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I’m Not Crazy About eCollege Either: So Now What?

In “ReWork,” Fried and Hansson (2010) advocate an active approach to shaping your work environment, suggesting you “scratch your own itch” My “itch” was that I felt eCollege was missing a few things: It desperately needs a searchable and better organized interface for the “Google Generation.” It desperately needs better course design tools that are not constantly interrupted by course creation tools… and some templating so you don’t have... more

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Defenses

Following is a list of defenses and some information about them. The list is not exhaustive, but covers the big ones. Displacement One way to avoid the risk associated with feeling unpleasant emotions is to displace them, or put them somewhere other than where they belong. A common example is being angry at your boss. Displaying that anger could cost you your job. You might be afraid that you can not contain it, but also afraid of what will happen if you express it toward your boss. You might... more