Philosophical pedagogy is unusual in that the learner is being encouraged by the teacher to think for themselves and develop critical skills rather than absorb a certain concept or datum. Here’s a report on Wittgenstein’s teaching style that I read today. According to two of his students, this is how Wittgenstein described his own teaching […]
In this interview, Dr. Colman-Lerner (Faculty of Engineering, University of La Plata, Argentina) suggests that awareness of OER is largely limited to higher education researchers who are also currently teaching. He suggests that scientific journals are facing a subscription crisis which could be ameliorated by an open access publishing model.
A number of OER blogs are aggregated at http://oerblogs.org/. They are divided up into RSS feeds according to subject: Open Educational Resources (OER), Open Course Ware (OCW), Intellectual Property and the Open Access Movement.
via Web Designer Depot. I don’t know exactly when it was that I first understood what the ampersand was called, but it was probably later than it should have been. Not that it matters much, since we all use the ampersand in a very intuitive way. It’s largely interchangable with ‘and’ that’s how most people […]
Bjoern Hartmann, of the Stanford HCI Group, gives an overview of different prototyping tools he has built with collaborators to address two research questions. First, how can tools enable a wider range of designers to create functional prototypes of ubiquitous computing interfaces? Second, how can design tools support the larger process of learning from these […]
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