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Rethinking Time for Writing: Product, Process, and Progress

Author: Jovi Nazareno, Grad Student at Harvard University, Extension School When people hear that I majored in English, have a job title of editor, and actually write and generally like it, some reactions are: Why? You must like reading Do you have any tips to get me to write? I shouldn’t share with you what [...]

2020-08-13T22:37:23-05:00August 13th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

For the struggling writer, begin with a compassionate heart

Author: Jovi Nazareno, Grad Student at Harvard University, Extension School Too many labels exist to oversimplify the complex act of writing. I’ve heard phrases like, “he’s slow,” “she should already know this,” “he’s not paying attention,” “she’s lazy,” “he’s unmotivated by this assignment,” “she can’t write,” or “he’s just not thinking.” These phrases share an [...]

2020-07-23T14:14:40-05:00July 23rd, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

Fascination with the brain and anything neuro

Author: Jovi Nazareno, Grad Student at Harvard University, Extension School Have you ever read a catchy headline about the brain, brain health, how we use or should use our brain, or how much of the brain we use? Perhaps, like me, you have at some point been baited or even charmed into reading more. [...]

2020-06-26T19:41:49-05:00June 9th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

Continuing your education online? Get to know your classmates

Author: Jovi Nazareno, Grad Student at Harvard University, Extension School As we attempt to create a new normal in which change is constant and physical isolation is common practice, we might find ourselves asking, “what does this mean for education?” Schools have closed their campuses, canceled classes and graduation ceremonies, and/or moved instruction and [...]

2020-05-16T11:49:09-05:00May 15th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

Moving Your Classes Online? Nothing Will Be the Same Again

Author: Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, Professor at Harvard University, Extension School My name is Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa and a month back I recorded a podcast on Taking your Courses Online in which I highlighted some of the benefits of remote learning. Today, I want to extend the moving metaphor to call attention to the ways the Coronavirus [...]

2020-04-29T00:46:15-05:00April 29th, 2020|Articles, Audio|0 Comments

The Downward Spiral of “Either Or” Thinking

Author: Jovi Nazareno, student at Harvard University Extension School. Overdue for replacement, phrases such as “be rational,” “leave your emotions out of it,” or “just get it done” fail to value the reality of our experiences. What we feel—negative or positive—cannot and are not meant to be divorced from our thoughts, our bodies, or [...]

2020-04-23T21:41:40-05:00April 23rd, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

Social Connectedness Via Communication as You Move Online

Author: Jovi Nazareno, student at Harvard University Extension School. Change is all around us. Schools, offices, businesses, events, and public spaces or transportation are closing, limiting their hours, or being cancelled. Certain places we go to on a daily basis are moving toward online structures; other places are providing just a subset of in-person [...]

2020-04-02T20:47:34-05:00April 2nd, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

Taking Your Course Online? Think Before You Leap

Author: Tracey Tokuhama-Espinosa, Professor at Harvard University Extension School Some of you have recently asked if there were any studies establishing the quality of online learning as compared with face-to-face. There is, and you can find several peer-reviewed articles to read for yourself in this Bundle: Online Education, Educational Technology, Gaming, AI-assisted Learning (click [...]

2020-03-19T23:30:33-05:00March 13th, 2020|Articles|1 Comment

The Trap of “Either Or” Thinking

Author: Jovi Nazareno, student at Harvard University Extension School. As a child and adolescent, I loved writing in a diary, submitting reflections for school, and taking on creative writing options for projects. Freedom came with being allowed to take all the time I wanted to think about my feelings, have random ideas, or imagine another [...]

2020-04-02T17:26:21-05:00February 26th, 2020|Articles|0 Comments
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