Anxiety is the anticipation of the unexpected. It is a normal part of life. When harnessed it can be a positive force that can encourage us to take a chance and try something new.

However, as with all things in life, too much of anything is not good for you.…

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Setting the Stage for Leadership

Everything I am as a teacher, and all that I value as a school leader has been cultivated from my 27 years of experience in the theatre, and these values have navigated my success in my English classroom and school community for many years.   The secret ingredient to my success that theatre has honed in me is the intuitive skill of foresight!…

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Add a Video Producer to Your Marketing Team

Add a LectureMaker Video Producer to Your Marketing Team

LectureMaker’s Ron Fredericks is an expert in producing video for marketing teams. Here are some ideas from his experience and from his mentors.

There are four types of video that LectureMaker develops for its business and non-profit clients.

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syndicating 4387 posts from 513 #etmooc blogs