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The State of Being Stuck | Math with Bad Drawings

https://mathwithbaddrawings.com/2017/09/20/the-state-of-being-stuck/#more-7860 Interesting article about learning mathematics. I suspect that it is relevant to the hard sciences, but raises the interesting question about the hunanities, what if anything is the equivalent?

The HE Bill – is now passed

After a much shorter debate due to the General Election the HE Bill is now an act, leaving us all to wonder if a better outcome would have been possible with fuller discussion. As ever WonkHE has a good guide and…
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25 years since the end of the binary divide

It probably doesn’t mean anything to those who didn’t live through it, but WonkHE reminds us that’s it is 25 years since the end to the university/polytechnic divide in the UK I started my career in a polytechnic and have mixed…
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Word clouds

For creative word clouds – try Wordart Can create word clouds in shapes – cool.

On-line diagram tool draw.io

For some time I have been looking for an on-line tool to create diagrams for a variety of tasks, and I have recently rediscovered draw.io which I am finding very useful for doing simple mindmaps  and venn diagrams (which I…
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