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David Simpson
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Professor of Psychology at Carroll University (USA)
Professor of Psychology at Carroll University (USA)

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A few minutes ago I finished reading Sigrid Nunez’s beautiful novel The Friend (more about it can be found here). I still am choked up in tears from reading it. It strikes close to home, and it triggered reflections about my best past and present canine…

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Once I have tearfully witnessed Commencement, I don my invisibility cloak.  From the perception of many persons used to finding me ubiquitous, I disappear from the Net. Summer is a time for being outdoors, for travel, for gardening, for playing with…

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I enjoy arriving at work by 7:15 am. It gives me time to walk around the Art building to discover the many new student and faculty works of art that are showcased in the different galleries. It will be interesting to see on April 23 the finalized versions…

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  Today my new student assistant Kristen and I explored using Designrr as an ebook-writing tool. Here is what we were able to do. It is in a pdf format. Next, we shall master Lulu, CreateSpace, and Pressbooks. Not bad for two freshmen  (one being me!)…

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What is the “best” screen casting software? The answer is always “it depends” on how much you are willing to spend. how much learning time you have. what your particular needs are. the operating system you are using. whether you want numerous bell and…

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For the past 40 years I have taught a course called Statistics and Experimental Design required of Carroll Psychology majors. Here is a brief description of HOW I teach PSY205 (click the “HOW” link). Below is a first draft of an ebook I am writing with…

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Caveat Lector: This blog piece is laden with hypertext links that lead you to additional thoughts I have about these learning tools! With the deadline for responding to Jane Hart’s annual list of top learning tools not until this summer, here are my…

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When I was a graduate student, I would religiously read every article in every journal to which I subscribed. Alas, I have fallen out of that good habit.  Perhaps I need to finish reading Charles Duhigg’s books like this one here. One of my resolutions as…

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As I continue my transition to WordPress.org (and apply Margareta Magnusson’s ideas articulated in The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning to blogs I have written and photographs I have taken), I shall be revisiting some earlier pieces I have written…
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