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"Blended learning is a potentially powerful way of mixing the power of asynchronous access with face-to-face facilitation and instruction.
It’s this mixing of old and new that makes it tempting for many schools and districts wanting to dip their toes in the water of eLearning and far-reaching technology access while still depending on the expertise and training of human teachers."
Responsive design for a website is often used in the context of mobile users.
Given the fact that more and more users are using mobile devices such as their smartphones and tablets to access the web, both for browsing and otherwise, it is extremely important that website designs become responsive towards all devices and screen sizes.
Find more advantages, benefits and best practices of responsive design at the infographic and article link.
Millennials trust their friends more than professional media.
It seems as if millennials have avoided traditional media ever since they learned how to read.The results of new research by marketing startup Crowdtap and the global research company Ipsos shed new light on how the connected generation gets its news.
Znalazłem na http://www.educationfact.com infografikę, która nie tylko bardzo ładnie podsumowuje teorie uczenia, ale i pokazuje przykłady narzędzi do zastosowań w samokształceniu, nauczaniu 1:1, 1:∞ i ∞:∞. Jest na tyle dobra, że warto poświęcić jej osobny wpis na blogu. Prawie wszystko, co chcielibyście wiedzieć o behawioryzmie, konstruktywizmie, kognitywizmie i konektywizmie.
Skills used for programming could also be used for a wide range of careers, such as constructing meteorological simulations, making financial predictions, or creating personalized online learning curricula.
"The NBC show Revolution takes place in a post-apocalyptic dystopian future. In the show, an unknown event disables all technology dependent on electricity on the planet, ranging from iPhones and televisions to engines, appliances, and batteries. People are forced to adapt to a world without functioning technology.
Recently, I participated in an excellent discussion on 21st century skills and their importance to the future success of today’s students. One educator posed the question “can you teach 21st century skills without technology?”
Before answering the question, I think it’s time to toss the moniker ’21st century skills’ and instead refer to them as the four critical elements of learning (the 4 C’s):
collaborationcommunicationcritical thinking and problem solvingcreativity and innovation
In today’s classrooms, technology can play an important role in teaching the four critical elements, but is it absolutely necessary? What would happen if all the lights went out, like they did in Revolution? Would these skills still be important to our students and their future success?"
"Members of Desimone’s lab are now studying how the brain shifts its focus between different types of sensory input, such as vision and hearing. They are also investigating whether it might be possible to train people to better focus their attention by controlling the brain interactions involved in this process.
“You have to identify the basic neural mechanisms and do basic research studies, which sometimes generate ideas for things that could be of practical benefit,” Desimone says. “It’s too early to say whether this training is even going to work at all, but it’s something that we’re actively pursuing.”
But here’s the thing: the history of social media actually goes back a lot further, and its roots can be found in blogging, Google, AOL, ICQ, the beginnings of the world wide web and, perhaps surprisingly, CompuServe.
10 Reasons Visual Content will Dominate 2014 What marketing strategies will we focus on in 2014? What will we leave behind? This article takes a look at the rise of visual content - and why 2014 will dominate in 2014:
1. 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual. Visuals are processed 60,000X faster in the brain than text.
2. Videos on landing pages increase average page conversion rates by 86%.
3. Visual content is social-media-ready and social-media-friendly. It’s easily sharable and easily palatable.
4. Businesses who market with infographics grow in traffic an average of 12% more than those who don’t.
5. Posts with visuals receive 94% more page visits and engagement than those without.
6. 60% of consumers are more likely to click on a business whose images appear in search results.
7. Clear, detailed images carry more weight than product information or customer ratings say 67% of consumers.
8. Visuals show your products without telling people about them. This allows viewers to make their own decisions without feeling pressure from your business.
9. Visuals express ideas quickly - in a snapshot. This breaks through the overwhelming clutter of online content.
10. Visuals are becoming easier and easier to create as photo editing tools become more accessible