Monthly Archives: October 2013

Case Method in the Classroom

A post from the Director of the Learning and Teaching Office: Renewing my teaching is perhaps one of the most challenging aspects of my job.  I get very tied to the ways I do things, but every once in a … Continue reading

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De-stressing Words and Schwa

In my last blog, I discussed word stress. What I didn’t discuss is that, just as important as it is to stress a syllable, it is important to also de-stress a syllable. In this blog, I will discuss what it … Continue reading

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Games and Simulations in Online Courses

Conrad and Donaldson (2011) stated “by involving cyber students in activities that utilize games and simulations, real-life skills can be enhanced, and learning can be made fun” (p. 101). The 2013 NMC Horizon Report for Higher Education predicted that simulations … Continue reading

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Upcoming Conferences on Teaching and Learning

October ISSOTL 13: Critical Transition in Teaching and Learning International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Date: Wednesday October 2, to Saturday October 5, 2013 Location: Elon University, Center for Engaged Learning, Raleigh Convention Center, North Carolina, United … Continue reading

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