By Stanford Learning Lab
The FilamentFeb 09, 2023
Episode Four with 2022 Doctoral Graduate Nina Horowitz
Bioengineering PhD Nina Horowitz joins LLIT Program Director Aillie McKeever to discuss writing a dissertation, arranging tie dye data into rainbow order, and building accountability practices that work long-term. Nina shares reflections about her academic and professional careers, handy tools and approaches to learning, and ideas that guided her to a job she loves. Click here to read a transcript of the conversation.
Episode Three with Rajiv Sinha, a 2022 Stanford Graduate
Stanford Learning Lab’s Dr. Mitch Dandignac is joined by Rajiv Sinha, a 2022 Stanford graduate with a Masters Degree in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Rajiv reflects on the highlights and challenges of his unique educational experiences as a student with suspected Asperger's Syndrome. In this episode, we discuss a wide range of topics including Rajiv's graduate experiences, early life learning, Asperger's Syndrome, meditation practice, communication styles, writing challenges and strategies, as well as other topics. Click here to read a transcript of the conversation.
Episode Two with Recent Doctoral Graduate Erik Yingling
Stanford Learning Lab’s Director Kathryn Payne-Gray is joined by Dr. Erik Yingling, who shares his insights into the highlights and challenges of his recent educational experiences as a student diagnosed with ADHD. In this episode, we will discuss how we worked through different learning obstacles and how Erik uniquely tapped into the strategy of using “affirmations” for motivation throughout writing his dissertation. Click here to read a transcript of the conversation.
Episode One with PhD. Candidate Massimo Giordano
In our first-ever episode, Stanford Learning Lab's Carolyn Wilsey is joined by Electrical Engineering PhD. candidate Massimo Giordano, who shares insights on the challenges and highlights of his educational journey and what apps and cognitive frames are currently streamlining his workflow. Click here to read a transcript of the conversation.