“If You Always Do What You’ve Always Done, You Always Get What You’ve Always Gotten.” Unknown but invariably accredited to (Quote Investigator, 2016): Henry Ford (?, Car Maker); Jessie Potter (1981, Educator and counsellor on family relationships and human sexuality); Dayle K. Maloney (1984, In a seminar ‘Secers of Selling); Cathy Bolger (1984, Counsellor); Dan… Read More
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence therefore is not an act but a habit.” Aristotle (384-322B.C.) Greek philosopher and tutor of Alexander the Great
“We have verified the inevitable – that inadequately trained officers cannot train troops effectively.” Lieutenant General Lesley J. McNair (1883 to 1944) quoted in 1943 by Khan, McNair, Educator of an Army. McNair was a US Army officer who served during World War I and World War II. He was the ‘unsung architect of the US Army’… Read More
What ‘could have been’ are lessons. Learn from them. What ‘might be’ are goals. Focus on them.
Research Paper Title Gesture as Model Enactment: The Role of Gesture in Mental Model Construction and Inference making when Learning from Text. Abstract The question of the relationship between gesture production and mental models was explored in three experiments focusing on inference making when learning from reading a scientific text. Participants engaged in one-on-one interviews after reading an… Read More
“If you’re smart you’ll learn from your mistakes. If you’re a genius you’ll learn from other people’s mistakes.” Brazilian saying (apparently).
Research Paper Title Theory through Application: A Study in the Use of Social Media for Teaching. Abstract Despite the growing integration of social media in their personal and professional lives, many faculty remain uncertain about its application to the classroom. One barrier for the adoption of social media as a learning tool is continued uncertainty about effective practices… Read More