Category: Education

Review: The Digital Scholar: How Technology is Transforming Academic Practice (Martin Weller)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12582388-the-digital-scholar http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=5343D586EEEFB7BB24DE5B71FBD07C32 Someone posted a nice collection of books dealing with the on-going revolution in science: I've collected a list of Open Science / digital scholar books – any obvious missign? – https://t.co/AYcRrtXnhZ #openscience #openaccess…

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Review: G Is for Genes: The Impact of Genetics on Education and Achievement (Kathryn Asbury, Robert Plomin)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17015094-g-is-for-genes http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=97ac0ec914522d3c888679e9c02291c6 So i kept finding references to this book in papers, so i decided to read it. It is a quick read introducing behavior genetics and the results from it to lay readers and…

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Polymaths, freedom of information, and copyright – why we need copyright reform to more effectively increase the number of polymaths

I forgot to mention that i hav riten a post about polymathy and copyriet reform over at Project Polymath. Reposted below. Direct link to post. —- Introduction Polymaths are people with a deep knowledge of…

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Paper: The Rhetoric and Reality of Gap Closing (Stephen J. Ceci & Paul B. Papierno)

The rhetoric and reality of gap closing—when the “have-nots” gain but the “haves” gain even more. Abstract Many forms of intervention, across different domains, have the surprising effect of widening preexisting gaps between disadvantaged youth…

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