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MOOC Sightings 004: Outside the Box with Ontario's Judy Morris

As in all things MOOC, look northward to Canada for the prevailing winds, and this time it’s to Ontario, and more specifically, to president and CEO of Lambton College Judy Morris. 997 more words

Trends & Issues

Coursera – DYM Lesson 4 videos (4)

Video #4 for Lesson 4 of Coursera’s online Developing Your Musicianship class is the longest of this lesson’s videos. It centers on the blues progression. 1,508 more words

Music

Human Capital Economy in the US: What Would Dewey Say?

Any intelligent debate on contemporary issues requires a thorough understanding of history. When reforming the educational system, are we looking to the past for understanding and inspiration? 704 more words

Academics

Scientists are wrong...

And as author Marcus Woo posits,  that’s  often more  enlightening than when they are right.   But faux science can be extremely damaging.   Consider the  “science”  of global warming,  which has repeatedly been proven wrong,  rigged,  and corrupt.   55 more words

The point

Why should we cling to dogma? What’s so great about never discovering anything new, about declaring the answer found and further thinking unnecessary? Is that love for life or love for death? 60 more words

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Coursera – DYM Lesson 4 videos (3)

Video #3 for Lesson 4 of Coursera’s online Developing Your Musicianship class introduces us to 7th chords.

3. 7th Chords (4:07)

Professor Russell opens this segment at the piano again, playing a short piece that lasts about 15 seconds which, to my ears, sounds richer and fuller than a lot of what he’s played before. 585 more words

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