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Doing the Work of Critical Thinking: Develop Heuristics to Guide Students

Many instructors share that they want their students to learn critical thinking skills. But critical thinking can be challenging to define and even more challenging to measure. 1,049 more words

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Teaching machines to avoid our mistakes

The conventional wisdom is that intelligent systems, while good with numbers and maybe facts, are not going to be able to cope with the world of judgment and decision-making. 1,477 more words

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Design for Usability Final Project Proposal

Check out my final project proposal for Design for Usability below. Went a little of the beaten path and asked for special permission to undertake this mission. 581 more words

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How Should I Decide...?

Here’s something else that I’ve been thinking about recently: What criteria should I use to make decisions?

It’s easy to say yes to things. But it’s much harder to say no. 212 more words

S t r e t c h....and squeeze......

I always try to be very mindful of the need to take pupils into the ‘unknown unknown’. Indeed, I suspect that the type of teaching that only delivers what was stipulated at the outset is one of the main causes of the death of curiosity. 782 more words

DOCUMENTARY: The Secret Rules Of Modern Living: Algorithms, Professor Marcus Du Satoy

DOCUMENTARY: The Secret Rules Of Modern Living: Algorithms, Professor Marcus Du Satoy

The Secret Rules Of Modern Living: Algorithms, Professor Marcus Du Satoy is a wonderful BBC documentary with mathematics Professor Marcus Du Satoy from Oxford. 89 more words