The “new normal” paradox: What COVID-19 has revealed about higher education

Everywhere you turn, the idea that coronavirus has brought on a "new normal" is present and true. But for higher education, COVID-19 exposes a long list of pernicious old problems more than it presents new problems. It was widely known, yet ignored, that digital instruction must be embraced. When combined with traditional, in-person teaching, it can enhance student learning outcomes at scale.COVID-19 has forced institutions to understand that far too many higher education outcomes are determined...
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5 Cute Summer Outfits to Inspire You to Dress Up (No Matter What You’re Doing)

This might not be the summer we all wanted, but we can still make the most of it!
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Why a prison psychiatry rotation should be mandatory for all medical students

Most incarcerated individuals — over 95 percent of them — will return to their communities. Medical students have a unique opportunity, as a part of their training, to learn about the medical needs of this group and help provide care for a vulnerable population that has historically been abused. Moreover, prison health services have been […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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‘Covid-19 to deepen inequalities in education’ — report

A report from Unesco highlights a lack of access to online learning: only 12% of learners in sub-Saharan Africa can connect to the internet at home The post ‘Covid-19 to deepen inequalities in education’ — report appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Martin Amis Explains His Method for Writing Great Sentences

Why does Martin Amis writes sentences well? As a novelist, he naturally has a high degree of professional interest in the matter. But why does he write sentences so well? One might put forth the influence of his father Kingsley Amis, author of Lucky Jim, an enduring contender for the title of the funniest novel in the English language. But given how seldom one acclaimed novelist sires another — an event, in fact, nearly unheard of — the heritability of literary talent remains unknowable....
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Vintage Summer Outfits: 4 Extremely Cute Throwback Looks to Shake Up Your Wardrobe

How to add some vintage style to your summer wardrobe.
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Neil Armstrong Sets Straight an Internet Truther Who Accused Him of Faking the Moon Landing (2000)

Image via Wikimedia Commons People have been graduating from college this year who are as old as the role of internet truther. It is a venerable hobby (some might call it a disease) leading to increasing numbers of people to bizarre conclusions drawn from dubious evidence proffered by spurious sources; people convinced that some wild allegation or other must be true because they saw it on the Internet, shared by people they knew and liked. Twenty years ago, one pioneering truther wrote Mr. Neil...
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How Georgia O’Keeffe Became Georgia O’Keeffe: An Animated Video Tells the Story

When Georgia O’Keeffe first saw the home in Abiquiú, in Northern New Mexico that she would purchase from the Catholic Church in 1945 “the 5,000-square-foot compound was in ruins,” writes the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum. The artist immediately seized on its potential: “As I climbed and walked about in the ruin,” she remembers, “I found a patio with a very pretty well house and bucket to draw up water. It was a good-sized patio with a long wall with a door on one side. That wall with a door in...
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Investing in education as a global common good

High-stakes choices today, transforming education for tomorrow. Covid-19 must be used as a catalyst to strengthen health and education The post Investing in education as a global common good appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #49 Considers Conspiracy Theories as Pop Ex-philosopher Al Baker works at the UK-based Logically, a company that fights misinformation. He joins your hosts Mark Linsenmayer, Erica Spyres, and Brian Hirt to try to answer such questions as: What's the appeal of conspiracy theories? How similar is being consumed them to being a die-hard fan of some pop culture property? What's the relation between pernicious conspiracy theories and...
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Lagos distributes free phones in bid to bridge digital and educational divide

Closure of Nigeria’s schools during lockdown has hit access to learning for poorer children Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLike millions of other children in the sprawling Nigerian city of Lagos, 15-year-old Sharifa Umar switched from classroom learning to lessons over radio, TV and the internet when schools were closed in March because of the coronavirus outbreak.Programmes set up by the city authorities for public schools have aired on television and radio, followi...
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