to Write a Research Proposal
students and beginning researchers do not fully understand
what a research proposal means, nor do they understand
its importance. To put it bluntly, one's research is
only as a good as one's proposal..."
Control in the uncontrollable
- the case of cancer
University of Melbourne, Australia
"A sense of control
is fundamental to our wellbeing. An awareness of our
agency and efficacy underpins the motivation for much
of our behavior - without a belief that we can successfully
act upon our environment to fulfill our needs, we no
longer have a foundation upon which to proceed..."
Academic Integrity: A
Letter to My Students
Oakton Community College
Des Plaines, IL
"...would you want
to be operated on by a doctor who cheated his way through
medical school? Or would you feel comfortable on a bridge
designed by an engineer who cheated her way through
engineering school? Would you trust your tax return
to an accountant who copied his exam answers from his
that Prevent People From Forgiving
Graduate Program in Clinical
University of Windsor
"...There is tremendous
controversy among behavioral scientists about what 'authentic'
forgiveness is. However, everyone agrees on one thing.
It's a shift away from angry interpersonal emotions
and related aggression and desire to do harm. This essay
discusses the various meanings that have been attached
to the term 'forgiveness.'..."
Exploring learning styles:
developing a flexible teaching
approach: reflections on Pedagogy Saturday VI
"If only one size
did fit all.... If only teaching were as easy as one
plus one equals two--a mathematical problem with a single
solution. But teaching involves people, not numbers,
and while numbers can be plugged into formulae to yield
predictable equations, people cannot. They are not perfect
squares; they come in many shapes and sizes; they act
and react in such a way that similar problems must frequently
be approached from different angles..."