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Remijan, Kelly W. – Mathematics Teacher, 2019
Just as steam was found to be a source of power during the Industrial Revolution, increasing factory production and improving transportation, today STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) can be found to be a framework that empowers teachers, increases student engagement, and improves student understanding. Although a…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Art Education, Integrated Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation
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Blair, Carrie A.; Shaver, Kelly G. – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Extrinsic and intrinsic motivations are simple concepts that our students seem to quickly understand, yet few of our students grasp the complexity of sustaining intrinsic motivation. This exercise aims to help students better understand that complexity. Students are given a two-part scenario. In Part 1, the individual motives to innovate are…
Descriptors: Motivation, Class Activities, Learning Activities, Vignettes
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Holbrook, Robert L., Jr.; Chappell, David – Management Teaching Review, 2019
Motivation is a fundamental component in management and organizational behavior courses. At the same time, it can be a complicated topic for teaching and learning due to the number of popular models and theories. The activity described here is a simple and fast way to illustrate the components of two of the most important and practical motivation…
Descriptors: Motivation, Theories, Administrator Education, Class Activities
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Nodulman, Jessica A. – Communication Teacher, 2019
Using the philosophy of mindfulness is an innovative way to teach about perception. By participating in a mindfulness awareness practice, engaging in an activity with all your senses and being in the moment without judgment, students learn about the concepts of perception and mindfulness; analyze their personal perception process before and after…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Metacognition, Interpersonal Communication, Teaching Methods
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Waldbuesser, Caroline – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Interpersonal Communication, Fundamentals of Human Communication, Communication Theory, Public Speaking, and Intercultural Communication. Objectives: After completing this single-class activity, students will be able to (1) describe how meaning is created through symbolic interaction, (2) explain how the self is created through symbolic…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Communication Strategies, Communications, Interaction
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Thompson, Marie – Communication Teacher, 2019
Drawing on coursework associated with listening strategies in health communication, students will be guided through a process of reflection, contemplation and articulation as they map their health experience. As visual narrative, maps help to suspend preconceived notions and/or expectations about health; participants increase the capacity for a…
Descriptors: Listening Skills, Health, College Students, Communication Strategies
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Volinsky, Allyson C.; Sangalang, Angeline – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Introduction to Communication Behavior, Health Communication, Public Communication Campaigns, Persuasion, Public Relations. Objectives: Students gain practice determining various components of a health communication campaign (e.g. selecting appropriate target population(s), media channels), while noting the need for synergy across key…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Public Health, Health Promotion, Mass Media
Bush, Sarah; Cook, Kristin – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2019
How do you create an innovative and equitable classroom experience that prepares elementary students for jobs that don't yet exist while placing a critical focus on mathematics and science content and practice standards-all while meeting the demands of high-stakes testing? The answer to this question is Step into STEAM, by Sarah Bush and Kristin…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Art Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers
Marshall, Jeff C. – ASCD, 2019
Do you sense that some students have mentally "checked out" of your classroom? Look closely and you will probably find that these students are bored by lessons that they view as unchallenging and uninteresting. In this follow-up to "The Highly Effective Teacher: 7 Classroom-Tested Practices That Foster Student Success," Jeff…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Teaching Methods, Active Learning, Classroom Environment
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Tullis, Jillian A.; Ryalls, Emily D. – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Health Communication, Gender Communication, Communication and Food, Communication and Diversity, Ethnography, Critical/Cultural Studies, or Qualitative Methods. Objectives: Explain, assess, and critique the social, cultural, and political discourses related to food. Analyze how communication about food reflects and influences issues of…
Descriptors: Welfare Services, Food, Low Income Groups, Stereotypes
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Cooper, Troy B. – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Public Speaking, Rhetorical Criticism, Persuasion, Political Communication, and Media Communication. Objectives: By the end of this activity, students should be able to: explain the key components of Lloyd Bitzer's rhetorical situation; assess and navigate various conditions affecting various speaking situations; conduct audience analysis…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Rhetorical Criticism, Persuasive Discourse, Audience Analysis
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Ingalls, Joan S. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2018
This article describes five improvisational theater games for building "teams" in the classroom and on the sports field. Particular attention is given to understanding how teams must challenge the hyper-individuality of modern culture. Improvisational theater games for team building are designed to help participants find a balance…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Theater Arts, Educational Games, Teamwork
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Doll, Jessica L. – Management Teaching Review, 2018
Structured interviews are widely used in the employment process; however, students often have little experience asking and responding to structured interview questions. In a format similar to "speed dating," this exercise actively engages students in the interview process. Students pair off to gain experience as an interviewer by asking…
Descriptors: Structured Interviews, Employment Interviews, Questioning Techniques, Skill Development
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Singh, Jitendra – Management Teaching Review, 2018
Strategic planning provides a sense of direction and can have a significant impact on the future of an organization. Students wanting to serve in leadership positions need to demonstrate a firm understanding of the concepts necessary to work on this complex process. Careful planning also ensures students' survival in a competitive business…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Experiential Learning, Learner Engagement, Student Participation
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Sowell, Jimalee – English Teaching Forum, 2018
Circumlocution--using known vocabulary to describe a forgotten or unknown word--can help English language learners avoid communication breakdowns when speaking. Students of all proficiency levels can benefit from instruction and practice related to circumlocution strategies. In the activity presented in this article, students use these strategies…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Communication Strategies, English Language Learners, Language Proficiency
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