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DocuBase Article: Game-based learning: latest evidence and future directions

DocuBase Article: Game-based learning: latest evidence and future directions | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
Source: National Foundation for Educational Research (UK)
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The role of video games in teaching and learning is a source of debate among many educators, researchers and in the popular press.
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I urge you to download the full article ( you can find the link in this short flash). It seems like a good roundup of what is it all about now. In addition to this, the reference part of the article is extreamly helpful and clear when wanting to get more detailed info about the GBL.

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Is robotics a solution to the growing needs of the elderly? - BBC News

Is robotics a solution to the growing needs of the elderly? - BBC News | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
Using robotic carers and nurses to help the elderly could ease strains on the global healthcare system.
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Talent Magnets - Who Are They & Why Are They Important

Talent Magnets - Who Are They & Why Are They Important | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
"Talent magnets" are those people in organizations with whom most stakeholders, internally and externally want to engage, connect and work for. They
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How great leaders inspire action

How great leaders inspire action | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership -- starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brother
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This is awesome! You should...no I urge you to watch this!
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Five Essential Lessons I Learned In 20 Years Of Managing People

Five Essential Lessons I Learned In 20 Years Of Managing People | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
One longtime manager explains how he learned that you don't actually need the best people.
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This is a good article - worh reading :-)!
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2017: Trends and predictions for education technology

2017: Trends and predictions for education technology | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
YesCourse says technology is vastly improving the online education sector, and there are several educational technology trends that can change the way of thinking in the future of online education.

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Carol Hancox's curator insight, December 18, 2016 3:18 AM
Trends in Education for 2017
mmartinez's curator insight, January 5, 6:39 AM

Great topic!

 

Luisa Castañeda G's curator insight, April 15, 6:11 PM
With the speed of light technology is changing education worldwide, this is a huge benefit to take into account, if properly managed it will not only shorten distance between teachers and students but also, will boost and improve their language learning process. this article provides up to date information that language teachers can use to enhance their experience with TICS and enhance their students' linguistic process
 
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Marketing: Top 10 Social Media Trends to Watch in 2016

Marketing: Top 10 Social Media Trends to Watch in 2016 | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
  The last in our series looking ahead at what 2016 has to offer focuses on changes in social media in general, and how those trends are likely to impact brands’ digital marketing strategies.…
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To where the the social media is heading this year.... ;-)

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How Five EdTech Start-Ups Are Using Big Data To Boost Business Education

How Five EdTech Start-Ups Are Using Big Data To Boost Business Education | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
Mooc platforms explore analytics with b-school partners
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Even George Orwell couldn't predict this ;-)...Intresting, how much more we need (want) to know about our students?

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This is the world's first electric drone that you can actually ride in — and it also flies itself

This is the world's first electric drone that you can actually ride in — and it also flies itself | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
Unveiled at CES, the 184 is the world's first autonomous electric aerial vehicle, designed to fly a passenger around short distances at a low altitude.
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This is cool :-)...

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How the 'Internet of Things' will affect the world

How the 'Internet of Things' will affect the world | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things (IoT) has been called the next Industrial Revolution.
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IoT is comning are you ready!

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Don’t Make These Common Writing Mistakes

Don’t Make These Common Writing Mistakes | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
People judge you by your writing, so getting a word wrong can make you look bad. Be sure to avoid these common writing errors in your next email: Affect/Effect: Affect is a verb; effect is a noun. It affected him. The effect was startling. All Right/Alright: Although alright is gaining ground, the correct choice is […]
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Errare humanum est.... ;-)

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The Low-Down: Why Attitude Is More Important Than IQ

The Low-Down: Why Attitude Is More Important Than IQ | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
Jon Low decodes what’s happening at the intersection of business, technology, and public policy.
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Hard work pays off :-)...and in the end of the day it actually is the motivation that counts...

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Edupreneurs - Creating A New Wave of Disruption In Education

Edupreneurs - Creating A New Wave of Disruption In Education | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
Many teachers who have left established educational systems for one reason or another have found themselves carving out specialist niches from their own talents and passions. They cater for groups, individuals, and even free, open, massive communities. They personalize the learning experience for student clients, earn a living, and pay it forward through helping others.

