Learning & Education – Thesis Hub https://thesishub.org Knowledge sharing platform for researchers. Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:19:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.4 112478631 Are Geniuses Born or Made? http://thesishub.org/geniuses-born-made/ https://thesishub.org/geniuses-born-made/#respond Sun, 10 Jul 2016 19:53:37 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=6227 Are Geniuses Born or Made

Is there a way to bring out the genius within all of us? In this interview withThe New York Times columnist Carl Zimmer as part of Big Think’s partnership with 92Y’s Seven Days of Genius  series, neuroscientist Joy Hirsch explores the connections in our brain that make us different and whether people like Einstein are born geniuses or […]

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Human Learning Styles http://thesishub.org/human-learning-styles/ https://thesishub.org/human-learning-styles/#respond Tue, 05 Jul 2016 19:57:20 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=6230 Human Learning Styles

Everyone is unique, as people and as learners. If you can identify your instinctive approach to learning, you will be able to see your natural strengths and weaknesses. If you can build on your strengths and strengthen your weaknesses, you will be in a better position to gain control over your learning Four learning styles […]

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Evaluating Information – Applying the “Craap” Test http://thesishub.org/evaluating-information-applying-craap-test/ https://thesishub.org/evaluating-information-applying-craap-test/#respond Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:41:22 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=6219 Evaluating Information – Applying the "Craap" Test

When you search for information, you’re going to find lots of it . . . but is it good information? You will have to determine that for yourself, and the CRAAP Test can help. The CRAAP Test is a list of questions to help you evaluate the information you find. Different criteria will be more […]

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Clues for Evaluating Research Studies http://thesishub.org/clues-evaluating-research-studies/ https://thesishub.org/clues-evaluating-research-studies/#respond Wed, 22 Jun 2016 12:58:46 +0000 http://thesishub.org/newthesishub/?p=6204 Clues for Evaluating Research Studies

Introduction One form of authority that relies a great deal on observation and often carries special weight is the research study: usually a systematic collection of observations by people trained to do scientific research. How dependable are research findings? Like appeals to any authority, we cannot tell about the dependability of research findings until we […]

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Strategies for Overcoming Writer’s Block http://thesishub.org/strategies-for-overcoming-writers-block/ https://thesishub.org/strategies-for-overcoming-writers-block/#respond Sat, 28 May 2016 22:30:16 +0000 https://mythesishub.wordpress.com/?p=1438 Strategies for Overcoming Writer's Block

Sometimes researchers experience writer’s block. This can cause anxiety which in turn makes the writer even more anxious. The key is to break this cycle. “Don’t get it right, just get it written” –James Thurber Tips for getting started Write/type some words that describe how you feel about the task, then about the thesis/paper. Give […]

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Note-taking http://thesishub.org/note-taking/ https://thesishub.org/note-taking/#respond Sat, 28 May 2016 13:15:39 +0000 https://mythesishub.wordpress.com/?p=928 Note-taking

Why take notes? Note-taking is part of the learning process and a skill all students need to master to have a useful and accurate account of lectures and readings. The key is to capture knowledge accurately in a way that is meaningful and pleasing to you.  Note-taking enhances listening and concentration skills; provides a personal […]

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A Guide to Critical Thinking http://thesishub.org/a-guide-to-critical-thinking/ https://thesishub.org/a-guide-to-critical-thinking/#respond Sat, 28 May 2016 12:59:51 +0000 https://mythesishub.wordpress.com/?p=870

WHAT ARE THE ISSUE AND THE CONCLUSION? Before we evaluate someone’s reasoning, we must first find it. Doing so sounds simple; it isn’t. To get started as a critical thinker, you must practice the identification of the issue and the conclusion.  Cell phones are becoming a large part of today’s society bringing with than benefits […]

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