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Growing your social learning strategy: 11 key questions on authority and expertise

Growing your social learning strategy: 11 key questions on authority and expertise | Instructional and Performance Technology | Scoop.it
Knowledge management is a tricky thing. Expertise and authority may exist, but you can't find it. In social learning, we want to engage with these experts, we need to build emergent communities wit...
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Great article about growing your social learining strategy. Heirarchies are outdated and can stifle creativity and innovations. Smart companies will set up environments that encourage knowledge sharing instead of trying to control it.

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The Myth of Learning Styles

The Myth of Learning Styles | Instructional and Performance Technology | Scoop.it
“Myth: 82% thought that teaching children in their preferred learning style could improve learning outcomes.
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I've always found that leading with interest is better than delivering content that isn't relevant to the learner even if it matches his/her learning style. Learners may prefer one learning style, but if people want to learn something their learning style won't matter. They will find a way to learn the material.

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Augmented Reality Glasses in the Classroom: An Inside Look

Augmented Reality Glasses in the Classroom: An Inside Look | Instructional and Performance Technology | Scoop.it
Scientists have developed a software system for augmented reality glasses so professors can "see" how their students are understanding class material
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I need these!

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5 Key Design Factors for Long Term Engagement with Gamification - GCo

5 Key Design Factors for Long Term Engagement with Gamification - GCo | Instructional and Performance Technology | Scoop.it
Follow these 5 important design principles to make sure your gamification system will have lasting, long-term engagement
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10 eLearning buzzwords you need to know!

10 eLearning buzzwords you need to know! | Instructional and Performance Technology | Scoop.it
In this post we've put together short descriptions of the top 10 buzzwords in eLearning at the moment: Tin Can, Social Learning, Gamification, mLearning, Tablet learning, Rapid eLearning, Microlear...
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Why Productive People Take Better Notes

Why Productive People Take Better Notes | Instructional and Performance Technology | Scoop.it
If you can't recall what you had for lunch why do you think you'll remember what your mentor just said
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I think smart people tend to extract and assign meaning to everything they come across. Notetaking helps to speed up the process because it's often the repetition - hearing and seeing pieces of ideas over and over again - that helps to drive those connections and those aha! moments.

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What Would Steve Do? 10 Lessons from the World's Most Captivating Presenters

Get more tips from the world's best presenters: http://bit.ly/Z8Spem

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Mercedes Kamijo
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Play This Game, Get That Job | Game|Life | Wired.com

Play This Game, Get That Job | Game|Life | Wired.com | Instructional and Performance Technology | Scoop.it
The first time I played Balloon Brigade, I got whaled on so hard that I could feel my future job prospects evaporating.
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So much better than a personality test I would think.

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Inside a Job-Training Program That's Just Hellacious Enough to Get Results

Inside a Job-Training Program That's Just Hellacious Enough to Get Results | Instructional and Performance Technology | Scoop.it
Pendaran's program makes trainees work at a calamitous, pretend factory and try to accomplish tasks—while actors try to make life horrible
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I think they are on to something here. Way better than boring PowerPoint. 

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Twitter / Quinnovator: RT @learningsolmag: Research ...

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"That is, if you are trying to pass tests shortly after the learning experience traditional approaches work best. However, the results favored PBL for longer-term retention and long-term skill development." Yes! Cramming for a test does not lead to long-term retention.

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E-learning can change lives, says Regenesys - Independent Online

E-learning can change lives, says Regenesys - Independent Online | Instructional and Performance Technology | Scoop.it


Two years ago the institution realised the opportunity of opening its knowledge to the public but it had been preparing for seven years to offer e-learning opportunities.


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Freemium education is gaining momentum, but is it sustainable? 

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