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EdCafe, Yay or Nay?

May 29, 2013 by

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I really enjoyed the EdCafe Experience. It was a great way to practice presentation skills that were relatively new to me. Rather than preparing presentation that is taken in one direction with a beginning and an end, it requires a more thorough understanding of the topic. This is because in a discussion, others ask questions […]

Meredith EdCafe Reflection

May 29, 2013 by

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For this new project style of the EdCafe I thought it was interesting. I have learned about myself that I do a better job of presenting. The small group setting and non graded presentation puts less stress on me and makes me feel more confortable. I like how the small groups allows for more of […]

Michael’s EdCafe Presentation Reflection

May 29, 2013 by

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I very much enjoyed our week of EdCafe presentations.  As a more informal form of the final product of a project, it taught me a lot about myself as a presenter.  I learned that many skills have been developed through school around the more formal types of presentations and speeches.  The more informal bit was […]

Harrison’s EdCafe Reflection

May 29, 2013 by

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I’ve always done formal presentation where we had to memorize a speech and prepare a powerpoint, so doing this seemed a little awkward to me. However, I really enjoyed the EdCafe process. I learned that speaking to a small group informally allows more spontaneous conversation through questions and side notes that other people can add. […]

An Exploration of Learning Style Interests

October 3, 2012 by

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Taking a class like USHRS (United States History Research Seminar) has been a completely new experience for me.  So far at my school I have gotten used to and in the rhythm of taking classes that assign nightly work that is due the next day, with the occasional essay or longer-term project.  These types of […]