Posts Tagged ‘Books’

Practice makes…achievement, anyway

My favorite section of Malcolm Gladwell’s latest masterpiece, Outliers: The Story of Success, is the second chapter, The 10,000-Hour Rule. Gladwell makes a strong argument for the role of practice in the success of people you have heard of – Bill Gates and the Beatles, and high achievers whose names may be unfamiliar to you. […]

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The Art of Instruction

Lately I have been thinking about the art of instruction – that is, the precise role language, behavior, and course materials play in achieving desired course results. Educators can walk into a classroom and go through the motions (and so can students) and it will probably work well enough. You can move through a class […]

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Q. Can you be an artist and a graphic designer?

A. In a word, yes. Graphic design is art, and visual art relies on the same foundation principles that graphic designers use to organize information. The fiscal difference, no, that’s not the right word after all, let’s try it again. The difference between a visual artist and a graphic designer is that the artist, unless […]

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