Monthly Archives: April 2008

eLearning and eResearch

I’m taking a course in university pedagogy, and last week we were discussing how to use the web in our teaching. As well as being introduced to software like Moodle, we also discussed using blogs and wikis in learning. Now … Continue reading

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What a Prick

NZ man ‘used hedgehog as weapon’ Whenever I read stories like these, I’m torn between amusement and feeling sorry for the poor animal. Next time, use a hairbrush, mate. That way you’ll avoid fleas too.

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Science: more than just theories

Because I’m generally interested in such things, I’ve read a reasonable amount of philosophy of science. Most of it has made some sort of sense, but there always seemed to be something missing. But I think I can see where … Continue reading

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Short Interlude for Fun

I just found this in The Best of Beachcomber), whilst looking for something else:

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Academic hemohes?

I’m not sure whether to be worried about this or not. For some odd reason, although I’m based at the University of Helsinki, I’m actually employed directly by the Academy of Finland. They largely leave me to my own devices/have … Continue reading

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