Response to a Blog Reader

Hi Conan!  I was in UWRF while you were the ISS Director and have been following your endeavors on Instagram since we met pretty much. I think its really cool how you have turned a journal to just keep in contact into a blog and so far looks like kept it going. I feel like… Continue reading Response to a Blog Reader

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Interactive Videos and H5P

Image source This is my third post for a series in which I develop and appraise English language learning activities using the web-based program H5P. For other posts in the series, please click on the tag H5P. Ever since the advent of Youtube, there has been a near endless amount of video content that can… Continue reading Interactive Videos and H5P

Creating Drag-the-Word Activities with H5P

This is my second post for a series in which I develop and appraise English language learning activities using the web-based program H5P. For other posts in the series, please click on the tag H5P. Today I had some time during my office hour -- a couple of students were completing make-up writing assessments --… Continue reading Creating Drag-the-Word Activities with H5P

Using H5P Multiple Hotspots to Create Interactive Vocabulary Tables

This post will be first in a series in which I develop and appraise English language learning activities using the web-based program H5P. This past week, I attended a workshop entitled “Creating Interactive Online Teaching Resources Using H5P” organized by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Qatar University (QU). The presenter, Mr.… Continue reading Using H5P Multiple Hotspots to Create Interactive Vocabulary Tables

Notes from the Liberal Arts International Conference 2019

The following are my notes from the sessions I attended at the Liberal Arts International Conference 2019: “Liberal Arts in the Global Age: Changing Winds and Shifting Sands” hosted by Texas A&M University Qatar (TAMUQ). (Photos of TAMUQ are from the KEO website.) Day 1 – Saturday, March 23 7:50am I arrived at Education City and… Continue reading Notes from the Liberal Arts International Conference 2019

11 Things to Do When You Feel an Assignment Is Beneath You

I don’t give a damn, except that I get bored sometimes when people tell me to act my age. Sometimes I act a lot older than I am - I really do - but people never notice it. People never notice anything. ― J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye There will be times in your… Continue reading 11 Things to Do When You Feel an Assignment Is Beneath You