Bullying, the market for education and the damaged quest for learning

A recent study found looked into the experience of cyberbullying by university professors at the hands of their students. This disturbing

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Asking Better and More Beautiful Questions

Beautiful answers require beautiful (and better) questions and Warren Berger’s new book looks at this very phenomenon of inquiry and

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“If You Build It..”: A Reflection on A Social Innovation Story

If You Build it is documentary about a social innovation project aimed at cultivating design skills with youth to tackle

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Developmental Evaluation and Mindfulness

Developmental evaluation is focused on real-time decision making for programs operating in complex, changing conditions, which can tax the attentional

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Evaluation, Evidence and Moving Beyond the Tyranny of ‘I Think’

Good evidence provides a foundation for decision-making in programs that is dispassionate, comparable and open to debate and view, yet

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Design Thinking, Design Making

Designing and thinking
Critics of design thinking suggest that it forgets making while advocates suggest that it extends itself beyond the traditional constraints of design’s focus on the brief. What separates the two is still the implications associated with making something and the question: can we be good designer thinkers without being design makers? This post looks at the relationship between design thinking and making.

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