The educational thoughts of Jason Epstein
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two-minute animations on various aspects of critical thinking, aimed at school ages 8 to 10, or kids between the ages of 13 and 15, but also designed to resonate with grown-ups. Inspired by the animation style of the 1950s, most recognizably Saul Bass, the films are designed to promote a set of educational resources on critical thinking by TechNYou, an emerging technologies public information project funded by the Australian government.
“Baloney Detection Kit” for grown-ups from the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science and Skeptic Magazine editor Michael Shermer — a 10-point checklist for assessing the believability of a claim
The complaint was brought against GSU (the defendant) by Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and Sage Publications, Inc. (the plaintiffs). The plaintiffs originally brought forward 99 individual items that had been placed on eReserves at GSU, but over the course of time this list was revised. The final decision gives item-by-item decisions on 74 documents.