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testing 2 cmc11

Posted by retsam on Monday, June 18, 2012, In : Audio 
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testing cmc11

Posted by retsam on Monday, June 18, 2012, In : Audio 
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What's one thing you wish you had learned in school? #CMC11

Posted by retsam on Monday, November 14, 2011, In : Writings 


I wish I had learned about spiritual knowledge in school, because by that we can understand better about our true selves and the meaning of life. I was lucky enough to have access to some spiritual knowledge right after I graduated from the university. Before that, I had a lot of painful experiences and suffered from health problems.

After years of observation and learning, I've figured that the reason why this important piece is missing in our education system is that they don't want u...

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CMC11 Cron Harvest test

Posted by retsam on Monday, September 12, 2011,
This is a test post for CMC11 Cron Harvesting!

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PictureLog - Multicultural Experience Enhances Creativity - The When and How

Posted by retsam on Monday, September 12, 2011, In : Writings 
Following are the impressive ideas I got after reading the document( Multicultural Experience Enhances Creativity ). I also added my own creativity and inspirations to simplify the complex thoughts. Hope you find it helpful.

Multicultural experience may foster creativity by 


  • (a) providing direct access to novel ideas and concepts from other cultures,


  • (b) creating the ability to see
    multiple underlying functions behind the same form,


  • (c)
    destabilizing routinized knowledge structures, thereby inc...

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RetSamESL Self-Affirmation + Word Connections

Posted by retsam on Tuesday, September 6, 2011, In : Audio 
  • You are improving!
  • Yes! I am improving! --------- I yam mim pru ving
  • You believe yourself!
  • Yes! I believe in myself. --------- I be lee vin my self
  • People feel happy when they see you.
  • Yes! People feel happy when they see me.  --------- pee pl
  • You can be whatever you want to be.
  • Yes! I can be whatever I want to be. --------- wha de ver

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RetSamESL Video5 DoodleEnglish1

Posted by retsam on Tuesday, September 6, 2011, In : Videos 


(Doodled by Hunter and RetSam)

    I am improving! --------- I yam mim pru ving
    I believe in myself. --------- I be lee vin my self
    People feel happy when they see me.  --------- pee pl
    I can be whatever I want to be. --------- wha de ver

    I'm lucky!
    I feel happy!
    I always ma(ke) goo(d) choices. --------- ai yal wayz
    Goo(d) things happen to me all the time.


    I-am-a goo(d)frien(d)to myself. --------- ai yam ma
    I'm-a goo(d) lis(t)ener. --------- lis(t)en
    I-as(k) goo(d...
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3 Directions To Figure Out How To Improve My Spoken English (By RetSam)

Posted by retsam on Monday, August 29, 2011, In : Writings 



How to improve my spoken English? Notice I used the word "my" intead of "your." Because it is a question for you to answer. I am just going to share some of my ideas about the question and hopefully they can help you or inspire you to find your own answers. It could be a good idea to ask yourself that question once in a while. Because you are improving and the situation around you is changing. You would like know what you need and where to focus at that stage, so that you can achi...
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Self-Analysis Tool For ESL Learners (By RetSam)

Posted by retsam on Monday, August 29, 2011, In : Writings 


Descripiton,
  • The horizontal axis  - represents how long the learner communicate with others in English.
  • The vertical axis - represents the level of an ability.
  • The yellow area - represents the learner's current ability.
  • The red area - represents where the learner should focus.


It's well known that there are different types of learners and everyone may have a unique situation. Here I am trying to categorize the learners based on their HWW abilities(How to say,When to say,What to say). For ...

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RetSamESL - Intonation practice (part1)

Posted by retsam on Monday, August 29, 2011, In : Videos 

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CMC11 - Now open and ready for your free registration

Posted by retsam on Monday, August 29, 2011, In : Online Learning 

Welcome To Creativity and Multicultural Communication


  • Website: http://www.cdlprojects.com/cmc11blog/
  • Date: September 12, 2011 – December 11, 2011 (Empire State College students finish 23 December 2011)
  • Technologies Used: Throughout this “course” participants may use a variety of technologies: blogs, Second Life, RSS Readers, UStream, Google +, Facebook, Diigo etc. Course resources will be provided using gRSShopper and online seminars delivered using Elluminate. Here is a link to the Go...

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