Monthly Archives: June 2013

Weekly summary (June, 29th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Creative Commons. The licenses in the teaching and scientific materials is a complicated issue. Many people ask me about this, and in particular on Creative Commons. This post gives a brief introduction about them. Link

2. Investing in higher education. This post explains the benefits […]

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Dissertation: Understanding the experience of watching a film: entertainment, meanings and emotions.

Today I have been on a dissertation evaluating the work entitled “Understanding the experience of watching a film: entertainment, meanings and emotions” of the PhD Candidate Ana G. Hernández López, whose supervisor has been the Professor Jordi López Sintas of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. I want to highlight three points:

The PhD Candidate has been […]

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Weekly summary (June, 15th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Batman is better than Superman. Today I decided to select this post for two reasons: 1) I am a big fan of superheroes, especially Batman, and 2) by the author’s explanation of how this knowledge we can improve our sales. It’s a very entertaining post. […]

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Models to follow

This fragment was taken from the section “Letters to the editor” of the newspaper “La Vanguardia” in date: June 9, 2013.

Seven educational reforms in a democracy with less than forty years of life seem too many. And our first thinking is related to the money that textbook publishers have won during these years. […]

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Weekly summary (june, 8th 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Avoiding plagiarism. Here you can find the continuation of the post of the last week where we talked about the existing types of plagiarism. It is a post which explains some basic ideas to avoid plagiarism. Link

2. Figures size. The second suggestion of the week […]

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Weekly summary (june, 1st 2013)

This week I recommend the following posts and papers:

1. Defining plagiarism. Here you can find a post which enumerates and describes the five types of existing plagiarism. It is a very interesting post because most people think that there is only one type of plagiarism. Link

2. A letter from a frustrated author. The second […]

By |Saturday, June 1 2013|Research, Teaching|Comments Off on Weekly summary (june, 1st 2013)