Written language, the hallmark of human civilization, didn't just suddenly appear one day. Thousands of years before the first fully developed writing systems, our ancestors scrawled geometric signs across the walls of the caves they sheltered in. Paleoanthropologist, rock art researcher and TED Senior Fellow Genevieve von Petzinger has studied and codified these ancient markings in caves across Europe. The uniformity of her findings suggest that graphic communication, and the ability to preserv
When you see a statistic such as the one quoted at point 9, "Nearly 25% of all employees leave their job because there simply aren't enough training or learning opportunities.", you begin to appreciate the fact that curiosity and the desire to learn are a natural trait, even in adults and that organisations that ignore this, do so at their own peril.
Piktochart is a great tool that I have been personally using to create infographics to share with you. I have reviewed this tool in several instances here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning and am glad to hear that some of you have found it equally useful.
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
Cath Stephensen's insight:
Marc Prensky challenges us to re-think curriculum design for the emerging world of integrated (life) technology.
Marc presents his curriculum model under 4 headings:
this article, although 3 years old, presents the emergence of new thinking about what is happening as we transition from communications that are print based, to the developing power of digital 'voice' (digital communication in all it's genre's)
I choose to look at Connectivism, on the back of the “e-Learning and Digital Cultures” course that I took with the University of Edinburgh using the Coursera platform – I wanted to understand more of what I and others had experienced on that course.
A good teacher in Hong Kong is now a click away South China Morning Post An outreach initiative by WebOrganic and the e-Learning Consortium, the academy aims to build a treasure trove of knowledge on YouTube so we can use video to reinvent...
A few weeks ago we asked you to: “Predict something that will happen this year regarding teaching, learning, technology, business of e-learning, policy, regulations, student behavior, or other related items.
Cath Stephensen's insight:
Credentials and Competency, two big issues of MOOC'ing
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