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O'Neill, D. Kevin – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This paper provides teachers and teacher educators with food for thought by developing a broad, contemporary re-evaluation of the often-used analogy between teaching and the theatre. It does so by synthesizing insights from scholarly works in education with insights from writing about theatre, including both historical work and published…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Teaching Conditions, Online Courses, Teacher Educators
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Ivanov, Dragia; Nikolov, Stefan – Physics Education, 2011
This article presents a new technique for performing most well-known demonstrations of wave optics. Demonstrations which are normally very hard to show to more than a few people can be presented easily to very large audiences with excellent visibility for everyone. The proposed setup is easy to put together and use and can be very useful for…
Descriptors: Audiences, Optics, Demonstrations (Educational), High Schools
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Leopold, Lisa – Communication Teacher, 2010
Digital media story-telling (which enhances traditional oral story-telling with images, music, and text) has been a focus of recent scholarship for its potential to produce numerous educational benefits. Through digital media storytelling, students' imagination, creativity, critical thinking, writing, public speaking, and organizational or…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Educational Benefits, Audiences, Media Literacy
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Cox, Michelle; Ortmeier-Hooper, Christina; Tirabassi, Katherine E. – English Journal, 2009
In this article, the authors offer an approach to teaching that can help students prepare to write for the workplace and in the community: a case study of community-based writing. In this case-study project, students work in groups to study the writing needs and practices of a community-based group or organization, such as a local public library,…
Descriptors: Audiences, Cooperative Learning, Student Organizations, Nonprofit Organizations
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Bingham, Shawn Chandler; Hernandez, Alexander A. – Teaching Sociology, 2009
Much of the sociological curriculum often represents society as tragedy. This article explores the incorporation of a society as comedy component in introductory courses at two institutions using the sociological insight and social critique of comedians. A general discussion of parallels between the comedic eye and the sociological imagination is…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Questionnaires, Course Content, Sociology
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Carrithers, David; Ling, Teresa; Bean, John C. – Business Communication Quarterly, 2008
This article investigates the critical thinking difficulties of finance majors when asked to address ill-structured finance problems. The authors build on previous research in which they asked students to analyze an ill-structured investment problem and recommend a course of action. The results revealed numerous critical thinking weaknesses,…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Protocol Analysis, Audiences, Problem Sets
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Pope-Ruark, Rebecca – Business Communication Quarterly, 2008
Business communication instructors understand the value of helping students learn, discuss, apply, and manipulate communication strategies on the basis of purpose and audience. This rhetorical bent encourages active learning through activities and multi-purpose projects, but active learning often works best when students believe they are engaging…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Business Communication, Audiences, Active Learning
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Stokes-Eley, Stephanie – Communication Teacher, 2007
Student-led chapter presentations provide an excellent opportunity for instructors to evaluate a student's comprehension of the assigned chapter, as well as the student's ability to present and convey information in a public forum. Although several instructors realize the benefits of requiring students to complete chapter presentations either as…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Audiences, Experiential Learning, Learning Processes
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Hicks, Troy – English Education, 2005
Analyzing the creation of a digital portfolio from a digital and visual rhetorical stance, rather than from a standards-based or technical competency position, affords a teacher many more opportunities to think critically about their work, understand the choices they are making in representing that work online to diverse audiences, and continually…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Audiences, Teacher Educators, Teacher Education