Come to this page from time to time to read articles on research and wisdom that speak to how we learn best.
Want to strengthen your willpower? If you do, you’ll strengthen your ability to resist distracting temptations and get your work done. That’s what you really want to do, right? Check out this NPR interview with John Tierney, one of the authors of Willpower, the Greatest Human Strength. (Click on the link, below, to read the whole article on the NPR web site.)
Click on the link, below, to read this article on the NPR site. Once you’re there, click on “Listen to the Story” to hear the entire discussion between Benedict Carey, New York Times reporter, and Rebecca Roberts, a “non-trad” student returning to school to learn about forensic science.
On the Op Ed page of the New York Times, on September 25th, a six grad students who teach first year college students chime in on their advice on how to learn and what to explore in college. Here is an excerpt, below:
Ditch Your Laptop, Dump Your Boyfriend