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Creative Library Support For Faculty And Students, Ellen Mcmahon, Larissa Garcia May 2010

Creative Library Support For Faculty And Students, Ellen Mcmahon, Larissa Garcia

Ellen McMahon

This short presentation gives an overview of Library support can be embedded into course management systems. Librarian support offers students immediate help and answers to questions.


Living Without Guard Rails, Ellen Mcmahon Jan 2010

Living Without Guard Rails, Ellen Mcmahon

Ellen McMahon

Travel encourages one to learn more about another location and culture, but also much about one's self. During my time as a Fulbright teaching scholar I learned much about the history and life in Sarajevo but even more about myself.


International Exchanges And Collaboration: A Student Perspective, Ellen Mcmahon, Agata Kubis, Kinga Ogonowska, Dzenan Kulovic Nov 2009

International Exchanges And Collaboration: A Student Perspective, Ellen Mcmahon, Agata Kubis, Kinga Ogonowska, Dzenan Kulovic

Ellen McMahon

This initial exploration into student perceptions and desired outcomes of international student exchanges and collaboration provides a snapshot in time of the thoughts on two small groups of students: Polish students studying in Chicago, IL in the US and Bosnian students using technology to interact with an American professor in the US. This paper can provide discussion prompts to address the specific interests of students for those academics involved student exchanges as well as those using technology to link students beyond geographic boarders.


The Role Of Higher Education In Preparing The Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs: The Role Of Service Learning, Ellen Mcmahon Nov 2009

The Role Of Higher Education In Preparing The Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs: The Role Of Service Learning, Ellen Mcmahon

Ellen McMahon

What role does higher education have in preparing the next generation of entrepreneurs? How can curricula be adapted and organized to allow students to go beyond learning theory and formula to applying what they learn to real world situations? Is it possible to link learning to opportunities within the community to build stronger more enduring businesses that can compete locally, nationally or internationally? This paper will discuss a model of service learning that strategically embeds activities within the community in specific organizations/businesses. Students participate in real world problems and challenges thematically linked to the learning outcomes of their course ...


Green Space, Ellen Mcmahon Jan 2005

Green Space, Ellen Mcmahon

Ellen McMahon

Thoughts triggered by the view from my apartment in Grbavica.


Thoughts On Travel And Doors, Ellen Mcmahon Jan 2005

Thoughts On Travel And Doors, Ellen Mcmahon

Ellen McMahon

Sometimes the most basic and common activities pose the biggest challenges when you travel. With a bit of humor and a commitment to solve the problem much can be learned, about your host country and yourself.