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Jack Solomon
Click to view contentMichel Foucault's application of Jeremy Bentham's panoptic proposal for prison reform to the modern surveillance state has become a commonplace of contemporary cultural theory. And heaven knows that we are being watched by our government, by our computers, by our phones, and televisions, and automobiles, and goodness knows what else. It is also no… (Show more)
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Jack Solomon
Click to view contentAs Sonia Maasik and I work to complete the tenth edition of Signs of Life in the U.S.A., I have been paying special attention to American popular music, which will be a topic for a new chapter that we're adding to the book. While our approach will be semiotic rather than esthetic, part of my research has involved listening to music as well as… (Show more)
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Jennifer Bilello
When is EconEd 2019? The EconEd Conference will be held on October 18-19th, 2019. Where is EconEd 2019? EconEd will be in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette French Quarter Area Hotel at 817 Common St, New Orleans, LA 70112. How can I follow EconEd on social media? You can follow EconEd through our Twitter and…
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Chelsea Simens
Did you know that you can drag and drop items in the Launchpad calendar? Or batch update your settings in Sapling? Do you have the 411 on Achieve Read and Practice?   Whether you know the tips and tricks or not, receiving training from your Learning Solutions Specialist (or LSS for short) will help get you “in the know” on the digital platform… (Show more)
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Thomas Digiano
The role of mindfulness, defined as self-awareness and attention to one's experiences in the present moment, has received increased attention as behavioral studies find evidence that greater mindfulness increases productivity among individuals in the workplace.  Our study builds upon this research by studying how mindfulness affects student…
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Solina Lindahl
"It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness." -William L. Watkinson   This is the quote my students see at the end of their reflection on service learning.  For five percent of their grade, my students are required to log at least 12 hours in service with a pre-approved and vetted agency that serves the hungry, homeless or those…
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Alanna Smith
Click to view contentOCTOBER 16 | 1:00 PM ET Starting some online labs? Want to do more to prepare your students for lab? Learn more about Hayden McNeil's Lab Simulations and how they can benefit your lab and your students. Register today to save your seat! REGISTER HERE *NOTE: You must follow this link to register. Responding above as "going" will not…
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Alanna Smith
Click to view contentOCTOBER 15 | 1:00 PM ET Bill is going to show how student-entered data worksheets could be the answer in your lab, providing students with immediate feedback on their own lab results and saving TAs a ton of time grading--that they can use helping students in lab instead. Register today to save your seat! REGISTER HERE *NOTE: You must…
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