The lecture is NOT dead.

Jim Morrison gravesite, Paris, France

The lecture is not dead. Jim Morrison, well…is? Standing at Jim Morrison’s gravesite in Paris, France.

With the surge of online education businesses popping up, I keep reading articles that students don’t learn anymore from listening to classroom lectures and sitting there taking notes; that the classroom lecture is ‘dead’. Well, of course students’ don’t learn from lectures if they take poor notes, are constantly distracted by texting, tweeting, and Facebooking, and even more importantly, never repeatedly reviewing their notes after the class has finished. I don’t know about you, [Read more…]

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Burn fat, boost metabolism, and increase brain power during your summer vacation.

Boost your brain power

Boost your metabolism and brain power at the same time.

As Professors, we all know how scarce time can be when it comes to spending blocks of time to ‘overlearn’. Where do you find the time to keep up on recent studies and research, or future trends in your area of expertise? Once a semester begins, most of us only have time to focus on our courses and the administrative tasks that accompany them. So, I’d [Read more…]

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