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Ditch Your Desktop! Turn Your Smartphone Into A Desktop Replacement | makeuseof

Ditch Your Desktop! Turn Your Smartphone Into A Desktop Replacement | makeuseof | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

By Kannon Yamada

 

"This article gives a run-down of the hardware, accessories, and software that users can use to replace their desktop with a smartphone. Not all the parts and software in this list are required. You can get away with just one or two of them. It also includes some information on hardware compatibility. Most, but not all phones can replace your desktop."


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SteveB's Social Learning Scoop

Wecome to my Social Learning Scoop.

 

It contains a generic mix of articles, gathered through twitter, the blogs I follow and suggestions from the Scoop.it curation tool, that catch my attention as interesting to me and possibly other people.

 

You can use the filter option just above this introduction to search for a particular topic within the numerous articles collated here.

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One Small Experiment In Learning And Memory, One Giant Leap For Mankind - Forbes

One Small Experiment In Learning And Memory, One Giant Leap For Mankind - Forbes | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Memory researcher just found neurobiological proof of our digital nativism
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Learning with 'e's: Digital habitus | Workplace...

Learning with 'e's: Digital habitus | Workplace... | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Digital habitus and learning: http://t.co/OD6IDy6j88
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From Mass Production to Mass Collaboration: Institutionalized Hindrances to Social Platforms in the Workplace | Pettersen | Nordic Journal of Science and Technology

From Mass Production to Mass Collaboration: Institutionalized Hindrances to Social Platforms in the Workplace | Pettersen | Nordic Journal of Science and Technology | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
“From Mass Production to Mass Collaboration: Institutionalized Hindrances to Social Platforms in the Workplace”

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How Google Crawls and Indexes Web Pages

How Google Crawls and Indexes Web Pages | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

In order to help you understand Google and improve your rankings, Neil Patel has created the following infographic. It not only breaks down the way Google indexes your website, but it also covers the 7 most common reasons why your website isn’t ranking well.


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Responsive Design: Defined in a Single GIF

Looking for a quick and easy definition of responsive design? HubSpot has created this great GIF for you. 


See it at http://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/responsive-design-definition-gif


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Cendrine Marrouat


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e-Learning Graphic Design Fundamentals - eLearning Industry

e-Learning Graphic Design Fundamentals - eLearning Industry | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
e-Learning Graphic Design Fundamentals: Take a look at these layout, typography and imagery tips for better e-Learning design.
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The Pros and Cons of Adding Social Layers to Online Learning

Can online courses mimic the in-person interaction that happens on campus by adding social layers to the experience?
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A New Zealand analysis of MOOCs

A New Zealand analysis of MOOCs | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
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The arrival of #MOOCs http://t.co/vUzJKITbiT
@suukii @expeditionlog @HughDavis @TamsynMSmith @fionajharvey
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Synchronicity: Engaged Communities

Synchronicity: Engaged Communities | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Not much is new: networks have been around a long time. For decades, technology has been easing communication, making it ever simpler for individuals to connect around shared ideas, problems and in...

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15 Overlay Maps That Will Change The Way You See The World

15 Overlay Maps That Will Change The Way You See The World | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
The way we think about the world is wrong.

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Marginalia on Engagement: Profusion moves to the 4th Office

Marginalia on Engagement: Profusion moves to the 4th Office | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

Profusion, the London-based data science consultancy company, uses the 4th Office to collaborate internally. CEO Mike Weston is among the most enthusiastic users of this virtual workspace.


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When crowdsourcing meets design thinking | simply communicate

When crowdsourcing meets design thinking | simply communicate | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

Novozymes, the Danish leader in industrial enzymes, opened up its employee social network to a local primary school. Together they worked on ‘The Future of Laundry’.


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8 Learning Design Trends To Watch In 2015

8 Learning Design Trends To Watch In 2015 | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
http://t.co/BfbmwotirC What learning design trends are you seeing? Here are 8 that have caught my eye. #elearning http://t.co/RyeRWRn5fE
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Thank You PLN

Thank You PLN | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
Twelve months ago I didn't know how to spell PLN, let alone what the term Personal Learning Network meant.  At the end of an amazing year of professional development, I'd like to thank everyone in ...
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Innovating Pedagogy: Learning to Learn

Innovating Pedagogy: Learning to Learn | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
The focus of learning is usually on what we need to know, rather than on how to learn. This can lead to frustration because there is just too much to find out. On the other hand, the process of learning is itself a fundamental part of life that helps shape us as human beings and gives purpose to much of what we do. For a teacher, considering the process of learning to learn can help to schedule and balance learning opportunities so that they bring out the longer-lasting benefits associated with being a learner.

