The Public Domain ReviewMary Vitcenda introduces us to ripple effect mapping (REM), an evaluation technique to gauge the effectiveness of projects or programs on a community. This author looks at the success found at the University of Minnesota use of ripple effect mapping in evaluating their own initiatives.

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 16:37

PowerPoint Confessions

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Even if you haven’t heard the term ‘death by PowerPoint’ you probably still know the feeling. In this video individuals share their personal experiences with the misuse of PowerPoint presentations.

The Public Domain ReviewAn article that outlines some of the advantages of flexible learning spaces. The article summarizes the book "Learning Spaces" from Educause.

Wednesday, 08 July 2015 15:09

Makerspace, Creation for Community

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Have you ever wanted to take an idea for a real world object and make it real? Has a lack of know-how, materials, tools, space and time reasons stopped you from not pursuing it? Maybe you just have no idea how to even start!

The Public Domain ReviewWhat truly makes an education valuable: the effort the student puts into it. Hunter Rawlings questions the recent trend of viewing education in purely economic terms, thus reducing it to just a commodity.