Thursday, July 30, 2015

July 30 (Th), 2015. Aren't we enjoying game playing? - A vernacular sociological perspective.


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Jo Neverdahl Hayes Very sad games.
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Crystal Huang @ Jo, There may be some good games too. Let me think about it. Perhaps, another poster to post soon.
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July 30 (Th), 2015 Do you like to learn a Timing Proverb in English and Mandarin. Series#2

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Do you like to learn a Timing Proverb in English and Mandarin #2 ?



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Crystal Huang My mother tongue is Taiwanese. Note, Taiwanese Mandarin and Chinese Mandarin are identical approximately to 98%, depending on some subtle intonations.
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Crystal Huang Song for tonight! Thanks to Marilyn June Melville. Real men eat quiche; real man eats pancakes smile emoticon! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwy5uqemp6c&feature=youtu.be



Tokens - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
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July 30 (Th) 2015 Does inheritance jeopardize innocent animals?



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Don't blame them having tons of money to kill for fun. (By the way, do they earn every penny with their own efforts?) One more truth discovered: Inheritance Jeopardizes Innocent Animals (non-human-sentient-beings)... Teddy did that too.
Photo on the top - Donald Trump's two sons' big game trophy.
Below, you know well, the instantly-illfamed Cecil-The -Lion murderer - Palmer the dentist's another collection (yes, tons of slaughtered- collectibles owned by him, including sexual harassments).


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    Crystal Huang They are "Canned HUNTERS"! A 7 year-old can hunt better in that fashion grin emoticon - if you allow those kids to do so, even not for population-reduction purposes. Let's go back to the historical Hunting & Gathering society for FUN.
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    Crystal Huang Though I am always skeptical of the functions, dysfunctions, latent functions of the Internet and its recent powerful offspring: social media (including educational technology - one of my majors), the instantly catching the "Bad Guys" is counted as a manifest/good function smile emoticon!

  • Note: I just got Ernie Kovac's post that Zurkerberg's fb business would help remove your cruelty posts if you are...


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    Crystal Huang What is your take-on regarding the differences in health-ethics-concerns, needs, and wants/desires between "meat animals" and "game animals"?

  • I am not a preacher nor a vegan, but a learning vegetarian (approaching to 100%). Don't get me wrong- I do know that meat can be cooked and tasted heavenly...if not made from suffering and agony of non-human sentient beings in the factory farms).


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    Alexandria Dickinson This man hunts for pleasure his own words posted pleasure.. Yes he paid the natives to guide him.. Don't kid yourself this man wanted that Lions head as a trophy.. He bought them off.. To fill his overinflated selfish ego.. Why was the lions collar and chip destroyed.. Guides of that country New this lion was protected.. Sad and unfortunate truth money buys anything especially in poor countries.

    Most importantly why is he hiding why hasn't he made a public statement if you didn't do anything wrong and you clearly were on aware of the issues why are you hiding cowards hide when they get caught doing bad things
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    Crystal Huang @Alexandria, Yes (thanks, I downloaded this trophy hunting from your timeline). I don't know whether man-made justice, animal-justice, the earth justice, or cosmic justice, now IS Working. He got death threats and his business was closed, and now more legal processes are Tangoing with him.

    The issue is that he is just one of many of this category exposed via the Internet. Indeed, there are many reasons why some "Hunters" HAVE to hunt, but some might just go too far.


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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

July 29 (W), 2015. Part II: Human-sentient beings, non-human sentient beings, rights, and dignity.


July 29 (W), 2015. Part I: Human-sentient beings, non-human sentient beings, rights, and dignity.


July 29 (W), 2015. How to re-define homo sapiens?


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There are several pieces of Breaking News going on.
But this one has NO Voice!!!
SO, please let the close-to-extinct White Rhinos jumping on
Cecil's tragic bandwagon...


