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Notes from Online Session: April 9

Notes from Online Session: April 9

in Faculty, Graduate Students, Higher Education

Here are Dr. Christine Ries’s notes from our April 9th online session, as part of our series on online teaching – Big & Small: Introductory vs. Advanced Courses.

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Notes from Online Session – 3/26

Notes from Online Session – 3/26

in Faculty, Graduate Students, Higher Education

At the link you will find the notes to Dr. Michael Munger’s latest talk from our live online session – “Conducting Tests, Assignments, and Assessments Online“.

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Notes from Online Session and Publishing Workshop

Notes from Online Session and Publishing Workshop

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These are the notes from our most recent online session on “Generating, Facilitating, and Moderating Online Discussion” and the first of our two Publishing Workshops.

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The Productivity Bookshelf: David Allen, Ready for Anything

The Productivity Bookshelf: David Allen, Ready for Anything

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Ready for Anything was David Allen’s followup to his bestselling Getting Things Done. It’s a bit more abstract: instead of focusing on methods as he did in Getting Things Done, Allen focuses on principles in Ready for Anything. The fact that he discusses 52 of them makes this an ideal volume if you want to try to work on one [...]

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Notes from Online Sessions – March 4th

Notes from Online Sessions – March 4th

in Graduate Students, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students

Here you can find the faculty notes from our most recent Online Session - What to Expect from Academia with IHS’s Bill Glod.

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The Productivity Bookshelf: Does PowerPoint Mess Up Your Message?

The Productivity Bookshelf: Does PowerPoint Mess Up Your Message?

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You’ve seen this before: someone standing with his or her back to the audience reading complete sentences off of PowerPoint slides, apologizing every so often for table after table of teensy-tinsy numbers that hardly anyone can see. Have you ever heard a presenter say “I know you probably can’t read this, but…”? This means you have heard a presenter compromise [...]

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Notes from Online Sessions, February 28

Notes from Online Sessions, February 28

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Here are the faculty notes from our two most recent Online Events: Applying to Graduate School with IHS’s Bill Glod. How to Enter the Online Teaching Space with Duke’s Michael Munger.

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Kosmos Productivity Bookshelf: Steven Pressfield, ‘Do The Work’

Kosmos Productivity Bookshelf: Steven Pressfield, ‘Do The Work’

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It’s really fun to think about projects and ideas. It’s also really fun to start new projects and daydream about what it will look like when it’s done. The really hard part of creative work is overcoming resistance. Resistance comes in a lot of different forms when you should be working on something really important. As Steven Pressfield notes in [...]

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Advance Liberty by Doing Better Work

Advance Liberty by Doing Better Work

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This week, we’re going to take a break from discussing books on workplace performance to consider some issues that are probably on everyone’s minds as the economics job market heats up. What does it take to get a job? Will you be discriminated against because of your classical liberal views?* It’s no secret that the academy takes a dim view [...]

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Podcast: Hummel on “Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men”

Podcast: Hummel on “Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men”

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Jeffery Rogers Hummel, a professor of economics at San Jose State University, took some time to talk about his book Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War – which recently saw the release of its 2nd edition.

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