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Procrastination vs. the Importance of Timing

By Bill Tierney

by Bill Tierney Sometimes people misinterpret procrastination for simply getting everything done as soon as possible.  I think that’s a mistake, too.  I don’t think every single message that I get –via email, phone or in person – has to be handled the moment I receive it.  Granted, I hit the reply button a lot […]

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Technology and the Interstices of Qualitative Research and Policy

By Randy Clemens

by Randy Clemens Now is an exciting time to be a researcher. Technology and digital media allow quantitative and qualitative researchers to explore new territories. The internet allows qualitative researchers to interact with research subjects in new spaces as well as collect and present data in new ways. With new methods comes new data. But, […]

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Procrastination and the Importance of Getting It Done

By Bill Tierney

by Bill Tierney In studies about procrastination one place that gets investigated a great deal is the college campus.  Students procrastinate and end up pulling “all-nighters” finishing a paper they should have finished weeks ago.  Professors procrastinate as well, but they tend to clean the house or read that article on-line that someone mentioned a […]

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What’s Religion Got To Do With It?

By Lorraine Solaegui

By Shafiqa Ahmadi and Darnell Cole, Guest Bloggers Shafiqa Ahmadi, JD and Darnell Cole, PhD are faculty members at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California.  This week’s blogs are based on their upcoming book on Muslim Student experiences on college campuses.  They would like to thank their research assistants, Umera […]

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After All, Those Baby Mohammads Will Grow Up to Be Adult Mohammads

By Lorraine Solaegui

by Shafiqa Ahmadi and Darnell Cole, Guest Bloggers  Shafiqa Ahmadi, JD and Darnell Cole, PhD are faculty members at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California.  This week’s blogs are based on their upcoming book on Muslim Student experiences on college campuses.  They would like to thank their research assistants, Umera […]

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Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will (never?) hurt me!

By Lorraine Solaegui

by Shafiqa Ahmadi and Darnell Cole, Guest Bloggers Shafiqa Ahmadi, JD and Darnell Cole, PhD are faculty members at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. This week’s blogs are based on their upcoming book on Muslim Student experiences on college campuses. They would like to thank their research assistants, Umera […]

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I am a woman, so what?

By Lorraine Solaegui

By Shafiqa Ahmadi and Darnell Cole, Guest Bloggers Shafiqa Ahmadi, JD and Darnell Cole, PhD are faculty members at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. This week’s blogs are based on their upcoming book on Muslim Student experiences on college campuses. They would like to thank their research assistants, Umera […]

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Racialization of Muslims

By Lorraine Solaegui

This week 21st Century Scholar welcomes Shafiqa Ahmadi and Darnell Cole as guest bloggers! Shafiqa Ahmadi, JD and Darnell Cole, PhD are faculty members at the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California. This week’s blogs are based on their upcoming book on Muslim Student experiences on college campuses. Professors Ahmadi and […]

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Fractions, Potions and Aliens from a Strange Planet

By Zoe B. Corwin

by Zoe Corwin Two weeks ago I had the honor of participating in a fascinating meeting sponsored by the Gates Foundation, MacArthur Foundation and USC’s Game Innovation Lab.  They invited game designers, user satisfaction experts (the people who determine if a game is fun or not), assessment experts (mostly academic folk who delve into learning […]

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Thursday is TechDay

By Stefani Relles

by Stefani Relles When was the last time you bought a new lap top? For me, it was Saturday. Today’s tech tip is based on my recent experience as a technology consumer and the stress it provoked (despite my baseline self-confidence as an enthusiast and user). Four years ago when I bought my last laptop, […]

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