“Combined, these discourses lead us to _the paradox of educational technology_: When something good happens, we praise technology; but when something bad happens, we blame the students (occasionally, this blame also extends to their teachers).” (p 1129)
“… the results strongly suggest that the majority of first-year students at the institution studied are investing more hours than are designed by teachers, some reaching more than double a full-time workload during the period studied.
“Overwork can be a serious issue and anecdotally students are susceptible in some disciplines, such as computer science, architecture and design, to overwork substantially beyond the expectations and requirements of courses.” (p 1226)
“… it is only via fluent speakers that dying languages can be inter-generationally transmitted in order to once again become the mother tongues of a new generation.” (p 140)
“‘Many of our children no longer speak Navajo, the reason being because we have so many influences now in this world,’ said Bilagody.” (¶17)
“The FBM asserts that for a person to perform a target behavior, he or she must (1) be sufficiently motivated, (2) have the ability to perform the behavior, and (3) be triggered to perform the behavior. These three factors must occur at the same moment, else the behavior will not happen.” (p 1)
“This article suggests ways in which course providers, by circumventing traditional academic policies and showing maximum flexibility and understanding to non-traditional students, can bring high-risk students long-term positive results …” (p 417)
“To this resistance, Mitra responded with a quote from the science fiction writer Sir Arthur C. Clarke who stated ‘A teacher that can be replaced by a machine should be’.” (p 27)