#ocTEL 1st activity

Can you identify the most important question about TEL that matters to you? I am still wondering if there is a chance that TEL can be disabling for some people, who are not confident in using online or offline technologies, can find it intimidating and alienating. I would like all my students to be enthusiastic…

‘Now again, emo…

‘Now again, emotional commitment is not enough. It is a necessary condition apparently. And I think I can tell you the reason why. Everybody who has studied creativity is driven finally to saying, “creativity comes out of your subconscious.” Somehow, suddenly, there it is. It just appears. Well, we know very little about the subconscious;…

‘Uncertainty do…

‘Uncertainty does not exist in the absolute but only in relation to order. The more differentiated the order, the more uncertainty appears. Conversely, uncertainty defines what is ordered and known. Elaborate rules and rituals are developed to prevent uncertainty, to minimize it, to attribute responsibility for it, and to eliminate it. In particular, we have…

Honesty in Medicine: should doctors tell the truth?

Dr. James F. Drane Full text here http://www.uchile.cl/portal/investigacion/centro-interdisciplinario-de-estudios-en-bioetica/publicaciones/76983/honesty-in-medicine-should-doctors-tell-the-truth To become a truthful person we have to struggle first to know the truth. Then we have to struggle with personal prejudices which can distort any information we gather. We have to try to be objective. We have to work to correct a corrupting tendency to confuse…