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江浪 對待稀有動物犀牛, 真殘忍!於心不忍 ...
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Crystal Huang 問那些迷信犀牛角的人"x"!
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江浪 其實科技的西藥,可以治療的。是人類的無知愚蠢,殘害生靈,將心比心,實在是暴虐。同是動物的人,有時候還真的禽獸不如!
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July 29 (W), 2015 Part II - When do human rights vs. animal rights begin?


Tuesday, July 28, 2015

July 28 (T) 2015. When do human rights vs. animal rights begin?

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I think this mommy duck must have taken Calculus - she informed the firefighters applying derivatives and differentiation on both sides of the highway to have ALL of her babies back in group heart emoticon smile emoticon grin emoticon!
Salute to Mr. fire-fighters heart emoticon - the most handsome, sexy, and great men in the world during this rescue, so as to this gentleman with a puppy who reported to the rescue center.

Kuriózny výjazd hasičov na strednom Slovensku: Pomáhali kačacej rodinke... :-)Firefighters in Slovakia: They helped duck Family... :-)MORE INFO: http://bit.ly/1KOo80d
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https://www.facebook.com/noviny.sk/videos/972473572792212/  Click to watch the whole rescue mission.


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Kuriózny výjazd hasičov na strednom Slovensku: Pomáhali kačacej rodinke... smile emoticon
Firefighters in Slovakia: They helped duck Family... smile emoticon

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Crystal Huang @Carmen, I just posted on your timeline. Breaking news:
2 males killed the most precious lion Cecil in Zimbabwe for recreational purposes identified - from a Minnesota dentist family.
Males ≠ men, even males have rights for the LEGAL FUN !


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Crystal Huang When do human rights vs. animal rights begin????
This Minnesotan dentist "Innocently and powerlessly" defended his LEGAL right in hunting down Cecil - the most precious lion of Zimbabwe for recreational purposes - if not exposed. http://www.startribune.com/zimbabwe-2-to.../318828251/
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江浪 很感動人心!謝謝分享!
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Deidre Raven Horrible! Whay post this terrible picture!

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Cocotte Zaza Marty That makes me so angry....that fucking bastard Walter James Palmer should be thrown in jail" he's evil and disgusting. I hate his nasty face.
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Crystal Huang @ Cocotte, I just copied this petition from your timeline, thanks!http://www.thepetitionsite.com/.../demand-justice-for.../...




Petition: Demand Justice for Cecil the Lion, Killed in Zimbabwe!
This beloved lion was tragically shot by a Minnesota...
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Crystal Huang Repost: When do human rights vs. animal rights begin????
This Minnesotan dentist "Innocently and powerlessly" defended his LEGAL right in hunting down Cecil - the most precious lion of Zimbabwe for recreational purposes - if not exposed. http://www.startribune.com/zimbabwe-2-to.../318828251/



Twin Cities dentist admits killing beloved lion, thought he was acting legally
A big-game hunter from the Twin Cities acknowledged...
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Melanie Sinclair My husband did this exact thing for a momma duck one time.
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Crystal Huang @Melianie, a great man.
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Melanie Sinclair I married him!
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Crystal Huang @ Melanie, a wonderful couple!
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Crystal Huang Here is an against-canned-hunting site. These easy "hunters" need the easy task to kill BIG animals locked in range for "Instant killing Gratification" http://www.cannedlion.org/
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Crystal Huang How civilized/humanized can one/society be? Don't we measure up how one (society) treats the non-human sentient beings!??
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Crystal Huang Is the 20th baby on the way from this couple? Hope they are able to help find another Earth for all animals and babies to live in happily ever after heart emoticon!

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Crystal Huang Though irrelevant to the canned-hunting, still
behold - the intriguing Demography!!! The reproduction vs. proliferation by chance, by choice, by happenstance, or by design/designed via biological vs. ideological driving forces? Why and how does this over-work no-pay possum mommy carrying 15 babies??https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFkdcsgPke4



Mommy Opossum Carries 15 Babies
My daughter's grandfather captured this...
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July 28 (T), 2015 Picking up my Rolling Stone, again...

