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Marino, Maria I. – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Intercultural Communication. Objectives: Students will achieve the following learning outcomes--(1) demonstrate knowledge of intercultural systems by identifying roots of intercultural communication conflict, (2) address intercultural problems by taking action within the context of their own lives, (3) collaborate with peers to problem…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Conflict, Cultural Awareness, Cooperative Learning
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Kohnke, Lucas – Teaching English with Technology, 2017
This lesson will introduce the website "Photofunia" (http://photofunia.com/) as an excellent tool in terms of incorporating the 4Cc of 21st century learning. By using remix literacy, we are able to help our students become critical thinkers, communicators, collaborators and creators in a fun, engaging and motivating approach.…
Descriptors: Literacy, Creativity, Teaching Methods, Web Sites
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Miller, Bridget; Martin, Christie – Science and Children, 2016
The idea of notebooking is not new in the science classroom. Since the mid-1970s, writing has been found to facilitate students' critical thinking and learning across a variety of content areas. For science educators, notebooks have become an essential tool for supporting students' scientific inquiry in and across concepts. Scientific notebooks…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Interactive Video, Handheld Devices
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Medvedeva, Yulia S. – Communication Teacher, 2016
Journalistic skills courses often involve the production of a media project such as a multimedia website, which requires students to decide which media in their multimedia toolkit can best convey the story. To make the right match between content and form, students should understand the advantages of each of the available modes of communication.…
Descriptors: Morphology (Languages), Journalism Education, Multimedia Materials, Story Telling
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Hill, Ian E. J. – Communication Teacher, 2015
Challenging students to educate the public about how rhetoric functions is a primary impetus of the argumentative dictionary eBook. In this author's classes, "rhetoric" means the communicative tactics and strategies used to motivate actions and beliefs. With its emphasis on open-access rhetorical pedagogy, this project and its impetus…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Student Developed Materials, Rhetoric, Persuasive Discourse
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Franks, Tara M. – Communication Teacher, 2015
As an emerging interest area, positive communication scholarship focuses on issues of happiness and well-being in a variety of social contexts. Borrowing from positive psychology and happiness literature (Lyubomirsky, 2008), positive communication research explores expressions of gratitude, kindness, compassion, and forgiveness, as well as issues…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Interpersonal Communication, Communication Strategies, Social Networks
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Hansen, Alexandria Killian; Iveland, Ashley; Harlow, Danielle Boyd; Dwyer, Hilary; Franklin, Diana – Science and Children, 2015
As science teachers continue preparing for implementation of the "Next Generation Science Standards," one recommendation is to use computer programming as a promising context to efficiently integrate science and engineering. In this article, a interdisciplinary team of educational researchers and computer scientists describe how to use…
Descriptors: Animation, Programming, Integrated Curriculum, Science Education
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Barger, Bettie Parsons; Notwell, Mary – Science and Children, 2013
The time students spend using mobile devices is making an impact on the reading experience both inside and outside the classroom. The authors--a doctoral student and a fourth-grade language arts and science teacher--designed and implemented a unit on landforms that included nonfiction reading, with both traditional print books and eBooks on iPads,…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Science Instruction, Elementary School Science
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Raffo, Deana M. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2013
This paper provides leadership educators with a resource for teaching followership. It presents a lesson for teaching students about followership in contemporary society by including key concepts and follower characteristics followed by class activities and assignments designed to engage students in active learning and self-reflective processes. A…
Descriptors: Leadership, Leadership Training, Learner Engagement, Class Activities
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Kohnke, Lucas – Teaching English with Technology, 2011
This article describes two lesson plans based on the theme: "Your Country," developed using Gilly Salmon's 5 step model in creating e-tivities. The lesson plan model contains five steps that include: (1) Access and motivation where learners will gain experience in using technology, relevant and authentic tasks which will provide explicit…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Lesson Plans, Civics