By Andrew Scott
On Tuesday, July 19 around 1:00pm, the IYLEP students took a field trip to the CBS6 WTVR station on West Broad Street. It took a little bit of time for everyone to arrive, but we were able to get started around 1:30pm.
Scott Wise, our tour guide, works as an online producer at the station. . . . → Read More: IYLEP at CBS-Channel 6
By Selam Zenebe
We had the pleasure of listening to two great speakers today, Myra Goodman Smith, the president and CEO of Leadership Metro Richmond (LMR), and Dr. Haywood Spangler, LMR’s Director of Education.
Leadership Metro Richmond trains and educates leaders in the Greater Richmond region. LMR’s main goal is to prepare community leaders to be great leaders. . . . → Read More: Learning to be a leader online and offline with @LMRconnect
By Madeline Clark & Roger Sullivan
Tuesday of the second week of class, VCU and IYLEP students were given the opportunity to meet with Jon Becker. He is the Director of Online Academic Programs and Learning Innovation here at Virginia Commonwealth University. He starts the lecture with two questions:
1) What is Influence?
2) What is . . . → Read More: Knowing your egocentric network with @jonbecker
By Savannah Green
From the country’s capital, Baghdad, all the way to the beautiful mountains in Kurdistan, our Iraqi classmates taught us to love their home as much as we love ours. Today in class we all got to listen and watch as our Iraqi classmates shared their favorite places, foods, nature scenes, and cultural beliefs with . . . → Read More: Presentations by the IYLEP students on the regions of their homeland