Matt on October 10, 2013

The head librarian at our Bronx campus asked me a favor.  With her as executive producer, I played director and editor on this fun intro video for the Bronx Campus:

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Matt on December 6, 2011

A group of Mercy College colleagues and I went to UMass for a NERCOMP Special Interest Group (SIG) conference on Digital Storytelling.  My piece consisted of telling the story of how a few people at the college that were interested in storytelling championed a major project across almost every school at the college.  It was a real […]

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Matt on April 26, 2010

After hearing great things about the site I finally had an opportunity to put it to the test. My favorite part is the non-linear brainstorming. I was able to jot down ideas then try to connect them. I realized I missed some point and could easily add them later. It has some limits and […]

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Matt on March 1, 2010

I’ve been playing around with Slide Share (  In the embed below, you can see a presentation I uploaded for the Faculty Learning Community Institute.  Draw back to this method is that video is not supported within slideshare.  Prezi handles video, but it’s not powerpoint. Here is my presentation stream on SlideShare.

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Matt on February 16, 2009

Here are just two examples of teaching approaches. Teaching the phrasal verb “Go up to”: Here’s one example of how to teach the phrasal verb “go up to.” The strategy is to elicit the answer from students. Click the image to open a short presentation (created in PowerPoint with iSpirng Flash conversion). Systems Thinking: Here’s […]

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Matt on February 11, 2009

Here some simple rules I follow when creating presentation materials.  Powerpoint can be death, so use it wisely: Keep It Simple: Use words, not sentences Keywords make the point Speaker fills in the details Less is more. Use Headlines in the titles: Key words explain the slide Titles should summarize slides Bullets: 4~6 Bullets per […]

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