Brainstorm: what is critical thinking? Watch What is Critical Thinking? by Gary Meegan /YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLyUHbexz04 Watch: How to think, not what to think by Jesse Richardson /TEDxBrisbane: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dluwVks444 Post on Blackboard or discuss in class: What is critical thinking? How do the speakers define it? Why, according to the speakers, […]
Students receive extra credit if they submit their certificate of completion on Blackboard, under course assignments. This orientation is mandatory for all students.
Students watch a brief video on time management as it relates to college success. Next, they come up with a time management plan for the semester.
Students watch a YouTube video titled “How to Email Your Professor Without Embarrassing Yourself,” a tutorial about e-mail etiquette in an academic setting. Next, they send a brief letter of introduction to your email.
A fun way for students to introduce themselves. Challenge: they have to do it in 6 words! This activity works well on Blackboard’s Discussion Board as everyone can see everyone else’s posts and comment on them. Here is a short video with examples of 6 word memoirs: