July 13 - July 20, 2014

Digital consumption of text and media: how does it help and hinder us?  Plus, a number of interesting articles about tech and education in this week's news.  Enjoy!

FEATURED ARTICLES

          Tips for Creativity Work Well as Tips for Professional Development
          99u, 7/14/14
          "Relationships are some of our most valuable creative resources.  One way to enrich 
          them is through creative circles - a small meetup of people who want to share 
          inspiration and be accountable for their work."


COGNITIVE SCIENCE

          What Neuroscience Tells Us About Stress and Learning
          Edutopia, 7/18/14

          Yes, Those Digital Interruptions are Really Bad for You
          New Republic, 7/16/14

DIVERSITY

          Affirmative Action Upheld at University of Texas
          New York Times, 7/15/14

HUMANITIES

          In a Global Age, Are World Literature and Local Literature the Same?
          Financial Times, 7/11/14

          Can We Study Video Games Like We Study Novels?
          KQED, 7/17/14

          Why Humanities Reading Shouldn't Happen on Screens
          Chronicle of Higher Education, 7/14/14

LEADERSHIP

          On the Relationship Between Leading and Coaching
          Harvard Business Review, 7/17/14

          Hiring Beyond the Resume
          Harvard Business Review, 7/14/14

PEDAGOGY

          Sample Feedback to Increase Motivation and Promote Growth Mindsets
          Edutopia, 7/14/14

READING & WRITING

          Tips for Starting a Writing Center
          Edutopia, 7/18/14

          We Need to Reteach Ourselves to Read on Digital Devices
          New Yorker, 7/16/14

STEM

          Where STEM Graduates Are Working [Interactive Graphic]
          US Census, 7/10/14

TECH

          The New Ed Tech: MIT Professor Teaches Math With... a VCR
          Hechinger Report, 7/16/14

          Enter SOOCs (Selectively Open Online Courses)
          Pearson Labs, 7/7/14

          Understanding Peer Assessment on MOOCs
          IRRODL, 7/1/14

          Why Computers Won't Replace Teachers
          New Yorker, 7/8/14

OTHER

          How to Build a Campus Space for the Future: Don't.
          Chronicle of Higher Education, 7/18/14

          Use Your Password as a Reminder and Motivator
          99u, 7/15/14

          Chainmail Running Shoes.  No, really.  Chainmail Running Shoes.
          Core77, 7/15/14