I have been a professor of Computer Information Systems at Union County College (Cranford, Elizabeth and Plainfield NJ) since 1983. My courses change as the computer field and knowledge about how people learn grows.
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  • Learning with 'e's: Talking tech on Feb 28, 15
    • I believe the boundaries will blur in our roles too, with teachers and students becoming co-learners
  • Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83 - NYTimes.com on Feb 27, 15
    • announced that he had the disease last year,
    • artistic pursuits — poetry, photography and music in addition to acting
    • acknowledged ambivalence about being tethered to the character
  • Mac OS X Isn’t Safe Anymore: The Crapware / Malware Epidemic Has Begun on Feb 27, 15
    • These pieces of adware insert themselves directly into the browser, and they are analyzing and running even on secure sites like your bank, credit card site, and email, sending back data to their servers.
    • You still have a safe source for software with the Mac App Store, but the problem is that not all vendors sell their software through the App Store, and many of them are selling older versions there and have the latest version on their own website.
    • f you do stick to the App Store, you have nothing to worry about.

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  • How To Parent Like a German on Feb 26, 15
  • How To Parent Like a German on Feb 26, 15
    • parents at the park weren’t ignoring their children; they were trusting them.
    • half-day of instruction interrupted by two (two!) outdoor recesses
  • Deeper Ties to Corporate Cash for Doubtful Climate Researcher - NYTimes.com on Feb 23, 15
    • vast majority of experts have concluded that it is and that greenhouse emissions pose long-term risks to civilization.
  • Swim-inc - Swim Outlet on Feb 22, 15
  • NEW PowerPoint DIET: Top 10 Steps to a More Svelte PowerPoint | Ron Berk | LinkedIn on Feb 22, 15
    • oo much text ranks at the top of the list of frustrating and uninspired features.
  • Why Are Finland's Schools Successful?- page 2 | Innovation | Smithsonian on Feb 20, 15
    • no mandated standardized tests in Finland, apart from one exam at the end of students’ senior year in high school.
    • There are no rankings, no comparisons or competition between students, schools or regions.
    • The differences between weakest and strongest students are the smallest in the world
  • Why Are Finland's Schools Successful? | Innovation | Smithsonian on Feb 20, 15
    • Finland has vastly improved in reading, math and science literacy over the past decade in large part because its teachers are trusted to do whatever it takes to turn young lives around.
    • tiny Nordic nation’s staggering record of education success, a phenomenon that has inspired, baffled and even irked many of America’s parents and educators.
    • professionals selected from the top 10 percent of the nation’s graduates to earn a required master’s degree in education.

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