Posts Tagged ‘Skinner’

April 10th, 2019 - 1:00 am § in Schools & Colleges, The Ave Scene, UW

The Scandal of Online Education

Highline, a new online magazine from the Huffington Post has a disturbing article on the abuse of higher education by private, for profit, online education services.   The author,  Kevin Carey is the director of education policy program at a  policy institute, New America.  His key points [...]

February 20th, 2016 - 3:20 am § in Misc.

Beyond Freud

What lies in the deep waters beneath the Ego and Libido? Jonathan Freeman, a psychologist and the project coordinator of the CEEDs (Collective Experience of Empathic Data Systems) project, said: “What the science shows is that a lot of that background processing that we are not paying attention to[...]

December 6th, 2013 - 1:23 pm § in Misc.

Behavior: Skinner vs Freud

This topic came up because I was trying to explain Skinner’s views of family conflicts to a Freudian. If you know some Freud, try clicking the card, otherwise here is a good place to start.[...]

April 13th, 2011 - 6:21 am § in Misc., UW

UW borrows 200 million to build stadium, Berkeley borrows 7 million to set up online classes

(Berkeley)  officials … said on Friday that finding enough outside support had been a challenge. The university has secured the option to borrow $7-million to help pay for the project and may spend $4-million to $7-million of that money over the next several years, he said. Meantime .. the UW[...]

January 10th, 2011 - 12:49 pm § in Misc.

WA State Colleges Go Online!

With a $750,000 matching grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges is developing low-cost, online instructional materials for its community and technical colleges. The first 43 courses, which are as varied as “General [...]