Why are we giving kids problems to solve? Why don’t we help them learn to find their own problems? George Couros left an Innovation Day wondering if the kids tried to solve new problems or if they just copied what they saw other kids do. Did the kids see problems and did they see themselves […]
Dr. Karen Pederson is Chief Knowledge Officer for the Online Learning Consortium (OLC). OLC, formerly Sloan-C, aims to advance quality online education through professional development, faculty and institutional support, research, and best practices publications.
‘If you just teach by standing at the blackboard and try to transmit your understanding of physics just by words, then even a minimal standard typically is not reached. Students aren’t learning that stuff.’
Imposter syndrome happens when you feel like a fraud, especially in a professional sense, even though you’re not. You can’t accept your accomplishments and instead feel like you have no business doing what you do, so you feel inadequate in your position. It isn’t all bad, but it can get in the way of performing to the best of your ability. If you feel like an imposter, you might have a difficult time telling your co-workers or audience what to do. Instead of telling people what to do, try telling them what works for you.
Educators and students alike are seeking an ever-expanding immersive landscape, where students engage with teachers and each other in transformative experiences through a wide spectrum of interactive resources. In this educational reality, VR has a definitive place of value.
In 2016, higher education IT organizations are divesting themselves of technologies that can be sourced elsewhere and of practices that have become inefficient and are reinvesting to develop the necessary capabilities and resources to use information technology to achieve competitive institutional differentiation in student success, affordability, and teaching and research excellence.
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* Send a link. * Express an opinion. * Follow innovative thought leaders. * Stalk conversations between people you respect. * Retweet a helpful link. * Respond to someone else’s tweet. * Have students use a tweet in a research project, then cite it using MLA rules.
Good decision-making skills, an understanding of one’s entire company, and a knowledge of the broader industry are all decent qualities for business leaders to have. But there’s another characteristic that can help make the difference between being a good CEO and being a great one.
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