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Teaching Speaking & Listening Skills (Canvas net)

This course is for all K-12 teachers in all subjects looking to add effective speaking and listening lessons to their repertoire. Why? Because employers list effective verbal communication as one of the top skills desired in employees, yet almost no teacher preparation programs train educators in how to teach, [...]
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Introduction to Urban Resilience with HAZUR (Canvas net)

Mar 21st 2016
 Introduction to Urban Resilience with HAZUR  (Canvas net)
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This open online course intends to contribute to improve citizens' quality of life, providing an overview of how to assess urban services interdependencies and subsequent vulnerabilities, while anticipating crisis situations, investment prioritisation and cost optimisation thanks to the approach to the city as a System of Systems. [...]
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Teaching Adults: For new (and newish) Teachers (Canvas net)

Are you interested in teaching adults? This course allows New and "Still-Feel-New" higher education teachers and interested educators to get the basics they need in their first years of teaching.
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Teaching Library Research Strategies (Canvas.net)

The migration of print resources to electronic formats has changed the way instructional librarians teach students how to use the library effectively. The library itself has changed to include learning spaces and zones with less dedicated space for print resources. In this course, an experienced academic librarian will share [...]
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Introduction to Strategic Thinking (Canvas.net)

This is a short interdisciplinary course on strategic thinking and some of its most powerful tools. Strategic thinking is not exclusive to business or military applications. The skills taught in this course can be used by everyone. Young professionals can use the knowledge to effectively plan their careers, stay-at-home [...]
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Instructional Design for Mobile Learning (Canvas.net)

This course introduces participants to instructional design principles for teaching with mobile technology. Mobile technology is a growing and powerful trend; what opportunities does this trend present to those who design online learning? How can we leverage the affordances of mobile technology in ways that make sense for our [...]
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Helping History Teachers Become Writing Teachers (Canvas.net)

This course will help social studies teachers: (1) identify the characteristics of high quality writing, (2) improve argumentative writing, (3) improve informative or explanatory writing, (4) improve narrative writing, (5) conduct rubric validation, and (6) incorporate peer review and revision [...]
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Tinker, Make & Learn (Canvas.net)

Making can be a powerful catalyst for building skills and understanding across a wide range of subjects. Intended for educators from all disciplines, Tinker, Make & Learn builds upon the experiential approach to learning through a blended model. It delves into activity-based strategies that will help empower participants in [...]
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Getting Started with MinecraftEDU (Canvas.net)

Oct 20th 2014
Getting Started with MinecraftEDU (Canvas.net)
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Minecraft has endless educational possibilities, but it can be really overwhelming to begin using it as an educational tool. This course is meant for new users of MinecraftEdu who would like to set up their server and plan their first two lessons using Minecraft.
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Improving Teacher and Student Relationships (Canvas.net)

This course will give both traditional classroom and virtual teachers resources for improving relationships and interactions with students. After reviewing research and current trends in learning and motivation theory, this course will allow teachers to think-aloud and practice with new tools within a caring community of instructors seeking to [...]
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