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Breaking News :)!
Crystal is developing a new curriculum - Introduction to Visual Arts (at this stage, 3 credits, face-to-face delivery format). If going well, it could be offered in Spring 2016 as part of Liberal Arts Associate Degree program. Also she might provide a non-credit Conversational Mandarin - might mix with some Taiwanese :D for communities (if done, this one would be tuition free)- stay tuned! 


I am picking up my Rolling Stone again..
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Crystal Huang Yes, serious ! A hard decision to make, though.


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Melanie Sinclair I homeschool and would like to have my kids take Mandarin. Can you suggest a free on line program for kids?
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Crystal Huang @Melanie, it is never too young to learn a 2nd, or 3rd language smile emoticon! There are too many commercial sites online from the Eastern and Western teaching-learning perspectives. I found this series for young kids in a familiar Sesame Street style less boring. Reading and writing materials are available on the Internet. The tough part is intonation before learning how to write https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QerlKVfczG4



Sesame Street: "Fun Fun Elmo," A Mandarin Language Learning Program - Episode 1
"Fun Fun Elmo" is an Educational Program designed to teach children the basics of the Mandarin language. Episode 1 features the number of the day "1" and a s...
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Crystal Huang I will try to make this mini-learning through serial episodes (from the basics, and hopefully, I have time to do podcasts on fb or youtube, so learners can hear the pronunciation, in particular, the intonation). Taiwanese Mandarin and Chinese Mandarin are 98% identical, except in writing (my mother tongue is Taiwanese. Taiwan uses the traditional character writing style, while China uses the simplified version). A tiny different tone can be identified as you keep on learning to a certain point. I have been writing a mini-book - Mandarin Makes Easy. I just dug out the original manuscripts, and intend to make this work-in-progress work a full-fledged reader to be free online.
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Learning and Teaching of Crystal Li-chin Huang

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Crystal 2013 Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Experience:

Fall 2003 to present, Faculty, teaching Sociology, Psychology, American Government, Social Problems, and Diversity Studies via multiple delivery formats (course designer and facilitator for the face to face, online, hybrid, ITV -High School Youth Option, Web-conference, and Accelerated/Evening alternative methods) at the Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC)

Spring 2000 to spring 2003, Lecturer, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Stout

95-97, TA at the Wayne State College, NE

1. Taught “Introduction to Visual Arts” sections
2. Assisted Design, and Painting studio courses
3. Conducted workshop for Information Literacy and Library Automated System

Professional Experience:

2000 to 2003, adviser of Undecided Student Advisement Program, UW-Stout

1999 to 2000, program assistant at the Undecided Student Advisement Office,

College of Arts and Sciences, UW-Stout

Nov.1997 to Jan.1999, Computer Layout Specialist in the Composing Department and

lifestyle columnist in the Editorial Department of the Dunn County News, Menomonie, WI

1992-93, library assistant, UW-Madison

Civil Servant:

1. Congressional aide at the Legislative Yuan (首屆立法院 國會助理 Congress of Taiwan), Taipei

Job including: coordinating election campaigns, Congressional speech writer and serving constituencies.

2. Taiwan-China policy researcher at the Executive Yuan (大陸工作會報 - 陸委會前身 Central Government), Taipei.

1. Journalist at the Ta Hwa Evening News, Taipei.

2. Cultural/English tour guide at the Ministry of
Transportation, Taipei, Taiwan.

3. Military educator, and English/Japanese instructor.

Education:

Ph.D. program.Learning Technologies (previous Instructional Systems and Technology) , Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Dissertation: Preferences, Pedagogical Strategies,
and Challenges of Instructors Teaching in Multiple Delivery Formats within A 2-Year College Context

M.S. Ed., Art Education, Wayne State College, Nebraska with a minor in Computer Science.
Research Project: Integrating Multimedia Technology into Art Curriculum with Classroom Implementation, 1997.

M.S. Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Major: Social Psychology focusing on Social Movements
Minors: Journalism and Women's Studies. Thesis Title: Multilevel Analysis of A Social Movement-1947, 228 Social Uprising in Taiwan, 1993.

