After reading the text on flow, watch this talk. Admittedly, Csikszentmihalyi is not a great orator, but it will serve to complete our understanding of his important ideas
As a littlle souvenir from the two wonderful lessons dedicated to watching and discussing To Kill a Mockingbird
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s work Flow has been one of the most influencial books of psychology written in the last two decades. In fact, the concept of flow has been become an accepted fact in psychology and education. This is short paper on some of these educational applications. What do you think? We will watch a video with an interview to Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi on Thursday.
This is the TED talk which has been most widely watched in the last years. Ken Robinson is one of the leading experts in education, which -if you compare what he says with our educational system- can be, in fact, seen as rather sad. This talk is a true classic, delivering a profound message in the most entertaining manner, full of wit and humour. Watch it, do the normal exercise and then post it in your blogs
With the exams, Easter holidays and then the problem with my eyes, this blog has been inactive for four weeks. My apologies. I see that some of you have kept active, while others also stopped. I would ask everybody to resume your work at your blogs and try to keep them up for these last five weeks of the course.