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5 career-related reasons why college students should blog now

This blogging assignment has been one of the most powerful learning experiences for my students in the past. Continue reading

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Choosing the top student blogs of the week gets tougher

As I knew it would, choosing the Top 5 Blogs of the Week got a whole lot tougher in round two. Indeed, I had hoped to name a Top 5, but there were so many great posts that I chose … Continue reading

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There’s no better teacher than a student

Thank you, Andrew. Thank you, Ashley. Thank you, Emily. And thank you, John. For my second-year Marketing students, the first blog post for my communications class is always the hardest. Before they write their first post, I deliver a 90-minute … Continue reading

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The magic of the interconnectedness of learning

I am continually astounded by the interconnectedness of all things in life. Nowhere is this more prevalent than in my learning process. To illustrate this I’ll explain what I’ve been doing over the Christmas holidays. I’ve been completely reinventing a … Continue reading

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We’re here—at the light at the end of the tunnel

For many students, my eight-week blogging assignment can be a tough slog that  sometimes seems to be without end. Students who struggle with writing can hate it. And even the stronger writers would sometimes rather be doing something else with … Continue reading

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What? Students don’t want less blog work? Well, I do!

Last week, I lamented to the world about how my marking load is killing me. In some ways, that blog post was a cry for help, a plea for ideas as to how I can minimize the amount of time—often … Continue reading

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The agony and the ecstasy of the perfect assignment

Something’s got to give. It’s 5:30 a.m. on a Sunday as I write this post for Week 4 of my advertising students’ weekly blogging assignment. I spent most of yesterday marking blogs and other work and I’ll spend a good … Continue reading

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