Princeton University’s list of skills that make an “educated person”:
The ability to think, speak, and write clearly.
The ability to reason critically and systematically.
The ability to conceptualize and solve problems.
The ability to think independently.
The ability to take initiative and work independently.
The ability to work in cooperation with others and learn collaboratively.
The ability to judge what it means […]
Here’s Harvard University’s list of skills that make an “educated person”:
The ability to define problems without a guide.
The ability to ask hard questions which challenge prevailing assumptions.
The ability to quickly assimilate needed data from masses of irrelevant information.
The ability to work in teams without guidance.
The ability to work absolutely alone.
The ability to persuade others that your […]
If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand […]
The Department of Methodology and Evaluation Research at Universität Jena has made available a set of free online video courses on data analysis. They cover topics that are particularly relevant to psychology and social science researchers, including SEM, causal inference, regression, R, and psychometrics. Some courses are in German, but many are in English, and the […]
A new Web site, Open Educational Resources Center for California, brings together information on free and open textbooks and course materials in one location. Though the Web site was designed for California’s community-college faculty members, it could be a useful resource for anyone trying to find learning materials in the public domain.
The site links to more […]
Academic Earth – Video lectures from the world’s top scholars
Academic Earth is an organization founded with the goal of giving everyone on earth access to a world class education. AcademicEarth is a new website that lets you watch university lectures online. The site provides you with thousands of video lectures from world’s top educators that lecture […]