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Steven Pinker on Writing, Communication

“Bad writing has always been with us.”

A recommended talk on language, writing, and the nature of communication.

Steven Pinker is one of the world’s leading authorities on language, mind and human nature.

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On John Hudspith and Editors and Editing

So I knew Johnny was the editor for me right from the get go, when I was first deciding to write a novel. I had wanted to write this novel several times over a period spanning a decade, but the time was never quite right. 1,135 more words



The Teacher Curse No One Wants to Talk About

I (Clare) read this really interesting article on Edutopia

I believe it has relevance for both teachers and teacher educators. Having to unpack and remember how we learned a topic/skill is hard. 1,145 more words


Critical reflection follow-up post 3

Internalising Inadequacy

Thanks for sharing your experience of feeling like an imposter. From your description, I can see clearly why you feel so. Your situation opens up many avenues for critical reflection, not least one that investigates the meaning of a doctorate. 743 more words


Edev_502 response wk2_2

Thanks for your insightful comments and thought-provoking question. This is what I truly love about this course; the development of one student’s ideas by another. I hadn’t come across a number of concepts you have brought to the table. 438 more words


curse of knowledge

An idea I read about from the book Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Heath. So what’s the story behind the term ‘curse of knowledge’. 181 more words