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January 1: 'The Liberator,' Lincoln, and black history

The hygge conspiracy

This year’s most overhyped trend is a wholesome Danish concept of cosiness, used to sell everything from fluffy socks to vegan shepherd’s pie. But the version we’re buying is a British invention – and the real thing is less cuddly than it seems<p>Inescapably and suddenly, Britain has been invaded by</i> …

Drawing and the Brain Symposium at Indiana University

Videos<p>We look forward to posting videos from <i>Drawing and the Brain</i> upon the conclusion of the synposium.<p>How Drawings Become Architectural Drawings: …

Sketching

The Artificial Intelligence Revolution: Part 1

<i>PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.)</i><p><i>Note: The reason this post took three weeks</i> …

Singularity

Using Eportfolios to Deepen Civic Engagement

Directed reflection, an important aspect of service learning, helps students make connections between theory and practice. Student reflection of this …

Humanities

Creating an Eportfolio Culture on Campus through Platform Selection and Implementation

Given the initial excitement in the early 2000s about the potential of eportfolios for advancing integrative learning and authentic assessment in …

Education Technology

Maximizing the Function of Student Eportfolios

Eportfolios serve multiple purposes—documenting course or programmatic assessment as well as facilitating student learning (Lorenzo and Ittelson …

Pedagogy

Eportfolios: Supporting Reflection and Deep Learning in High-Impact Practices

Eportfolios are a powerful pedagogical tool that can support deep learning and reflection across various learning contexts. This digital assignment …

Eportfolios, Assessment, and General Education Transformation

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is an urban, multi-campus institution that has been on a twelve-year journey to improve its general education …

Pedagogy

Design Thinking as a Strategy for Consensus in General Education Reform

When you are developing a new course, one recommended approach is to begin by defining your learning outcomes and then to work backwards from there …

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Mapping The Changing Face Of The Lone Star State

There will soon be a new governor-elect in Texas, giving us an important data point about the status of political favor in the Lone Star State. And …

Discrimination During Adolescence has Lasting Effect on Body

• First study to suggest impact of discrimination on cortisol adds up over time<br>• Repeated exposure to discrimination negatively affects cortisol in …

Top six storage devices: A digital hoarder's wish list

CNET editor Dong Ngo rounds up the top storage devices currently on the market, ranging from internal drives to NAS servers, that won't let you down.<p>There's more to digital storage than you might be aware of, and your needs often require devices across the entire spectrum. Start with the internal …

Is Balance a Myth? | Tomorrow's Professor Postings

Folks:<p>There are lots of articles on “work-life balance” but this is one of the best I’ve seen in a long time. It is by Kerry Ann Rockquemore*, PhD, …

Stanford University

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Brown gave an impassioned defense of items on his to-do list that have struggled or stalled — projects still far from completion.<p>The proposal, an outline of which was delivered to members of Congress by White House officials Thursday, marks a major step for the administration.<p>Trump again leaned …

California

Furman U guarantees internships, research opportunities and mentors for each student

Last month, faculty members at Furman University voted unanimously to scrap their university’s mission and install a new one.<p>Today the liberal arts …

Smart Stacking Tabs

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FiveThirtyEight | Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight uses statistical analysis — hard numbers — to tell compelling stories about politics, sports, science, economics and culture.

Statistics

The informal as art: a conversation with photographer Jill Frank

If you are not an initiate of the Atlanta photography scene, chances are that you may not be familiar with the work of Jill Frank. A visual artist, …

Panama City

Making and Breaking Domain of One’s Own — Hybrid Pedagogy

<i>On Friday, 12 August 2016, Martha Burtis gave one of two closing keynotes at the Digital Pedagogy Lab Institute held at the University of Mary</i> …

Education Technology