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6 Simple Ways to Accelerate your Learning with Mind Mapping

6 Simple Ways to Accelerate your Learning with Mind Mapping | Teaching and Learning in HE | Scoop.it

Learning to learn remains a powerful and necessary skill in every field of activity.  In addition to this skill, imagine that your learning can be accelerated, your mind challenged and your efficiency improved.

 

Create presentations:

One of the most important roles of presentations is for you to practice your creativity and understanding on a specific topic or subject.  When you are able to present your own perspective on a specific matter, your learning experience becomes extremely powerful.  You become the owner of that information, gaining ownership over the delivered content.  
As you get yourself ready to make your knowledge known remember to:...


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Carmenne K. Thapliyal's curator insight, February 24, 2013 4:36 AM

Mindmaps make excellent tools for brainstorming when one is getting students to work in collaboration with one another

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, February 24, 2013 6:11 AM

Mind maps help learners to get and present the most important ideas

Halina Ostańkowicz-Bazan's curator insight, March 5, 2013 4:14 AM

How to  practice your creativity and understanding on a specific topic or subject. 

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Learning and Teaching: URB@N Project: University 101' for the University of Northampton

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Learning and Teaching: URB@N Project: Evaluation of the barriers and opportunities for wastes management distance learning courses

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ScienceDirect.com - Geoforum - Global geographies of higher education: The perspective of world university rankings

ScienceDirect.com - Geoforum - Global geographies of higher education: The perspective of world university rankings | Teaching and Learning in HE | Scoop.it
Global geographies of higher education: world university rankings http://t.co/UQUViu0OMl
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Distance Learning and Online Relationships - Getting Smart by Guest Author - CUNY, Higher education, Online Learning

Distance Learning and Online Relationships - Getting Smart by Guest Author - CUNY, Higher education, Online Learning | Teaching and Learning in HE | Scoop.it
I never get to meet most of my students in person, because I teach asynchronous online courses via Blackboard, for the City University of New York (CUNY).

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A General Guide For Creating Open Content | FunnyMonkey

A General Guide For Creating Open Content | FunnyMonkey | Teaching and Learning in HE | Scoop.it

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The Ultimate Word Search Maker

The Ultimate Word Search Maker | Teaching and Learning in HE | Scoop.it
Make amazing interactive word search puzzles that you can put right on your website for your visitors to play and enjoy.

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Mauro Hernandez's curator insight, February 18, 2013 8:55 AM

Una buena opción

Nikos Tzindalis's curator insight, March 28, 2013 5:09 PM

add your insight...

 
Γιώργος Παπαναστασίου's curator insight, March 29, 2013 10:54 AM

Θαυμάσιο!

Δυστυχώς, μόνο στα Αγγλικά.

Εδώ στα Ελληνικά από τον Γ.Σαλονικίδη: http://salnk.eduportal.gr/?p=55

 

και εδώ:http://pliroforikiatschool.blogspot.gr/2010/04/blog-post_15.html

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Worldwide Information Literacy resources available in 42 languages | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Worldwide Information Literacy resources available in 42 languages | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Teaching and Learning in HE | Scoop.it

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Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, February 17, 2013 7:17 AM

Great resource! 

Gust MEES's curator insight, February 17, 2013 3:32 PM

Check it out, available in 42 languages...

 

Dawne Tortorella's curator insight, February 17, 2013 8:36 PM

Important resource for SLIS students to review.

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Video Games and Social Emotional Learning

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"A lot of talk, press, and focus in this era of learning is on common core standards and 21st century skills and literacies.  What is often neglected is the importance of building social emotional skills within the classroom."


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Nancy Jones's curator insight, February 17, 2013 10:48 AM

There is a lot to be said for teaching the whole student by making sure these skills are developed and encouraged as an equally important part of 21st century learning.

Hilda Cáceres's curator insight, February 20, 2013 1:12 PM

´Destaca que la construcción de habilidades sociales y emocionales asegura mayores resultados académicos y personales

Dreamcatchers India's curator insight, February 25, 2013 2:21 AM

Are you interested in designing e-learning and video based games for children and youth in India that impact social emotional learning. Get in touch with us at Dreamcatchers so that we can work together.

 

The following article outlines the gains from social emotional learning and the use of video games as is being discovered in the West.

 

 

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Augmented reality in education: teaching tool or passing trend?

AR shouldn't be another monster under the bed (or desk), says Judy Bloxham – used intelligently, it provides new ways for learners to access content and knowledge
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How to Fuel Students’ Learning Through Their Interests | MindShift

How to Fuel Students’ Learning Through Their Interests | MindShift | Teaching and Learning in HE | Scoop.it
For David Preston, the term “open source learning” -- a variation on inquiry learning or passion-based learning --  is about helping students choose thei

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Jelmer Evers's curator insight, February 17, 2013 2:27 AM

Good blogpost which shows how you can also turn a classroom into a meaningful experience within the system

 

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Sandra Reeb-Gruber's curator insight, February 17, 2013 5:04 AM

Students' interests, passion, curiosities is the way to go I think. that's also what the Development Centered Paradigm is about, that I developed (am still developing) with international academic friends (a.o. Mike McCuddy).

