Required Reading, 12 September 2013
Academia’s Fog of Male Anxiety. Trouble in MOOC-land. A link between reading and maths. It’s required readings – night edition! It’s a night edition because I’m, well, a teacher. Pesky students, meetings, and campus events get in the way of blogging sometimes…
Academia’s Fog of Male Anxiety – Brilliant essay about male professors who don’t “get it” about their sexism. Of course, all men in the skeptic’s community “get it” so maybe they don’t need to read this.
A MOOC Star Defects – turns out the instructor doesn’t like the idea of state governments defunding education by using MOOCs.
Reading helps you with math – or “maths” as those across the pond say. Study linking reading for pleasure with development…and this study says it’s more important than the parents’ education. Interesting.
Physics Example: “Combat Flying Rocks” video – Had to share this blog physics lesson from Patrick “P-dog” Len. If you fear equations, you may not want to click…
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