Communication and empathy are the basis of all social and relationship skills, and a core competency of emotional intelligence. The communication competency includes listening with an open mind, sending convincing and clear messages, and cultivating an empathetic give-and-take. The empathy competency includes understanding other people and being actively interested in other people’s concerns, thoughts, and feelings.
Here are my 11 secrets of effective communication and empathy.
The mobile revolution is here. More and more schools are moving toward mobile learning in the classroom as a way to take advantage of a new wave of electronic devices that offer portability and ease of use on a budget.
First, unlike in previous studies, the analysis revealed explicit forms of educational content embedded in informal learning contexts in Facebook. Quizzes, case presentations and associated deliberate (e-)learning practices which are typically found in (more) formal educational settings were identified. Second, from a sociocultural learning perspective, it is shown how the participation in such virtual professional communities across national boundaries permits the announcement and negotiation of occupational status and professional identities.
A common frustration for many rapid elearning developers is wanting to build elearning courses that look good but not having the graphic design expertise or resources to make it happen. Today, we’ll look at a simple way to solve that problem.
Through the use of online course delivery systems, the concept of online education has become more familiar to educators. This extensive collection of 18 scholarly titles covers topics on education technology, virtual learning environments, adult learning, distance education, and much more. It is an excellent resource for educators who aspire to incorporate an online element to their learning environment.
These Technologies Are Changing Education. Are You Familiar With Them? 1. Video and Podcasting Resources 2. Digital Presentation Tools 3. Collaboration & Brainstorming Tools 4. Blogs & Blogging 5. Social Networking Tools 6.
In my first two posts for Learning Circuits, I explored how I use Twitter as a professional development tool, and last week we looked at Filtering: A Challenge and Responsibility for Learning Professionals. This week we're going to ...
"People love to learn by examining visual representations of data." Great tools for making your own infographics ("@kathycook1: 10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics @Edudemic @scoopit http://t.co/jQo0Ue1E"...
There is a contentious debate about the need for rapid elearning. On one corner, critics of rapid type of electronic learning point out the limitations of the user friendly technology and the inefficient way it delivers content, and ...
This Working Paper Series scans the globe to illuminate the ways in which mobile technologies can be used to support the United Nations Education for All Goals; respond to the challenges of particular educational contexts; supplement and enrich formal schooling; and make learning more accessible, equitable, personalized and flexible for students everywhere.