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It ain’t what you say, it’s the way that you say it

A recent study, published in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication in the USA, has studied the impact of insulting comments about an article on readers’ capacity to understand the article’s content accurately. It has concluded that an abusive or offensive comment not only changes a reader’s response to what s/he’s read, it also changes her/his [...]

By | March 19th, 2013|Categories: Business, Learning Technologies|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

Study, learning and maturity

A recent request, received from a journalist, ran: ‘Here at Staffordshire Living magazine we are currently working on our Sept/Oct edition which includes a feature on the options available if you would like to become a MATURE STUDENT…’   Some people would argue that being a ‘mature student’ is an oxymoron.   After [...]