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30 THINGS WE KNOW FOR SURE ABOUT ADULT LEARNING

A variety of sources provides us with a body of fairly reliable knowledge about adult learning. This knowledge might be divided into three basic divisions: things we know about adult learners and their motivation, things we know about designing curriculum for adults, and things we know about working with adults in the classroom.

 


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Antony Coombs's comment, February 26, 2013 7:04 AM
Interesting that this was compiled in 1984 (although the webpage obviously wasn't - no date on the webpage itself or in its metadata) and the authors comment that "The next five years will eclipse the last fifty in terms of hard data production on adult learning" -- which takes us to 1989, nearly a quarter of a century ago... what has this anticipated hard data shown? Broadly the same picture, or any important revisions / additions?
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Learning and Teaching: URB@N Project: Student perspective on a quality learner experience

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Learning and Teaching: Reflective report on the work of the HEA Summit Initiative/Project (2009-10) on Raising BME Attainment

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Activities that were completed:·         Establishing baseline data ·         Data on BME (employability) mentoring scheme (·         The University adopted a high-level performance indicator on BME attainment as part of its Academic Strategy in December 2009, following suggestions made by the project team to Prof. Peter Bush, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic)·         Funding to support the formation of “Padare” group and mentoring scheme for BME students on social work course
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Brainstorm in Progress: OER: Neuro-Cloud: a new model of textbooks

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Creative Commons Licences – are they right for you? - ALTO

Creative Commons Licences – are they right for you? - ALTO | Teaching and Learning in HE | Scoop.it
Supporting UAL Staff with all matters pertaining to assessment

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ChrisPegler's curator insight, February 12, 2013 8:02 AM

A nice guide written for Arts disciplines.Thank you to John Casey for bringing it to my attention. It appeared in the Arts Libraries Journal. It is openly available under a CC-BY licence in the ALTO learning and teaching repository

 

http://alto.arts.ac.uk/904/

 

Abstract

This article provides an introduction to the use of the Creative Commons licence system and sets it in a historical, economic and political context. It is written from the perspective of involvement in open educational projects in an Arts university that has used the licences. A description of the fundamental features of the licences and their uses is given together with an outline of how the Creative Commons organisation works and its strategic aims. An assessment of the usefulness of the licences is provided together with a description of the challenges faced in dealing with low levels of legal awareness amongst academics. Practical advice and sources of further information and guidance are offered to help readers implement the licences locally.

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Linked Data vs Open Educational Resources

Talk on Linked Data in Education held at 6th tele-TASK Symposium, Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) Potsdam, Germany, 9 October 2012...

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games-based-learning blog: Gamification - Different Types of User

games-based-learning blog: Gamification - Different Types of User | Teaching and Learning in HE | Scoop.it
@yukaichou @isidrorodrigo can’t wait to see the results. Have you seen this? http://t.co/1L6UwNsl
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8 Videos That Prove Math Is Awesome

8 Videos That Prove Math Is Awesome | Teaching and Learning in HE | Scoop.it
Check out these 8 videos that explore the beauty of math, both in its simplicity and its complexity.

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claiton gonçalves lopes's comment, February 28, 2013 8:00 AM
you are welcome.
Christy P.Novack's curator insight, March 25, 2013 2:49 PM

Cool videos around the subject of math to check out.

ManufacturingStories's curator insight, May 6, 2013 11:07 AM

Check out the STAR video.  Just wonderful!!

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OER Synthesis and Evaluation / Motives and tensions in the release of Open Educational Resources

In recent years, Open Educational Resources (OER) have been widely promoted as a way of ensuring universal access to education, supporting social and economic development and intercultural dialogue. The 2012 Paris OER Declaration recommended that states foster awareness and use of OER and countries such as the Netherlands, US, and Brazil are developing national OER strategies and policies. However, uptake of OER has been slower than hoped; to realise their oft-articulated benefits requires a much better understanding than we have at present of the factors that influence the OER lifecycle.

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An Awesome Innovation Mindmap for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

An Awesome Innovation Mindmap for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching and Learning in HE | Scoop.it

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Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, February 18, 2013 9:22 AM
Un Mindmap innovation impressionnante pour les enseignants ~ Technologie éducative et l'apprentissage mobile

De www.educatorstechnology.com -Aujourd'hui, 06:44


An Awesome Innovation Mindmap for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning via @eddebainbridge http://sco.lt/...

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 18, 2013 6:57 PM

It is pretty incredible. I was somewhat taken by limited references to digital technologies. I am OK with that.

Núria Galceran's curator insight, February 20, 2013 2:48 AM

Enginyós... ;-)

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PeerJ leads a high-quality, low-cost new breed of open-access publisher

PeerJ leads a high-quality, low-cost new breed of open-access publisher | Teaching and Learning in HE | Scoop.it
Mike Taylor: A one-off fee allows researchers to publish as many papers as they like. The first PeerJ articles appear today
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Cool Graphic on Learning in The 21st Century ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Cool Graphic on Learning in The 21st Century ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Teaching and Learning in HE | Scoop.it

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KSU EDL's curator insight, February 17, 2013 2:02 PM

How can we incorporate different technologies in our schools with out overloading students, teachers, and parents with new instructional initiatives?