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Independent Studies (are the greatest)

My last class of my third year is also my first independent study. I had originally registered to take my last Humanities Foundation course (words of advice -it’s super nice to have most, if not all, of those finished off before your third, but especially fourth year).  465 more words

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Nerd Cred

As part of the preparation for an independent study on “Domesticating the Other in Speculative Fiction,” to take place in the fall semester, my professor asked that I compile a list of the speculative fiction (SF) with which I am already familiar. 733 more words


Helicopter's Role in Afghanistan War

This past week I stayed in touch with American Helicopter Museum and I cannot wait to visit next weekend. This coming Sunday I am also going up to visit Worcester Polytechnic Institute for accepted students revisit day. 530 more words

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Big Success, Small Scale: Westminster's JanTerm Internship Pilot

Westminster’s first experience with JanTerm was not an end unto itself. It was always part of something larger. As the final part of a two-year rollout of a new daily schedule and school calendar, the JanTerm represents the single biggest curricular step forward in the Upper School since its founding– 778 more words

Research Request: Independent Study/Self-Paced Online Learning

The second query that I received about research that had been published in a specific area was:

Hi Michael,

Other than Abby Hawkin’s dissertation, are you aware of research that has looked into independent study courses that are self-paced with no learner-learner interactions and little to no learner-instructor interactions?

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March: A Continuous Adventure - Zach

I have been out and about for the last month, having business meetings and scientific excursions, learning and building as I went along. Here is an update broken down into chunks. 372 more words

Independent Study

Website is live!

From my research, it became apparent that most people don’t vote, not because they don’t care, but because of a lack of education and understanding of the importance of the vote. 34 more words