Category Archives: ENL 260

ENL 260: Intermediate Composition

Handouts & Resources-Global Communication Center – Carnegie Mellon University

Check out these handouts and resources to improve students’ academic writing and communication from the Global Communication Center at Carnegie Mellon University. via Handouts & Resources-Global Communication Center – Carnegie Mellon University.

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6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students | Edutopia

6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students | Edutopia.

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Why I’m Asking You Not to Use Laptops – Lingua Franca – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Why I’m Asking You Not to Use Laptops – Lingua Franca – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students | Edutopia

Many would agree that for inquiry to be alive and well in a classroom that, amongst other things, the teacher needs to be expert at asking strategic questions, and not only asking well-designed ones, but ones that will also lead … Continue reading

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Bloom’s Taxonomy

Bloom’s Taxonomy. This webpage gives a nice overview of Bloom’s Taxonomy, a classification system that describes intellectual Behavior. And, this website includes a new version of the taxonomy, which uses verbs (rather than nouns) to describe levels of learning. As … Continue reading

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Guide to Academic Reading

Have your students check out the Guide to Academic Reading for managing and comprehending their reading assignments. Have students try out the five different note-taking strategies and other tips for reading difficult texts.

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Taking Notes by Hand Benefits Recall, Researchers Find – Wired Campus – Blogs – The Chronicle of Higher Education

New research that suggests that taking notes by hand benefits students: Distractions posed by laptops in the classroom have been a common concern, but new research suggests that even if laptops are used strictly to take notes, typing notes hinders students’ … Continue reading

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5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students | Edutopia

via 5 Powerful Questions Teachers Can Ask Students | Edutopia. Many would agree that for inquiry to be alive and well in a classroom that, amongst other things, the teacher needs to be expert at asking strategic questions, and not only … Continue reading

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How leaders inspire | TED Playlists | TED

How leaders inspire | TED Playlists | TED. What makes a great leader? The ability to rule with an iron fist? Being well-liked? Or maybe just having a really loud voice? These TED speakers each offer much more nuanced approaches … Continue reading

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It Is Expensive to Be Poor – Barbara Ehrenreich – The Atlantic

An article in the Atlantic Monthly by Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, about how we definitions of poverty in America. In this article she discusses the tragectory from President Johnson’s “War on Poverty” … Continue reading

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