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5 Easy Tips for Creating a Professional Podcast

In this post we will look at five easy tips that will make your podcast sound professional. In the age of information overload, it is simple for your audience to tune out or find another source. The best way to attract and keep an audience is to prepare a polished and professional sounding podcast. 1. […]

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A New Look at Reading and Writing Assignments

While communication technology has changed rapidly over the last thirty years, our modes of teaching students to be communicative have changed very little. The essay still seems to be the time-tested standard in many areas of the humanities and the social sciences.┬áIncreasingly, students in public schools are exposed to informational media that is published digitally, […]

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Using Cloud Computing for Collaborative Research Projects

The use of cloud computing in a collaborative research setting provides both student and teacher a more ready means of written communication. Students are able to collaborate together more effectively by sharing written documents via Google Docs or Dropbox. It also allows the instructor an inside look at how students function collaboratively, providing them with […]

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Teaching Grammar Using Manipulative Devices

I have always struggled with finding interesting ways to teach grammar to less than enthusiastic students. For many American kids, even the first syllable of the word grammar is enough to make them lose focus completely. During my recent student teaching experience, however, I tried something new, at least new to me. Instead of teaching […]

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