Genre Of The Week: Downtown

Music videos- a commodity that has become one of the mediums being used for the classroom today. Ever since the TV channel MTV made its debut in 1981 with the song “Video Killed the Radio Star,” music videos are being used more frequently as either a substitute or a supplement to printed media, such as…
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Umweltzone (Environmental Zone)

Before we go into another topic on the environment in the classroom, I decided to throw out a question for you to answer. In every German city, including Ulm, where I photographed this picture, we have signs like these popping up on the streets before entering the city center: the “Umweltzone” signs with a color-coded…
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Copenhagenization: The Contagion That Could Change The Way We Think Of Bicycles

Here’s a pop quiz for you to consider before you read the column further: What is  Copenhagenization and who thought of the idea to begin with? When I first heard of the term Copenhagenization, it was during the time I was teaching the city planners English at the university and the crew at CNN and…
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