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Get productive by applying anti-procrastination strategies - Sioux City Journal

Get productive by applying anti-procrastination strategies - Sioux City Journal | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
Get productive by applying anti-procrastination strategiesSioux City JournalIf so, you might benefit from placing a physical reminder of more productive tasks actually on your procrastination device of choice.
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18 Things To Know About Education In Australia - Edudemic

18 Things To Know About Education In Australia - Edudemic | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
A new report sheds some light on the key things to know about education in Australia and it's got a lot of the Edudemic community talking.
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Creativity and Education: Why it Matters

Creativity and Education: Why it Matters | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
U.S.study, "Creativity and Education: Why it Matters," sheds new light on creativity as a learned skill + the role of creativity in career success (Creativity and Education: Why it Matters http://t.co/D0d52lLfwJ)...
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A Wonderful Poster on Failure

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Why and How Should Teachers Use Podcasts? - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Why and How Should Teachers Use Podcasts? - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
Here are a set of tips on how you can make best use of podcast for sharing and receiving information as a teacher.
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3 Trends Are About To Create A Higher-Education Earthquake - Business Insider

3 Trends Are About To Create A Higher-Education Earthquake - Business Insider | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
The first MOOC began life in Canada in 2008 as an online computing course. It was 2012, dubbed the "year of the MOOC", that generated vatic excitement about the idea. Three big MOOC-sters were launched: edX, a for-profit provider run by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Coursera, partnered with Stanford University; and Udacity, a for-profit co-founded by Sebastian Thrun, who taught an online computing course at Stanford. The big three have so far provided courses to over 12m students. Just under one-third are Americans, but edX says nearly half its students come from developing countries (see chart 2). Coursera’s new chief executive, Richard Levin, a former president of Yale University, plans an expansion focusing on Asia.
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Employers’ Challenge to Educators: Make School Relevant to Students’ Lives

Employers’ Challenge to Educators: Make School Relevant to Students’ Lives | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
Business leaders call on K-12 and higher education institutions to graduate students with the skills demanded by the marketplace.
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Using Heart-Centered Leadership to Engage Your Workforce

Using Heart-Centered Leadership to Engage Your Workforce | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
Getting your employees to really care about their jobs and your organization requires leading from the heart.
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Employers list their bugbears killing productivity in the workplace

Employers list their bugbears killing productivity in the workplace | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
Fifty percent of employers surveyed nationally named cell phones and texting as the main bad habits getting in the way of work getting done, while good old fashioned office gossip was their second biggest bugbear.
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State Government to overhaul vocational training in QLD - Fraser Coast Chronicle

State Government to overhaul vocational training in QLD - Fraser Coast Chronicle | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
State Government to overhaul vocational training in QLD Fraser Coast Chronicle Mr Langbroek thanked the Ministerial Industry Commission for helping to develop the plan through its industry engagement and identifying opportunities for industry...
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7 Steps for Putting Ideas Into Action

7 Steps for Putting Ideas Into Action | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
Here is a seven-step technique for developing ideas you can actually use to solve business problems.
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As India and China transform, Australian manufacturers must follow - The Conversation

As India and China transform, Australian manufacturers must follow - The Conversation | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
As India and China transform, Australian manufacturers must follow The Conversation India's recent 11th Five Year Plan (2007-12) showed 28.5% jobs growth in the manufacturing sector. ...
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Web training 'would cut loneliness'

Web training 'would cut loneliness' | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
“Loneliness among the over-65s could be tackled by training more older people to use the internet, according to a think tank.”
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Why Companies Should Kill Job Titles

Why Companies Should Kill Job Titles | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
“A job title cannot accurately represent a person's interests, passion and skill sets. So why do we use them within companies? (Great take on the evolving talent-scape. Skill clouds instead of vertical talent development.”
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How Educators Around The World Are Implementing Mobile Learning (And What You Can Learn From Them) - InformED

How Educators Around The World Are Implementing Mobile Learning (And What You Can Learn From Them) - InformED | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
In less than a decade, mobile technology has spread to the furthest corners of the planet. Of the estimated 7 billion people on Earth, 6 billion now have
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3 Ways to Use ThingLink for Video in the Classroom

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Free Animated Backgrounds That Move For PowerPoint Presentation

Free Animated Backgrounds That Move For PowerPoint Presentation | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
Having a nice design slide for a presentation is one thing that so many presenters want to have. Adding the page with unique element such as moving image, transition, is a good idea.
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The Must-Have Habitudes of Effective 21st Century Leaders

The Must-Have Habitudes of Effective 21st Century Leaders | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
The conversation around must-have, 21st century leadership skills has been in full swing for years. From business to education; classroom to community, the
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Social Media Has Evolved into an Essential Mainstream Marketing Tool, Finds ... - Broadway World

Social Media Has Evolved into an Essential Mainstream Marketing Tool, Finds ... - Broadway World | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
Social Media Has Evolved into an Essential Mainstream Marketing Tool, Finds ...
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Watch Out, Boomers, Here Comes The Millennial Workforce

Watch Out, Boomers, Here Comes The Millennial Workforce | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
For the next 18 years, 10,000 people per day will turn 65 years old, and (presumably) retire shortly thereafter.
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12 Unlikely Steps to Outrageous Productivity

Kick your performance into high gear with these easy tricks. (12 Unlikely Steps to Outrageous Productivity http://t.co/zP7jYKKhJA)
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The Learning Curve 2014

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OECD estimates that half of the economic growth in developed countries 2004-2014 came from better skills http://t.co/qwTe82QABV
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Skills needed for 21st century public service. « Podnosh

Skills needed for 21st century public service. « Podnosh | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
These include: interpersonal skills (facilitation, empathy, political skills);synthesising skills (sorting evidence, analysis, making judgements, offering critique and being creative); organising skills for group work, collaboration ...
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The Key To Employee Engagement Has Less To Do With Management Than You'd Think

The Key To Employee Engagement Has Less To Do With Management Than You'd Think | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
The struggle to keep even star employees engaged never ends. Here's how to invest in people for better connections within your company. (Critical insight for improving the efficiency of your customer-facing staff, no matter the industry.
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Mentimeter - A free audience response system

Mentimeter - A free audience response system | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
Mentimeter allows you to use mobile phones or tablets to vote on any question you specify. Our vision is to improve the meeting between a presenter and an audience.

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Emeric Bailleul's curator insight, May 23, 4:07 AM

Outil intéressant pour maintenir l'attention d'une audience plongée dans ses mobiles...

jennifer kernahan's curator insight, May 25, 8:47 PM

this is awesome - such an easy tool to use for feedback.

BI Media Specialists's curator insight, May 30, 7:56 AM

Maybe this could be a solution to the CPS problem that we are having - especially since every student will have an iPad.  I have not looked into the data that is produced, but it might be something someone might be interested in researching!

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Measuring productivity in the Airbnb age - Business Spectator

Measuring productivity in the Airbnb age - Business Spectator | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
“SmartCompany.com.au Measuring productivity in the Airbnb age Business Spectator The latest report on Australia's productivity performance wasn't good news.”
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What's Your Major? 4 Decades Of College Degrees, In 1 Graph

What's Your Major? 4 Decades Of College Degrees, In 1 Graph | Education and Training, Industry engagement | Scoop.it
What is the mix of bachelor's degrees awarded today? And how has it changed since 1970?
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