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Mulling Over School and Life: Some Will Win, Some Will Lose (and Some are Born to Sing the Blues)
     

Mulling Over School and Life: Some Will Win, Some Will Lose (and Some are Born to Sing the Blues)

by Roy W Wilson Ph.D.
 
This book considers the following questions that anyone might ask at one or more points in their life. Will I be a success? Am I a success? Was I a success?

In the process, it raises questions about the purposes of schooling and their relationship, if any, to "success" and "failure" in life.

The intended audience consists of (primarily) the general reader who is

Overview

This book considers the following questions that anyone might ask at one or more points in their life. Will I be a success? Am I a success? Was I a success?

In the process, it raises questions about the purposes of schooling and their relationship, if any, to "success" and "failure" in life.

The intended audience consists of (primarily) the general reader who is interested in education and (secondarily) the student of schooling, who is often an aspiring, current or former teacher.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781482628357
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
05/21/2013
Pages:
44
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.11(d)

Meet the Author

Between 2001 and 2010, Roy Wilson published conference and peer-reviewed journal papers related to simulation, small groups, and education. He is currently a member of the Editorial Board of The Society for Modeling & Simulation International Newsletter. He is also a peer reviewer for the Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation.

From 2001 through 2006, Roy Wilson worked on several projects (one funded by the National Science Foundation) at the Learning Research and Development Center of the University of Pittsburgh. In 2005, the Social and Comparative Analysis in Education program (in the School of Education) at the University of Pittsburgh awarded him the Ph.D. degree. In addition, he earned a Ph.D. minor in Quantitative Research Methodology. In the 1990s, he taught several courses in the history of computing at Carnegie Mellon University while earning a Master's degree in History and Policy. In the 1980s, Roy earned a Master's degree in Humanities from the University of Colorado and a Master's degree in Computer Science from Denver University (Colorado). After a period as a consultant to several small insurance businesses, he worked an applied mathematician on several national intelligence programs that required employees to hold an (above) Top Secret security clearance. In the 1970s, he earned a Master's degree in mathematics from Denver University and a Bachelor's degree (majoring in both mathematics and philosophy, with a near major in history) from Metropolitan State College (now Metropolitan State University) of Denver, Colorado.

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