M.A. Socio-political Science (the Graduate Institute of National Development), National Taiwan University. Thesis: Social Ideology and Gender Roles- Women's Issues in Contemporary society, 1986.

Special Training. Major: Military Education. Political Warfare Academy, Army of Taiwan (due to a national crisis, I joined the Army Academy).

B.A. Sociology, National Taiwan University.

Taipei Municipal First Girls' High School.

Areas of Interests

Innovation in Online Education Programs

TPACK Integration of Emerging Technologies

Equity and Quality of Diverse Learning in the Digital Age

Learning Technologies in the post-secondary educational setting

Interdisciplinary collaborative (Education, Social Science, and Technologies) Learning

Skills

Interpersonal, enthusiastic, and helpful with strong work ethics

Multiple language ability: Taiwanese, Mandarin, English, and Japanese

Have taken computer science as a minor.
Knowledgeable of C++, JAVA, Assembly language and Web Design
General Software application: Multi-aid, QuarkXpress, Pagemaker, Microsoft Office
2010,Hyperstudio, Inspiration and variety of social media applications
CMS/LMS: BlackBoard, WebCT, E360, Moodle, Joomla.
Authorize tools: Macromedia (DreamWeaver, and Flash)
Web 3.0, Blog 2.0., Cloud Computing, Photoshop/Photodeluxe, Premiere, Illustrator

PC and Mac proficiency

Visual-art making (2-D: Calligraphy; drawing, traditional ink/painting and mixed media;
3-D: mainly, ceramics and other mixed media

Trained quantitative, qualitative and mixed research methods

Statistic software: Spssx, MaxQDA2, and Minitab

Certificates:

WebCT/BlackBoard/E360 (LMS) Teaching Certificates from UW-Stout and CVTC

Hybrid and Web-conference training Certificates from CVTC

Quality Matters Certified Peer-Reviewer

Web Design and ITV Certificates from UW-Stout

General and Special Higher Civil Service Certificates from Taiwan

Academic Activities and Professional Development

1993. Book. Title :The February 28, 1947 Uprising in Taiwan:
A Multi-leveled Analysis of Collective Actions
Author Li-Chin (Crystal) Huang
Publisher: University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1993
Digitized Feb 19, 2008. Length 172 pages

2012, Research proposal: “Why, Afraid of Integrating E-Book Project into A Race, Ethnicity and Diversity Study Course”? accepted by the 28th Distance Learning Conference for presentation at Madison, WI

2010, Research proposal: “Struggles and Triumphs– A Female Minority Social Science Instructor’s Reflection on Sociology Web-conference Course in Facilitating Disadvantaged Learners”, accepted by Association of Educational Communication and Technologies (AECT) for presentation. (The next four research projects, due to my job descriptions in a 2-year college and budget issues, I was unable to attend and present)

2010, Research proposal: “From Quantity to Quality - Quality Matters! But, What and How Does It Matter? –Pursuing Online Courses Quality Assurance One Step at A Time!” accepted by the Association of Educational Communication and Technologies (AECT) for presentation

2010, Panelist, Hybrid Teaching- Panel Discussion, In-Service, 2010, CVTC

2010, Research proposal: “Live Meeting: Web-conference Triumph in Sociology Course facilitation”, accepted by the League of Innovation 2010 Maryland Conference

2010, Research proposal: “Constructing a Bio-ecological System of Teaching and Learning Environment for 2-year College”, accepted by the League of Innovation 2010 Maryland Conference

2009, Presenter: AECT Louisville International Convention
Topic: “What is the Lived Experience of Designing and Teaching Multiple Delivery Methods -Live Meeting, Hybrid, Online, and Face To Face (f2f) within a Semester at a Technical College Setting”? Also presented in a poster session
Paper published in the 2009 AECT Theories and Development Division Convention proceedings

2009, Presenter: AECT Louisville International Convention
Topic: “Learning Information Technologies as Empowering Tools to Narrow the Class and Gender Gap in Rural-Urban Spectrum- A review from Global to U.S. Perspective”.
Paper published in the 2009 AECT Theories and Development Division Convention proceedings

