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35 Ways To Build Your Personal Learning Network Online

35 Ways To Build Your Personal Learning Network Online | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
Personal learning networks are a great way for educators to get connected with learning opportunities, access professional development resources, and to build camaraderie with other education professionals.
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Online Management Degrees vs. Traditional Degrees | ManagementDegreesNet

Online Management Degrees vs. Traditional Degrees | ManagementDegreesNet | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
How do online management degrees compare to traditional degrees? Find out in this article from writers at ManagementDegrees.net.

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Yale reexamines role in online education

Yale reexamines role in online education | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
On Friday, Yale College Dean Mary Miller announced the formation of an Ad Hoc Yale College Committee on Online Education in an email to the faculty.
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Will Higher Education Be Transformed by Technology?

How will the state of higher education be transformed by technology?

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Stanford announces 16 online courses for fall quarter

Stanford announces 16 online courses for fall quarter | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
The university, which pioneered massive open online courses, unveils two new homegrown software platforms to host the courses.

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Fall quarter's free online courses cover a wide range of fields including computer science, mathematics, linguistics, science writing, sociology and education.


Sixteen courses and two new platforms for interactive learning will highlight Stanford's free online offerings this fall, with more to follow during winter and spring quarters.


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Excellent! Keep going and stay on fire!
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The Evolution of Gamification in the Workplace

The Evolution of Gamification in the Workplace | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
Gamification isn't just games. In fact, the concept could have a very important role in teaching your company now.
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50 Must-Download Apps For Lifelong Learners

50 Must-Download Apps For Lifelong Learners | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
Long after degrees have been conferred and careers have been launched, many folks just can’t seem to quit school.
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eLearning Guild Research: How Important is Informal Learning? by Patti Shank : Learning Solutions Magazine

eLearning Guild Research: How Important is Informal Learning? by Patti Shank : Learning Solutions Magazine | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it

“It’s critical that training and development professionals not go overboard with command and control when they support informal learning. If they do they are likely to kill it. And since informal learning makes up the bulk of learning inside organizations, this could be a truly perilous move.”

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Education Is The Key To Better Jobs

Education Is The Key To Better Jobs | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
The Hamilton Project examines the effects of education on income level and shows more education opens the gateway to better, higher-paying jobs.
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Some Differences Between Experts and Novices | Kapp Notes

... many of the instructional methods that are effective for novices either have no effect or, in some cases, depress the learning of learners with more expertise ...

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Google VP Seeks To Revolutionize Education With Non-Traditional Methods | digtriad.com

Google VP Seeks To Revolutionize Education With Non-Traditional Methods | digtriad.com | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it

In this version of education, learning will be free and available to anyone who wants it while operating like a whimsical playground: No one is late for class, failure is not an option, and a lesson looks something like Angry Birds, the physics-based puzzle game that has been downloaded more than 1 billion times...

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The Evolution of Gamification in the Workplace

The Evolution of Gamification in the Workplace | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
Gamification isn't just games. In fact, the concept could have a very important role in teaching your company now.
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elearn Magazine: How important is Twitter in your Personal Learning Network?

elearn Magazine: How important is Twitter in your Personal Learning Network? | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
Twitter and the Personal Learning Network (PLN). If you are a connected educator, chances are that you have often seen these two terms used together and, perhaps like me, you have wondered what's th...

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Will Low-Cost, Online Universities Transform Corporate Learning?

Will Low-Cost, Online Universities Transform Corporate Learning? | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
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A new culture of learning in open source education | opensource.com

A new culture of learning in open source education | opensource.com | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
Dziallas describes his college, and all other learning programs that adopt an open source culture, as communities of practice comprised of teachers who encourage students to experiment, question and play.
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A Must-Have Guide To Gaming In The Classroom

A Must-Have Guide To Gaming In The Classroom | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
Gaming, wikis, blogs, social media, interactive polls and QR codes: just some of the technologies that teachers are bringing into the classroom.
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Free online courses will change universities - The Australian Financial Review

Free online courses will change universities - The Australian Financial Review | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
The Australian Financial ReviewFree online courses will change universitiesThe Australian Financial ReviewThe University of Queensland will shortly announce a partnership with Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) office of educational innovation...
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10 Educational Facts You Probably Don’t Know

10 Educational Facts You Probably Don’t Know | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
It's the weekend. That means it's time to relax, unwind, and learn something. In that vein, I thought it might be fun to recap one of my favorite posts of all time.
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elearn Magazine: Army eEducation: The distance learning approach

elearn Magazine: Army eEducation: The distance learning approach | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it
There are a growing number of military officers vying for a finite number of seats for their mid-level professional education. The vast improvements in distance learning technology provide a solution...
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Mind the (Skills) Gap - HBR Blog

Mind the (Skills) Gap - HBR Blog | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it

Learn, relearn, unlearn, repeat. It's vital for U.S. competitiveness, and your own.

 

A bachelor's degree used to provide enough basic training to last a career. Yet today, the skills college graduates acquire during college have an expected shelf life of only five years according to extensive work we've done in conjunction with Deloitte's Shift Index. The key takeaway? The lessons learned in school can become outdated long before student loans are paid off.  

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Gamification - A Coursera MOOC taught by Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Gamification -  A Coursera MOOC taught by Kevin Werbach of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania | Lifelong and Life-Wide Learning | Scoop.it

Gamification is the application of game elements and digital game design techniques to non-game problems, such as business and social impact challenges. This course will teach you the mechanisms of gamification, why it has such tremendous potential, and how to use it effectively.

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