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Information - The Next Natural Resource | William McKnight | TEDxUTD - YouTube

Big Data is ubiquitous and continuously growing. William reflects on the trends of Big Data and demonstrates that its not the question of how much informatio...
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Seasoned educators weigh in on not losing control of a class | InsideHigherEd

Seasoned educators weigh in on not losing control of a class | InsideHigherEd | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
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RSA Replay: New Tech and the Power to Create - YouTube

What challenges and opportunities do new technologies pose for the ‘power to create’? How can institutions adapt to these changes? How will the world of work...
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V Simpósio Nacional de Tecnologia e Sociedade - Caderno de resumos

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Sara Rodrigues's curator insight, May 16, 2:18 PM

hmm! Interesting fuel to that old talk (from September)..... I have to recover that topic!

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Guide to Publication: How To Get Your Writing Published in Journals

Guide to Publication: How To Get Your Writing Published in Journals | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
This Guide to Publication provides practical, detailed advice on various aspects of planning, preparing, submitting and revising articles for publication in scholarly journals.
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Ending at the Start

Ending at the Start | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Three reasons to conclude your course by asking students to think about next semester’s version of the class.
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Reinventing death for the twenty-first century

Reinventing death for the twenty-first century | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
This article is part of The Design Economy series.
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Defining design: going beyond disciplines

Defining design: going beyond disciplines | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Asked recently what she saw as the single greatest driver of social change, Melinda Gates of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation replied: “Design.”

How has design, which many still associate largely with style and consumerism, come to be something one might look to for solutions to the most complex and challenging problems facing humanity today; problems requiring not just local fixes using clever design objects, but solutions that reimagine systems themselves? Are we, at this point, even still
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Sara Rodrigues's curator insight, May 10, 3:58 PM

hmm... Interesting! ...will go deeper on it and post about it later. :)

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How to Turn Your Bullet Points Into Visually-Engaging Elements

How to Turn Your Bullet Points Into Visually-Engaging Elements | Professional Communication | Scoop.it

Professional designers will advise against ever using bullet points in a deck: Bullet points act like bullets — they kill your presentation. However, this mentality can change if you transform your bullet points into a visual component of your presentation.


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MeeMetICT's curator insight, May 8, 3:23 AM

Goog examples. This shows exactly how to avoid bullet points.

 

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, May 15, 9:06 AM

Great tips on transforming those old "bullets" and how to make a more engaging presentation.

David Bell's curator insight, May 17, 4:03 PM

Single best design tip for bullets I have seen. 

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Enhancing understanding through Teaching and Facilitation

Enhancing understanding through Teaching and Facilitation | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
When teaching  a workshop or facilitating a session the classroom or meeting room becomes a space for thinking, discussing and understanding. Lately, the concept of teaching has changed from a more...
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Education reformer Sir Ken Robinson on personalizing education, standardization as an impediment

Education reformer Sir Ken Robinson on personalizing education, standardization as an impediment | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Education reformer Sir Ken Robinson explains why standardizing education is alienating teachers and students in his new book, "Creative Schools"
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How Simple Questions Lead to Great Innovations

How Simple Questions Lead to Great Innovations | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
There is a myth that successful companies begin with grandiose ambitions. The implication is that entrepreneurs should start with megalomaniac goals in order to succeed. To the contrary, my observation is that great companies began by wondering about simple things, and this leads to asking simple questions that beget companies:
Therefore, what? This question arises when you spot or predict a trend and wonder about its consequences. It works like this: “Everyone will have a smartphone with a came

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Eric_Determined / Eric Silverstein's curator insight, April 22, 12:48 PM

If you had to come up with one keyword when it comes to #innovation, what would you use?


I would start with #Simplicity, share yours.


Sir Richard Branson: “Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. It is hard to keep things simple.”


#CX  In a #Mobile First world, continuous opportunities for improvement.

ProPM Canada's curator insight, April 28, 10:47 AM

Hands-free, integrated car stereos, smart thermostats,...all responses to a need that were simple and logical.

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Social media: A network boost

Social media: A network boost | Professional Communication | Scoop.it

How scientists can use Twitter to expand their social contacts and find jobs.

 

Social media: A network boost
Monya Baker
Nature 518, 263–265 (12 February 2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nj7538-263a


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HelenaNV's curator insight, April 19, 8:37 PM

I knew Twitter was useful. This articles shows you the real power that Twitter haves and how to use all that potential. 

