Monthly Archives: December 2013

3 Simple Rules for Using Recorded Lectures as Notes

In most of the debates I see around new models for higher education, the main focus is on how to change (improve?) the way lessons are taught. I am not convinced that is the right focus – or what will … Continue reading

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Lectures (and Note Taking) in the Middle Ages

  A lecture at the University of Bologna in Italy in the mid-fourteenth century – except for clothing(and the lack of laptops – not much different than today.

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Getting Ready for College

I found a great article on preparing for the transition from high-school to college on One of the points focused on ¬†adjusting to a different use of time spent in the classroom. The first point is about thinking ahead. … Continue reading

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