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Jacob Glazier
The discussion board is one of the great features of LaunchPad that is not enabled by default and can sometimes go unnoticed. In this blog post, I hope to show you how to take advantage of this really useful pedagogical tool as well as offer my own insights as an instructor on how I use discussion boards, and what I have found as helpful in the
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Jack Solomon
The non-objectivity of the nightly news has long been a topic for cultural studies, and it has certainly never been any secret that the Fox News Network, with its Limbaugh-to-Beck-to-O'Reilly-to-Hannity lineup, has long been a poster child of ideologically positioned news broadcasting.  But the recent fall of Roger Ailes—the man who
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Kate George
Source: Joe Raedle/Pool via AP   With the presidential debate season officially underway after Monday evening’s event at Hofstra University, public speaking and debate are in the forefront of more and more mainstream conversations. Embracing the spirit of convergence, I sat and watched the debate unfold across three screens: the TV on
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Traci Gardner
So far this fall, I have focused on what I am doing to increase participation in my classes. This week, I want to turn to another one of my goals for the new school year: giving students more choice.   I have always supported choice in student writing activities, both to increase student engagement in learning and to encourage student
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