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2) James Lang- Should We Grade Participation?

What Do You Teach?

James M. Lang is a Professor of English and the Director of the D’Amour Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College in Worcester, MA.  He is the author of six books, the most recent of which are Distracted: Why Students Can’t Focus and What You Can Do About It (Basic Books, 2020) We sat down to discuss whether or not we should be grading participation and if so- how?


22 Jun 2021

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GotG Ep 11 - Can't touch this, interview with James Lang from Vorpal Boards

Geezers of the Game

Are you running a VTT for your ttrpg games these days and really miss the 3D feel of a great map and terrain? Well, this week we have a guest that may have just the solution that Roll20 and the other VTTs on the market don’t have. Looking for Links: https://www.vorpalboard.com/ Coupon Code: GEEZER for $5 Off your order! Interested in Wallet Games? Find them here:  https://buttonshygames.com/

1hr 30mins

21 Jun 2021

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58. Why Focus Is Hard & What To Do - With James Lang

Exam Study Expert: ace your exams with the science of learning

Wish you could concentrate harder or for longer?James Lang’s book Distracted took the world of education by storm: he’s here to share his top tips on overcoming distraction and maximising concentration.Read more with James’ book: “Distracted: Why Students Can’t Focus And What You Can Do About It” - get your copy from Amazon at https://geni.us/distractedbook*.Discover more at:http://jamesmlang.com/On Twitter: @LangOnCourseOn Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jimlang7/* * *Hosted by William Wadsworth, memory psychologist, independent researcher and study skills coach. I help ambitious students to study smarter, not harder, so they can ace their exams with less work and less stress.BOOK 1:1 COACHING to supercharge your exam success: https://examstudyexpert.com/workwithme/Get a copy of Outsmart Your Exams, my award-winning exam technique book, at https://geni.us/exams** * * **As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchasesPodcast Edited by Benoît André.


16 May 2021

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Episode 084 - James Lang

Leading Lines

In this episode, we talk with James M. Lang about distraction and attention, the subject of his new book. He is a professor of English and the director of the D’Amour Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption University in Massachusetts. He’s the author of five books, including Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning, Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty, and his most recent book, Distracted: Why Students Can’t Focus and What You Can Do About It. Jim writes a monthly column on teaching and learning for the Chronicle of Higher Education, and he edits the “Teaching and Learning in Higher Education” series of books for West Virginia University Press.Jim puts a ton of research into his books, and he’s an amazing communicator, as you’ll hear in this interview. We talk about laptop bans and classroom norms, the ethics of attention and cognitive diversity, and much more.Links• James Lang’s website, https://www.jamesmlang.com/• James Lang on Twitter, https://twitter.com/LangOnCourse • Distracted: Why Students Can’t Focus and What You Can Do About It, https://www.basicbooks.com/titles/james-m-lang/distracted/9781541699816/ • James Lang’s essays in The Chronicle of Higher Education, https://www.chronicle.com/author/james-m-lang• From 2008, Lang’s appearance on the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching podcast, discussing teaching first-year students, https://cft.vanderbilt.edu/2008/05/episode-5-james-lang-on-teaching-first-year-students/


16 Nov 2020

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An Interview with James Lang

The Edu Futures Podcast

Learn more about James and his books on his website - https://www.jamesmlang.com/


21 Jul 2020

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Ep. 13 James Lang's Journey, with Vorpal Board

Kickstarter Journeys

In this episode we do our first interview for a creator of a project that is not a tabletop game! Vorpal Board is a gaming accessory that allows you to play games with people around the world, who don't even need the Vorpal tech or the board game they are playing! The campaign is still live on Kickstarter as of the publishing of this episode (live until Feb 19th, then late pledges to be available). Visit it HERE. Want to see their website, check it out HERE. Interested in their YouTube channel? Have a look HERE. One of FunDaMental Games creations, called Legends of Novus, was played live on Vorpal Board last year. The recording can be watched on YouTube by clicking HERE. To learn more about FunDaMental Games feel free to visit www.thefundamentalgames.com Introduction Music provided by: https://www.purple-planet.com


14 Feb 2020

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VF Ep 1 - Aaron Morris and James Lang's Breakfast In The Shower

Ven Fitness

The Ven Fitness Podcast brings you all the best in fitness and rugby chat. Going behind the scenes to get you the hottest fitness tips and rugby gossip. With special guests on every episode, this isn't one to be missed! Episode 1 features Harlequin Rugby players James Lang and Aaron Morris discussing their lives as professional athletes, whilst Ven reveals his fitness secrets and reviews Agen away.


9 Jul 2019

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Josh Jalinski Talks to James Lang, CPA/Attorney & Author

Financial Quarterback Josh Jalinski

1hr 50mins

2 Jun 2019

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Episode 128 - James Lang Blows My Mind With Vorpal Board

The Cardboard Herald

James Lang is bringing something new to tabletop gaming. A way to bring your physical games into virtual space, and boy, was I blown away in a demonstration. This was originally recorded as a video with lots of bonus B-Roll so you can check that out here on the youtube channel: https://youtu.be/acTRSq0B144Other links - Vorpal Board Kickstarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/vorpalboard/1725511227?ref=644435&token=d0ec6542Our Site - www.cardboardherald.comOur Video Channel - https://www.youtube.com/TheCardboardHeraldOur Twitter - https://twitter.com/CardboardHeraldOur Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/user?u=9669551


15 May 2019

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James Lang | Vorpal Board | Remote Board Game Playing

We're not Wizards, Tabletop and Board Games Podcast

James Lang joins us to talk about Vorpal Board, a way to play board games with your friends when you are in different places to each other so that you can still play games together even though you might be in different locations and you can still get on with that legacy game so no excuses and James is giving me a sound board if it funds so you better all back this game because I want my sound board please.  And we talk about James as well. But the Sound Board is really important here..  LINKS of NOTES https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/vorpalboard/vorpal-board https://www.vorpalboard.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m7GzU69u4w https://www.facebook.com/VorpalBoard/ https://twitter.com/vorpalboard ================================================================== If you like what you have heard, please take some time to Rate, Subscribe and Review us on APPLE PODCASTS. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/were-not-wizards/id1084198405    DROP US A REVIEW HERE..  READ OUR WRITING - https://werenotwizards.blogspot.com WE ARE NOW ON SPOTIFY!! https://open.spotify.com/show/7ooBejoLBsIHoP7IpCtnYZ YOUTUBE - PLEASE SUBSCRIBE https://www.youtube.com/c/WereNotWizardsTabletopPodcast www.patreon.com/werenotwizards  SUPPORT THE SHOW WITH $£  www.werenotwizards.blogspot.com - Read our Reviews Board Game Geek - https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgamepodcast/35093/were-not-wizards  Website - www.werenotwizards.com    Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/werenotwizardsTwitter.com - http://www.twitter.com/werenotwizards Get us on Stitcher - http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/were-not-wizards   Get us through acast - http://www.acast.com/werenotwizards  Get us through Podknife - https://podknife.com/podcasts/4048 Check out our pictures - www.instagram.com/werenotwizards  BUY SOME MERCH - https://www.redbubble.com/shop/we're%20not%20wizards#_


11 May 2019