Posts tagged psychology

Online Teaching

Teaching The F5 Generation: Hitting Refresh Until The Cows Come Home

In a report titled “Educating the Net Generation”, Diana Oblinger writes: “Digital Natives accustomed to the twitch-speed, multitasking, random-access, graphics-first, active, connected, fun, fantasy, quick-payoff world of their video games, MTV, and Internet are bored by most of today’s education,…

July 19, 2011, by


Going Beyond the Vapor: “A Mindful Guide to Social Media” [FREE EBOOK]

UPDATE: This book now has its own homepage. Check it out here. Before I first went online, SPAM was already there. In fact, it sometimes seems to be the stuff that the Internet is made of. The most common form…

April 22, 2011, by

Language Learning

What A Damaged Brain Can Tell Us About A Culture of Isolated Approaches

It has become common sense that we have two brains. Or to be more precise: two specialized parts of the brain. This understanding has become known as “brain lateralization” or “hemispheric brain function” All of this has become heavily popularized…

April 15, 2011, by


How schools breed violence – An Essay

If you think school shootings like those in Colombine or Winnenden are the result of computer games and television, then you better stop reading right here. You are not going to like this article. A few days ago I read…

April 30, 2010, by