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Supervision (of PhD students) - Science Network TV

Supervision (of PhD students) - Science Network TV | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
This page has some focus on supervision of PhD students. However, most of the advice you find here would also apply in any situation where a person needs supervision of their project. Supervision - Supervisor
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The Expertise Gap is Real and Employees Need Your Attention Now - Brian Solis

The Expertise Gap is Real and Employees Need Your Attention Now - Brian Solis | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
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iMovie - How to Create Effective Videos in Crowded Classrooms - Banyan Global Learning

iMovie - How to Create Effective Videos in Crowded Classrooms - Banyan Global Learning | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
BGL recently created a how-to for creating iMovies in crowded classrooms. We hope you and your students find it useful!

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tom cockburn's curator insight, May 14, 4:22 AM

Reality tv for classrooms or  additions to the  video library or media explorations,case studies in teaching etc,use your imagination

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, May 14, 7:51 AM

Thx John Evans! A step by step video tutorial with audio instructions for creating a movie from video clips etc.

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V Simpósio Nacional de Tecnologia e Sociedade

Canal Tecsoc - Entrevistas com participantes no V Simpósio Nacional de Tecnologia e Sociedade, de 2013

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tcworld.info - content strategies

tcworld.info - content strategies | Professional Communication | Scoop.it

Augmented Reality (AR) is no longer just an innovative buzzword. Companies are looking for ever more intuitive ways to visualize the mountains of data they have on their servers. Even Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg considers AR one of the most important platforms for the next few years. So, how far has the technology come and which devices are already available?

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To Make the World a Better Place, Teach Arabic

To Make the World a Better Place, Teach Arabic | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Higher education has never had a more crucial role to play in achieving peace.
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The Science of Art and The Art of Science: Albert Frantz at TEDxVienna - YouTube

http://www.tedxvienna.at/ http://www.facebook.com/tedxvienna Albert Frantz began playing the piano at the unusual age of seventeen—years after a childhood te...
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The art of science and the science of art | Ikumi Kayama | TEDxFoggyBottom - YouTube

As a scientific illustrator, Ikumi Kayama puts life into her beautiful drawings that we see every day in textbooks and doctor's offices. In her talk, she dem...
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Q&A: Paul Priestman on design and the future of manufacturing

Q&A: Paul Priestman on design and the future of manufacturing | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Paul Priestman is co-founder of PriestmanGoode, a leading global design and brand experience consultancy that specialises in transport and aviation. He has built his reputation through award-winning future concepts and is an advocate of the importance of design to business and the need for long-term sustainable thinking. He has been voted as one of London’s 1,000 most influential people by the Evening Standard.
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How we're teaching computers to understand pictures

How we're teaching computers to understand pictures | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
When a very young child looks at a picture, she can identify simple elements: "cat," "book," "chair." Now, computers are getting smart enough to do that too. What's next? In a thrilling talk, computer vision expert Fei-Fei Li describes the state of the art -- including the database of 15 million photos her team built to "teach" a computer to understand pictures -- and the key insights yet to come.
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4 tricks for answering unexpected interview questions

4 tricks for answering unexpected interview questions | Professional Communication | Scoop.it

Seemingly out of nowhere, strange interview questions like, “If you were an animal, which one would you want to be?” or “Tell me about your most awkward moment,” have become surprisingly popular with hiring managers. As if the interview process wasn't stressful enough.

So, what can you do when an interviewer wants to hear about your most creative Halloween costume? Here's a four-step plan to help you avoid that deer in the headlights look.


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Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor's curator insight, April 23, 7:25 PM

Prepare yourself for the unexpected with these tips on answering interview questions.


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Hrl Higgins Rec's curator insight, April 24, 7:12 AM

Interviews are always nerve wrecking. Sometimes we stumble around the questions,  and don't know what to say! Your mind goes blank and you don't know how to answer the questions.You can use these top four tips to help you through some un-expected questions next time. 

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Storytelling with Data Visualization

Storytelling with Data Visualization | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Does your data tell a story and can you visualize it? We look at the history and thought processes behind data visualization and successful infographics.

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Anna Vetter's curator insight, May 1, 8:21 AM

L'infographie pour raconter des histoires.

Un article fort clairement documenté sur l'émergence des données visuelles. En prime, quelques conseils utiles pour la conception :

- organiser le plan de l'infographie sur le papier

- identifier l'idée force (comme sujet principal de l'infographie)

- vérifier l'exactitude des informations et la légitimité des sources

- faire aussi beau que possible !

Nikke Blout's curator insight, May 13, 5:16 PM

Content Marketing: the magic of visualizations in helping data tell the story. #contentmarketing #marketing #bigdata #sales #agility

Dianita Páez's curator insight, May 14, 1:23 PM

Infografías que cuenten historias.