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Tuesday, February 4

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    **Amazon's Push in Education**
    Amazon Web Services' general manager of education explains the potential of cloud resources for teaching and learning

    **The Wrong Education Problems Are Being Solved**
    The stigma that surrounds educators publicly dissecting their own failures prevents performance improvement, write Craig Hochbein and Bradley Carpenter.
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    As specialists in academic fields we are all reading teachers. Schools are seeking ways to engage students in increasingly complex texts and help them conquer subject-specific literacy skills called for in the new common standards.
    Formative Assessment--A Process, Not a Test
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    Best Practice: Formative Assessment Done Right
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    Grammar Girl on Plagiarism
    Popular podcaster and blogger, Grammar Girl, presents "What is Plagiarism." She succinctly and gracefully defines plagiarism and goes through examples … Read More
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    Many of our administrative offices are very discouraged in trying to communicate with students because our students refuse to sign up for and use the campus communication system (aka e-mail). In another school, faculty use of the plan resulted in an instant improvement in student use of the campus e-mail system.
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    Clickers in the Classroom at U of Wisconsin-Madison
    In an experiment that stretches nearly six years, a psychology professor has found that student response systems ramp up engagement. More
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    The World's Largest English Department
    A Ning group for English teachers reveals the potential of online social networking to break the culture of professional isolation.
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    Content-sharing across the Web is becoming a valuable classroom tool for educators. http://www.teachersourcebook.org/tsb/articles/2009/03/16/02open.h02.html
    Tools for Success with English Language Learners
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    **How to Make the Most of the Flipped Classroom**
    Experts share what they do to make class time more interactive once lectures are out of the way.

    **Studies Find Cheaters Overinflate Academic Ability**
    New research shows that, when students succeed at cheating on tests, they get duped into thinking they're smarter than they really are.
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    Learning Amongst the Riches: Students in the Cloud
    Students are moving away from their institutions in terms of their online "center." They engage independently in learning conversations using applications of their own choosing, and they create their own digital identity--all without using campus-based technology. More
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    Assessing Student Work in the Open Educational Resources Era
    The increased availability and use of open educational resources (OER) may complicate assessment, but assessment methods such as student commentary may help. More
    **Tying Teacher Tenure to Student Scores Doesn’t Fly**
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    **Schools Need a Culture Shift**
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    Where is the Student Voice in Assessment?
    Many ePortfolio systems focus on institutional assessment data, putting student assessment--especially students' own reflections on their work--in second place. Batson advocates a voice for students in the assessment process. More
    Learning From Research That Finds 'No Effects'
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    Do Teachers Lack Power and Self-Worth?
    Educators weigh in on financial guru Suze Orman's claim that teachers can't teach empowerment to their students because they are underpaid and aren't empowered themselves.
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    Investing in Writing to Win the Ed Race
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Wednesday, October 23

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    Learn practical strategies for employing the transformative use doctrine in course design and delivery
    Develop a working knowledge of best practices in fair use
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    #w67How the Brain Learns: Implications for Teaching and Learning (October 2013) [w67]
    Presenters: Melissa Terlecki, Associate Professor of Psychology at Cabrini College in Radnor, PA and Leslie Myers, Director of Teaching and Learning at Chestnut Hill College
    This 60-minute seminar is designed to teach participants:
    How learning "works"
    How to apply that knowledge in the classroom
    What techniques you can employ to support your efforts
    How to get started, how to assess your results, and how to build on your successes
    How to engage other faculty in the process

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    w065How to Deepen Learning through Critical Reflection (April 2011) [w065]
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    How Recent Copyright Court Cases Affect Distance Education
    How to Deepenthe Brain Learns: Implications for Teaching and Learning through Critical Reflection
    How the Higher Education Act Affects Your Online Courses
    How to Deepen Learning through Critical Reflection
    The Keys to a Culture of Assessment: Value and Respect
    Law 101 for Faculty Members: How Not to Get Sued
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Monday, September 23

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    How#w064How Do I
    Presenter: John Orlando, Ph.D.
    During this 20-minute program, you will learn:
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    Key do's and don'ts to consider in writing good online discussion questions
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    How#w066How Recent Copyright
    Presenter: Linda Enghagen, attorney and professor in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, recorded April 30, 2013
    The presentation teaches participants:
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    Considering#w037Considering the Courage
    Presenters: Dr. Maryellen Weimer and Dr. Parker J. Palmer in a recorded conversation recorded on November 6, 2012
    Dr. Weimer and Dr. Palmer discuss the following ideas:
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    Recognize what changes to make and how you'll evaluate them
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    The#w055The Flipped Approach
    Presenter: Dr. Barbi Honeycutt, Director of Graduate Teaching Programs at North Carolina State University, adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Leadership, Policy, Adult and Higher Education at the College of Education at North Carolina State, and creator of Flip It Consulting in 2011.
    By participating in this seminar, you will learn how to
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    Provide feedback on your students' learning without burdening you with time-consuming grading
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    Assessment#w032Assessment Strategies for
    Presenter: Dr. Barbi Honeycutt, Director of Graduate Teaching Programs at North Carolina State University, adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Leadership, Policy, Adult and Higher Education at the College of Education at North Carolina State, and creator of Flip It Consulting in 2011.
    By participating in this seminar, you will learn how to
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