engagement

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) for education

So maybe your biology classes was just boring and your only joy was the painful death of little animals on the altar of science while you dissect them?   You know what is way more cooler? How about exploring the oceans with your own submarine? If you are ready to build your own, you are not alone: you can check(…)

Who said statistics and data analysis is boring?

All that maters is the problem. John Millward for example analysed the female and male performers in the Internet Adult Movie Database: Deep Inside. I think it would be a problem that successfully capture the attention of many university students. At least that of the male ones.    

Curiosity and motivation in learning

It is interesting that while in informal settings practically everyone acknowledges that motivation of the students is the most important element for their academic success, we generally doesn’t do much about it. I mean, frankly: sometimes people say that a teacher should be energetic and enthusiastic and able to engage students, or sometimes interesting  lectures should be taught, but that is it. The whole approach of academia(…)

Never give up, never surrender!

The other day someone said in an interview that giving information is just half part of education, the other half is motivation. While the guy was saying this related to internet businesses and information marketing, it is not entirely unrelated to higher education either. This whole into is just to explain why I found the post “How Writing a Science(…)