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By admin on November 25, 2013
This article discusses the economics of academia. It has an interesting comparison of systems in the US and Europe. One thing it fails to discuss is the impact of online education: how is the army of contract labor changing as teaching is made non-site-specific? How is the position of professors changing in response?
By admin on November 20, 2013
Sketchometry is another intriguing approach to interactive mathematics, especially on touch devices. I’ve tried it out a little bit on my iPad, and while there is some learning curve, I was able to graph some functions and draw a bit. I am particularly interested in the touch aspect of the program. Bringing the kinetic into mathematics […]
By admin on November 19, 2013