In which a psychology professor tries a Facebook fast to clear her mind (but not unbreak her brain)
Category: Academic Life
You know that part of making Thanksgiving dinner, when you’ve taken out every ingredient, dirtied every utensil you own, pots are bubbling but you haven’t produced an actual edible dish yet?
When you think of higher education institutions outside the United States, what comes to mind? If you’re from the U.S. yourself, you might have some assumptions worth questioning. Higher ed, like nearly every contemporary human endeavor, is globalizing. Lots of…
As more institutions sink more money into myriad student success programs, the appetite for data documenting the impacts of those programs grows and grows.
One of the more useful concepts to come along from the literature on cognition and learning is this: desirable difficulty.