Higher education column for TechLearning

A few months back, Susan McLester, Editor in Chief of Technology and Learning magazine, asked if I would write a monthly column on higher education technology issues. Always mindful of opportunities to spread the word about CASTLE, of course I said yes!


Here are my first few articles:

  • Professors who blog (May 15, 2007)
  • Our ethical obligation (August 15, 2007)
  • Document management tools (September 15, 2007)
  • RateMyProgram.com (October 15, 2007)
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    Swipe right to make the connections that could change your career.

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    In a first for humankind, China successfully sprouts a seed on the Moon

    China's Chang'e 4 biosphere experiment marks a first for humankind.

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    Surprising Science
    • China's Chang'e 4 lunar lander touched down on the far side of the moon on January 3.
    • In addition to a lunar rover, the lander carried a biosphere experiment that contains five sets of plants and some insects.
    • The experiment is designed to test how astronauts might someday grow plants in space to sustain long-term settlements.
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    10 science photos that made history and changed minds

    These photos of scientific heroes and accomplishments inspire awe and curiosity.

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    • Science has given humanity an incalculable boost over the recent centuries, changing our lives in ways both awe-inspiring and humbling.
    • Fortunately, photography, a scientific feat in and of itself, has recorded some of the most important events, people and discoveries in science, allowing us unprecedented insight and expanding our view of the world.
    • Here are some of the most important scientific photos of history:
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    Arranged marriages and Western romantic practices have more in common than we might think.

    Culture & Religion

    In his book In Praise of Love (2009), the French communist philosopher Alain Badiou attacks the notion of 'risk-free love', which he sees written in the commercial language of dating services that promise their customers 'love, without falling in love'.

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