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Grading and some lessons from the “Stealth Flipper”

March 3, 2015
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Grading and some lessons from the “Stealth Flipper”

Flipped classrooms are no longer new concepts. Whether with one lecture or with an entire course, several concerns need to be addressed.  The “Stealth Flipper” conducts large classes at the University of Texas-Austin.  Maintaining engagement and assuring learning are two difficult tasks that might seem to be contradictory.  This professor found that telling students the…

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March classroom―economic trends

March 3, 2015
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March classroom―economic trends

Any of the completed work from these activities can be converted to face-to-face discussion.   Try adapting the content to your specific course format. Using your classroom teams in their online Wiki sites, have students conduct the following studies: Explore the online travel industry (OTA). Compare…

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Global megatrends

March 3, 2015
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Global megatrends

Looking at the bigger picture in terms of megatrends will give the strategist ideas for new exploitable opportunities.  David Lancefield is a partner with PwC in the UK.  In this video clip, he outlines the major megatrends that his organization believes will affect the future…

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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

March 3, 2015
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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

This five minute video by IBT Partners, an international trade consultancy, covers the main aspects of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a proposed trade deal between the United…

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Learning maps—beyond mind mapping

March 3, 2015
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Learning maps—beyond mind mapping

Learning maps add value to traditional visual mind mapping exercises.  Edynco offers a free version of its mapping software for one teacher account for one group of up to thirty…

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Video screen capture for Chrome

March 3, 2015
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Video screen capture for Chrome

Google’s Chrome browser now can capture video, sound, and webcam images.  There are many screen casting offers available, but the simplicity of this offer makes it a useful tool for…

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