Teaching & learning in the creative industries
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Inspiring & thought provoking readings for educators working in the creative industries.
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Video games have more storytelling potential than any other medium

Video games have more storytelling potential than any other medium | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Video games have the potential to be much more effective than books or films could ever be.
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A teachers guide to social media

A useful infographic image with ideas for a range of common social media platforms.

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POV Hackathon: Five Projects Aiming to Re-Invent the Documentary for the Web | POV Films Blog | PBS

POV Hackathon: Five Projects Aiming to Re-Invent the Documentary for the Web | POV Films Blog | PBS | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Find out more about the projects selected for POV's first hackathon, which will take place in New York City the weekend of August 11-12, 2012.
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What’s the big deal about Blogging?

What’s the big deal about Blogging? | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
A short time ago I attended a meeting where members of a college English department were doing a presentation to the faculty about their writing program. As I listened to about a 30-minute presenta...
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What’s the Best Way to Practice Project Based Learning?

What’s the Best Way to Practice Project Based Learning? | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
TB By Peter Skillen Project Based Learning can mean different things to different people, and can be practiced in a variety of ways.
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6 Steps to Help Students Ask Better Questions | The Science of Learning Blog

6 Steps to Help Students Ask Better Questions | The Science of Learning Blog | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
How often do we teach students how to formulate good, in-depth questions? Use these 6 steps to help boost your students’ ability to ask better questions and drive their own learning.
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Threshold concepts; angle 2

"Easy or difficult, obvious or counter to common sense, neutral or threatening, threshold concepts are what you need to grasp to join a community—the community of people who understand a particular subject. And if we as teachers want to get others to join this community, then helping them to understand (and even to commit themselves to) is the crucial and critical task."

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Next Gen Learning event archive

Next Generation Learning Challenges events are a unique opportunity to hear from leading experts on topics related to IT’s role in college readiness and completion. The NGLC archives include conversations with educational leaders on emerging topics, showcases of NGLC grantees, and webinars related to ongoing grant competitions. Each archive includes a recording of presentation slides, audio, and chat conversations.

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Flipped Classrooms

Five-Minute Film Festival: Flipped Classrooms | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Amy Erin Borovoy is Edutopia's digital media curator, and she has a passion for content at the intersection of online video, new technologies, and education.
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No More Excuses: AN INDUSTRY RESPONSE TO THE LANGUAGE, LITERACY AND NUMERACY CHALLENGE

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British universities are in need of a teaching revolution

British universities are in need of a teaching revolution | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
It's time that institutions and staff start taking risks in the lecture hall.
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Aesthetic Thinking: The Forgotten Dimension in Higher Education | Miguel Angel Escotet

Aesthetic Thinking: The Forgotten Dimension in Higher Education | Miguel Angel Escotet | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Science and art, as dimensions of creative thought, are universal in nature and develop to the full in freedom.
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Download free ebooks: Appreciative Inquiry: Change at the Speed of Imagination, 2nd Edition

Download free ebooks: Appreciative Inquiry: Change at the Speed of Imagination, 2nd Edition | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
A network for WHO enjoy reading books (Appreciative Inquiry: Change at the Speed of Imagination, 2nd Edition http://t.co/DopB6OdI...)...

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Where Do You Find Career Inspiration?

Where Do You Find Career Inspiration? | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Allison Jones has a great blog post today on places where she finds career inspiration. She says: When it comes to career advice, it is very easy to focus on tactics: how to write a resume; how to use social...
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Learn Do Share

LEARN DO SHARE is the first book of a series that captures the practice of participatory storytelling experiments designed to trigger social innovation. The result of our open collaboration is a rather unusual look-do-and-think-book that explores the methods we used, pitfalls we encountered and lessons we learned when we invited 600 people to co-create a multi-perspective emergent narrative.

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Universities reshaping education on the web

Universities reshaping education on the web | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Universities reshaping education on the web...
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 33 Digital Skills Every 21st Century Teacher should Have | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it

Digital skills that teachers need to seriously consider to pave the way for the 21st century teaching. Also a list of web tools under each skill for teachers to better exploit it.

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What Is PBL Really?

What Is PBL Really? | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
PBL is a human construct and so there are lots of variations. And you are entitled to construct your own version within some parameters.
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Articulating a transition pedagogy: first year curriculum principles

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The future of education: Memorize or analyse? | ZDNet

The future of education: Memorize or analyse? | ZDNet | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Summary: Where do technology and teaching methods fit in a digital world?
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Stop Telling Students to Study for Exams - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Stop Telling Students to Study for Exams - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
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RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms

This animate was adapted from a talk given at the RSA by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert and recipient of the RSA's Benjamin...
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