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Why Companies Are Placing Users at the Core of Their Innovation Strategies

Many in business long believed that product innovation sprung from inside their own companies—that is, until economist Eric Arthur von Hippel came …

Innovation

Clarifications On UC Berkeley's Accessibility Decision To Restrict Video Access

I had planned earlier to write a post or two on the UC Berkeley video kerfuffle but kept getting sidetracked with more articles in trade press and …

UC Berkeley

How one instructor is pursuing accessibility in online education

How can an instructor design an online course so as many students as possible can benefit from it?Jessie Male is about to find out. Male, 33, is a …

Learning

Colorado State U and McGraw-Hill Education Launch Learning Analytics Research Project

Data Analytics<p>A new research initiative from McGraw-Hill Education and Colorado State University is exploring the use of learning analytics to boost …

Education

Educational Leadership - Articles, Resources for Educators

<i>EL</i> Named “Best Overall Publication” by<br>the Association of American Publishers<p>Perspectives<p>Personal Matters<p>Personalization is still proving its merits, …

Education

Understanding Learning Science and Its Value to Educators

In a world where we are constantly barraged with product claims about “learning science,” most educators have very little sense of what that really …

The end of UX and birth of product design

Last week, we relaunched our website. It was a ton of work – we spent 6 months on it, starting with the exact same processes we bring to our clients. …

UX Design

Recommended Reading: Realistic Hopes for a Genuine Science of Learning

Keith Devlin is a professor of mathematics at Stanford who has taken a keen interest in mathematics education. He is particularly interested in how …

Top 5 best e-learning authoring tools

In most industries, technology is taking over. Businesses and organisations right around the world are realising that they can save money and time by …

Web Design

Massachusetts Accelerates Adoption of Personalized Learning Through New Public-Private Partnership

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Dec 14, 2016) - The LearnLaunch Institute and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education today …

Pearson Releases Research-Based Learning Design Principles for Public...

Fundamental methods and theories of learning, curated for use in product design shared under creative common license(PRWeb December 13, 2016)Read the …

Jobs to be Done: From Research to Minimum Valuable Product

Does your product team know your customers’ needs? Do your designers and engineers understand your customers’ behaviors and motivations?<p>Discovering …

Enhancing education from pre-K to MIT and beyond

To improve education — whether pK-12, college, professional training, or online courses — one must first gain an understanding of how people learn. …

Education

20 Innovative Ways Companies Are Using Virtual Reality

Virtual reality might be the new reality for concerts, home renovation, roller coasters, and commercial real estate.<p>Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR, Magic Leap, Google Daydream View, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR have created immense buzz about the potential of Virtual Reality (VR). VR has been met …

Virtual Reality

Six Myths of Product Development

Artwork: Ricky Allman, Undertable, 2011, acrylic on canvas, 72″ x 48″<p>Most product-development managers are always struggling to bring in projects on time and on budget. They never have enough resources to get the job done, and their bosses demand predictable schedules and deliverables. So the …

Membrane: An Experiment in Permeable Publishing

<i>This piece originally appeared on Source.</i>Over the last several months, The New York Times R&D Lab has been thinking about the future of online …

Journalism

Quality Matters Intros New Teaching Online Certificate

Quality Matters, a nonprofit organization providing quality standards, professional development, course/program review and more, has added a new …

Instructional Design

Department of Justice alleges campus in violation of Americans with Disabilities Act

<i>Update 09/20/16: This article has been updated to reflect additional information from campus spokesperson Roqua Montez</i><p>The campus responded last week …

Higher Education

Design Thinking Builds Strong Teams

<b>Summary:</b> Not only does design thinking foster innovation, but it also strengthens teams by creating common vocabulary and artifacts, and a …

Design Thinking

Digital badging spreads as more colleges use vendors to create alternative credentials

Digital badges aren’t replacing the bachelor’s degree any time soon. But a growing number of colleges are working with vendors to use badges as an …

Instructional Design

Blackboard Announces New Competency-Based Education Digital Readiness Tool to Help Institutions Develop, Implement Successful Programs

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc., the world's leading education technology company for teaching, learning and student …

Using educational technology to enhance student learning

Improving educational delivery is a core focus of MIT, and also a priority for training new generations of teachers in the Department of Civil and …

Learning

Inside the Online School That Could Radically Change How Kids Learn Everywhere

Emily Duggan, 16, spends most afternoons at a dance studio tucked behind a shopping plaza near her home in Exeter, New Hampshire. Blond and doe-eyed, …

Education

Universities pilot Yellowdig, a social platform for higher ed

This is what a class looks like.More specifically, the image above is what a Northwestern University class looks like based on data collected by …

Higher Education

Course Design Key for K-12 Publishers in OER World

In an earlier blog post I made the statement that in the age of open education resources (OER), curation, not content, will be king. My thesis was …

The Pulse: Jason Jordan of Knewton

This month’s edition of “The Pulse” features an interview with Jason Jordan, vice president for higher ed markets at Knewton, a leading provider of …

Game-based learning gains steam in higher education

Triseum raises $1.43M to transform educational experiences for studentsTriseum announced a new funding round of $1.43 million, on the heels of its …

Education

Innovative university ideathons can help shape the next-generation workplace

When it comes to innovation, most universities today advance cutting-edge change through the powerful and profound science and technology research …

Game On! Kaplan University Incorporates Gamification Into Its Career Services Network

DAVENPORT, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kaplan University today announced that it has incorporated gamification into its career services network. …

Education