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4434Biology Junction
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A collection of biology worksheets and other helpful teaching materials authored or compiled by Cheryl Massengale. Let's Tweet
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Introduction to using Twitter to communicate during a class. Although this assignment was created for use in a specific graduate class, the HTML file can be copied and modifed by others.Supply Chain Management Simulation Activity
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This assignment uses the Near Beer supply chain management simulation to demonstrate the complexities of meeting changes in consumer demand on the supply chain side. Using PRIZM Look-up to Identify Consumer Markets
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This is an assignment using the PRIZM zip code geo-demographics to illustrate consumer markets and segmentation. Calculus of the Dinner Table: Mathematical Modeling
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Calculus students are presented with a write-pair-share activity that initially involves the construction of a model based on direct variation and later involves the use of calculus as a means by which to analyze the model. Suitable for either Calculus I or Calculus II students. Note: This project has a sequel entitled Fundamental Theorem of Calculus: An Investigation (listed under Interactive Lectures) in which the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus is investigated via the constructed model.Cultural Diversity Webquest
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The Webquest is geared towards upper-Elementary through middle school grades, however, it can be completed by students as young as second grade with assistance.The online research project reinforces research and technology skills, while students learn about cultural diversity, in one project.Skills covered include Reading, Writing, Technology, and Social Studies.Fundamental Theorem of Calculus: An Investigation
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Calculus students are presented with a write-pair-share activity that leads them to a practical understanding of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. The activity involves analyzing a function that describes eating speed in a hypothetical dinner table experience. Suitable for either Calculus I or Calculus II students.Note: This project has a prequel entitled Calculus of the Dinner Table: Mathematical Modeling (listed under Interactive Lectures) in which students construct the mathematical model for the king's eating speed. This prequel provides an excellent and engaging prelude to this activity.Installing a CAPTCHA
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A short exercise that walks through the steps associated with installing a CAPTCHA on a WordPress blog. Creating a Website and Blog in WordPress (WP)
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Step-by-step instructions on getting a website started in WordPress. It assumes that students have their own domain name and a WordPress hosting account at wordpress.org (not wordpress.com). The author recommends GoDaddy for both of these services. For further information, see http://theresabclarke.com/100_creditE-mail Marketing Exercise
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To acquire hands-on experience working in groups to develop and track a short e-mail marketing newsletter using http://myemma.com/.