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Teacher Cognition (again)

All of us in higher education know about teacher cognition even if we are not familiar with the term. Because of our own educational experiences, by the time we get to university, we are all experts at teaching, and our university experiences simply sharpen that expertise. 428 more words

Teaching

Apathy, Balcony Girls, & Islamic Honor Violence in Sweden

To understand what will be happening in America in five to ten years, again we need only look at what’s happening in Sweden today. A widespread cultural denial of Islamic violence is necessary to maintain the liberal ideal of Sweden as a successful progressive socialist utopia – even at the expense of children falling into comas and girls falling off balconies. 1,526 more words

Collapse Of The West

Willful Blindness & Education

Both the education and the higher part of higher education is broken.Research is the only game in town and as that relies more and more heavily on private (read: commercial) funding the research game becomes more and more private (and trivial). 1,285 more words

Teaching

Jesse reblogged this on Scholarship of Learning.

Willful Blindness & Education

Both the education and the higher part of higher education is broken.Research is the only game in town and as that relies more and more heavily on private (read: commercial) funding the research game becomes more and more private (and trivial). 1,285 more words

Teaching

Column: Becoming blind

Published today, April 4, 2017 — but in a different time zone, and in a different frame of mind.

I find the phenomenon of willful blindness in the Duterte era vexing, and would like to take a closer look. 660 more words

Readings In Politics

If Ignorance Were Bliss...

One of my dearest pastors from my youth would often quip, “If ignorance were bliss, we’d all be blistered.”  This was just a witty, deliberately maladroit Arkansas version of the epistemological insight that basically we are all more ignorant than we light to admit. 252 more words

Psychology

Omar Abdel Rahman, the ‘Blind Sheikh,’ Is Dead

Abdel Rahman, the Blind Sheikh, was responsible for much of the last quarter century of terrorism.

National Review, by Andrew C. McCarthy, February 18, 2017: 2,690 more words

Andrew C. McCarthy