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Inspirational articles about #knowledge sharing, #e-Learning approaches and methodologies, #socialmedia, #visualthinking

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Video: Five ways to improve education through technology

This is a quick presentation about how technology impacted in education improvement within the last few years.

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Menco Platform - Build a PLE for Lifelong Learning

Menco Platform - Build a PLE for Lifelong Learning | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

On the site, users will be able to establish learning goals, create a plan to achieve them, and challenge others to accomplish their goals as well. Stay current on our coming launch and receive your invite to join our network today. Develop your own PLE.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, December 28, 2012 6:52 AM

I'm really looking forward to the launch of this platform. I think it will be such a useful tool for CPD.

Ruth Vilmi's comment, December 28, 2012 6:27 PM
Sounds great, Nick, why not PLL?
TURIOT's curator insight, July 25, 12:36 PM

This looks like a very useful tool for lifelong learning. 

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The Social Solution to Innovation Challenges - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

The Social Solution to Innovation Challenges - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
Our study found significant differences between social media "sharers" and social media "lurkers" — differences that could lead a company astray if it took tweets...
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This Is What You Talked About on Twitter in 2012

This Is What You Talked About on Twitter in 2012 | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
Hashtags help Twitter users organize conversations around topics, and the site saw a flurry of talking points in 2012. Here's what you discussed.
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Social Media Report 2012: Social Media Comes of Age

Social Media Report 2012: Social Media Comes of Age | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

According to Nielsen and NM Incite’s latest Social Media Report, consumers continue to spend more time on social networks than on any other category of sites.

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What storytelling does to our brains

What storytelling does to our brains | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

Storytelling is one of the most overused and underused techniques at the same time. In this post, we are revealing what storytelling does to our brains.


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The Visual Thinking Revolution is Here!

The Visual Thinking Revolution is Here! | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

We are in the midst of a “Visual Thinking Revolution” and leaders in all types of organizations are embracing visual thinking as a literacy of the future.

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9 WordPress Plugins You Should Install If You Just Started Blogging

9 WordPress Plugins You Should Install If You Just Started Blogging | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

All the plugins available make WordPress a preferred blogging platform. Here are nine must have WordPress plugins to help you save time and effort!

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Even when you gotta go, social media goes too

Even when you gotta go, social media goes too | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

"Social media is truly everywhere in people's lives" says Deirdre Bannon, vice president of social-media solutions at NM Incite, a joint venture of Nielsen and consulting firm McKinsey & Co.

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TheBrain - more than mindmapping

TheBrain - more than mindmapping | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

"It starts with a single Thought and grows more powerful as you use it. Think of it as a living mind map with unlimited space for everything you want, are learning or need to remember. Each idea can grow and evolve with all related Thoughts instead of being separated in folders or lists. Use TheBrain to manage specific projects...

TheBrain lets you see how your ideas and information are related. Use powerful visualization to discover information that would normally be overlooked, make connections and gain new understanding of your projects and content..."

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David Congrave's comment, December 7, 2012 11:51 AM
On the one hand it looks like a potentially useful product. It's sort of a graphical Evernote with linkage but the price $249 and $299 is way out in left field. Evernote is $45. It's a "nice to have" product but not a "must have".
Baiba Svenca's comment, December 7, 2012 2:11 PM
There is a free version too.
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Wikibrains for Brainstorming

Wikibrains for Brainstorming | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

The concept behind Wikibrains is this; when you brainstorm on Wikibrains you're also performing a basic Internet search at the same time. To create a brainstorm web on Wikibrains start by entering one word or phrase. When you enter a word you will be prompted to add more words by completing the phrase, "Makes me think off..."


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5 Ways Social Media Will Change The Way You Work in 2013 - Forbes

5 Ways Social Media Will Change The Way You Work in 2013 - Forbes | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
International Business Times5 Ways Social Media Will Change The Way You Work in 2013ForbesSo what does 2013 hold for social media in the workplace?
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Visual Thinking | order, rhythm and pattern

Visual Thinking | order, rhythm and pattern | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it
"I have recently become interested in visual thinking, probably because I like making arguments visually but also as a result of having encountered problems in producing simple easy to understand diagrams"
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Africa's choice: digitise traditional knowledge

Africa's choice: digitise traditional knowledge | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

In this excerpt from The eLearning Africa 2012 Report, Gaston Donnat Bappa argues that African traditions and cultures, the foundations of the Continent's development, have been spoiled by five centuries of slavery and ...

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20 e-Learning Blogs You Should Be Reading

20 e-Learning Blogs You Should Be Reading | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

Discover the top e-Learning tips, trends, ideas and more from these 20 fantastic e-Learning blogs. These blogs have countless great tips to use as you develop in Lectora® e-Learning softwareand are sure to spark some great ideas.


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, December 1, 2012 7:13 PM

There'sa strong instructional design theme in the blogs listed here. 

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How to Add Visual to Your Online Marketing Content. | Big Thinking Online

How to Add Visual to Your Online Marketing Content. | Big Thinking Online | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

Visual Content marketing is not a new concept – advertising images have been around for pretty much as long as people have been buying and selling, but in these days of Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube, visual Content is being consumed on a much broader basis.

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Sharing Knowledge For Internet Marketing Success

Sharing Knowledge For Internet Marketing Success | Learning & Knowledge for the Future - www.akisifala.org | Scoop.it

If you’re looking to persuade others to link to your site, make it easy and attractive for them by having an attractive “Link to Us” button created and available. Let people know you would appreciate it if they shared a link to your content on their site or if they shared your content on social networks.

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