Category Archives: PFP14S

Where do we go from here?

Hi everyone! First off, I would like to thank everyone for making the class this semester very interesting and overall fun. I honestly did not know what this whole process would be like and how we would need to react. … Continue reading

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What to add?

My idea for how higher education should change is that higher education needs to come to terms with how it hires and fires personnel. What I mean by this is how it treats its primary mission: education. Over the year … Continue reading

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Disruption in the Classroom

So, MOOCs. We will start from the article you all probably have seen in the New York Times in 2012: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/education/edlife/massive-open-online-courses-are-multiplying-at-a-rapid-pace.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 These classes are massive, open, and online courses that can be taken for a variety of needs, reasons. Really … Continue reading

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how to present work

This week in class we talked alot about Open Access and how it effects publishing academic journals and articles, and how this ties into authorship. We talked about who gets what kind of authorship, in what order and why depending … Continue reading

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Open Access: Architecture [ARCC]

The journal that I decided to look at was the ARCC Journal of Architectural Research. The Journal is produced by the¬†Architectural Research Centers Consortium, which as a place for finding research on architecture. The journal also addresses topics such as … Continue reading

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ORI: unfortunate but necessary

Professional ethics are different for every profession, every nation. These ethical issues and views are not always clear, but are important to understanding how people operate, and how commonalities such as honesty, conduct, protections and inherent biases influence situations. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Views of the World

So today was another example of how different secondary education and higher education is in other countries as compared to the United States. I cannot imagine being tracked into a mathematics or humanities system. For the longest time I had … Continue reading

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a new story

So yesterday we had the Communicating Science class for the semester. I had seen the videos and read what was asked, but I did not really know what was going to be asked of me during the session. Would I … Continue reading

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International Education: Expectation vs. Performance

Hi everyone, I really enjoyed hearing about all of the different experiences that were shared this week. We heard from Finland, Egypt and Korea. I found the different methods of instruction valuable in understanding how what we do in the … Continue reading

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International Education

Hi, I started to look around at the different websites about higher education. It is very interesting to see how similar topics can create a variety of different information sources. The Global Edition of the University World News, presents the … Continue reading

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