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Using Panopto to record feedback to students’ questions posted on a MOOC forum

Dr Jose Arturo Garza-Reyes (right) and Dr Tony Anosike.  Academic Innovation Hub, University of Derby Online, University of Derby Business School.

MOOCs are free open online courses becoming that are popular as a way to engage people interested in a subject. 379 more words


New Resource for History and Government!

Students Investigating Primary Sources, or SIPS, is a brand new free resource from the Florida Joint Center for Citizenship. This new resource is a K-12 collection of brief introductory mini-lessons centered on particular topics and primary sources. 244 more words

General Civic Education

Child Soldiers

Do some research online about child soldiers.

  1. Where are there child soldiers?
  2. How can war affect someone so young?
  3. Why are people unafraid to recruit child soldiers?
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Teaching Controversial Topics Webinar

The Teaching for Democracy Alliance, a worthwhile organization if there was one, is sponsoring and hosting a webinar on Tuesday, April 26th at 7pm featuring  iCivics, NCSS, CloseUp and the League of Women Voters, as well as nationally-recognized researcher Paula McAvoy. 81 more words

General Civic Education

Exam tips for your students

It’s coming into exam season for our students so why not give them some help and advice on dealing with the stress that comes with exams. 264 more words


Call for Abstracts: International Conference on Mountains in the Changing World, 1-2 October, 2016, Nepal

Mountains are a part of global biodiversity repository and play a vital role in maintaining global ecosystems and supporting millions of people. In the mean time they are the most vulnerable to rapid environmental change. 221 more words

Dinesh Panday

What's Hot on BoB: Darragh MacIntyre exposes the reality of modern-day slavery and exploitation in Britain

In this “What’s Hot on BoB”, investigative reporter Darragh MacIntyre exposes the reality of modern-day slavery and exploitation in Britain’s Secret Slavery Business.

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