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About onlinetaxprof

My name is Jason Fiske and I am the Program Director of Thomas Jefferson School of Law's Online Graduate Programs in International Taxation and Financial Services. I am also a professor with the program and have taught dozens of courses online. I am excited to be involved in online education at the dawn of its creation and hope to assist in its advancement. You may view my profile at: http://www.tjsl.edu/directory/jason-fiske

Exit Slip

I was inspired by my wife (as I am with many things) with this idea. She is an absolutely amazing math teacher; she has taught from 4th grade to calculus. What she does at the end of many lessons is … Continue reading

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Flipping the Classroom Part 2

In my last post I discussed some basics surrounding flipping the classroom, but now I want to dive a little deeper into something more advanced that some do very well, others partially do, and some not at all. Associate Dean … Continue reading

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Flipping the Classroom Part 1

This certainly has all the buzz doesn’t it? I started flipping the online classroom in 2009, and saw its many advantages. For those who aren’t fully aware, the basic concept is “lectures” are recorded for students to view before entering … Continue reading

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Dynamic Learning Environment

As the Program Director of Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Online Graduate Programs I am constantly looking for ways to improve information delivery to students. The LMS to choose or the live session system to use are cosmetic, the organization … Continue reading

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The Modern Student

There is a generational divide in learning that has been the root of frustration for professor after professor. Have you ever heard a professor say “students these days have such short attention spans.” Or, “it constantly seems like my students … Continue reading

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To New Beginnings….

Everyday I am honored to be educating at a time where the online environment is fresh, and where a marketplace of ideas can coalesce to try and fall on some sort of optimal pedagogy.  With every turn of the calendar … Continue reading

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