Posts Written By: Andrew Feldstein

Adventures in Blogging

I have been toying with the idea of creating a blog for quite a while.  In fact, I have started and stopped building this blog at least half a dozen times over the last 11 years.  Eventually I realized that wanting to start a blog wasn’t sufficient reason for starting a blog.  I believe, however, […]

Buzzwords Kill

Those of us that work with educational technology are constantly awash in a sea of buzzwords.    These buzzwords can, at times, be useful; particularly when everyone is on the same page and have a common understanding of what a particular buzzword means. Admittedly, it’s much easier to toss off a term like ‘gamification’ or ‘learning […]

Sound Advice

A couple of years ago I invested in a pair of hearing aids. It was not an easy decision. I thought of hearing aids as a sign of weakness and I imagined myself being horribly self-conscious. Besides, my wife had gotten used to having to repeat herself and listening to the television at an uncomfortably […]

Stumbling On Subjectivity

In June 2006 I attended, talking with Steve Borgatti at the CASOS Summer Institute at Carnegie Mellon, I was speaking with Steve Borgatti and expressed, with the certainty of someone who has a lot to learn, my doubts concerning experimental design and whether we are really measuring the phenomena that we describe with our imperfect […]