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Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.
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Magazine on communication related to work and civic activity.
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Presenting Data Effectively - YouTube

Crystal clear graphs, slides, and reports are valuable – they save an audience’s mental energies, keep a reader engaged, and make you look smart. This webinar, featuring SAGE author Dr. Stephanie Evergreen, covers the science behind presenting data effectively and will leave viewers with direct, pointed changes that can be immediately administered to significantly increase impact. Dr. Evergreen also addresses principles of data visualization, report, and slideshow design that support legibility, comprehension, and stick our information in our audience’s brains.
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Explore The Largest Early Map Of The World

Explore The Largest Early Map Of The World | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
This 430-year-old world map, digitized for the first time, is “more than just a map!,” according to historian David Rumsey.
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The best keyword research tool for content marketers

The best keyword research tool for content marketers | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
The best keyword research tool uses Google and Bing auto-suggest results to serve up a goldmine of insight for content marketers.
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Design Matters with Debbie Millman: Richard Saul Wurman

Design Matters with Debbie Millman: Richard Saul Wurman | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Debbie talks to TED founder Richard Saul Wurman about learning and education.
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How to Make an Infographic: A Visual Guide for Beginners [Free E-Book]

How to Make an Infographic: A Visual Guide for Beginners [Free E-Book] | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
A free step-by-step visual guide for beginners on creating on infographic, from how to write copy for your visual to how to promote it effectively.
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How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation

How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Getting worked up will only make things worse.
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The Future of Education is Unstructured Learning, and Here's Why

The Future of Education is Unstructured Learning, and Here's Why | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Unstructured learning is an authentic real-world way of learning. That’s because the real world itself doesn’t have neat compartments or set disciplines for success. It demands adaptability, patience, and a willingness to learn and to use what is learned in the moment. Most of all, it requires us to take full responsibility for what we learn.

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Carlos Fosca's curator insight, December 26, 2017 8:36 AM

“El aprendizaje no estructurado ocurre cuando dejamos que los estudiantes jueguen sin una guía para que puedan sacar conclusiones por sí mismos. Sin embargo, todavía este tipo de aprendizaje requiere del apoyo del maestro, particularmente en las primeras etapas del proceso. Esto sucede en forma de diseño de escenarios, desarrollo de plantillas, formulación de preguntas orientadoras, etc. Al final, sin embargo, todos estos métodos están diseñados para apoyar y guiar a los estudiantes mientras caminan felices a través de lo desconocido”. (Global Digital Citizen Foundation, 2017)

Gust MEES's curator insight, January 4, 8:57 AM
Unstructured learning is an authentic real-world way of learning. That’s because the real world itself doesn’t have neat compartments or set disciplines for success. It demands adaptability, patience, and a willingness to learn and to use what is learned in the moment. Most of all, it requires us to take full responsibility for what we learn.

 

It’s time to play and to let go of rigid teaching in favour of unstructured learning. For this to happen, teachers have to foster trust in their students. They have to be willing to take a step back and put a little slack on the reins of traditional pedagogy. In short, we need to let things get a little messy. Ease into it—it’s a bold step and it will transform everything.

 

Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:

 

https://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?&tag=modern-education

 

Jerry Busone's curator insight, January 5, 8:14 AM

Unstructured learning brings real to your workshops and classroom. Its not YOU the teacher doing all the presenting but its about guiding and facilitating people through real world problems and allowing them to innovate,apply principles ,models  and come to their own conclusions. Just like there are many ways to lead and sell there are many ways to learn ... 

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Terrific Mini Guide to Help Students Think Critically ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Terrific Mini Guide to Help Students Think Critically ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Questioning is the key to critical thinking and through questions students get to explore the deep layers of meanings that would otherwise go unnoticed. Of course not all questions have this analytical ability. For instance, closed questions tend to limit the thinking choices available for students. The same with questions that promote factual recalling. Questions that emphasize the mechanical on the analytical are out of the list.

In today's post, I am sharing with you this mini guide created by Foundation of Critical Thinking which you can use with your students to help them better comprehend and apply critical thinking in their learning. This could also be a very good resource teachers can draw on to enhance their questioning strategies.

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Федина Яна's curator insight, January 2, 2015 6:38 AM

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Bibhya Sharma's curator insight, January 2, 2015 6:00 PM

Very useful guide for teachers.  

Dennis Swender's curator insight, January 3, 2015 3:16 AM

Important considerations for blogs, discussion posts, and short answer responses.

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What College Doesn’t Teach You About Building a Network

Recently, I spoke to a group of students at Boston University’s College of Communication about how to navigate the tricky job market after graduation from lessons I learned in researching my book, There Is Life After College. 

