Sharon Boller, President of Bottom-Line Performance, has authored a new white paper: “Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities.” Using both quantitative research and anecdotal evidence from our work with Fortune 500 clients, Sharon uncovers both what the learning and development field currently looks like AND where is it headed in the next 12 – 18 months.
The advantages of imaginary friends The British Psychological Society Dr Karen Majors Chartered Educational Psychologist, Barking and Dagenham Educational Psychology Service and Dr Ed Baines, Senior Lecturer in Psychology from the Institute of...
Learning styles—the notion that each student has a particular mode by which he or she learns best, whether it’s visual, auditory or some other sense—is enormously popular. It’s also been thoroughly debunked.
Could modern cognitive theories explain character development in one of Jane Austen's most famous heroines: Pride and Prejudice's Elizabeth Bennett? Reading sessions inside an MRI scanner are shedding light on the question.
Free Video Converter designed to help you convert any video files from one format to another. All video formats are supported, conversion is fast and easily. Very useful piece of free software and there is a version for both MAC and PC.
The world is changing, and more and more information is being created and disseminated on a daily basis. New domains of knowledge are appearing which have to be structured and organized. New ideas are being added to old domains. We experience this constant flow of new information in our personal social media channels every day, and many people are already developing new skills to help them make sense of all this new information. This is the essence of “new fashioned” learning.
A very interesting report from the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project (a research partnership of academics, teachers, and education organizations committed to investigating better ways to identify and develop effective teaching).
The Directory of Open Access Journals is a one stop shop for users to Open Access Journals. The Directory aims to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals promoting their increased usage and impact, and to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content.
Video games can be used to educate through repetition and feedback, but they can also have some less-than-positive side effects. Learn about how video games can improve the educational experience as well as hinder it.
(Reuters) - Effective teachers can be identified by observing them at work, measuring their students' progress on standardized tests - and asking those students directly what goes on in the classroom, (RT @iEducator: Gates Foundation study finds that...
I started the year thinking the iPad was the one stop solution. I’ve come to believe now that a multi device option is preferable. 1:1 iPads would be great in an ideal world but the financial reality for school with substantial investments in other tech already doesn’t make it practical for a complete change. My school already has a lot of laptops and desktops in use. They are used for many valid purposes such as those listed above. It’s not reasonable to think we would replace all our resources with just iPads when there are good things already being done with them.
The chronic learners among us will be happy to hear that the site is testing an interactive -- and potentially educational -- feature that lets users add quizzes to their clips. A new page on the YouTube site describes a "Video Questions Editor Beta," which lets channel owners display multiple-choice questions on top of their videos as they play.
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