Monthly Archives: February 2012

Instructional Blogging: Promoting Interactivity, Student-Centered Learning, and Peer Input

By Dennis G. Jerz, on November 23rd, 2011 Stuart Glogoff wrote up his experiences teaching with blogs. The article is from 2005, and its main usefulness for me is that it validates some of my own practices — giving students … Continue reading

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SmartLab – 21st Century Learning STEM Lab

SmartLab – 21st Century Learning STEM Lab

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Learner Centered Theories

Learner Centered Theories

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Do we recognize the talent in an unexpected context?

A man sat at a metro station …in Washington DC and started to play the violin; it was a cold January morning. He played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, since it was rush hour, it … Continue reading

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Where is the evidence?

One of the important amendments to the Constitution was a guarantee of the research community’s right to freely conduct research in Jordan. The amendment, in my opinion, was one of the most important and positive steps taken by Jordan towards … Continue reading

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Jordanian government will place the army to teach the students !!!

Do you think this is an appropriate solution?

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Teachers gather for massive protest at Prime Ministry (Jordan)

Thousands of teachers from across Jordan rallied outside the Prime Ministry on Tuesday, demanding a “long-promised” increase in their professional allowance among other calls to “restore their dignity”. Later on Tuesday, the government discussed the teachers’ demands during a Cabinet … Continue reading

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Marymount University scholarship programme calls for applications

The Marymount University scholarship programme announced on Sunday it is accepting applications for a fully paid scholarship to a Jordanian student who has been accepted to the university bachelor’s degree programme. The scholarship, part of the Queen Rania Al Abdullah … Continue reading

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US scholarship fair to be held on Thursday

Jordanian students and their families will be able to learn about scholarship opportunities at 30 US colleges and universities at the American Education Expo Scholarship Fair on Thursday, according to a statement from the organisers. Students should bring multiple copies … Continue reading

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How to use guest blogging to grow your audience

Those wondering how to use guest blogging to grow your audience are likely already producing quality content on their blogs. Having already chosen a specialized niche or area of interest, regular updates carry an authoritative tone likely due to extensive … Continue reading

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