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30 Outdated Leadership Practices Holding Your Company Back

30 Outdated Leadership Practices Holding Your Company Back | How Learning Works | Scoop.it

Are we producing better leaders or just more people who hold positions of leadership? What makes a leader successful? It seems like we should have the answer by now. However the sad reality is many organizations simply don’t even know where to begin.


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My favorite quote in this article "The willingness to view poor leadership as an acceptable standard has created a leadership bubble of sorts"

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11 Bad Teaching Habits That Are Stifling Your Growth - te@chthought

11 Bad Teaching Habits That Are Stifling Your Growth - te@chthought | How Learning Works | Scoop.it

"There’s a certain class of mistakes that all educators can eliminate with conscious effort, and in this post we outline 11 of them. They range from habits of practice to habits of thought, but all of them have one important thing in common: they make your job harder."

 


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The Future of the European University - WorldWise - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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The Future of the European University - The Chronicle of Higher Education - http://t.co/LalqZphv...


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Al Fin: IBM's Nano Approach to Killing Drug Resistant Bacteria

Chemists at IBM Research have been working to create "ninja polymers" that can target MRSA-infected cells in the human body and destroy their harmful payload. Bacteria such as methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus ...

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Symbols Song - The Periodic Table of Videos - University of Nottingham

Symbols Song - The Periodic Table of Videos - University of Nottingham | How Learning Works | Scoop.it
The Professor reviews a song composed of symbols from the periodic table.
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Computational biology: From genomes to cells and systems

In times when high-throughput data are the norm rather than the exception, computational skills to turn masses of data into tangible biological insights have become crucial.

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Clinical Research Informatics

Clinical Research Informatics | How Learning Works | Scoop.it
Clinical research informatics (CRI) is the application of informatics principles and techniques to support the spectrum of activities and business processes that instantiate clinical research. Informatics, defined generally as the ...

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What Does A Teacher's Brain Look Like? - Edudemic

What Does A Teacher's Brain Look Like? - Edudemic | How Learning Works | Scoop.it

"Have you ever felt that, as a teacher, your brain has special spots reserved for things that most people never even think about? Or maybe you’ve come to wonder how you ended up spending your days in a classroom in the first place? Is your leisure conversation with teacher friends dominated by discussions of students, lessons, and classroom bloopers? The fun graphic belowillustrates some of the brain compartments that are unique to teacher’s brains. As we move into summer break for many teachers, do you think that some of these teacher compartments of your brain shrink over the summer to make room for other things, or are you always thinking about school and teaching?"


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140 Massive Open Online Courses Getting Started in June: Enroll in a MOOC Today

140 Massive Open Online Courses Getting Started in June: Enroll in a MOOC Today | How Learning Works | Scoop.it
Have some downtime this summer? Would your time be well spent taking a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)? Then you'll want to look through the slew of summer MOOCs getting started this June.

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Atomic structure discovered for a sodium channel that generates electrical signals in living cells

The achievement opens new possibilities for designing drugs for pain, epilepsy and heart rhythm disturbances

Scientists at the University of Washington (UW) in Seattle have determined the atomic architecture of a sodium channel. The achievement opens new possibilities for molecular medicine researchers around the world in designing better drugs for pain, epilepsy, and heart rhythm disturbances.


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Electrical Conductivity- Sixty Symbols - Physics and Astronomy videos

A video about electrical conductivity at different temperatures using a special electric cannon.
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Shifting from Shared to Collaborative Decision Making: A Change in Thinking and Doing | Journal of Participatory Medicine

Shifting from Shared to Collaborative Decision Making: A Change in Thinking and Doing | Journal of Participatory Medicine | How Learning Works | Scoop.it
Despite its theoretical appeal, the concept of shared decision making in the clinical encounter has yet to translate into practice.

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Computational biology: From genomes to cells and systems

In times when high-throughput data are the norm rather than the exception, computational skills to turn masses of data into tangible biological insights have become crucial.

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HIT-related Baccalaureate programs emerge - Healthcare IT News (blog)

HIT-related Baccalaureate programs emergeHealthcare IT News (blog) When I first heard about health informatics education occurring during the undergraduate years, I was quite surprised. This made me think further about this new ...

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Health and Biomedical Informatics: How Medical Doctors and Students Should Use Social Media: a Review to Propose some Practical Recommendations | Salud Publica

Health and Biomedical Informatics: How Medical Doctors and Students Should Use Social Media: a Review to Propose some Practical Recommendations | Salud Publica | How Learning Works | Scoop.it
How Medical Doctors and Students Should Use Social Media: a Review to Propose some Practical Recommendatio...

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Videos | Amarantus BioSciences

Videos March 9th, 2012 Amarantus Fourth Appearance on Big Biz Radio.
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