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10 predicted e-Learning trends for 2014/15

10 predicted e-Learning trends for 2014/15 | Learn Rinse Repeat | Scoop.it
“Or how we learned to stop worrying and love the learning technology.” In this blog post I shall countdown and discuss my predictions in e-Learning for the next academic year. 2014/15.  10. Heutago...
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Yes, yes, yes, and yes! Great list. 

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25 Must-Read Books for the Educational Hacktivist or Contrarian - Etale - Digital Age Learning

Maybe you love the way things are going in modern education. Perhaps you are desperately looking for an alternative. Or, you might already be deeply rooted in alternative education or educational Continue Reading →
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 8, 11:23 AM

The first and last one say it all and bracket the list well. Postman drew on Ivan Illich's ideas in his book.

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Your Life Is Tetris. Stop Playing It Like Chess. — Life Learning

Your Life Is Tetris. Stop Playing It Like Chess. - Life Learning - Medium
I grew up playing chess. It taught me a lot of great lessons about competition — and a lot of wrong lessons about life.
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20+ Books About Self-Directed Learning

20+ Books About Self-Directed Learning | Learn Rinse Repeat | Scoop.it
This article gives an annotated list of over twenty education books about self-directed learning.
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60 YouTube channels that will make you smarter — Medium

60 YouTube channels that will make you smarter — Medium | Learn Rinse Repeat | Scoop.it
Time is finite. Social media and Netflix can all too easily swallow our precious hours. So why not put them to better use on YouTube…
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15 E-Learning statistics you need to know for 2015

15 E-Learning statistics you need to know for 2015 | Learn Rinse Repeat | Scoop.it
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"81% of learners are responsible for managing their own personal development." ... but do they know how?

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Bad Habits

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by Stewart Hase I have a couple of heutagogical stories to tell after spending some time with a couple of my increasing tribe of grand children. Given the heutagogical sophistication of readers of ...
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5 papers every learning professional should read

5 papers every learning professional should read | Learn Rinse Repeat | Scoop.it
I don't read as many journal articles as I'd like. Given the challenges and pressures of professional life, combined with everything else that's been going on privately, I've fallen out of the habi...
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 8, 11:14 AM

I used Gert Biesta extensively in my dissertation. I rue the day we shifted from relational language that involves someone teaching someone to the what he calls the "learnification of educational discourse" based on learning outcomes as if they could be fixed.

 

William Pinar writes in similar vein questioning the neo-liberal and neo-conservative agendas at work in education.

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How To Build A Successful Blog While You Have A Full Time Job

How To Build A Successful Blog While You Have A Full Time Job | Learn Rinse Repeat | Scoop.it
Most people who start a blog dream about making it a full time job, with full time income- but worry that they won't be able to build a successful blog while juggling a 40+ hour a week position.  Can you do both? Should you do both?  Most successful bloggers had to start their labor of love while still holding down a job and in fact, I highly recommend that you start building your blog as a serious side hustle before it becomes a full time gig. You can, you should, you will!So, wondering how to

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No nonsense suggestions for turning your passion into a plan of action and moving toward your purpose.

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Danielle M. Villegas's curator insight, May 20, 2015 3:48 PM

There are great strategies in this article, some of which I'm still learning how to do myself! Some of these I have done, but I had to learn it organically (aka "the hard way"). Still, I do believe this is possible. I'd like to think that TechCommGeekmom is a successful blog, and I've made it work so far. 

 

Check it out, as there are some good tips in here. 

--techcommgeekmom

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Lost is a Sea of Yellow: Teaching Students a Better Way to Highlight

Lost is a Sea of Yellow: Teaching Students a Better Way to Highlight | Learn Rinse Repeat | Scoop.it
A lot of students are in love with their highlighters, sometimes using them to underline whole pages of text. But that's not how to tease out key concepts.
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10 Things a Social Leader Does

10 Things a Social Leader Does | Learn Rinse Repeat | Scoop.it
Social Leadership is contextual and consensual: it’s a type of authority granted by the community, founded upon our reputation and social capital. Social Leadership complements formal leadership, but works in places where formal leadership cannot reach: our communities. And that’s important because, in the Social Age, it’s our communities that will help us thrive. So…
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Never Let Yourself Graduate. — Life Learning — Medium

Never Let Yourself Graduate. - Life Learning - Medium
BY JON WESTENBERG
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Seven reasons why blogging can make you a better academic writer

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Pat Thomson on the scholarly virtues of putting your thoughts online
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The 37 Best Websites To Learn Something New — Life Learning — Medium

The 37 Best Websites To Learn Something New - Life Learning - Medium
There is absolutely no excuse for you not to master a new skill, expand your knowledge, or eventually boost your career.
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6 Things You Can Do to Build Your E-Learning Skills | The Rapid E-Learning Blog

6 Things You Can Do to Build Your E-Learning Skills | The Rapid E-Learning Blog | Learn Rinse Repeat | Scoop.it
Build e-learning skills by getting feedback, active practice, and participating in the e-learning community.
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DailyGood: The Promise of Personalized Learning

DailyGood: The Promise of Personalized Learning | Learn Rinse Repeat | Scoop.it
As public budgets shrink, schools look toward online models for ways to improve student performance but, however cost-effective, they cannot replace the human element in teaching. Here's a hybrid model called blended learning in which computers help students achieve competency by letting them work at their own pace while teachers are freed to do what they do best: guide, engage, and inspire.
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What Fitness Bands Can Teach Us about Classroom Assessment

What Fitness Bands Can Teach Us about Classroom Assessment | Learn Rinse Repeat | Scoop.it
Watching a colleague achieve her fitness goals using a tracker has caused me to revisit the power of formative assessment as a learning tool.
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Technology can transform education, but not without people

Technology can transform education, but not without people | Learn Rinse Repeat | Scoop.it
Five years ago I was trying every new tech tool to come out. I was glogging with glogster. I was threading with voice thread. And I sure was writing and editing in real-time with Google Docs! But the technology was not transforming me. It was not transforming my classroom, because it was just technology.

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Carol Hancox's curator insight, August 3, 2015 8:34 PM

Interesting short read.

Julie Cumming-Debrot's curator insight, August 7, 2015 3:22 PM

The missing link......

Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, October 2, 2015 8:42 AM

adicionar sua visão ...

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Non-Academic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them?

Non-Academic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them? | Learn Rinse Repeat | Scoop.it
Half the picture of student success is something other than academic. So why can't someone come up with a better name for them?
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5 Success Principles that will Never Die

5 Success Principles that will Never Die | Learn Rinse Repeat | Scoop.it
Success comes in many shapes and sizes. And it can come at you from many
different directions. If you are not looking for it, success can pass you
by -- several times. You must be on the lookout for success’ cousin,
opportunity; it is the gateway to success. Often times, opportunity and
success will be disguised so cleverly you will actually be tricked into
thinking it is a problem. WARNING: Although it may seem like a million
miles away, success is closer than you think.

In order to work
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6 Quotes to Keep Us Grounded in the Digital Age

We live in a media-rich world, but I'm still fond of words. I like words that paint pictures, that challenge me to look at things from different perspectives, that help me explore the possibilities...
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“You cannot grow a beard in a moment of passion.” - G.K. Chesterton

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