Category Archives: ENL 264

ENL 264: Communicating in the Sciences

Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding | Edutopia

Here are 53 ways to engage students in the learning. Use these in-class to help you and your students to see their progress: Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding | Edutopia.

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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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Prezi – Blog – TED Talks Are Wildly Addictive for 5 Scientific Reasons

Carmine Gallo is a popular keynote speaker, communication coach, and author of seven books including international bestsellers, The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs and Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds. He works with executives … Continue reading

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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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SCI.2 : infinitely awesome video. every day.

SCI.2 : infinitely awesome video. every day.. A great resource for science and technical communication. Great for looking at how experts explain complex ideas to others.

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Online collaboration: Scientists and the social network : Nature News & Comment

Giant academic social networks have taken off to a degree that no one expected even a few years ago. A Nature survey explores why. via Online collaboration: Scientists and the social network : Nature News & Comment.

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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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Fixing a Work Relationship Gone Sour – Amy Gallo – Harvard Business Review

Something for students to read at the beginning of a team project: Sometimes you get stuck in a rut with someone at work — a boss, a coworker, a direct report. Perhaps there’s bad blood between you or you simply … Continue reading

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Talk Nerdy To Me

In this Ted Talk, Melissa Marshall makes a plea to scientists and engineers to “talk nerdy.” She says, “we’re fascinated by what you’re doing. So tell us about it — in a way we can understand.” Use this video in … Continue reading

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