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Impact Of Popular Media On Black Identity And Progress, Anton Reece Jun 2013

Impact Of Popular Media On Black Identity And Progress, Anton Reece

Black Issues Conference

February is celebrated nationally as Black History Month. Unfortunately I submit to you that celebration has diminished significantly over the years. The African American community faces an ongoing challenge of preserving identity and culture while at the same time seeking full integration into mass media. The continued influence and explosion of Hip hop in main stream media has added to the debate. What has happened to our traditions? Who controls our image? Who are we? what is needed versus what sells? Or perhaps the question of the hour is who are we now? Are we progressing or regressing? This lively ...


A Qualitative Research For Interlanguage Strategies-, Grace Hui Chin Lin May 2013

A Qualitative Research For Interlanguage Strategies-, Grace Hui Chin Lin

Dr. Grace Hui Chin Lin 林慧菁 英語教學 語文學哲學博士 886 933 503 321

The major purpose of this qualitative research was to find out how the Taiwanese university EFL learners felt about learning the five communication strategies of reduction and achievement sets. Besides displaying their teachability (Maleki, 2007; Ogane, 1998) in university classrooms, this study collected qualitative data about students’ feelings and their reflections as they learned the five communication strategies. The samples of this training were twenty-four Taiwanese university students, none of whom majored in English in a Freshman Non-English Majors’ class. The results showed, for the reduction set of communication strategy, seven respondents tended to feel topic avoidance was an applicable ...


Session F-3: Using The Question Formulation Technique In Your Classroom, Susan Bisinger, Lucinda Dittmer Mar 2013

Session F-3: Using The Question Formulation Technique In Your Classroom, Susan Bisinger, Lucinda Dittmer

Professional Learning Day

The skill of question formulation can lead to improved learning outcomes, greater student engagement, and more ownership of the learning process. This session presents the Question Formulation Technique (QFT) and guides teachers through strategies for integrating it into their classroom practice. Using the QFT helps students think more critically and independently by asking and evaluating their own questions - whether elementary level, secondary, or beyond. Participants are encouraged to attend the session with an upcoming project or activity in mind. You'll leave with a plan of action!