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This is really good article. It gives you an idea of what kind of alternative (effective) ways there will be more and more  in the near future, available to convey learning with less constrains.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, September 17, 2015 4:28 AM

An interesting read.

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4 Reasons Windows 10 Makes Sense for Education

4 Reasons Windows 10 Makes Sense for Education | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
Should you upgrade to Windows 10? These new features could help empower your classroom and research.
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Nice extensions towards user friendliness and the ease of use. To get the full advantage of those new features, you will most likely need to update your hardware devices too...;-)

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How the Most Successful Leaders Will Thrive in an Exponential World

How the Most Successful Leaders Will Thrive in an Exponential World | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
We live in challenging times. Geopolitical turmoil, local and national social unrest, cycles of deadly natural disasters, cyber hacks, rising distrust of media and tech companies—many recent disruptive events have taken us by surprise. Nearly two decades ago, military planners coined an acronym to capture the nature of an increasingly unpredictable and dynamic world. They …
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13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
Your brain defaults to biased thinking that does more harm than good. Learn what these biases are so that they don't hold you back.
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Could robots be marking your homework?

Could robots be marking your homework? | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
There are also questions about whether automation will create a social divide - with stripped down, low cost, semi-automated courses, for those who cannot afford a traditional taught course.

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The divided brain

The divided brain | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
Psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist describes the real differences between the left and right halves of the human brain. It's not simply "emotion on the right, reason on the left," but something far more complex and interesting. A Best of the Web talk from RSA Animate.
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Which country really has the cleverest students? - BBC News

Which country really has the cleverest students? - BBC News | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
Test results from the OECD show which countries have the highest achieving graduates.
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There's a hidden map in your iPhone of everywhere you've been

There's a hidden map in your iPhone of everywhere you've been | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
Here's how to access it and turn it off.
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If you have an iPhone, check this out :-)

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Lego's WeDo 2.0 gives kids a crash-course in robotics

Lego's WeDo 2.0 gives kids a crash-course in robotics | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
You may not have been able to play with Lego in school, but your kids can. Lego Education has revealed the WeDo 2.0 robotics kit aimed at elementary school stud...
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New updated versioin of "classical" LEGO robotics kit.

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More Than 75 Percent of Companies Are Investing in Big Data in the Next Two Years

More Than 75 Percent of Companies Are Investing in Big Data in the Next Two Years | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it

This year begins the shift of big data away from a topic unto itself, and toward standard practices


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This isä the wayvir goes

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Adele Taylor's curator insight, July 17, 2016 6:29 PM
What do people think of big data?  Is it a good investment?
Gerald Sifringer's curator insight, July 21, 2016 7:10 AM
This is so true 
Neolusis's curator insight, December 6, 2016 4:47 AM

More Than 75 Percent of Companies Are Investing in Big Data in the Next Two Years via @NasoLuca

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Colleges begin to take virtual reality seriously - eCampus News

Colleges begin to take virtual reality seriously - eCampus News | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
From recruitment to distance learning, and from alumni relations to diverse courses, virtual reality has mass appeal to today's institutions.
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VR is coming...Are you ready?

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Musk’s ‘Hyperloop’ on Track to Start Construction in 2016 | Sustainable Brands

Musk’s ‘Hyperloop’ on Track to Start Construction in 2016 | Sustainable Brands | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
Two years ago, billionaire CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX visionary Elon Musk made headlines when he released designs for the ‘Hyperloop’ Transport System, theoretically capable of rapidly transporting people from Los Angeles to San Francisco via a tube in under 30 minutes. Now the startup aspiring to bring the Hyperloop to life recently announced plans to begin construction on a full-scale, passenger-ready Hyperloop in 2016.
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Fast (and comfortable)??

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7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education | Tech Learning

7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education | Tech Learning | Olli's Digest | Scoop.it
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I think this is an important piece of information to all of us educators.

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