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Being a Student & MOOCs

Every once in a while it is good to switch roles by becoming a student.  It makes me a better professor by, not just upgrading my knowledge, but also giving me a better sense of the learning experience of my … Continue reading

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Interaction

What do students need and want? As educators, professors grapple with this question for much of our professional lives.  One way of answering the question is to focus on a list of core competencies such as Tony Wagner’s seven survival … Continue reading

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Parents Talking to Professors

Given the growing prevalence of so-called helicopter parents, the meeting of parents and professors has become more common.  Although I have never had the pleasure yet of speaking to a parent of one of my students, I have witnessed such … Continue reading

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The Less I Talk, The More Effective I Am

I have come to the realization: The less I talk, the more effective I am.  Don’t get me wrong.  I love the sound of my voice just as much as any other professor.  I also have a vast store of … Continue reading

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Follow up: Research Wiki

In a previous post, I talked about trying “research wikis” for an assignment in one of my classes last semester.  I wanted to test the thinking that, since information is now a commodity, what matters is what you are able to do … Continue reading

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Reflective Prof YouTube Channel

I have created YouTube channel with a series of short videos on various legal and tax concepts. These videos are animated PowerPoints with narration (by me). Check it out. Here is one of the videos:    

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Research Wiki

Everyone says that information is now a commodity and that what matters is what you are able to do with information. Almost any information (but not all) is only a few Google searches away. With that thought in mind, I … Continue reading

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