Monthly Archives: December 2012

An Old-School Notion: Writing Required – College, Reinvented – The Chronicle of Higher Education

An Old-School Notion: Writing Required – College, Reinvented – The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Business Insider

http://www.businessinsider.com/government-spending-and-taxes-2012-12

Deep Learning vs. Surface Learning: Getting Students to Understand the Difference | Faculty Focus

This is a short post aimed at faculty but has some useful information about the difference between deep and surface learning.

 

Deep Learning vs. Surface Learning: Getting Students to Understand the Difference | Faculty Focus.

Longer lives but quality?

People live longer, but with more disability

The health of most of the planet’s population is rapidly coming to resemble that of the United States, where death in childhood is rare, too much food is a bigger problem than too little, and life is long… On Fluent News: http://mobile.washingtonpost.com/c.jsp?item=http%3a%2f%2fwww.washingtonpost.com%2fFragment%2fSysConfig%2fWebPortal%2ftwpweb%2frss%2fmobile%2fblog-entry.jpp%3fuuid%3d9d1e5278-4320-11e2-8061-253bccfc7532&cid=578815&spf=1