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Experiences from inside the classroom

This is a personal experience blog post of things I have noticed during my time in post-secondary education. There is an implicit method within modern education that covers up the fact they are not really teaching critical thinking. Part of this is class participation being the bare minimum, encouraging maybe a small amount of class … Continue reading

Higher Education

Learning Analytics – No need for Standardized Testing in HE

For a number of years there have been rumours that standardized testing should be introduced into higher education. Standardization makes subjects taught at different institutions directly comparable. The research has been clear that the use of standardization is a way measure teachers and schools – even if the rhetoric says otherwise. Many educrats would love … Continue reading