Maria Konnikova wrote an insightful piece in Scientific American back in April that rings true to our hearts. For those who haven’t read her SA blog, Konnikova is a doctoral student in psychology at Columbia, as well as a best-selling… Continue Reading →
Helen Hazen, is the author of 1983 book, Endless Rapture: Rape, Romance, and the Female Imagination. In a recent article in The American Scholar titled “Endless Rewriting” she recounts the way the book came to be and in particular the role that her… Continue Reading →
It’s been two weeks since ideaplay.org got word from Google that our application to become Glass Explorers had been accepted. In the meantime, there’s been a flurry of excitement, anticipation, and speculation as to who some of the other winners… Continue Reading →
TV show producers and advertisers have spent a lot of time and money perfecting a system maximizing the user’s experience, and good instructional design can easily capitalize on this organization. Our goal of hooking learners and getting them engaged with… Continue Reading →
Tara Brabazon, professor of media studies at the University of Brighton, has an essay in the Times Higher Education, titled How not to write a PhD thesis, providing her top ten tips for doctoral failure. Though the essay is geared towards dissertations in media studies… Continue Reading →
To showcase the MSU EPET experience at this year’s SITE conference in New Orleans, I put together this video highlighting main events from our stay there. Happy viewing! MSU EPET SITE 2013 experience from Sandra Sawaya on Vimeo.
I attended my first conference this week, for the Society for Information Technology in Teacher Education (SITE) in New Orleans, LA. It was great, and like many great experiences, I happened to learn a lot. Here are some of the… Continue Reading →