Luminaria: Volume 1, Issue 8

by on October 13, 2011 in Luminaria with 2 Comments »


IN THIS ISSUE

  • Letter from the Editor
  • Q&A: Self-Directed Learning
  • Short Story: “Zombies of the Big Apple”
  • Special Feature: A Film on Self-Directed Learning
  • Math Corner
  • A Concluding Note

 

The Editor Speaks

Letter from Nathan Schiller, Writing Specialist, LEC

Dear Readers,

The theme for this issue of Luminaria, the LEC newsletter, is the guiding concept of the LEC: self-directed learning. This may seem like an obvious term—Q: What is self-directed learning? A: It’s when you learn by directing yourself!—but it is actually much more layered, complex, and interesting. And because it is an idea crucial to MCNY, it is, therefore, an idea worth exploring.

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