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Written By: daveski on February 2, 2010 No Comment

FIT celebrates the official launch of the student-run Berkeley Review of Education. Congratulations to al the volunteers at the GSE who have made this happen!

From the editors:

We are excited to announce the publication of the inaugural issue of the Berkeley Review of Education. The journal can be accessed free online at more→

Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on April 14, 2009 3 Comments
Words in Context

Exemplar is an amazing website that:

searches over 1,900 journals from Springer’s collection to find authentic examples of how a word or phrase is used in published literature. Comprehensive coverage includes both current and archival content in all major subject areas including the life sciences, medicine, engineering, mathematics, computer science, business, and law, […]

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on April 14, 2009 No Comment

A University of Southern California study concludes that:

streams of information provided by social networking sites are too fast for the brain’s “moral compass” to process and could harm young people’s emotional development.

The study will be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Online Early Edition.

Read articles on the study […]

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Written By: daveski on February 13, 2009 No Comment

Following up on last week’s UCCLLT colloquium (already a week ago!), it looks like there’s an issue of Sociolinguistic Studies out now on monolingualism: http://linguistlist.org/issues/20/20-456.html

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on December 11, 2008 2 Comments
Lost in Translation

The Independent, UK, has an article about how the highly reputed German scientific journal, Max Planck Forschung, unwittingly used a cover image with Chinese text from a Macau brothel to highlight its China issue. In place of what the editors imagined was ancient Chinese poetry, they ended up with some clearly racy text. […]

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on November 13, 2008 1 Comment
To Blog or Not to Blog?

Prof. Kern’s provocative post on blogging got me thinking…why is it that I blog? Why do I find the medium so inviting, such a great FIT for my intellectually and emotionally expressive needs? Why is it that when I haven’t blogged in a while, I feel an unsettling vacuum within, as if I […]

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