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Author: David Pecoraro

3 Examples Of How Engineering Has Changed The World

It is hard to point out which part of the human endeavor that has not been impacted positively by technology and this list will try to list some of the few areas in which engineering has made an outstanding contribution to our lives. Without much further ado, let us unveil this list, as a testimony to greatness of human achievement.

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SC 184 Welcoming New Colleagues

SC 184 Welcoming New Colleagues   We celebrate people when they are leaving, but not necessarily when they are arriving. We’re glad you’re here! Not, we’re glad you were here. When you are new to a college… Being a faculty member at a new place is stressful. In fact, the entire new semester is stressful. How we can help our newest colleagues. Introduce yourself to a new person and offer to help. “I can be a resource for you.” Recall what it was like when you were new. What could have helped you? Don’t give them extra things to do. Discourage them from volunteering for extra work. We want a first year person to concentrate on teaching. If they were the second choice for the job, don’t tell them! Invite them to lunch! Next week: Welcoming New Students We welcome your comments, feedback and guest post submissions. Email:  General Information   |   Prof. David C. Pecoraro Thank you! Daniel & David ~~~~~ All Podcasts via This Website Click this Link to Subscribe via iTunes Click this Link to Listen on Stitcher Smart Radio Click this Link to Subscribe via Google Play Click this Link to Subscribe via RSS (non-iTunes feed)   ### SC 184 Welcoming New Colleagues If you are concerned about making tenure or getting hired as a full time professor, this book is for you....

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SC 183 Learning Management Systems

The Professor as Presenter – Learning Management Systems   Preparation is Key David interviewed a number of professors at an online university and discovered that for each online class, the professors were paid for 300 hours to prepare their course. Switching to a learning management system overnight is crazy! TIPS Be attentive to your time in addition to your students time. It is not wise for you to be online and available 24 /7. Spend large amounts of time setting up your course online and making certain that it is working, 100% in all areas. Don’t assume that your current students, in an online class, are the only students seeing the exam as it becomes easy for them to share. Our students today are very comfortable using these learning management systems. Use your management system as your personal assistant. Discover how the software can enable you to teach in new and innovative ways to improve learning for your students. We welcome your comments, feedback and guest post submissions. Email:  General Information   |   Prof. David C. Pecoraro Thank you! Daniel & David ~~~~~ All Podcasts via This Website Click this Link to Subscribe via iTunes Click this Link to Listen on Stitcher Smart Radio Click this Link to Subscribe via Google Play Click this Link to Subscribe via RSS (non-iTunes feed)   ### SC 183 Learning Management Systems If you are concerned about making...

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