Author Archives: communication

Quotes on Teaching by Parker Palmer

“Relational trust is built on movements of the human heart such as empathy, commitment, compassion, patience, and the capacity to forgive.” “As I teach, I project the condition of my soul onto my students, my subject, and our way of … Continue reading Continue reading

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Manage Your Carrier

One of the most common questions I hear from graduate students is how to have a successful carrier and prepare for the academic job market. In my opinion, it is not just to be successful in job market but to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Multitasking

What is multitasking? Is it beneficial or harmful? Apparently, it is a process in mind to perform multiple tasks simultaneously. From educational perspective, the issue is to define the attitude towards this notion and the way it is assessed in … Continue reading Continue reading

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Information Technology Prospects in Higher Education

Information technology in higher education is a tool which help educational systems transform to address current problems and challenges of the future. There are still institutions that haven’t confronted to the challenges of the 21st century. Introductory courses in large … Continue reading Continue reading

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Technology as a Tool for Learning Programs

Digital era has affected different components of higher education systems. It can be discussed from challenges it has brought to scholarship communities to social challenges. One of the notions in this regard is the effect of forming cyber communities in … Continue reading Continue reading

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How to Design a Course Syllabus

After acquiring knowledge in learner-centered pedagogy, inclusive pedagogy and problem-based learning, we are at an appropriate stage to design a course syllabus. This video is a good source to learn how to design a syllabus. As is mentioned, a good … Continue reading Continue reading

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Learning Components in Higher Education

To have a general overview of educational inquires, it is worth mentioning that education theory is divided into four subcategories: Democratic education Comparative education Pedagogy Sociology of education It is an interdisciplinary concept which strands history, sociology and psychology among … Continue reading Continue reading

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Inclusiveness for Diverse Learners

In today’s word, academic excellence requires elements beyond those traditionally associated with universities to actively engage individuals in curriculums and in communities to increase awareness. Knowledge and cognition in interactions within institutions envision quality and diversity of inclusive education. One … Continue reading Continue reading

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Communicating Science

The purpose of communicating science is to aware scientists communicate their work with others effectively. As an example, one should note that when giving a talk, this is not just that person speaking, but the speaker should spontaneously interact with … Continue reading Continue reading

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Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century

Digital media is continuously used in formal and informal educational settings, well-set with the advancement in technology. In this regard, digital media addresses the frontlines of what is rapidly becoming an education revolution. The way that technology is used to … Continue reading Continue reading

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