Tagged: open education

Thoughts on Hunter’s statement on Science, Climate Change and Integrity - Building blogs of Science

Fabiana Kubke Apr 09, 2010

Professor Keith A Hunter has published a statment on ‘Science, Climate Change and Integrity‘ in the Royal Society of New Zealand website. His position with respect to the controversies surrounding climate change issues are made clear, as is his call for a re-examination of attitudes on both sides of the argument. The controversies surrounding the [...] … Read More

On the perils of becoming a dinosaur - Building blogs of Science

Fabiana Kubke Apr 05, 2010

[Crossposted from Talking Teaching] As a student I always complained about the ‘dinosaur teachers’: those that had lost touch with the students and with the teaching material. Those whose attitude seemed to scream: ‘I cannot be bothered any more’. Patricia Cranton says, in the context of why someone teaches: “Another person may have defined himself [...] … Read More

Open [Education] Sunday — 07.02.10 - Building blogs of Science

Fabiana Kubke Feb 07, 2010

One of the miniconferences I attended while at Linux.conf.au 2010 was on education. There I heard a presentation by Mark Osborne, the Deputy Principal from Albany Senior High School. This is the first large scale open source school, and the news have not gone unnoticed (see here and here, for example). There are several advantages [...] … Read More

[Open] Science Sunday — 31.1.10 - Building blogs of Science

Fabiana Kubke Jan 31, 2010

January has indeed been a month full of events. After attending Science Online 2010 and Linux.conf.au 2010, I am finally back onto my almost normal routine. Science Online 2010 was a great experience, albeit difficulties with flight changes that made me miss the last morning of the meeting. It was great to put some human faces [...] … Read More

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