In learning to learn, success is not linked to the content a person acquires but to their development as a learner, so that when faced with situations in the future they have the personal capability to find new approaches or fresh information, and they are able to apply these in an effective manner. Educational content remains important, but there is a shift from a concern with delivery and assessment, towards the use of content in helping learners gain new skills. Whereas adult learning (or ‘andragogy’) is concerned with developing new skills, learning to learn (or ‘heutagogy’) also involves discovering how best to acquire those skills – in the classroom, workplace and at home – through a combination of study, discussion, investigation and practice. A teacher may provide resources, but the learner is in command of deciding how to organise them into a coherent course of study.

Connected with learning to learn is the ability to determine your own learning needs and to reflect continuously on the learning process. This involves developing skills of open communication and teamwork, being flexible in approach and creative in new situations, and becoming confident in your ability to take appropriate and effective action in changing circumstances.

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I believe in the 70:20:10 framework

I believe in the 70:20:10 framework | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

Charles Jennings promotes a 70:20:10 framework for organizational learning, where on-the-job experiential/informal learning and social learning represent the preponderance of each employee’s overall learning. Only 10% is from formal learning activities.


The reason this framework works is that it more or less reflects what’s actually true for employees in the typical workplace. Formal education has its place in preparing people for the workplace. Once those people become employees, they have a job to get done. People aren’t hired to learn, they’re hired to increase productivity or capability. There are productivity expectations and organizational needs to be met.



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School is a challenging place to learn to be a teacher. We are often isolated and it is difficult to learn informally.

 

The concept is great and it takes effort to put it in place.

 

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Learn how to create websites by structuring and styling your pages with HTML and CSS.

Learn how to create websites by structuring and styling your pages with HTML and CSS.


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15 Social Media Companies To Watch In 2015 - Forbes

15 Social Media Companies To Watch In 2015 - Forbes | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
This was an exciting year for social. About 300,000 apps were added to the Apple App Store. Eighty-five billion apps have been downloaded since October. Instagram’s active use grew by 23 percent.
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Cool animated infographics show how things work

Aside from creating cool illustrations and infographics from his clients, Jacob O'Neal runs Animagraffs, site where he reveals the inner workings of objects like handguns, speakers, car or jet engines with great detail.
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Carpe Diem: the Elusive Nature of Time

Carpe Diem: the Elusive Nature of Time | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
It's stolen, wasted, invested or gifted, but, one way or another, it keeps ticking by. People often ask me where i find the time to write: it's simple, i find it by not spending it elsewhere. And i...
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Edit Photos Just Like In Photoshop: You CAN Do That On A Chromebook! ~ makeuseof

Edit Photos Just Like In Photoshop: You CAN Do That On A Chromebook! ~ makeuseof | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

by Daniel Price


"Chromebooks are fantastic machines. As the quality of the apps in the Chrome Web Store improves they’re becoming increasingly capable of doing everything that your primary PC or Mac can do, but for a fraction of the cost. Their security, ease of use, and portability is rapidly making them a popular choice for schools, businesses, and university students – all of whom are taking note of their advantages.


"In the previous piece in this series we looked at how, contrary to some people’s opinions, Chromebooks can play Google Play movies and television shows when offline. The latest installment in our mini-series looks at the wide choice of high quality photo editors that are available to all Chrome users."


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Adult Learners: Facilitating Social Learning Experiences

Aside: This blog entry started out as a blend of old and new ideas for facilitating online learning--building on an article I wrote in 2009, but has been fun to write as an exploration of neat tools (mostly, Google) that have emerged since then.

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Google Updates and Improves its Learning Center for Teacher Training

Google Updates and Improves its Learning Center for Teacher Training | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

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Marginalia on Engagement: Le Web - exploring the future of innovation

Marginalia on Engagement: Le Web - exploring the future of innovation | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it

Passion and commitment to explore innovative solutions that solve problems and change lives for the better; this is the sense you get when you go to Le Web. The established tech conference in Paris this week was an inspiring investigation of the future of digital innovation.


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6 Important Components Of A Successful Online Learning Environment - eLearning Industry

6 Important Components Of A Successful Online Learning Environment - eLearning Industry | SteveB's Social Learning Scoop | Scoop.it
What are The Components Of A Successful Online Learning Environment? Check the 6 Important Components Of A Successful Online Learning Environment.
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