Teaching Evaluations and Long Term v Short Term Learning

“Do the best professors get the worst ratings?” asks Nate Kornell Ph. D in Psychology Today. He cites two studies. One study compares groups of students watching a one minute video on cat genetics.

“In the fluent speaker video, the speaker stood upright, maintained eye contact with the camera, and spoke fluidly without notes. […]

Take Note with Vesper for iPhone(5)

I purchased the iPhone app Vesper within hours of its introduction Thursday (June 6, 2013) on the app store. The app’s elegant simplicity invites entering notes, thoughts, and todos. Using the app is the easiest way for me to enter notes of a few lines or less. So, I’ve entered items I thought of before, […]

Tim Cook on Leadership

Tim Cook, Apple CEO, spoke April 2013 at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He answered questions from Dean Bill Boulding and students at the 25th anniversary reunion of his graduation from the school. His answers are thoughtful and insightful. Duke posted several video pieces on YouTube on May 30. They are all linked together […]