It’s been a while since the last regular dose of EduLinks. While Tuesday’s post has surely given you a lot to think about, I thought it best to catch up with some links of note over the last few weeks. Then I’ll be nearly up to date.
Even when you’ve written a presentation or talk that’s world class, it can only be communicated strongly with a clear focus on the day. Scott Young advises on how to get rid of those worries and butterflies that could trip you up.
I love todo lists. I know how beneficial they can be. My wife writes lists all the time. I wish I made these lists more often than I already do.
If you aren’t doing this yet, read Dustin’s article and make a point of changing. You know it makes sense!
Well done to the University of Nottingham for raising fantastic amounts during their RAG festivities last month.
I love it. This guy lived in a library to prove he didn’t need a dorm to survive…all in order to win first pick on a snazzy penthouse dorm!
The sheer contradiction is so good that I hope he does win!
Yes, Gen-Y peeps use the library more than expected. Although not necessarily to take out books…if the article above is anything to go by, maybe Gen-Y use libraries to live in!
Even with our best friends, we don’t always see eye to eye. These tips help you to develop your relationships, even if you don’t always agree.
More techniques and tips to build relationships.
I only recently found out about ‘Make Use Of’. There’s a lot going on with the site and you’re bound to find something of interest there. I’ve linked their Best Articles page, which also suggests you join their subscribers list. I suggest you do it too.
Yes, come to university. We don’t bite…mwah-ha-ha-ha-HA-HA-HAHAHAHA!
In a nutshell, students generally like their courses, but they want better quality feedback on the work that they do. The article explains all.
UPDATE: The Times Higher Education has revamped itself. While it’s not exactly aimed at students, that doesn’t mean you should ignore it. The latest edition, out today in the new revamped form in print and online, is worth a quick look. Here are a few articles of note:
This feature is called ‘Monday Inspiration’. The great ideas showcased in the post are pretty inspirational. And while you’re getting inspired, you can drool over some of the great gadgety goodness.
Don’t leave things to the last minute and give yourself a treat for reaching a target. Oh yes, and read this article, whether or not you’re doing a PhD.
Might half your reading be in a different language for all the info you’re getting from it? Would you like to start understanding more about the stuff you’re reading? If you’re encountering any difficulties with what you’ve been set to read, get the help from Study Hacks to master those papers, no matter how complicated they may seem.