Mar 24, 2009
Business English 3120 Views
E-mails are much less formal than official letters. They are quick and easy to send. They also allow you to communicate to a large group simultaneously. Sending e-mails can prevent playing phone tag and save time. However, if you are writing e-mails for business, you need to be more careful with your writing.
Jun 9, 2009
Adults 3120 Views
Distance learning and adult education are certainly in the spotlight at the moment. As economic problems spur individuals to improve their CVs or consider a change in career, and universities begin to offer more and more distance and e-Learning courses, now seems the perfect time for adults to think about going back to school.
Apr 23, 2013
Other 3119 Views
Technology has become a part over everyday life and is essential to us now in order to communicate with people and get around. Cars, phones and the Internet are all essential to the vast majority and technology has moved in leaps and bounds in the last ten years alone.
Mar 1, 2012
Career Development 3118 Views
Online education through distance learning courses is in huge demand for being flexible. There are numerous advantages but disadvantages are no less. Studying hard will result to a better job.
Feb 13, 2018
Teacher Training 3118 Views
~~What are Concept Check Questions (CCQs)?
What are Concept Check Questions? A question to lead learners to understand or demonstrate their understanding of the meaning of a new item (vocab or structure).
Why Use Them? They involve learners in the process of clarifying meaning and the teacher can check if learners have understood.
When are They Used? During the clarification stage, before highlighting the form and drilling so learners are clear on the meaning of what they are saying. As well as throughout the lesson.
How are They Made? Simplify language analysis so learners can understand the language used, then make the main points into questions. For example:
Target Language Main Points Questions
I’ve been to China. I went in the past. We don’t know when. I’m not there now.
Did I go in the past?
Do we know when I went?
Am I in China now?
CCQs are not the only way to check learners’ understanding of the language or concepts presented.
Ways of Checking Meaning
Oct 6, 2013
Teaching 3117 Views
In parts 1 and 2 of "How to ask critical thinking questions," I discussed the importance of teachers asking proper questions. Also, making sure the questions are not just a restatement of something that was just taught.
I mentioned the idea of having the proper weight time and helping the students to learn how to answer higher level questioning. Teachers have to practice asking higher level questioning and planning the right questions to ask during a lesson can not be something asked at the spur of the moment.
Part 3 will discuss how to adjust the level of questioning for students. Sometimes the teacher may need to begin with questions on the knowledge level of Bloom's Taxonomy, such as, "What color is the ocean on a map. " However, teachers should not leave all of their questions at the knowledge level.
Moving to higher level questioning is intended to stretch the student's thinking. Cognitive or evaluative questioning helps the teacher determine whether the student is comprehending ...
Aug 17, 2008
Career Development 3116 Views
What's happening with your college term papers and essays? Unfortunately, that's a question that a lot of student's cannot or do not want to answer. I see students on almost a daily basis who have the term paper blues. Their biggest problem? They just can't seem to get started. They procrastinate and rationalize. They put off doing their assignments until the eleventh hour.
Mar 30, 2012
Career Development 3114 Views
Parents who are stressed and exhausted by helping with homework feel that way because they make their child's homework their problem rather than their child's. And it needn't be that way!
Here are three things that you can stop doing right now so that the stress and exhaustion disappears.
Jun 1, 2009
Career Development 3112 Views
GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) (pronounced G-MAT) --a standardized, computer adaptive test (CAT) that measures aptitude to succeed academically a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree. Business schools use this test as a standardized way of assessing individuals globally.
Nov 3, 2008
E-Learning/CALL 3111 Views
Everywhere you go in the world today, you see people with iPods connected to them. Do you ever wonder what they are listening to? Maybe you assume they have some crazy music pumping into their brain? What if they are listening to award-winning works of literature? Reading is imperative to becoming a successful and productive citizen.