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Liberal arts college explore uses of 'blended' online learning - Inside Higher Ed

Liberal arts college explore uses of 'blended' online learning - Inside Higher Ed | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it

Online learning is no longer foreign to traditional universities, where courses formerly held in large lecture halls are migrating to the Web. But at residential liberal arts colleges, whose appeal often lies in the promise of small classes and regular face time with professors, online education has had a harder time gaining a foothold.

 


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Workplace Performance: Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Workplace Performance: Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
           Organizations with strong informal learning capabilities (Bersin) are 300% more likely to excel at global talent development than organizations without those competencies.  It's no ...
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Causes of Resistance to Change

Causes of Resistance to Change | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
Resistance to change is dangerous for the implementation of successful change process. Here are presented 28 causes of resistance to change in an organisation.

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Informal or “Less Formal” Learning?

Informal or “Less Formal” Learning? | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
In order to assess how people define "informal learning" in the workplace, Jane Hart did a survey for an eLearning Guild report and asked respondents for their definitions. - "The first question as...
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6 simple steps for Building your Team's Skills

6 simple steps for Building your Team's Skills | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
Use this framework to jump-start learning and development

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6 simple steps for Building your Team's Skills

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Mind the Gap! - Mind Tools Blog

Mind the Gap! - Mind Tools Blog | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
Find out how to use Gap Analysis to identify what you need to do to make your projects a success. (Where is your project & where do you want it to be? Use gap analysis.
Mind the Gap!

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A Professional Learning Teacher Toolkit

A Professional Learning Teacher Toolkit | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it

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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, December 3, 4:49 AM

Cultura y Líder y otros temas de interés relacionados con Programas de Aprendizaje Profesional y Evaluación...A Professional Learning Teacher Toolkit | @scoopit via @BethDichter http://sco.lt/...

Laura Rosillo's curator insight, December 3, 12:57 PM

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Betty Skeet's curator insight, December 6, 6:17 AM

Adults toolkit for learning

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Metacognition: ask, not only ‘What are you learning?’ but ‘How are you learning?’

Metacognition: ask, not only ‘What are you learning?’ but ‘How are you learning?’ | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it

Vanderbilt University

 

"Metacognition is, put simply, thinking about one’s thinking.  More precisely, it refers to the processes used to plan, monitor, and assess one’s understanding and performance. Metacognition includes a critical awareness of a) one’s thinking and learning and b) oneself as a thinker and learner.

 

Metacognitive practices increase students’ abilities to transfer or adapt their learning to new contexts and tasks."


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Mel Riddile's curator insight, July 25, 9:13 AM

Four assignments for explicit instruction:


  1. Preassessments—Encouraging Students to Examine Their Current Thinking
  2. The Muddiest Point—Giving Students Practice in Identifying Confusions
  3. Retrospective Postassessments—Pushing Students to Recognize Conceptual Change
  4. Reflective Journals—Providing a Forum in Which Students Monitor Their Own Thinking




Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 25, 7:05 PM

Emotional intelligence and learning how to learn might be the two most important teaching work we do for children. It is about connecting with what is important in healthy ways and understanding learning more completely. We can never do this completely, but we should make the effort.

Nicola Parkin's curator insight, July 28, 7:35 PM

Nice! 4 strategies for helping learner learn to learn.

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Social learning is not something you make other people do

Social learning is not something you make other people do | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
  People often ask how to make their workplace learning more social.  They set up space and make structure the environment, but it doesn't happen.  It's like asking the question "how do I make...
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Why Your Company Needs To Measure Employee Engagement

Why Your Company Needs To Measure Employee Engagement | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
We measure and assess so many things - seems employee engagement would be necessary.  Employers, especially of early stage companies, are often too busy to notice things....until the job doesn't ge...
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In the loop (twice)

In the loop (twice) | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
One of my favorite learning theories, most contemporary and applicable to adult education, is Chris Argyris and Donal Schon's 'double loop learning.'  In fact more recently there has been discussio...
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How Summer Can Change Your Future

How Summer Can Change Your Future | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
This article from the Wall Street Journal reviews a study done by University of Pennsylvania and University of Wisconsin.  They surveyed majors, GPAs, and extra-curricular activities.  But what mat...
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A nonprofit in Queens taught people to write iPhone apps — and their incomes jumped from $15k to $72k

