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Inspiring & thought provoking readings for educators working in the creative industries.
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Meditation found to increase brain size

Meditation found to increase brain size | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
People who meditate grow bigger brains than those who don't. Researchers at Harvard, Yale, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found the first evidence that meditation can alter the physical structure of our brains.
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What Makes Teachers Great, From The Perspective of a 10th Grader

What Makes Teachers Great, From The Perspective of a 10th Grader | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
What Makes Teachers Great--From The Perspective Of A 10th Grader
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Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students

Dan Pink: How Teachers Can Sell Love of Learning to Students | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Erin Scott By Jennie Rose In his new book To Sell is Human, author Daniel Pink reports that education is one of the fastest growing job categories in th
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[INFOGRAPHIC] Instructional Design Model: Gagné’s 9 Events of Instruction

[INFOGRAPHIC] Instructional Design Model: Gagné’s 9 Events of Instruction | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
This weekend I decided it was about time I created a new instructional design themed infographic. I’ve created a few in the past, which I’ve shared on my blog (here, here and here), and...
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A Simple Guide To 4 Complex Learning Theories - Edudemic

A Simple Guide To 4 Complex Learning Theories - Edudemic | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Do you know the actual theories of learning? A learning theory is an attempt to describe how people learn, helping us understand this inherently complex process.
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Showing, Not Telling: Prezi & Omeka - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Showing, Not Telling: Prezi & Omeka - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
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Online Student Retention Strategies: A Baker’s Dozen of Recommendations | Faculty Focus

Online Student Retention Strategies: A Baker’s Dozen of Recommendations | Faculty Focus | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Despite the tremendous growth of online education programs, student retention for online courses remains problematic. The attrition rate from online universities is often cited as 20% to 50% (Diaz, 2002).
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The End of Education As We Know It

The End of Education As We Know It | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Scott Barry Kaufman Imagine being 6 or 7 years old again, learning about addition and subtraction for the first time.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 21st Century Pedagogy Teachers should be Aware of

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 21st Century Pedagogy Teachers should be Aware of | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
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50 Incredible Stop Motion Videos | Smashing Magazine

50 Incredible Stop Motion Videos | Smashing Magazine | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Stop motion animation is one of the hottest areas of film-making today. Stop motion is an animation art through which one can spring life in inanimate things and do the unnatural.
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Educational Leadership:The Prepared Graduate:The Essential Cognitive Backpack

Educational Leadership:The Prepared Graduate:The Essential Cognitive Backpack | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Educational Leadership:Creativity Now!:Fundamentals of Creativity

Educational Leadership:Creativity Now!:Fundamentals of Creativity | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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The Growing Adoption of Creative Commons Textbooks

The Growing Adoption of Creative Commons Textbooks | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Ten years after its creation, governments are turning to the Creative Commons license to reform their education programs.
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Free Mopho X4 Ableton Instruments From Francis Prève

Free Mopho X4 Ableton Instruments From Francis Prève | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
  Producer and sound designer Francis Prève has released a free Ableton Live Instrument based on the Dave Smith Instruments Mopho x4. Here’s what he has to say about it: Since my previou...
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Active Story System - design methodology for transmedia storytelling

Design methodology for creating participatory transmedia stories
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9 Signs Social Engagement Helps Student Retention - Online Universities

9 Signs Social Engagement Helps Student Retention - Online Universities | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Social engagement can greatly influence whether students complete their studies, with research to back that claim up.
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Developing transferable knowledge and skills in the 21st century

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How to use QR codes in research and teaching

How to use QR codes in research and teaching | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
You have seen QR codes in ads, but do they make sense for academics? This post discusses why, when and how you can use QR codes in research and teaching.
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Is Everything a Remix?

Is Everything a Remix? | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
Ben Lillie Copy, transform, combine—according to documentary director and writer Kirby Ferguson, these are the concepts underpinning all creativity.
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Pedagogy and Social Media or: How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Twitter | Berkeley Planning Journal

Pedagogy and Social Media or: How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Twitter | Berkeley Planning Journal | Teaching & learning in the creative industries | Scoop.it
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Course: Toward a Literacy of Cooperation: Introduction to Cooperation Theory

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