Category Archives: ENL 266

ENL 266: Technical Communication

MIT TechTV – No One Writes Alone: Peer Review in the Classroom, A Guide For Students

MIT TechTV – No One Writes Alone: Peer Review in the Classroom, A Guide For Students.

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The 4 Properties of Powerful Teachers

Read this article to think about the qualities of the teachers that we remember. I’m not just talking about adequate, effective, or even good teachers. I’m talking about the ones who most move us, who have made the most difference … Continue reading

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Think-Pair-Share

“Think-Pair-Share activities pose a question to students that they must consider alone and then discuss with a neighbor before settling on a final answer. This is a great way to motivate students and promote higher-level thinking.” via Think-Pair-Share.

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6 Scaffolding Strategies to Use With Your Students | Edutopia

Scaffolding means breaking up or down the learning process into chunks.  For example, when scaffolding a reading assignment, you might open the text to discuss key vocabulary and then apply it to an example. Check out this article for 6 strategies you might … Continue reading

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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 – How to Hook Your Audience in 10 Seconds Or Less

From the Prezi Company Blog: How to Hook Your Audience Prezi – Blog – How to Hook Your Audience in 10 Seconds Or Less.

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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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