A nonprofit in Queens taught people to write iPhone apps — and their incomes jumped from $15k to $72k | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
Community initiatives, hackathons, and civic development workshops can be really transformative.  This project in Queens is just one example.  "That situation led the non-profit Coalition for Queen...
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Why Mark Zuckerberg and Michael Bloomberg Are Having the Wrong Debate Over Job Training

Why Mark Zuckerberg and Michael Bloomberg Are Having the Wrong Debate Over Job Training | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
The discussion was between Mark Zuckerberg, focused on coding and scalability, and Michael Bloomberg countering with suggestions for retraining for more practical skills.  Since Bloomberg was speak...
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5 Actions of Transformational Leaders

5 Actions of Transformational Leaders | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it

As a business leader, inspiring people to follow you in pursuit of your company’s mission is your job.

 

After all, your personal success is directly linked to the success of the company. If the top and bottom lines don’t improve, you don’t have a winning team. And if your culture and organization aren’t wired for sustainable growth, you won’t succeed.


That being said, you have to offer your employees — your company’s life source — something more than self-gain. You have to give them an encouraging vision and an identity. Once you do that, you become something bigger than yourself. You become a transformational leader, and your business becomes resilient.


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Is Your Team Actually Using That New Technology?

Is Your Team Actually Using That New Technology? | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
Most likely they are not.  If there is one thing I've found consistently in both the corporate world and in academia, it's that you can't use too many tools.  If the technology becomes a part of th...
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What It Takes to Bring Adults Back

What It Takes to Bring Adults Back | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
Shifting gears to serve non-traditional students requires institutional administrators to understand and respond to the specific needs of adults.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 17, 1:29 AM

Is using business terminology going to provide long-term success?

 

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Sense-making and sharing

Sense-making and sharing | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
Personal knowledge mastery is about much more than watching relevant feeds on RSS, networked learning, or keeping up with new developments in your field.  Meaning-making, or what Harold Jarche refe...
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10 Small things you can do every Day to get Smarter

10 Small things you can do every Day to get Smarter | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
Intelligence is a work in progress. Maximize yours with these quick and simple daily habits.

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Ellen Naylor's curator insight, July 26, 12:57 PM

As business people, regardless of your field, keeping yourself smart and alert is a competitive advantage. My favorite tips: having smart friends and taking some downtime. 

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A Must Have Resource for Finding Educational Sites, Apps and Services ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Have Resource for Finding Educational Sites, Apps and Services ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it

"Graphite is one of the amazing platforms that connects teachers with technology. Graphite is a free website from Common Sense Media that  provides reviews of the latest exciting innovations in educational technology, everything from video games that help students learn algebra to lectures they can watch online."


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Deborah Banker's curator insight, July 29, 10:47 AM

Here's something worth a look.

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2014 survey shows again that company training/e-learning is the least valued way to learn at work

2014 survey shows again that company training/e-learning is the least valued way to learn at work | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
This chart shows the types of learning that were valued most in 2014.  Most interesting that Knowledge Shared with Team and Web Search for Resources if at one end of the spectrum (positively) while...
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Wirearchy to scale successfully

Wirearchy to scale successfully | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
    This graphic from Hugh MacLeod is a great representation of how organizations can scale successfully.   "It's all about having more people solve more problems for you."  Thanks to Har...
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Leadership for Education Innovation

Leadership for Education Innovation | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
The United States has for the first time reached a high school graduation rate of 80%.  Our next challenge will become how to get them to succeed in a post-secondary environment.  A number of citie...
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Technology is leaving too many of us behind

Technology is leaving too many of us behind | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
  In this interview with CNN, the co-founders of MIT's Initiative on the Digital Economy discuss the many ways in which we are all left behind by technology and innovation as it accelerates.  ...
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Solid Networking Advice for Entrepreneurs

Solid Networking Advice for Entrepreneurs | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
Connecting and networking are, without a doubt, critical to success in a startup business.  They are critical in any business.  With some people it is a knack, and with others it is a plan.  For th...
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The Upshot vs. Vox vs. FiveThirtyEight: A hands-on review of explanatory journalism

The Upshot vs. Vox vs. FiveThirtyEight: A hands-on review of explanatory journalism | Adult Education and Organizational Leadership | Scoop.it
I put these sites in my Reader, and am really enjoying them all.  But it's hard to read so much analysis of the same thing.  GigaOm is coining the phrase "Explanatory Journalism" which works well. ...
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