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Team and Task Management

When it comes to managing teams, such as student workers, it is difficult to make sure everything gets done. When there is a group of people, something always falls through the cracks. For example, a student worker A is working on  task for a professor. His shift is ending, but he forgets to tell student […]

Turn On, Tune In, Make Radio at SWALLT 2014

Turn On, Tune In, Make Radio at SWALLT 2014

This afternoon, Barbara Sawhill and I are running a workshop at this year’s SWALLT conference, hosted by our awesome colleague Michael Samojlik at UCLA’s Center for Digital Humanities. Because we never do anything the expected way, this is not a presentation in the standard sense. Instead of talking to attendees about the experience Barbara and…

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Wood Between the Worlds

Wood Between the Worlds

UMW faculty are constantly coming up with great ideas, and Warren Rochelle is no exception. This morning, Warren came to the DTLT to talk with me about a Fantasy Writing course he’s teaching in the Fall. In addition to creating a world and framing it out via writing, Warren will be asking his students to…

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Cards Against Humanity

Cards Against Humanity

When I was doing service work in Guatemala last January with a group of college students, they (wisely) brought along…
Twenty Questions

Twenty Questions

20 questions is one of those go-to games in the language classroom that can either start a class off or…
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