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Taking Remote Tests

Since I’m working on grad school applications, I went through some standardised tests. Even though many colleges have waived the requirement for GRE for fall 2021 applicants, I still had to take it, as some programs I’m applying to still require it. To be fair, I expected something like this so I still spent some …

Zoom for Remote Learning

I want to reflect on the challenges for interaction and collaboration using Zoom after a semester of going almost full-remote. A significant amount of my class time are conducted using Zoom in this semester. Apart from occasional hiccups, it was functional for me most of the time. It allows the active speaker to share what …

Future of the University

I was reminded of an exam I took for an entry level computer science class when I was reading the prompt. Apart from multiple choice questions and written verbal response, one or two questions (cannot remember how many exactly, it was a while back) require the students to scribble down computer code with pen and …

Open Access Journal

Interface Critique (IC) is an open access journal that’s very much in both of my majors (Creative Technologies and Computer Science) . IC is an English language, interdisciplinary journal based in Germany. The journal is published by Heidelberg University Library (Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg), and the Editor in Chief, Dr Florian Hadler, is a visiting professor at …

Ethics

For the Ethics post, I will be looking at the case of Colleen T. Skau. The ORI case summary can be found here, and while I was looking for more information, I discovered that this particular case has already been covered by one of the alumni of this class. I’m therefore going to skip pass …

Mission Statement

Duke University (link): James B. Duke’s founding Indenture of Duke University directed the members of the University to ‘provide real leadership in the educational world’ by choosing individuals of ‘outstanding character, ability, and vision’ to serve as its officers, trustees and faculty; by carefully selecting students of ‘character, determination and application;’ and by pursuing those …

Mission Statement

Duke University (link): James B. Duke’s founding Indenture of Duke University directed the members of the University to ‘provide real leadership in the educational world’ by choosing individuals of ‘outstanding character, ability, and vision’ to serve as its officers, trustees and faculty; by carefully selecting students of ‘character, determination and application;’ and by pursuing those …