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Nostalgia or Progress?

Nostalgia is the enemy of progress is a powerful statement. Note: I have heard the quote attributed to Steve Jobs, but I can’t find a reference online – can anyone confirm the source? Nostalgia is a sentimental longing for the past – often, a past that never existed, since memory tends to blur the less […]

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The F-Word

Why is it that so many educators have yet to really embrace leveraging the online world for teaching and learning? I think the f-word is an obstacle for many – FEAR. Change can be daunting; it can be fear-inducing. But less so if you consider yourself (and others) to be works-in-progress, examples of the growth […]

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The Change Process

People trying to quit smoking have been found by researchers to move through certain predictable phases as they change their behavior. The basic change model was developed by the psychologists James Prochaska and Carlo DiClemente (see The Five Stages of Change at http://www.agale.com.au/ FiveStagesOfChange.htm). Others have generalized these phases to other types of behavioral changes. […]

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