At one point, the conversation turned to networking, and I was peppered with questions about a Catch-22 new graduates typically face: how do they build a professional network if they never held a full-time job?
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Google Maps Is Upgrading Street View and You Can Help

Google Maps Is Upgrading Street View and You Can Help | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Expect to see a new fleet of Google Street View cameras on the road. Their new images, and possibly yours, are helping the company’s artificial intelligence index the world’s places.
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The graduate designer that Google is searching for

The graduate designer that Google is searching for | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Mustafa Kurtuldu is Design Advocate at a little-known company called Google. Chris Finnegan caught up with him to discuss what skills they look for in a graduate designer, strategic design use and why Google got behind our Design Academy programme.
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33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Professional Communication | Scoop.it

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.

 

If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can cultivate that allow you to train the people you work with to treat you respectfully each day.

 

Here are 33 of these proven habits that can help, if you're willing to stick with them. Implement a few, take inspiration from the others, and you'll likely see dividends quickly.


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, December 7, 2017 5:17 PM

Most of these are small, subtle changes in behavior, but they can have a big impact on how much other people respect you.

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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, December 9, 2017 11:49 AM

#Respect? Treat others with respect.

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How we can stop Africa's scientific brain drain

How we can stop Africa's scientific brain drain | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
How can Africans find solutions to Africa's problems? Conservation biologist Kevin Njabo tells his personal story of how he nearly became part of the group of African scientists who seek an education abroad and never return -- and why he's now building a permanent base on the continent to nurture and support local talent. "I'm not coming back alone. I'm bringing with me Western scientists, entrepreneurs and students," Njabo says. "When that happens, Africa will be on the way to solving Africa's problems."
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The Racist Roots Of “Urban Renewal” And How It Made Cities Less Equal

The Racist Roots Of “Urban Renewal” And How It Made Cities Less Equal | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
“The social and emotional cost fell on poor people and people of color,” says University of Richmond’s Robert Nelson.
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10 New Principles Of Good Design

10 New Principles Of Good Design | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Dieter Rams’s design principles get a 21st-century update.
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60 Totally Free Design Resources for Non-Designers

60 Totally Free Design Resources for Non-Designers | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
A list of the best sites to bookmark for free design resources, including icons, images, fonts and DIY design tools.
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Rene Knip on Designing in the 2.5 Dimension

Rene Knip on Designing in the 2.5 Dimension | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Rene Knip doesn't care much for typographic conventions. As the founder of the Dutch studio Atelier Rene Knip, he makes typefaces carved from wood, soldered
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Storytelling with Data Visualization

Storytelling with Data Visualization | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Does your data tell a story and can you visualize it? We look at the history and thought processes behind data visualization and successful infographics.

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Nikke Blout's curator insight, May 13, 2015 5:16 PM

Content Marketing: the magic of visualizations in helping data tell the story. #contentmarketing #marketing #bigdata #sales #agility

Dianita Páez's curator insight, May 14, 2015 1:23 PM

Infografías que cuenten historias. 

Graphics Design's curator insight, December 28, 2017 7:43 AM

Material handling equipment Houston is valuable in an assortment of organizations. Material taking care of hardware are utilized for moving or putting diverse kinds of materials.

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Microsoft Design Director, Kat Holmes, on the importance of designing for "one-size-fits-one"

Kat Holmes was most recently Microsoft's Principal Director for Inclusive Design. In this episode, we define inclusive design, explore how to apply it t
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Sarah Doody | Anticipatory design and the future of experience - YouTube

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Designing good mental health into cities: the next frontier for urban design

Designing good mental health into cities: the next frontier for urban design | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
If city-makers are to address mental health through urban design, where should they start? Layla McCay, the Director of Centre for Urban Design and Mental health, explains the reasons that city-dwellers are at greater risk of mental health problems and shows how urban design can support better mental health.
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How To Turn Complicated Ideas Into Simple Concepts

How To Turn Complicated Ideas Into Simple Concepts | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Sometimes you need to explain the “one thing” that your audience should care about and understand.
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Bite-Sized Learning Vs. Microlearning: Are They One And The Same? 

Bite-Sized Learning Vs. Microlearning: Are They One And The Same?  | Professional Communication | Scoop.it
Wondering what is Bite-Sized Learning Vs. Microlearning? Check what exactly Bite-Sized Learning Vs. Microlearning is and whether they are the same.

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Gonzalo Moreno's curator insight, December 19, 2017 5:20 AM
We've been calling them PILDORAS FORMATIVAS (learning pills) for decades, now...
Jerry Busone's curator insight, December 19, 2017 7:39 AM

One things the data clearly shows Learners still demand to be engaged and want to see outcomes from their training. It doesn't matter if its just in time, micro, bite size or live ... keeping them engaged is more important  than how its delivered..

Marco Bertolini's curator insight, December 23, 2017 4:17 AM

Bite-Sized Learning and Microlearning: are they really the same?