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Now class, just think!

Gee, would it not be great if all students at NWTC were required to take Thinking Critically and Creatively — when I was in my formative schooling years – the teacher would say–“Now class, just think!” OK – I would scrunch up my face, look upwards, and place my finger by my mouth – now I was thinking. 456 more words

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On Course Principles To Teach Outlining

Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking.  There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions.  296 more words

Instructional Strategies

What Form of Math Instruction do Students Like Best?

When I was in school, all of my math classes were taught in the same manner.  First, the teacher wrote a math problem on the chalkboard that he or she copied directly from the example section of the textbook that we all had access to.   1,466 more words

Teaching

Discussion Board and Facebook

I am using discussion board and Facebook in my online class in hopes to stimulate better discussions and engage students! 129 more words

Instructional Strategies

Analyzing the Knowledge Practices of the ACRL Framework (Part IV)

I have to say, the “Research as Inquiry” frame is much better in terms of visible knowledge than the previous frames I analyzed.

Things to think about… 506 more words

Information Literacy

Snipping Tool trick for grading purposes

Colleagues,

I often use Microsoft’s Snipping Tool to make grading with rubrics easier and quicker. With your rubric and a few key strokes, you can grade clearly and efficiently. 21 more words

Instructional Strategies

Blackboard Email shortcut

Colleagues,

I use a simple tool within Blackboard to make email easier for students. See the accompanying short Camtasia video for specifics. I apologize for the gravelly voice and background hum.

Jonathan

Blackboard Email shortcut

Instructional Strategies