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Eric Robertson
Works at Communication Professor @ MiraCosta College
Attended California Polytechnic State University
Lived in Atascadero, CA
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Some days you don’t feel like teaching.  You walk in to the classroom, and you know that there will be people staring at you.  And they all want something.  And you don’t want to give them anything.  No love, no understanding, no empathy.  We all have days like this.  But you can’t tell them all to go home and cancel class.  You have to find a way to still continue building and maintaining a positive classroom experience.

You have to figure out a way to not look angry or upset.  This is often done with a smile.  But not any type of smile.  You need to smile with the Duchenne Smile.

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Hi fellow educators!  I have an invention on quirky.com, the KEYIANO, that lets people use their typing skills to instantly play piano.  It's trending and currently #5!  Take a look, and if you like it, vote a "thumbs up" and please share!  Thank you, I appreciate you taking a look!
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What if you could INSTANTLY play expert level piano with no additional training, using your typing skills?  Let's make it possible with my new invention, KEYIANO!  It is currently #5 trending on Quirky!  Take a look, give it a thumbs up vote, and if you like it, please, please, please share!

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A book review discussing the third chapter of Ken Bain's book, What the Best College Teachers Do.  Take a look, leave a comment, and please share.  Enjoy!
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In the second chapter of “What the Best College Teachers Do,” Ken Bain answers the question “What Do They Know about How We Learn?”  He explores this question by investigating if great teachers have a deep knowledge about the process of learning or if there is some innate quality that they possess.  One of the key findings is that great college teachers try to change the way we think about the ideas in their discipline so that we understand them in new and important ways.  Great insights in this chapter; listen to the podcast for a summary and review.
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Some days you don’t feel like teaching.  You walk in to the classroom, and you know that there will be people staring at you.  And they all want something.  And you don’t want to give them anything.  No love, no understanding, no empathy.  We all have days like this.  But you can’t tell them all to go home and cancel class.  You have to find a way to still continue building and maintaining a positive classroom experience.

You have to figure out a way to not look angry or upset.  This is often done with a smile.  But not any type of smile.  You need to smile with the Duchenne Smile.....
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Hi Everyone!  Check out my invention and vote for it!!!  Help me get this made!!
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A book review discussing the third chapter of Ken Bain's book, What the Best College Teachers Do.  Take a look, leave a comment, and please share.  Enjoy!
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Professor of Communication
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  • Communication Professor @ MiraCosta College
    Professor, 2010 - present
  • San Diego State University
    Full Time Lecturer, 2004 - 2010
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Atascadero, CA - Brussels, Belgium - San Diego, CA - Dublin, Ireland - San Luis Obispo, CA
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Husband, Father, Professor of Communication, Presentation Consultant, Entrepreneur
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Teacher, speaker, author, awesome.  Hire me to make you a better speaker.
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My wife and son are awesome.
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  • California Polytechnic State University
    Speech Communication, 1999 - 2003
  • San Diego State University
    Communciation Studies, 2004 - 2006
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