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  • Time Is Relative

    Have you found that your sense of time is a little off these days? If so, you're not alone! A Monday Is a Tuesday Is a Sunday as COVID-19 Disrupts Internal Clocks - Scientific American http://ow.ly/3dfh30qKS1G ps...
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  • Being Asian American in New York City

    “騎牛搵馬”   My parents would always say this to me when I was growing up. For those who can’t read Chinese (don’t worry, I can’t either, thank god for Google!), the proverb translates r...
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  • The Confederate Flag: An Unwelcome Visitor from the Past

    If there was one thing I did not expect to make an appearance in my blue-state neighborhood during the COVID-19 pandemic it was the Confederate flag. There it was, however, unmistakably adorning the front of a neighbo...
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  • Psychological science in action during the 2020 pandemic

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, psychological scientists around the world have begun research designed to help us learn more about the impact the pandemic is having on all of us as well as how we can minimize that...
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  • Sharing The Big Read with Students

      Maybe you remember the first Big Read from 2012: Moby Dick, 135 chapters in 135 days, a radio extravaganza dreamed up by Philip Hoare and Angela Cockayne; read by the likes of Tilda Swinton, Stephen Fry, Mary ...
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  • Mass Communication - Options To Go Virtual Or Hybrid

    5/27/20 12:00 PM
    MAY 27 | 12:00 PM ET As you consider courses for the coming fall semester, Macmillan is offering a brief, informative webinar on how to provide affordable and flexible options. Our LaunchPad platform has been used by...
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  • Some Things Haven’t Changed: Our Relationships with Our Students Are Still Paramount

    Photo with computer and garden by April Lidinsky   While many of us have hobbled through the spring semester, there is no rest for the weary, it seems. I hope you are all taking socially distanced and masked wal...
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  • The Trauma to Come

    As I write this, states are beginning to reopen. And yet there remains an almost universal sense that this pandemic is far from over. And behind even that, in the shadowy crevices of so many psyches, I sense we also k...
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  • Are We Fearing the Right Things?

    I am fascinated by the human tendency to fear the wrong things. We routinely display probability neglect by fretting about vividly publicized remote possibilities while ignoring higher probabilities. Dramatic catastro...
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  • The Trolley Problem Meets COVID-19

    A classic moral psychology dilemma invites us to contemplate a runaway trolley headed for five people who are tied to the tracks and destined for death—unless you pull a lever that diverts the trolley to a side ...
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  • Five Simple Ways to Improve Engagement in College Success Courses for Better Outcomes

    6/18/20 1:00 PM
    June 18 | 2:00 PM ET In October 2018 EdSurge released the research study, "Measuring Up: How Community Colleges Define, Measure and Support Student Success", which revealed important trends in student success initiat...
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  • What Makes a Good RA? Using Data to Tell the Story

    7/28/20 1:00 PM
    JULY 28 | 1:00 PM ET Cosponsored by Skyfactor and eRezLife We know that there is no one type of student that makes the perfect RA. We know our RAs reflect the diversity of our residents and are required to complete ...
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  • Coronavirus created a superordinate goal in Cape Town

    Cape Town, South Africa is one of the most beautiful places I’ve visited. The gondola ride to the top of Table Mountain provides some of the best views on the planet. Standing on Table Mountain as the clouds pou...
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  • The Politics of the Pandemic

      For my last blog of the 2019-2020 Bits blogging year, I wish to return to the cataclysmic event in which we are all, unhappily and reluctantly, participating. This is history, and while, unfortunately, what we...
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  • Playing to Learn: Hosting Online Games with iClicker

    6/10/20 2:00 PM
    JUNE 10 | 2:00 PM ET Connecting with students online is easy when you’re doing something fun together. With iClicker, you can host online games that will help build a sense of community in your classroom while ...
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  • Coronavirus brings us a new stigma

    Some people who have had COVID-19 and recovered are emerging from their homes to discover that that they’re being stigmatized by their friends and family who have not had COVID-19.   Ask students to read t...
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  • Using a New Corpus for Student Searches

      Inspired by the work of Laura Aull, I’ve been introducing students to corpora as a way to find information about writing in various disciplines—they can, for example, easily check whether profession...
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  • What To Do When Your Summer Orientation and Bridge Programs are Disrupted by COVID-19

    by Andrea Brenner and Lara Schwartz   Amid COVID-19 closures and delays, college administrators and student-facing staff are turning their attention toward transitioning to virtual orientations and summer bridge ...
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  • Happy International Museum Day

    Happy International Museum Day   International Museum Day, in my opinion, is like the MET Gala but for museums around the world. Every year, museums plan for events and activities to promote the theme of the year...
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