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Audience Listening to Lecture

Why aren’t adult learners actively engaged in training?

Have you ever trained adult learners and noticed that after several minutes that they are looking at you with a blank stare? It is likely that such disengagement is due to overuse of lecturing. While I am not against the technique of lecturing, if used inappropriately, it can impact your audience’s interest, but to facilitate…

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Earlville, IL Job Vacancies

Earlville District #9 is currently seeking people to fill the following positions. 6th-8th Grade ELA: Full-time permanent.  Salary and Benefits:   per CBA.    Duties:   English/Language Arts Teacher for grades 6-8    Qualifications: Must have Illinois Professional Educator Licensure with ELA endorsement.   Extra-curricular opportunities are available.  Interviews begin ASAP. Application Deadline:  12/15/2017 Please apply by sending electronic cover letter, resume, and references…

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$2.4 Million Grant Award to the COE!

I am pleased to announce that the College of Education has been awarded a $2.4 million grant by the US Department of Education. Roosevelt University’s Dual Language Teacher Leadership Project will provide significant tuition stipends to select cadres of teachers of English Language Learners from five partner school districts that will enroll in our innovative MA degree…

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