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Re: Teaching and the Doors of Perception

<<I praise a student on his English>> I've noticed that in China we can get praise for something we haven't done yet. It might be called 'wishful praising'.
Nelson Bank
2:58 PM
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Teaching and the Doors of Perception

William Blake once famously wrote, "If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear as it is, infinite." The interplay between sensation and
Michael West
2:43 PM
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Re: Nurturing and Supporting the Next Generation of Teachers

<> I am as open-minded as they come, Nelson, but I have to draw the line at "stinky tofu." My kids keep telling me it is tasty. I have smelled it and tasted
Michael West
May 25
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18440

Re: Nurturing and Supporting the Next Generation of Teachers

<> Were it that the accepted prime mission of university instructors was instruction. In junior colleges that is true. At
Nelson Bank
May 25
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18439

Nurturing and Supporting the Next Generation of Teachers

A subject of ongoing debate in the Academy is "what is the prime mission of instructors, at the University level - teaching or research?"  I have very fond
Michael West
May 25
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18438

Re: article: Why Technology Will Never Fix Education

《《they would do well to hide the fact that they attended a face-to-face school 》》 I like you a lot Dave, I honestly do, but sometimes it is difficult
Michael West
May 25
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Re: article: Why Technology Will Never Fix Education

<> I agree, Stephanie. I have taken many online courses from well-recognized state university colleges of education and the better ones,
Gayla Baker
May 24
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Re: article: Why Technology Will Never Fix Education

<<"tick the box">> You really have to be motivated to learn from an online class, especially the tick-the-box or multiple choice ones. I did a short course on
Nelson Bank
May 24
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Re: article: Why Technology Will Never Fix Education

I have little or no experience teaching English online, other than through emails and Skype. However, I do have corporate experience as a trainer and as a
Stephanie Noke
May 24
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18434

Re: The future of English teaching is on the Web

Dave, I know that you are always trying new things. I was wondering if you have been working to develop a fully on-line course yourself, and if so, what
karenstanleyma
May 24
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18433

Re: article: Why Technology Will Never Fix Education

Let’s change the title of the article: “Why Technology Will Never Fix Education for Slackers” Amen. This pretty much makes a convincing case for online
dk
May 24
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18432

Teachers and Their Role as Agents of Change

As everyone knows, I have been invited to leave China this term.  Many have speculated, quite eloquently, on the underlying basis of this invitation, and I
Michael West
May 24
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18431

Re: The future of English teaching is(?) on the Web

<I would rather train Chinese English teachers who would then go to the countryside to teach, than set up an online facility. > My sentiments exactly, Nelson.
Michael West
May 24
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Re: The future of English teaching is on the Web

Re: Michael's words, "It is like when television was introduced to my household as a child - one couldn't help but notice that folks stopped talking to each
Gayla Baker
May 24
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Re: The future of English teaching is(?) on the Web

<> Maybe Dave Kees feels he is wandering sedulously when in the classroom. I can understand that. Some people are suited more for the
Nelson Bank
May 23
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