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Free and excellent online learning via coursera

I love Coursera. It's an organization that brings the best educators in the world directly to us. You and members of your community can take a course from Harvard, Princeton, Wesleyan University (the best Universities in the world) right now, for free. Anyone can start studying right now. Geography, money, educational background are no longer barriers. I try to encourage every young student, every senior citizen, everyone to consider learning something new. Why not start a community learning group?

There are also some really great courses in the Life Sciences Section. Some look quite interesting (and challenging): Bacteria and Infection Control through University of Copenhagen gets really high marks. There is a course on Nutrition Science through John Hopkins University (one of the best medical schools in the US). Here's the Social Sciences Catalogue link - just click the button below.

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Switchtracking Podcast

Fascinating podcast explaining why giving feedback often doesn't go as planned! Just click on the link to start listening to Episode 1: Switchtracking. 

This is the podcast I referred to in class. 'Stereotype Threat', and 'Students and Teachers' episodes are very interesting and relevant. Heck, they're all interesting!

I use Tiny Scanner to create pdf files from the flip chart notes I transcribe when doing workshops or public consultations. It's easier to work with the notes when they're on 8.5 x 11 paper. Flip chart paper can be pretty inconvenient to work with when you're creating follow-up reports.

Websites that help us explore biases and the impact they have

in case you forget: Video Refreshers of Our workshop content

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How can I design and lead a good discussion?

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