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Let’s face it, being an effective presenter isn’t easy. For some, it’s downright terrifying. But speaking is a necessary skill both in school and in real life.
Fracking, the new oil field technology of fracturing shale rock to produce oil, has suddenly propelled the USA into becoming one of the world’s largest producers of oil (and natural gas) and has led to a 60% drop in world oil prices in the last 6 months. 321 more words
This March I’ll be presenting at the ACRL 2015 conference with Christine Murray (Bates College) on teaching data literacy in the library. To help me prepare and perhaps preview our discussion, I thought I’d post a few thoughts on the blog to get the juices flowing. 1,099 more words
I believe that your class might benefit from an instructional strategy referred to as “POGIL” (Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning). This method has gained considerable popularity in Chemistry, especially for college beginner classes (General Chemistry), but also for more advanced classes (Organic and Physical Chemistry). 435 more words