Fantasy, Humanism, and Improving Authors

Everyone likes different books. I tend to like books that speak to being human. I think that’s why I read so much fantasy literature. To blatantly steal a concept, they use the impossible to examine the probable. When you strip away the requirement to make the setting accurate you allow yourself the ability to more […]

Review of The Last Colony by John Scalzi

The Last Colony by John Scalzi My rating: 5 of 5 stars A brilliant novel. The perfect way to wrap up the trilogy (yes, I know it continues, but it was originally the end of the trilogy). Scalzi has the perfect combination of military sci-fi mixed with bits of humor, political maneuvering, and all set […]

The Mind of a Digital Native

I was reading Lowering Higher Education by James E. Côté and Anton L. Allahar recently and was intrigued by their chapter on Technologies.  In it they discuss the concept of Digital Natives and whether or not they require a different style of teaching or have a different understanding of learning.  Do Digital Natives require a […]

Brief Review of “Lowering Higher Education” by James E. Côté & Anton L. Allahar

Lowering Higher Education: The Rise of Corporate Universities and the Fall of Liberal Education by James E. Côté My rating: 5 of 5 stars If you are at all interested or involved in Higher Education I recommend you read this book. If the government and schools were to implement even some of their recommendations I […]