Kathleen Norris

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To preserve mental acuity into old age, experts suggest focusing on these three things

Preventing the diseases we fear most as we age is rarely a sure or simple matter. But for those determined to slow mental decline and drive down the likelihood of developing<p>dementia, researchers have reached a rare consensus around a trio of straightforward strategies: Engage your brain (but choose …

Scientists Didn’t Stop Their Study Of Premature Babies Even After Finding Out That It Depended On Broken Oxygen Meters

An experiment on 1,300 premature infants continued despite oxygen meters that didn’t work right, public records uncovered by a health advocacy group show.<p>A 2010 study of 1,300 premature infants relied on faulty oxygen meters, raising alarms that the babies might be receiving too little oxygen, …

Medicine

Scientists Want Kids to Read to Dogs, Not Humans

Some of the world’s very good boys help humans detect cancer, fight wars, and even get their corn chip fix. Recently, scientists added another item …

Education

Reimagining higher education

Article<p>Reimagining higher education How colleges, universities, businesses, and governments can prepare for a new age of lifelong learning<p>Tiffany …

Higher Education
Higher Education

Articles about back school architecture higher learning on Dwell.com - Dwell

Edgeless School: Design for Learning is an exhibition currently on view at the Center for Architecture.<p>The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center is the new kid on campus at Columbia University.<p>There's nothing like a little design therapy to relieve the sting of summer's end and first-day-of-school …

Columbia University

Our website has moved! Please visit chep.cider.vt.edu to access the new conference website.<p>111 Hillcrest Hall (0453), Blacksburg, VA 24061<br>(540) …

Educause – The Latest Thinking in Higher Education

Chris Morley • February 7, 2018<p>Jennifer “JJ” Davis • February 2, 2018<p>Chris Morley • January 24, 2018<p>Peter Hofstad • January 23, 2018

Coursera looks to Google and Instagram to up its credibility and cool factor

Who cares if stodgy old companies think you're legit when you've got Google and Instagram on your side?<p>That's the attitude Coursera, one of the …

10 Resources For More Effective Online Learning

<b>Resources For More Effective Online Learning</b><p>Here are 10 resources for more effective online learning:<p><b>Educents</b><br>Launched way back in April, 2013, this …

An Interview with a Revolutionary, Professor Peter McLaren

<i>Prof. Peter McLaren [Photo by Challenge]</i><p>One of the great privileges I've had in helping start a non-profit school committed to direct democracy, The Global Center for Advanced Studies, is working with revolutionaries from Alain Badiou (our president), to many other faculty members, including the …

Serve the People

15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning

by Saga Briggs<p>What are some of the most encouraging known facts about learning? From taking a walk to learning a new language, there are countless …

Using Scrivener to Write a Dissertation – Why I’m Glad I Did and What I Would do Differently Next Time

My younger colleagues often ask me for dissertation advice. How do you keep your research and notes straight? How do you structure and restructure …

Dissertation Station: Dissertation Station

5. Full steam ahead: keeping up to date<p>Once you've carried out your initial searches, you'll need to develop techniques for keeping up to date with …

Essay on how to write research statements in applying for academic jobs

When you're on the job market, you might have to prepare several kinds of research statements: the dissertation paragraph, dissertation abstract, …

Learn to Develop a Research Question for Dissertation

Amongst the several single elements stitched together to form a dissertation project, a research question is indeed an important one. It helps the …

So Ya Wanna Finish That Thesis/Dissertation/Article/Paper/Chapter? Pt II

‘Floating away — Peace Pig 260’ by https://www.flickr.com/photos/sidonath/<p><b>Keep things in perspective.</b> So what if you didn’t achieve your goal today. …

How Scrivener is Helping Me Rebuild My Dissertation

I made a bold step today and dismantled my dissertation. My advisor said that the current draft is like a jigsaw puzzle. I have most of the pieces, …

How I Write for Peer Review

Publish or perish, or so they say. That’s the rule in academia. But not all publications are created equal. I’ve “published” over 700 posts on this …

Research Methods

Research methods is a broad term. While methods of data collection and data analysis represent the core of research methods, you have to address a …

The power of vulnerability

Brené Brown studies human connection -- our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her …

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