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Achala, Destroyer of Ignorance

In my recent work trip to New York City, I had a chance to visit again the fabled Met Museum. In this latest visit I had an interesting encounter with a mythical fantastic persona: Achala, the Destroyer of Ignorance. I … Continue reading

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Some more thoughts on MOOCs

The Los Angeles Review of Books just published a debate on the future of the Humanities and the lion’s share was, of course, the idea of MOOC: MOOCs and the Future of the Humanities: A Roundtable (Part 1 & Part … Continue reading

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MOOCs: a Flash

MOOCs. Just a quick thought that occurred to me in a flash of awareness, to add to the post I wrote a couple days ago. Let me begin with saying that I don’t dislike Coursera. I think it is very … Continue reading

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MOOCs, oh my

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Zen of Teaching Interview with Trace Jordan

[NYU, June 2012] Like with previous interviews, the awesome Gabriela Rivera Torrado has carefully reviewed the video and summarized its most important points here. Trace Jordan is a scientist and distinguished professor at New York University (NYU). He is also … Continue reading

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