Richard Feynman

Maybe This Is What’s Missing – Or – It’s Only Work If You’d Rather Be Doing Something Else

Substitute (instructional design | course development | teaching | writing | learning) where you see “research” and “physics” in the excerpts below.   “But when it came time to do some research. I couldn’t get to work. I was a little tired; I was not interested; I couldn’t do research!… And then I thought to […]

Cargo Cult Science and Education

In addition to being a Nobel Laureate (1965), great story teller, and perhaps the most passionate and unrelenting student of physics in the 20th century, Richard Feynman (1918-1988) was also one of the greatest contemporary teachers of physics. His Feynman Lectures are no less than a gold standard in science education and still inspire and […]