Monthly Archives: May 2014

Language shapes our moral judgments

Did you know that answers on a questionnaire can be influenced by whether the questions are presented in one’s native language? Read the fascinating article of Catherine Caldwell-Harris, Associate Professor of Psychology at Boston University, about how the language can

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Mellody Hobson: Addressing race stereotypes with bravery

In a passionate talk about addressing race stereotypes with bravery, Mellody Hobson asserts that only by embracing diversity and taking advantage of people with diverse intellects we can actually paint a better future for our society. http://embed.ted.com/talks/mellody_hobson_color_blind_or_color_brave.html

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Elizabeth Gilbert: the drive to keep creating

Author Elizabeth Gilbelt reflects on her own experience explaining why creativity might suffer from success the same way it suffers from failure and how we can find a way to carry on. http://embed.ted.com/talks/elizabeth_gilbert_success_failure_and_the_drive_to_keep_creating.html

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Splashbase – free, hi-res photos

Splashbase is a search and discovery wrapper for Unsplash, a site that provides free, do whatever you want, hi-resolution photos. Great resource for illustrating powerpoint slides, online courses, etc. Website: http://www.splashbase.co/

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Democreativity: crowdsourcing ideas for digital games

If you have got a gorgeous idea for a digital game, but perhaps not the resources to develop it, then you can post your idea on Democreativity (Democracy+creativity)! Democreativity is an open invitation from Sweden to explore the potential of

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Students think that their teachers could be using learning technologies more effectively

Study on students’ perspectives in regard to the deployment of digital technologies shows that students think that their teachers could be using learning technologies more effectively.┬áTeaching staff should be provided with more professional development opportunities to improve their skills in

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