Monthly Archives: November 2012

Earbrushing out the truth

Dear Auntie BBC, I am sorry if you find some thorns amongst the roses in this bouquet for your 90th birthday. I have to ask you, “Does syntax matter any more? Is it a 21st century irrelevance, a dying art; … Continue reading

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Strictly for the Birds

Captive cockatoo shows skill in making and using tools I am frantic with worry. Ingenious carrion crows have been shown to use traffic to crack hard nuts. Problem-solving finches extract grubs from trees. Blue tits cream off the top from … Continue reading

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Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology

The third edition of Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology has won the 2012 Outstanding Book Award from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT Division of Design and Development). This book gives readers a clear picture of … Continue reading

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