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The LSU Top 5 #57

This is the 57th of our top 5 bits and pieces about education from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Don’t Give Up on the Lecture – The Atlantic It’s difficult to go against the grain, especially when you’re labelled as out of touch and even arrogant or undemocratic […]

The LSU Top 5 #34

This is the 34th of our weekly links to the top 5 bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Why Do I Teach? – NY Times In this article, University of Notre Dame philosopher Gary Gutting argues that the most valuable aspect of education […]

The LSU Top 5 #22

This is the 22nd of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Are you smarter than a 5th grader? – Behind Frenemy Lines Texas State Representative Gene Wu found fifth grade exams confusing so challenged his colleagues to see how […]

You are what you read

By Matthew Cowan, LSU Never before have we had greater access to information.  Information produced in the last 30 years is said to be greater than the amount produced in the previous 5,000. Knowledge creation was once the guarded preserve of scholars at universities and almost exclusively published in peer-reviewed journals reached only by a […]