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"...Cornell hosts the application system: students don’t apply directly from their LinkedIn accounts (not yet, anyway) ..."
"Don't fear the revolution ..."
"In this presentation I look at the needs and demands of people seeking learning with the models and designs offered by traditional institutions, and in …"
Excellent challenging manifesto from Stephen Downes - todays online learning models are yesterdays with new names
Interesting differentiation between personal and personalised learning
"Chapter 1 looks at the fundamental changes that are happening in our digital age, and the broad implications these changes have for teaching and learning. The book examines the underlying principles that guide effective ..."
Such an interesting chapter. It made me think about how and what I value in the classroom, especially with regards to more open ended projects, like the Science Expo. How do we teach scientific skills and what are they? All interesting questions for debate...
"In their paper, Gamification in Education: What, How, Why Bother? ..."©
"It took 100 years to connect 1 billion places and 25 years to connect 5 billion people. Today, 85 percent of the world’s population has access to mobile communucation…"
"Today's educational technology often presents itself as a radical departure from the tired practices of traditional instruction ..."
"Content, audience, environment and available technology each play a role in how learning is delivered ..."
"The Tactile Picture Book Project creates 3D illustrations so the visually impaired can follow texts with images ..."
"We decided to design a set of e-learning books that matched our printed books and indeed matched the books we submitted to the education department ..."
"Unemployment numbers should improve even more, thanks to this simple, fast way to get people trained and working ..."
""Britain's technology companies are struggling to attract a new generation of mobile-savvy children who are using tablets and their parents' smartphones to log on ..."
"Dragging a file to the trash bin isn't enough to destroy your most sensitive information. Here are easy and effective ways to delete something permanently ..."
"More universities introduce teaching professorships but rewards still lag behind those for research ..."
"An emerging list of new-age abbreviations have begun to dominate the way social media users connect and communicate - and it is only set to get longer ..."
"This case study demonstrates the challenges and opportunities of working with stories for learning, showing some rapid approaches due to a tight timeline ..."
"Have you ever been witness to a time capsule being opened? If you are not familiar with such events it is very simple. People select items that represent their culture or personal lives, and place them in a container to be ..."
"The following five helpful mantras provide refreshing ideas for creating e-Learning courses that go beyond a conventional approach ..."
Once again SHIFT Learning has published an article that focuses on eLearning, but is applicable to face2face learning. The five mantras that are discussed work in either location. What are they? (All are quoted below):
* Think visually.
* We don't remember data, we remember stories.
* Design smarter, not harder.
* Visual clutter is the evidence of a failed search for clarity.
* Leave your learners feeling inspired.
Additional detail is provided in the post and an additional resource is shared in three of the five areas listed above.
"With these tools (many of which are included in this list), students are placed in charge of their learning ..."
"The Imagination Institute is dedicated to making progress on the measurement, growth, and improvement of imagination across all sectors of society ..."
"Ideas for using infographics as a teaching assignment in the online college classroom. Two higher ed case studies ..."
"There have been multiple attempts in the past couple of years by African companies to market African-designed tablets ..."
"Your digital footprint is the information that you leave behind when you are surfing on the web ..."