Facebook are attempting to steal and sell your information again. Oh no, sorry, my mistake... "Our goal is to give you a great social and personalised experience with every app and website you use. We've worked with a select set of partners to personalise your experience as soon as you arrive on their sites." How could I have misunderstood that? Basically, when you arrive at a partner site, currently Bing, TripAdvisor, Clicker, Rotten Tomatoes, Docs, Pandora, Yelp and Scribd. When you arrive on any of these sites you'll get to see Friends Activity. That'll be the bit where 'All our... (Facebook Instant Personalisation: Facebook are attempting to steal and sell your information again. Oh no, sorry... http://bit.ly/gZixVF)
TED Talks Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think. Listen for illuminating stories -- and maybe, a way forward. (Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation | Video on TED.com http://bit.ly/hbhogQ)
THE effectiveness and efficiency of online learning will come under increased scrutiny during the review of teaching funding. (Online flexibility has rising appeal | The Australian http://bit.ly/hp9SUL)
It's almost a year since the iPad was first released and we have been using them in a high school pilot program since September. Our intent was to explore diff… (RT @SamGliksman: Using iPads in Education - Results of a 4 Month Pilot Survey http://bit.ly/hnEgzs #edtech #education #elearning #highered)
This is the informational hub for Advanced Distributed Learning's (ADL) Future Learning Experience Project. Learning experiences involving non-traditional electronic content, distributed content, shared learning data, team-based learning and multi-modal delivery are beyond what the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) was architected to enable. ADL supports new work that meets distributed learning needs beyond SCORM.
This special issue of IRRDOL focuses on the exciting convergence of interests between open and distance learning (ODL) and the recognition of prior learning (RPL). The guest editor of this special issue is Dr Diane Conrad who is the director, Centre for Learning Accreditation at Athabasca University. Diane has used her contacts in this community to solicit the quality research articles and field notes that help us all understand more deeply this important and timely topic.
Social Learning Handbook by Jane Hart: It is becoming apparent that we are at the beginning of a fundamental shift in the way that both learning and working is happening in organizations. The revolution that is social media means that now everyone can have access to the Social Web and a range of services and applications to support their own as well as their team's learning, performance and productivity.
This should not be seen as a threat to the L&D profession, but as an opportunity to take on the new challenges it offers. The first step will be to understand the changes that are taking place, then become immersed in the new social media tools that are underpinning this change, in order to help others in their organization work and learn smarter. Social Learning is, after all, not something you just talk or read about; itâ€™s something you do! This Handbook looks at both the theory and practice. (Social Media Handbook now on Lulu, http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/social-learning-handbook/14695642)
This question asked on Quora was expanded here… “While some trainers and educators have embraced the digital age and moved a great deal of their content and teaching material to ... (Blogged: What is stopping some educators and trainers from more openly accepting and adopting… http://goo.gl/fb/vQiy0)
This video was produced as a contribution to the EDUCAUSE book, The Tower and the Cloud: Higher Education in the Age of Cloud Computing, edited by Richard Ka... (Watching the latest video on educational change from @mwesch Rethinking Education http://t.co/MtEVvOx via @youtube #eite)