2008, Quantitative Research Project- “Do The Knowledge Of Using The Internet And The Annual Income Level Affect The Total Life Skill Assessments Of Rural Low Income Mothers”? University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (as part of my RA projects)

2008, Co-presenter: The 16th Midwest Quality Research Conference
Topic: “The Lived Experience of Relocated Teachers in Korea”, at St. Thomas University

2008, Presenter, The 1st C & I Research Day
Topic: (Green and Dao) “The Wonder of the Tao-Six Meditation on Science, Spirit, and the Future of Economics”, at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

2008, Co-presenter: “A Brief Introduction to the Multimedia Enhancer” at UW-Stout

2008, Co-presenter: “A Mini-presentation: A brief of CMS” at UW-Stout

2008, Poster presentation: Beauty vs. Artistic Beauty at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

2008, Poster presentation: “Freedom Writers- A Critical Analysis from A Contextual Perspective”, at University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

2007-8, Collaborative Research Project: Joined the “Rural Families Speak”– A Multistate, Longitudinal and Multidisciplinary research project, focusing on low-income women’s using information technology, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (as a RA)

2007, Course presentation, “Reflection on the Pedagogies of the Oppressor and the Oppressed”, at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

2006, Research paper: Exploration of PCTMK Model of Hybrid Teaching. Published as an Op-Ed in the Dunn County News

2004, Collaborative project. Assisting professor emeritus Jim Eggert as a translator, illustrator with calligraphy of the Book-“The Wonder of the Tao- A Meditation on Spirituality & Ecological Balance”. FL: Brumby Holding, Inc.

2004, Panelist, UW-System Women's Study Consortium
Topic: “A Hermeneutic Phenomenological Study of Childless Issues in Contemporary American Society”, at UW-Stout

2003, Keynote speaker: Annual Spring Awards and Recognition of Multicultural Student Services at UW-Stout

2003, Presenter, “A Cultural Sojourner's ‘Courage to teach’ in Intro-Sociology”, at UW-Stout

2002, Poster presentation, Student and Faculty Research Day:”An Action Research Report on a Spontaneous Thematic Pedagogy in Intro-Sociology”, at UW-Stout

2002, Panelist- International Forum
AAUW Midwest Regional Conference Presentation: “The Trajectory of Women's Transformation via Education - 3 Women's Stories”, at Rapid City, South Dakota

2001, Teaching Day Display, “Sociological Pedagogy-Blending Teaching Strategy to Empower Student Active Learning”, at UW-Stout

2001, Presenter, Professional Development Day: “Enhancing Active Teaching/Learning Via Electronic Application”, at UW-Stout

2001, Research paper: “A Thematic Approach of Teaching Sociology during September 11th Crisis”, accepted to the Midwest Sociologist Conference

1993, Book. The February 28, 1947 Uprising in Taiwan:
A Multi-level Analysis of Collective Actions.
Publisher: University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Affiliations /Associations

American Education and Research Association (AERA)

Association for Educational Communications and Technologies (AECT)

International Society for Technology Education (ISTE)

Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)

Wisconsin Association for Career and Technical Education (WACTE)

National Educational Computing Conference (NECC)

CVACTE, EDUTOPIA

American Sociological Association.

Member of American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Involvements and Awards

Co-chair of Professional Development Committee of Chippewa Valley Technical College Career and Technical Education Association

Co-chair of the Chippewa Valley Technical College Education Association Scholarship Foundation

CVACTE Event/Year Book Coordinator

CVTCEA Event Coordinator

Representative of ALC (Academic Leadership Council –WTCS)

Representative to the Advisory Committees of Renal Dialysis, Surgical Technician and Landscape programs.

Course representative of Social Problems.

2001, nominated and the recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to UW-System and Women of Color representing UW-Stout in 2001

2006, nominated and the recipient of the Regional Outstanding Teacher of Chippewa Valley Technical College

2010, nominated to the Teaching Excellent Award at the Chippewa Valley Technical College