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Top universities teaching online to Chinese students

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One of my first acts in landing in the Middle Kingdom was making a pilgrimage by train across China to Shandong, to visit the shrine to Confucius. It belongs
Michael West
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Jun 28

Student behaviour problems in the classroom

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Russ asks for clarification about which students I was referring to. Well, these are my ideas and perhaps you have better ones as to how to deal with it. To be
dk
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Jun 28

teaching students to construct counter arguments

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Hi Russ, I don't mean to be reductionistic on the subject.  As explained, I am working with third-tier students.   These are kids who are afraid to open
Michael West
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Jun 21

Communication versus Language

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Lol, Dave. Snake wine is one of my favorite beverages here in China (we have drunk ecstatic and elaborate fugues long into the night on the substance - and if
Michael West
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Jun 16

The future os teaching online in 5 stages

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<> A Spanish-language movie with French subtitles will probably cause chaos in the brain for 4 minutes or so, until your brain understands
Nelson Bank
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Jun 11

Online lecturing? Awful

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<> Some programs have students sitting at their individual computers with a webcam. The teacher occupies the main chunk of computer screen.
Nelson Bank
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Jun 7

article: Why Technology Will Never Fix Education

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Fortunately I've only had the pleasure of meeting hard-working Chinese students in the U.S. They are respectful of my teaching and are proud to be in the U.S.
Nelson Bank
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Jun 3

helping prepare students for study abroad

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<> Yes, I agree. A little push from behind helps. As you say, you can't be the moral police, although ideally you should be.
Nelson Bank
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May 31

Teaching and the Doors of Perception

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<> One err is the same as another to me. It's the size that I gauge. It's like feeding a child too much, or too little. I have also counted the number
Nelson Bank
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May 27

Nurturing and Supporting the Next Generation of Teachers

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<> 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
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May 25

The future of English teaching is on the Web

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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
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May 24

composition prompts

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Karen has laid out the key points of academic writing: - The idea of one main idea per developmental paragraph. - The idea of supporting information, and the
dk
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May 19
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