Archive | January 2013

The LSU Top 5 #16

This is the sixteenth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Millions of Graduates Hold Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree, Report Says - The Chronicle According to the report “Why Are Recent College Graduates […]

2012 English Teacher of the Year

Recently Matt interviewed Danny Green, RMIT Vietnam’s 2012 English Teacher of the Year, and asked him about life teaching in Saigon. Click for Matts interview with Danny

The LSU Top 5 #15

This is the fifteenth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Professor says students can’t identify continents on map – CBC News Associate Professor Judith Adler of Memorial University in Canada had always assumed that […]

2012 – The LSU blog in review

Thanks for following us in 2012 and keeping up with our articles and the new addition to the LSU blog – The Top 5. Here’s an annual report of the LSU blog and how many people read this blog this past year (and where in the world they are). Check out the summary below and […]

LSU Top 5 #14

This is the fourteenth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!)   Hiring Creative Employees – The Creativity Post Employers are increasingly looking for creative employees, and yet the requirements of potential employees ensure basic competence rather […]

Slow Thinking in a Fast World

By Sam Graham, LSU Waiting for a friend? Get out your phone, check Facebook. Cooking dinner? Turn on the TV. Heading to the gym? Download a podcast. Settling down to work? Good luck, here’s another email. We’re surrounded by stimulation and always have something to do. With a smart phone in our pocket, we have […]

The LSU Top 5 #13

This is the thirteenth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) The Data Vigilante – The Atlantic When Wharton research psychologist Uri Simonsohn saw published data that didn’t add up, he couldn’t let it go. In doing so, he uncovered blatant data fabrication […]

Facebook and learning

By David DeBrot, LSU This is David’s article that appeared in Thanh Nien News and Vietweek News on 04/01/2013. Social media tools such as Facebook are used in advertising, marketing and commerce. But could it also help you with your studies? I think it may. ‘Social media’ is a bit of a misnomer as it seems to conflate being […]

The LSU Top 5 #12

This is the twelfth of our weekly links to the top 5 interesting bits and pieces we’ve found from around the internet. (Linking doesn’t mean we necessarily agree with these articles!) Survey reveals UK study benefits for Chinese – Times Higher Education A recent report found that Chinese students who studied in the UK and returned home were more open-minded and […]

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