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December 2012 Blog Posts (5)

Going Live on USA Projects

What an amazing opportunity to find funding for my next project:  a manuscript based on a daughter's journey with her father as he succumbed to Alzheimer's.  I plan to finish the project and submit the manuscript for publication by the end of 2013.
http://www.usaprojects.org/user/sandramathews

Added by Sandra K. Mathews on December 16, 2012 at 2:27pm — 1 Comment

Ever wonder what might bring 1500 people to participate in an online conference?

Who comes to Cyberweek? Everyone, we know that. But why?

When the significance of having over 1500 people participate in an online conference sunk in, I needed to explore what brought them there. Of course, individual motivations differ, but by talking to people from different backgrounds, some themes emerged. The bottom line: There are more reasons for you to participate than you imagined. …

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Added by Noam Ebner on December 10, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments

The Fiscal Cliff -- and Preciptious Fall of Tax Rates for the Rich

President Barack Obama’s demand that taxes of the rich be raised has become a key issue in the battle which, if not settled, could send the United States over a “fiscal cliff” at year’s end.

A series of extreme government spending cuts—including in defense and social programs among them Medicare—mandated by the Budget Control Act of 2011 would then kick in if no compromise is achieved, and, it is widely forecast, send the U.S. into recession.

Democrat Obama is arguing that…

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Added by Karl Grossman on December 4, 2012 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Where do we learn more: Onstage, or Behind the Scenes?

Way back in 2008, Dan Druckman and I began to explore an issue that had tickled each of us – separately – for a long time:

as teachers of negotiation, we had the sense that students participating in simulation-games seemed to learn a lot about negotiation - but that that the people writing the simulation games (including ourselves)…

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Added by Noam Ebner on December 2, 2012 at 9:26am — No Comments

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