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Principled Uncertainty: Why Learning to Ask Good Questions Matters More than Finding Answers | PIL Provocation Series

While such high levels of anxious uncertainty are rarely experienced by entire populations simultaneously, this moment highlights a critical need: Coping with our information landscape requires that we are comfortable with what we cannot know for sure, able to approach uncertainty with curiosity, and have a toolkit of ethical practices for exploration. Source: Principled Uncertainty: […]

Principled Uncertainty: Why Learning to Ask Good Questions Matters More than Finding Answers | PIL Provocation Series

A large majority of recent graduates from top U.S. universities and colleges reported that they felt that college failed to prepare them to ask questions of their own. Source: Principled Uncertainty: Why Learning to Ask Good Questions Matters More than Finding Answers | PIL Provocation Series

HRP-UngradingHandbook2020_V1.5-Fillable.pdf – Google Drive

Ungrading is heavily supported by child developmental psychology and issupported by learning experts. Our obsession with standardization, rankand filing, and “competition” in education has distracted us from whatworks best for children.* Source: HRP-UngradingHandbook2020_V1.5-Fillable.pdf – Google Drive

The importance of stupidity in scientific research | Journal of Cell Science | The Company of Biologists

Even though this is about science and PhD students, I think it applies to wicked problems in general and undergraduate students. First, I don’t think students are made to understand how hard it is to do research. And how very, very hard it is to do important research. It’s a lot harder than taking even […]

Academic Cheating: Are We Asking the Right Questions?

We now live in an environment in which facts, figures and rich data are instantly available at our fingertips; the internet has become our “extended memory.” One must ask, are our testing policies and practices in higher education keeping up with these advances? Source: Academic Cheating: Are We Asking the Right Questions?

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