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I can do it, so can you.

Despite the fact that I have never been to school, nor had any burning desire to attend school it took me quite a while to come to terms with the fact that I don’t want to go to college. 593 more words

Writing

Review: _Democracy in America_, Alexis De Tocqueville

You may be reading this wondering why Dr. Kramp would post a book review of something written in the 1830s, but the answer is simple: I consider this book to be among the most important books written on America. 3,208 more words

Culture

Is plagiarism funny?

Generally I would say no, but I’ve tried to make an exception with a new video project.

A recent onslaught of assignments highlighted the futility (yet again) of what amounts to grading the textbook. 786 more words

Higher Education

A figment in Miranda’s imagination

http://www.wendybacon.com/2014/a-figment-in-mirandas-imagination/

News Corp Australia’s Miranda Devine published Wendy Bacon and comrades lay into Sharri Markson on Twitter in defence of The Australian’s media section editor Sharri Markson, who had been criticised for a column she wrote about the dangers of mixing activism and journalism.

News

There is no racism in clinical psychology: Personal reflections from another Black trainee.

This article asks whether the majority ethnic group may have a tendency to dismiss experiences of racism. Considering my lived experience, I reflect on some processes which may become engaged when racism is evoked and consider their potential implications for clinical psychology. 1,449 more words

Racism

Higher Education and Higher Bills

This is a subject that my kids are dealing with directly, the high cost of higher education and the loans they have accumulated in pursuit of their educations. 1,068 more words