Introduction to Cyberpunk Literature
This course covers the works of the four major writers of cyberpunk: William Gibson, Bruce Sterling, Neal Stephenson, and Pat Cadigan. Other theoretical and scholarly texts that articulate cyberpunk as a site of intellectual and literary investigation will be read and will inform discussions . Popular films (Blade Runner and The Matrix) which are good examples of cyberpunk films are will also be referred to. The thematic concerns of cyberpunk, that speak directly to contemporary issues like gl
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A Sense of Location: The Mental Map
Students consider how mental maps of geographic landmarks can help migrating animals stay on the correct course.
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Slavery, Violence, and Exploitation in 19th-Century U.S. Literature
This module considers strategies for teaching George Dunham's travel journal A Journey to Brazil in conjunction with U.S. anti-slavery literature.
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The Experience of the Foreign in 19th-Century U.S. Travel Literature
This module considers strategies for teaching George Dunham's travel journal A Journey to Brazil in relation to other nineteenth-century U.S. travel narratives.
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Creativity, Community and ICT
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Mental Math - Finding Squares
Interesting mental math trick in which the narrator does a little magic with his numbers, some algebraic machinations, to determine the square of large numbers mentally.  In the second part, the teacher explains how the trick works. It is from the UK and the teacher has an accent. (4:23)

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Literature Reviews
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Imagination, Creativity And Entrepreneurship
This is a course about the courage to create, and to risk making mistakes in the quest for ideas that lead to a true innovation of a product, service or process. Creativity is the central focus, which might be defined as "the application of a person's mental ability and curiosity to discover something new. The act of relating previously unrelated things." More specifically, we are concerned with capitalist creativity, which means that solutions must be generated that are profitable and reflect b
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Humor, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship
This course is designed for the student who likes to live on the edge. It is about a way of thinking, living, and working. We will integrate humor, creativity, and entrepreneurship into this course. The course will challenge some of your current beliefs and philosophies concerning how people live and work in organizations. The course emphasizes humor, creativity, and entrepreneurship as a way of life. The course is designed to help students use humor, creativity, and entrepreneurship in their ow
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Creativity and Entrepreneurship
This course has been designed to provide students with an overall understanding of entrepreneurship and to prepare them for developing a mindset for thinking creatively. Targeted at students who would like to create their own businesses, it is meant to teach students how to live and work outside of the bureaucracy, to learn to dream about new ideas and new ventures, to push the edges of the envelope, and to see entrepreneurship as reality. The focus of the course is to start small and grow big--
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Read On - Experiences with Literature that Has Changed Us
In this lesson students will consider the question 'Why do we read?' through creating and sharing individual timelines of their own histories as readers. Each student will then choose a book on which to write a personal essay.
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Reacting to Literature
Students will do two activities relating to a book that they enjoyed. They will all review the book using BooksLog. Half of the students will then use Sketchy to illustrate a key action scene in the book. The other half of the students will use PicoMap to create a web describing three main characters in the book.
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Palms and Literature
Students will use a variety of Palm applications to enhance their comprehension and understanding of the Civil War through the literature selection Charley Skedaddle. They will also work on building vocabulary.
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Genres in Literature
Students will utilize several handheld applications to gain a better understanding of the term “genre” and how it relates to the various literature selections they experience as readers.
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Exploring Literature and Weather through Chirps
In this lesson students will learn, explore and experience using crickets' chirps to calculate temperature. Students will also read both fiction and nonfiction stories and books about crickets.
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Comparison of Multicultural Literature
Students will read three different versions of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" and complete a comparison activity. Students will then write and illustrate their own modern version of the poem.
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Slovene Literature
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Video Interview - 20th Century Czech Literature
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Video Interviews - Covering Czech: Economy, History and Literature
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