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Wordle Makes Ideas and Concepts Visual

IMAGE: created using www.wordle.net I just discovered Wordle, which is a free, web-based tool that allows you to make your...

Social Media and Pedagogy

We recently gave a class for a client on managing across generations. In preparation, I put together some trivia from...

Overcome writer's block – or not!

For my friends at work (or not) on their dissertations, I found this article on the 43folders blog with some...

Overcome writer's block – or not!

For my friends at work (or not) on their dissertations, I found this article on the 43folders blog with some...

Find a job in higher ed

You have decided that you want to seek a position teaching in higher education. It is time to take all...

End-of-semester Grade Complaints

I thought I was going to have my first semester without a single request to change a student's grade. I...

Use conditioning techniques to encourage classroom involvement

There have been times when we all feel like Ben Stein in Ferris Bueller's Day Off. "Bueller? Bueller? Anyone?" How...

The environment in which we're teaching today

It is staggering to imagine how different the culture and environment is today than when most of us went to...

The environment in which we're teaching today

It is staggering to imagine how different the culture and environment is today than when most of us went to...

Lifelong learning with iTunes U

As educators, we have even more of a responsibility to keep learning and growing. Apple has unleashed the power of...

Keeping Up to Speed

It is definitely getting harder to keep up... with our industries, research, teaching techniques, political affiliations, books-of-interest, and whatever else...

Let's Get Visual

Commentary about the ineffective uses of PowerPoint are ubiquitous. What is often left unsaid is what techniques and tools should...