By Mark Hershey Mark Hershey has an MA in TEFL and has been teaching in Asia for over a dozen years. He is especially interested in theories of learning and the discovery process. I once went to a professional basketball game between the Seattle Supersonics and the Boston Celtics. I arrived a couple of hours early. After […]
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By Matthew Cowan, LSU We’re always getting requests from students for advice on how to come up with ideas for essays, particularly as submission deadlines wheel round. It can be a tough one to deal with. How do you advise someone on how to come up with something as abstract as an idea? Telling them […]
By Ian Handsley Argument mapping is a technique for representing ideas visually. Research on its use in Australian universities has consistently shown it has a profound impact on students’ critical thinking abilities. What’s an argument map? Rather than describe one, here’s a map of the argument “You should integrate argument mapping into the subjects you […]