Philanthropist and Former CEO Radiates Love, Poise and Service In the Face of Adversity - by Michael Strickland
Donald Trump is a monster the GOP has created through its gerrymandering, embrace of right wing nut cases like Ted Nugent and Chuck Norris, and alienation of minorities and women.
These tips and suggestions from the Boise State University eCampus Online Instructor Development Course help ensure that all students can learn in your online course.
This page contains my tips about writing along with many recommendations about some of the best online resources for grammar help. Cheers! - Michael Strickland
These ideas from the Boise State University eCampus Online Instructor Development Course are a valuable guide for rich online community learning.
Online instructors can use a variety of Blackboard assessment features to test student knowledge, measure student progress, and to gather information.
The Idaho winemaking tale is ripe and ready for picking
Idaho's top models ensnare hearts and capture minds, while creating beauty in others and the world around them.
This article introduces online instructors to ideas about timing course activities that are vital to success in online teaching and learning.
This article summarizes some of the basics discussed in eCampus Course Design & Development Seminar that I am working on at Boise State University.
This article is designed to help teachers form a deeper understanding of the meaning of literacy in today’s technological and diverse world. It discusses research- based best practices in literacy.
Some say crime is up due to recent reductions in police manpower and resources. Other voices say that crime has been down for a long time and that there is no spike. Here is a deeper look.
Real estate investing for beginners can seem a bit intimidating. This article is a short-list of tips to help get past the anxiety and simplify the process of getting started.
Have you ever tried to exercise your right to free speech on the page of an elected official, news outlet, or other organization that purports to be there to hear from and serve the public -- only to be blocked for no clear reason? Take a look at...
How can you become an even more confident and effective leader? This article discusses contemporary models of excellence and captures the very best ideas and practices of how to grow as a leader
Fiscal Stewardship and Proactive Communication Have Silenced Critics In the College of Western Idaho's Agreement to Purchase Land for a Boise Campus.
Thousands of newly launched consumer products quietly fail every year. Why do some skyrocket to success? This article offers insights.
What does exemplary literacy instruction look like? This is a challenge to school administrators to examine their daily practice and their longer-term planning.
Every student can learn to read, but not all students learn to read the same way. Some children require extra time, additional practice, and more specified instruction. Such students are usually labeled “at risk” or “struggling” readers. For...
I have published extensively for adults and children in the difficult book market. Here's how I did it.
"Passwords are like underwear; you don’t let people see it, you should change it very often, and you shouldn’t share it with strangers," wrote Chris Pirillo. As I embark on my new journey as a content writer for a merchant services company, such...
This is the course syllabus for my ED-LTCY 346 class this semester, Spring 2015 at Boise State University.
by Michael Strickland “No one is born a dancer. You have to want it more than anything.” ― Mikhail Baryshnikov, Baryshnikov at Work I love the precision of ballet. The world is filled with enough chaos, unpredictability, and vagueness....
As an author who has published a dozen books and hundreds of articles, here are my suggestions for newcomers who would like to write, distribute and sell their writing and books.