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The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective teaching in an age when everyone,and in particular the students we are teaching, are using technology. A fram...
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I've been thinking about getting a Chromebook as a cheaper laptop alternative, especially since I use Google apps and services extensively. While I was initially sceptical about a browser-based ope...
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“Throughout the history of computers, we’ve been striving to shorten the gap between us and digital information, the gap between our physical world and the world in the screen,” interface designer ...
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When you pick up the phone, you don't expect Elon Musk to be on the other line.
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Hacking the hospital: medical devices have terrible default security - Boing Boing
Scott Erven is head of information security for a healthcare provider called Essentia Health, and his Friday presentation at Chicago's Thotcon, "Just What The Doctor Ordered?" is a terrifying tour ...
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David Nicholls at Critical Physiotherapy recently blogged about how we might think about access to physiotherapy education, and offers the metaphor of a gated community as one possibility. The staf...
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These four-dimensional objects are built layer by layer in a 3D printer. But given time – the fourth dimension – these devices can automatically morph into a different shape, and thereby even change their function.
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A local film maker has transformed Cape Town's Rhodes Drive into an enchanted forest of glow-in-the dark endemic creatures.
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We believe our world is riddled with terror and war, but we may be living in the most peaceable era in human existence. Why brutality is declining and empathy is on the rise.
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By confronting students with uncertainty, ambiguity, and conflicting perspectives, instructors help them develop more mature mental models that coincide with the problem-solving approaches used by ...
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I try to figure out better ways to teach physiotherapy students.
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I prefer winter to summer
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I have wrestled a crocodile.
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  • University of the Western Cape
    Physiotherapy, 1997 - present
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