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Mariam from Georgia: I knew more about Tartu semiotics than about Estonia

On the day of our interview, Mariam arrived to Tartu from a week-long conference. She walked through the streets and said: “Oh my god, this is so familiar!” She had the feeling of opening the door and saying: “Hey Mom, … Continue reading

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Leonardo Pataccini: Teaching Is Just Like Dancing

Leonardo Pataccini, a researcher from Argentina, shares his thoughts about living and teaching at the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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The Gates of Educational Technology and the Challenges of Our Time

Emanuel Bardone, a lecturer of educational technology, explains how technology can be used in teaching and learning, while making it more affordable, attractive, and effective. Continue reading

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How Do Estonian and American Students Differ?

Marika Seigel, a visiting associate professor in the UT Department of English Philology, compares her Estonian students to their American peers. Continue reading

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