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Fantastic Fun Friday

I knew going into Friday I would have a very long day ahead of me. I had errands I needed to run first thing in the morning, so I planned to be late to work.  I stayed up past my … Continue reading

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Modesitt on the Fallacy of Undergrad as Vocational Programming

I am guilty of advocating more women pursue STEM degrees, but I’m also one hundred percent behind my daughter’s choice of career in vocal performance. At one point in her life, she was perfectly happy to pursue a STEM related … Continue reading

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My Brain Upgrade Project

Back in the mid 90s, I resigned myself to not finishing my undergraduate degree in mathematics/computer science.  Life happened (I’ll spare you the stressful, depressing details).  Fast forward to the present, nearly two decades into the second millennium, where my … Continue reading

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Article: Academic Bureaucracy

Academic Bureaucracy http://www.lemodesittjr.com/2014/09/23/academic-bureaucracy/ … has little or nothing to do with excellence in teaching or improving learning for the student. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Article: Cheating to Learn: How a UCLA professor gamed a game theory midterm

Cheating to Learn: How a UCLA professor gamed a game theory midterm http://blogs.kcrw.com/whichwayla/2013/04/cheating-to-learn-how-a-ucla-professor-gamed-a-game-theory-midterm Reblogging because it reminded me of my  son’s SMU Guildhall gauntlet and my daughter’s continuing pursuit of operatic musicianship in graduate school. Cheers, Jon

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