Last year, I developed an introduction to threshold concepts for the Higher Education Academy. It is now available online: https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/knowledge-hub/reflecting-threshold-concepts-introductory-tool Let me know what you think. I am always happy to talk about the applications of threshold concepts in education and for development in business settings. Contact me for more information.
In the previous post, I sketched out some reasons why it would be useful for all of us to know something about the fundamental concepts in formal logic. My claim is that because we use a vast array of models, theories and systems in our lives, we need to understand the concepts that describe how models… Read More
I recently had a discussion with a friend about whether there could be life on Venus. I contended, rather dogmatically, that there could not, based on our current theories about how biological life is understood and the limits that there might be on the biochemical complexity possible in the universe. My friend replied that we… Read More