Tag: Resources

New Resource! Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series

Filed in In the Classroom, Tools for Teaching by on December 11, 2013 0 Comments

Blackboard, the software behind myWPI, has hosted a series of webinars over the past few months focused on how to best use the tool for teaching.  The series is now available on YouTube:  Click HERE! These recordings are hosted by a variety of individuals, including Blackboard experts and faculty.  The topics vary from “Best Practices […]

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Teaching Naked: a Review

Teaching Naked: a Review

Disclaimer: If you found this blog post by Googling, you may or may not be in the right place since the title of this blog post, and the book being reviewed, may seem somewhat… “controversial”…   However, I assure you that the only thing that you might find that is even remotely controversial, but certainly not […]

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Responsibly using the wild, wild world of social media

Filed in Tips for Teaching with Technology by on September 21, 2011 0 Comments
Responsibly using the wild, wild world of social media

Fair warning:  This post contains more questions (we like to think of them as thought-provokers) than answers about navigating the world of social media.  We’d love to hear your thoughts – please comment! Can Facebook get you fired? Or maybe worse, not even hired?  Boston University School of Management Professor Kabrina Chang recently spoke about […]

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We know you thought the world was round….

but we are here to tell you that the world is actually flat!  Not geometrically flat, that was dis-proven way back in 1521 by  Ferdinand Magellan when he circumnavigated the earth, but virtually flat. Through economy, trade, and technology we humans have succeeded in virtually flattening our world. Thomas Friedman was one of the first […]

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