Academic Trading Cards
I came across this in PhD comics the other day:I am sure that the concept isn't novel - I've been trying to get my friends and colleagues to do something like this for a few years now...to no avail. ;-) I wonder if anyone in the AU EDDE cohorts wants to try something like this. Or, maybe, a Magic the gathering type of card game with academics. If you draw the George Siemens
Schooooool's out for December!....
...Schoool's out...until January...OK, OK,... maybe my take on Alice Cooper's "School's Out" isn't as catchy...but it is indicative of the situation right now :-) EDDE 803 is over, and I am waiting for EDDE 804 to begin. Well, technically the course is over tomorrow, however all assignments are done and submitted, and I am not in maintenance mode in the forums.The final assignment
Strategies for graduate student success!
OK, I fibbed, I am not going to give you the magic bullet that will make you an uber-student being able to tackle three graduate classes, a family and full time work! Heck, I don't have those answers to give :-)The situations recently where people tried to tap into the "secrets" I have for being able to manage a full graduate course load plus a full time job made me think of a seminar that I had as
Students as Lemmings
OK, file this under "You needed a study for that?!"I was reading an inside higher ed. article recently with the same title as this blog post. A study was conducted and surprise! surprise! (NOT!) Students have a greater effect on what fellow students choose to major in rather than aptitude in a particular subject!You really didn't need to do a study because this falls under the "D'uh" category. Of