• Video Assignment: Seinfeld and Emotional Intelligence

        Video title: Seinfeld: Emotional Intelligence-Self Management Topic(s): Emotional intelligence, emotion management, self-awareness, adaptability Search terms: video Seinfeld emotional intellige...
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  • Class Activity: Test Taking Retention Exercise

    Note: The following exercise, created by John Gardner and Betsy Barefoot, was designed to highlight a retention strategy specific to test taking which will help students persist in the first year.    The con...
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  • Video Assignment: Building Credit

        Video title: How to Build Credit as a College Student Topic(s): Credit cards, credit score Search terms: video how to build credit as a college student Time (of video): 3:46 Posted by: Young Fi...
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  • Class Activity: Managing Distractions

    Divide students into small groups of three or four. Within each group, assign roles. One will play the role of a student trying to study. The others should provide potential distractions—a roommate who wants to ...
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  • Video Assignment: Avoiding Plagiarism

      Video title: Plagiarism: How to avoid it Topic(s): Cheating, plagiarism Search terms: video plagiarism how to avoid Time (of video): 2:51 Posted by: Bainbridge State College Date posted: January 5, 2010  ...
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  • Class Activity: Ethical Problems of Plagiarism

    Ask your students to read the following scenario and identify all the ethical and practical problems with Jack’s strategy. After students have identified the problems in the scenario, ask them to answer the foll...
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  • Video Assignment: Emotional Health

        Video title: Mental Illness: What You See / What You Don't See Topic(s): Emotional health, depression Search terms: video mental illness what you see Time (of video): 2:18 Posted by: neinsteina...
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  • Video Assignment: Information Literacy

      Video title: Viva la Library (The Information Literacy Song) Topic(s): Information literacy, library sources Search terms: video viva la library Time (of video): 3:48 Posted by: James McGrath Date posted: May 2...
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  • Video Assignment-Attending Class

      Video title: Poetry Corner | "Did I Miss Anything?" by Tom Wayman Topic(s): Attending class Search terms: did I miss anything poetry corner Time (of video): 1:21 Posted by: bicoastaLP Date posted: May 13, 2014 ...
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  • Peer Leader Class Activity: Motivation, Attitude, and Mindsets

    Note: This activity can be implemented using peer leaders as coteachers. The instructions are directed toward the peer leader, but instructors can adapt these exercises for use themselves.   Write the followin...
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  • Class Activity: Cheating Discussion

    Lead an in-class discussion on cheating and plagiarism. Ask your students to brainstorm, either as a group or individually, about how they would define cheating in an academic setting. Ask the students to consider dif...
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  • Video Assignment: Logical Fallacies

        Video title: DIRECTV commercial - Don't Wake Up in a Roadside Ditch Topic(s): Faulty reasoning, logical fallacies, slippery slope Search terms: direct tv commercial roadside ditch Time (of video): 0:32 ...
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  • Class Activity: Emotional Intelligence Scenario

    Share the following scenario with your students:    It's late afternoon on a Thursday, and the only thing between Josh and the weekend is a big biology test at 10:00 a.m. on Friday. There's a lot at stake on...
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  • Class Activity: Current Relationships Reflection

    Have students assess their current relationships with their roommate(s), friends, partner, instructors, work colleagues, and/or family. As they write about these relationships, have them identify what is going well an...
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  • Video Assignment: Budgeting

      Video Title: Budgeting Topic(s): Budgeting Search Terms: video federal student aid budgeting Time (of video): 2:01 Posted by: FederalStudentAid Date posted: May 28, 2014   Video Description: Brief overvie...
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  • Class Activity: Campus Diversity Discussion

    Lead your class in a class discussion about diversity on your college campus. Where do students think diversity is encouraged? Where do they think it might not be encouraged? Ask students to discuss sources for meetin...
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  • Class Activity: Finding Information

    The following discussion topic may seem more like a demonstration unless you involve the students in the process. You can teach this lesson (if you are comfortable) or ask a librarian who specializes in this area to a...
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  • Video Assignment: Voting

      Video title: Rock The Vote Presents: #TURNOUTFORWHAT Topic(s): Voting, youth voting Search terms: video #turnoutforwhat Time (of video): 3:27 Posted by: rockthevote Date posted: October 7, 2014   Video d...
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  • Class Activity: Spending Habits

    To get the conversation started on money management, have students think back over the time since the last class meeting. Have them note what they did, where they went, and, most importantly, how much money they spent...
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  • Video Assignment: Katherine Fortier’s TEDxYouth Talk

      Video title: Emotional Intelligence: Katherine Fortier at TEDxYouth@ISH Topic(s): Emotional intelligence, social intelligence Search terms: video emotional intelligence ted talk Fortier Time (of video): 9:56 Po...
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