Tech Harmful to Education Say Some Tech Execs

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Technology is our future, and kids are our future. So kids need technology in schools, right? Not according to some of the top tech executives in Silicon Valley. A New York Times profile of the Waldorf School of the Peninsula in Silicon Valley showed that counterintuitively, many of the top technology executives in the world believe […]

What It Takes to Be Great

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There’s a lesson I’ve learned, then forgotten, then relearned many times. Recently it’s been front and center in my mind, and this time I’m determined to keep it there. The lesson is that in order to do anything worthwhile, you need to have the humility and the courage to learn. I’m not talking about formal […]

Data Visualization Lesson 1: Examine the Y-Axis

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Editor’s Note: Today I am pleased to introduce you to a new regular contributor to Research Access, Dr. Dana Griffin.  Dr. Griffin will be starting off by doing a series of lessons on data visualization, beginning with today’s entry.  It is incredibly easy to draw erroneous conclusions from data that is presented visually. Nowhere has this […]

The Gamification of Education

The Gamification of Education

Editor’s Note: As summer winds down, Research Access will be getting you ready to go “back to school” with two weeks of posts on the topic of education. Between August 20 and 31 we will be doing a series of posts that will have you ready to put on those new clothes, pack your lunch box […]

The Federal Exit from U.S. Public Education

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Editor’s Note: As summer winds down, Research Access will be getting you ready to go “back to school” with two weeks of posts on the topic of education. Between August 20 and 31 we will be doing a series of posts that will have you ready to put on those new clothes, pack your lunch box […]

10 Books for Market Researchers

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Editor’s Note: As summer winds down, Research Access will be getting you ready to go “back to school” with two weeks of posts on the topic of education. Between August 20 and 31 we will be doing a series of posts that will have you ready to put on those new clothes, pack your lunch box […]

Lessons from the Emory University Data Scandal

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Editor’s Note: As summer winds down, Research Access will be getting you ready to go “back to school” with two weeks of posts on the topic of education. Between August 20 and 31 we will be doing a series of posts that will have you ready to put on those new clothes, pack your lunch box […]

An Interview with QuestionPro’s Erik Koto on the Acquisition of PollBob

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Editor’s Note:  There was big news today as online survey software company QuestionPro announced its intent to acquire polling site PollBob. Research Access is pleased to bring you this exclusive interview with QuestionPro President Erik Koto about the PollBob acquisition. Dana Stanley: Hello, Erik; thanks for taking some time to talk. Erik Koto: Thanks for […]

Educating Kids in a Data-Driven World

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Editor’s Note: As summer winds down, Research Access will be getting you ready to go “back to school” with two weeks of posts on the topic of education. Between August 20 and 31 we will be doing a series of posts that will have you ready to put on those new clothes, pack your lunch […]

The Medicare Election

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In Rep. Paul Ryan’s very first week as presumptive GOP vice-presidential nominee, the distinct change in President Obama’s campaign rhetoric—along with an explosion of media debate over Medicare restructuring that Ryan championed last year in the US House of Representatives—made it hard to doubt that the 2012 presidential race has now been cast as “the […]