Teaching + Learning News 1.02
- Semi-occasional reports on the world of higher-education teaching and learning, as seen from the University of Calgary’s Faculty of Arts. By Michael Ullyot, Associate Dean (Teaching + Learning): saving your inbox from overload since 2014.
Around the World
- Information is Beautiful: I’d never thought of it as such, but this market research company’s annual awards (and blog) have convinced me. They “celebrate excellence and beauty in data visualizations, infographics and information art.”
- 27,000 Lecture Hours: Brush up your Heidegger, Dante, or Architectural History with Open Culture‘s list of free online university courses from Stanford, Yale, MIT, Oxford, Harvard and UC Berkeley. Most of them are on YouTube, iTunes or university web sites. It includes Richard Feynman’s classic 1964 course , The Character of Physical Law: “Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry.”