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Technology and Humanity

February 8, 2012

At every step we have to ask whether current technology is leading us in directions that serve our human purposes. Such questions are not technical; they are social, moral, and political. Sherry Turkle, quoted from How computers change the way we […]

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Technology Should Not Discredit Online Education

The overselling of foolish ideas about technology should not be allowed to discredit the whole field of online education. We as faculty need to get beyond defensive contempt for this significant education innovation and look at specific designs with legitimate […]

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Juggling

If there is no risk of dropping, juggling is actually sort of boring. Seth Godin’s Blog (via @thedarrenwilson)

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The Core of Good Thinking is the Ability to Solve

The core of good thinking is the ability to solve problems. The essence of problem solving is the ability to learn in puzzling situations. Bruce Joyce & Marsha Weil | Models of Teaching

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Without a Purpose

November 29, 2010

The good Lord didn’t create anything without a purpose, but the fly comes close. Mark Twain

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We are All in Favor of Learning

We are now all in favor of learning, just as we all aspire to be thin, but we have not changed what we cook and serve to students. Maryellen Weimer Learner-Centered Teaching

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Definition of Technology

November 19, 2010

(Technology is) anything that isn’t around when you were born. Alan Kay, Lecture at the University of California-Los Angeles, 1996

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Using Technology

If we don’t agree to the use of technology, we will be considered out of date and may lose our credibility. A.W. Bates, Gary Poole Effective Teaching with Technology in Higher Education

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Hello World

August 24, 2010

hello world. C Programming language

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Deep Thoughts

There” is no better a place than “here.” When your “there” has become a “here”, you will simply obtain another “there” that will again look better than “here. Ten Rules for a Human Being | Cherie Carter-Scott

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