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Sharon Beynon November 12, 2008 This is a VoIP session. All audio will be through your computer without any phone. Add Fun and Interest to Teaching Writing Online
To listen, adjust your speaker volume (left bottom of window) To speak youll need a microphone or USB headset. First, run the audio wizard Tools/Audio/Audio Setup Wizard. Second, press on the mic icon when it is free (release when finished speaking)
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Welcome to the Webinar My purpose is to share some easy ways to liven up distance education classes.
To get us started, here is an example lesson: Students have read Frankenstein, theyve discussed themes, theyve read literary criticism, theyve discussed the novel in the online chat rooms. Theyre exhausted!
So, direct them to a few links that might interest them: Frank and climate Climate Connections: Signs Did Climate Inspire the Birth of a Monster? by Nell Greenfieldboyce Frank and climate Climate Connections: SignsNell Greenfieldboyce
NPR– a fabulous source Direct students to NPR sites like this one where weird 19 th Century climate is shown to have affected Frankenstein!
How to do this? - Using the Print Screen option on your computer keyboard, you can paste a screen image into your online delivery system. Either hyperlink it, or paste the web address there for students to find.
Or, another piece on Mary Shelleys mother, Mary Wollstonecraft.