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Thesis topics by my students and others

I hope that the following will give you an understanding of the range of possible topics for research. Doctoral Supervisions by Andrew Lian at Suranaree University of Technology: Multiple intelligences, thinking styles, reading stategies... READ MORE

For my students: meaning does not live in words

Semiotic manifestations (including words, texts, spoken written or non-verbal) do NOT contain meaning in themselves. We give them meaning (words on a page are just black squiggles on a white background). More precisely, these semiotic manifestations, are meant to instigate/... READ MORE

Minimalistic Learning Principles

Andrew Lian: For many years, I have been trying to discover/find/identify/create minimal principles for learning/teaching. Am I getting close? Respect the learners’ meaning-making mechanisms. Find ways of making the learners aware of the... READ MORE