Michele Kresco 

55 Flips | 7 Magazines | @MicheleKresco | E-learning Graphic Designer, Master of Education (MEd), Instructional Design, & Certificate in Instructional Technology Design - Dec 2016

Why Is A Virtual Classroom Better Than A Real One?

<b>Virtual Classroom: Why is it Better Than A Real One?</b><p>Imagine a traditional classroom with a teacher and a group of students. Depending on the class …

Education Technology

Adam Penenberg: How Gamification Is Going To Change The Workplace

I recently spoke to Adam Penenberg, who is the author of the new book, <i>Play at Work: How Games Inspire Breakthrough Thinking</i> (Portfolio, 2013). Penenberg is a journalism professor at New York University and the assistant director of the Business & Economic Program and heads the department’s ethics …

Military Commands Tussle Over Cyber Power

One of the Pentagon’s key missions is to lend a hand -- or a drone -- during natural disasters or other domestic emergencies. But it is unclear, in …

U.S. Army wants soldiers to have pocket drones by 2018

The U.S. Army has been looking into technology referred to as “soldier-borne sensors” that are essentially miniature pocket-sized drones intended for …

U.S. Army

Oshkosh Defense LCTV Military ATV

One way to know whether your military vehicle is built to stand up to the challenges and extreme conditions of the battlefield is to test it …

US Army hopes to outfit soldiers with tiny drones by 2018

American soldiers should soon get drone support beyond just big, expensive machines flying well above the battlefield. The US Army has requested industry information on the feasibility of making tiny drones (Soldier Borne Sensors in official lingo) that would help infantry gather intelligence on a …

Military dog who lost leg in Afghanistan awarded highest war medal for animals

A military dog who lost a leg when sniffing out a roadside bomb has been awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross after serving in more than 400 missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.<p>Lucca, a 12-year-old German Shepherd, served in the US Marine Corps for six years, protecting the lives of …

Military

The military is taking cyber warfare a lot more seriously

Following the rather embarrassing revelation that the Pentagon has no idea who'd be in charge in the event of a cyber attack comes word that the military is stepping up its cyber warfare game. So much so that cyber is joining the ranks of other combatant commands like those dedicated to specific …

Most Wanted Terrorists List: Turkey Offers $14M Reward For ISIS Militants

The Turkish government is offering a 42 million Turkish lira reward — more than $14 million — for information that leads to the arrest of top …

Securing military sensors

Militaries around the world are turning to the Internet of Things (IoT) to improve their situational awareness in the battlefield. Sensors and …

Never mind the teaching, where's the learning?

The government is clearly intent on pushing on with plans for the teaching excellence framework and many of us applaud the desire to put excellent …

Can Gamification Save Higher Education?

Tags: Gamification<p><b>U.S. Education Lags Globally, but Good Gamification Offers Avenue for Improvement.</b><p>From dramatically increasing user engagement …

7 innovative ways to use gamification in your elearning

Gamification in elearning challenges learners to keep them engaged and motivated. Here are seven of our favorite gamified elearning examples.<p>Duolingo …

Balancing rewards against effort in Gamification - Gamified UK - #Gamification Expert

I have said it before, if you are going to use rewards, you have to get it right. Whilst there are arguments about the value and / or damage of …

Relative

This Data-Viz Tool Is As Easy To Use As A Post-It Note

Beam makes charts and graphs simple and disposable. Which could be great for increasing the public’s graphic literacy.<p>Data visualization, infographics, data posters–whatever you want to call them, the genre is having its “Instagram moment.” Like typography and photo editing before it, the craft of …

Data Visualization

Top 10 Social Media Infographics for the Visual Learner

By Kara Salazar | @karasalazar With the different platforms in a perpetual state of evolution, it tends to make social media a little confusing. If …

5 engaging visual content formats that aren’t infographics

Are you producing infographics on autopilot? Columnist Kerry Jones shares innovative content formats which may communicate your message more …

A New Visme: Huge Update to the Online Design Tool

The new Visme is here. Following eight months of dedicated work to address more than 30 user requests, Visme now gives its users an even smoother …

Interesting Infographics: What Content Types Should You Create

Content marketing is both an art and a science – how, when, where, what, and to whom are all important questions when trying to figure out what type …

How to Manage Introverts and Extroverts

Would you call yourself an introvert or extrovert? The fact is that most employees will fall into two main categories:<p>Introverts (30-50% of the …

Personality

Pros and cons of the top animated video making platforms - e-Learning Feeds

in <b>Snackson</b> we create audiovisual material to give support to the content previously designed, content created by ourselves in which we recreate …

5 Considerations For Creating Multilingual Courses - e-Learning Feeds

Creating a multilingual course involves more than just creating a text in English and then translating it. In this article, we take a look at the …

The Adult Learning Theory - Andragogy - Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

The Adult Learning Theory – Andragogy – Infographic<p>Posted on April 2, 2014<p><b>The Adult Learning Theory Infographic</b><p><b>The Adult Learning Theory – Andragogy</b> …

Is Google teaching us anything?

In his book <i>The Shallows</i>, Nicholas Carr suggests that the internet is making us dumber. Carr finds that the vast amount of hyperlinked information …

Three Tips for Great Formative Assessment

Homework: A La Carte or Fixed Menu? #SaturdayThunk

<i>“Homework for infants should be done entirely at their parents’ discretion”</i> wrote Justine Roberts the founder of Mumsnet in a TES article this week. …

Presentation tips for Formative (goformative.com) v2

4 Ways to Turn Distracted Students into Engaged Learners

Seven out of 10 academic leaders agree that online learning is critical to the future of education. That’s why the number of students enrolled in …

Where Does Gamification Fit in Higher Education? [#Infographic]

College is not a game. But that doesn’t mean games can’t be used to engage students. Gamification is a relatively new word for an old concept. It’s …