Brandon Busteed, on The Atlantic’s 2012 Technologies in Education Forum: “In a room full of technology experts … discussion kept returning to the basics of great classroom teaching. There was widespread agreement among the participants that technology will change everything and nothing. Essentially, what we do with technology has to have fundamental underpinnings in what [...]
The Newseum offers a look at today’s front pages: See how 760 newspapers from 76 countries covered the bin Laden story.
Communication scholar Kathleen Hall Jamieson discusses the power of words, media culture, and the state of political rhetoric with Mark Shields, David Brooks and Beverly Gage on PBS NewsHour. A full transcript of the discussion is available here.
As Americans grapple with the attempted assassination of U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and the character of contemporary political discourse, Erin Rand’s review essay offers a thoughtful consideration of the relationship between rhetoric and violence. via Jennifer Mercieca
TED talk by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions, and offers three messages that can help cultivate equity and success.
In the wake of the tragic passing of Elizabeth Edwards, two essays consider lessons from her public life. By Melissa Harris-Perry in The Nation By Elizabeth Wurtzel in The Atlantic
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