Paul Clough Sheffield iSchool Evaluating Info Searching in Digital Cu… The Strange Things I’ve Found inside Books. Have We Ever Had Enough Time to Read? Literary history can seem full of women frustrated with their lack of time for reading.
In Praise of Public Libraries. Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life by Eric Klinenberg Crown, 277 pp., $28.00 The Library Book by Susan Orlean Simon and Schuster, 319 pp., $28.00.
Hours in a library. Let us begin by clearing up the old confusion between the man who loves learning and the man who loves reading, and point out that there is no connexion whatever between the two.
Post-truth and information literacy. Letter of Recommendation: Recently Returned Books. So much of what we encounter each day is designed to influence our decisions and purchases, but the books on this shelf have no agenda.
They are not being pushed by the publishing industry. There is no marketing budget behind them. The Ayn Rand Bookshelf - Bookadvice - Reading List. Column: This is what happens when you take Ayn Rand seriously. “Ayn Rand is my hero,” yet another student tells me during office hours.
“Her writings freed me. They taught me to rely on no one but myself.” As I look at the freshly scrubbed and very young face across my desk, I find myself wondering why Rand’s popularity among the young continues to grow. Thirty years after her death, her book sales still number in the hundreds of thousands annually — having tripled since the 2008 economic meltdown. Among her devotees are highly influential celebrities, such as Brad Pitt and Eva Mendes, and politicos, such as current Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz.
The core of Rand’s philosophy — which also constitutes the overarching theme of her novels — is that unfettered self-interest is good and altruism is destructive. By this logic, religious and political controls that hinder individuals from pursuing self-interest should be removed. Postmodernism and Truth. Explanations > Critical Theory > Concepts > Postmodernism and Truth.
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Values is a confusing word that often gets confused with 'value' as in the value you get from buying a cheap, but well-built house. Values are, in fact powerful drivers of how we think and behave. About values Value categories: different spheres into which we place values. Historical values American Values: A list of traditional US cultural values. Is Google Making Us Stupid? The process of adapting to new intellectual technologies is reflected in the changing metaphors we use to explain ourselves to ourselves.
When the mechanical clock arrived, people began thinking of their brains as operating “like clockwork.” Today, in the age of software, we have come to think of them as operating “like computers.” But the changes, neuroscience tells us, go much deeper than metaphor. Thanks to our brain’s plasticity, the adaptation occurs also at a biological level. The Internet promises to have particularly far-reaching effects on cognition. How to know it all. Food & Wine. THE MACHINE STOPS ... E.M. Forster. Imagine, if you can, a small room, hexagonal in shape, like the cell of a bee.
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Huntington ... - Full View | HathiTrust Digital Library | HathiTrust Digital Library Navigation links for help, collections. 'Territory of Light': Yuko Tsushima's Vital I-Novel. The Center for Story and Symbol, Joseph Campbell and Archetypal Psychology. Why Are We Still Teaching Reading the Wrong Way? Our children aren’t being taught to read in ways that line up with what scientists have discovered about how people actually learn. It’s a problem that has been hiding in plain sight for decades. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, more than six in 10 fourth graders aren’t proficient readers.
Experts rethink good study habits. Ask someone for tips on proper study skills, and you’re likely going to get an answer that ranges from “study in a quiet, sealed room” to “drink a sip of water each time you need to remember a fact.” But from folksy suggestions to ideas based in actual science, study skills are just about how well you train your brain to absorb information. The New York Times reports that scientists have determined a few simple techniques that can enable a student to absorb more information. Many of these new findings contradict commonly-accepted study habits. One might think that focusing on a particular subject for intense, long stretches makes the most sense.
Looking at Photographs of Marilyn Monroe Reading. February 25, 2019. Top 10 sites to help students check their facts. You Think You Want Media Literacy… Do You? danah boyd (2018) The below original text was the basis for Data & Society Founder and President danah boyd’s March 2018 SXSW Edu keynote,“What Hath We Wrought?”
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