43 minutes | Aug 17th 2014

Episode 015: A Slogan is Born

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Show Notes: The Minimal PairTitle: A Slogan is BornEpisode no: 015Date: Recorded on 8/12/14Topics in Language LearningAlways “on”What do we mean by “on”?When is it hard to be “on”?How do we stay “on” in challenging situations?Take a deep breath!Set the timerFake it ‘til you make itRemember, you’re humanCall in reinforcements Don’t be afraid to say no[17:20]MethodologyBreathing new life into a courseWhy is it necessary?How do you know it’s time?What should you do?What should you not do?Did it work?[28:10]Adjunct Antics…Getting ready for a new semesterCoordinating your scheduleWaiting for classes to “make”Last minute changesCreating a syllabus/scheduleGathering materialsGetting familiar with new systems/schoolsSHOUT OUTS: Program coordinators and department secretaries…and adjuncts, of course!! Especially to Julie Heyer, for her cheerful disposition, positive attitude, and suggesting our slogan “keep it minimal.”
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