Dennis Bonilla

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Technology and Just-in-Time Learning

Community<p>Technology and Just-in-Time Learning<p>By John Katzman and Shay David     Oct 26, 2014<p>CC BY 2.0 Flickr user oatsy40<p>Related Stories<p>Amplify’s …

Investing in our next generation workforce to avoid a skills gap shortfall

I was encouraged to read that employment in the UK is looking up this quarter and that people are feeling more positive about their job security and …

Employee Engagement

Gamification and Game-based Learning: When to Use Them

Gamification and game-based learning are both buzzwords in the education and training industry. Although both are innovative ways to train your …

Messy, glorious motherhood

They say when you become a mom, you change. I am sure just about every one of us has experienced that. It is awe-inspiring to come to the realization …

Why Your Brain Loves Good Storytelling

It is quiet and dark. The theater is hushed. James Bond skirts along the edge of a building as his enemy takes aim. Here in the audience, heart rates increase and palms sweat. I know this to be true because instead of enjoying the movie myself, I am measuring the brain activity of a dozen viewers. …

What Instructional Designers Don't Want to Hear | The Rapid E

I love the weekly elearning challenges. They get us to do things we may not often do on our own. We get to practice new techniques and think through …

Tom Peters on leading the 21st-century organization

Thirty years after leaving McKinsey, the prolific author returns to discuss tomorrow’s management challenges and the keys to organizational change …

Leadership

11 new #HEwords for academics that should be in the dictionary

1. Spinpact<p>#HEWords @timeshighered spinpact - the art of talking up the relevance of your results<p>— Matthew Greenall (@mngreenall) October 24, 2014<p>2. …

Virtually There: 5 Best Practices for Designing Virtual and Blended Learning

“Virtually There” is a monthly online column addressing the special challenges associated with designing, developing, and implementing virtual and …

Flipped Classroom

Infographic: The Gamification of Education - Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff - EdTech, gamification, Infographics

<i>Gamification [n]: the use of game design elements in non-game contexts.</i><p>“Game players regularly exhibit persistence, risk-taking, attention to detail, …

How to Keep Learning and Still Have a Life

Malina Omut<p>A colleague of mine recently made this prediction: People who work together will soon start asking one another, “What courses are you taking?” It’ll be the new “What are you reading?”<p>He’s probably right, and that worries me a little—but not because I don’t like learning. I like it so …

Why Some Teachers May Question 'New' Education Trends

Even with other "new" teaching practices and ideas, “among teachers there are early adopters, so some teachers buy into it very quickly, and then …

Why Superstars Struggle to Bond with Their Teams

From the moment you start each workday, you’re subject to two basic human impulses: to excel and to conform.<p>If people in your immediate environment are amazing performers, you might be able to do both at once: By excelling, you fit the norm of your spectacular coworkers. But that’s rare. I’m pretty …

Visualization for Understanding

The Blue Marble<p>When NASA released the photograph of the earth as seen from space, known as the blue marble, it gave new impetus to the environmental …

You learn by doing and by falling over

Forget the rules, and learn from first-hand experience instead. There’s so much more to be gained from not knowing how to do things the ‘correct’ …

The Millennial Misunderstanding

Much has been said about what Millennials want most from work, but our research suggests that some of these ideas are not entirely accurate. It’s not …

Will equal pay be reality for women? #tellusatoday

<i>Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella ignited a controversy by saying that women asking for raises was bad karma. He later called the comment a mistake. Comments from Twitter are edited for clarity and grammar:</i><p>His comment is astonishing evidence that discrimination continues. It's amazing that those with …

Careers

The Social Age Safari

The Social Age Safari is a three day event, (14-16th May 2018) where we bring together 70 bold Explorers, to be immersed in a deep exploration of the …

Emerging Technology

RT @SAP_APJ: Your colleagues will be #millennials, non-perm & multinational. Results from our APAC @2020workforce survey. #HR #biz http://t.co/fU0ZeCQSgj

Vivek Wadhwa

Self-described Tesla fanboy Vivek Wadhwa predicts that Elon Musk's car company will re-invent the battery industry by the end of the decade.<p>Over a …

Singularity

Jockey: Jon Hamm Can Have All The Free Underwear He Wants

Jon Hamm's crotch has been hogging headlines since network staff asked Hamm to holster his "impressive anatomy" on the "Mad Men" set. Luckily for Hamm's crew and costars, two legendary tighty-whitey manufacturers are eager to help.<p>Jockey and Fruit of the Loom have each offered Hamm a lifetime …

The Lost Beatles Photos: Rare Shots From 1964-1966

At Seattle Tacoma Airport, the Beatles boarded their chartered Americn Flyer Airlines Lockheed Electra plane bound for Vancouver, British Columbia, …

British Columbia

Free at Last: The Robert Redford Story

He's always been obsessed with the American way of winning and losing, the blessing also being the curse. It's the subject of much of his career and the substance of much of his life. PLUS: The Exclusive Never-Before-Seen Photos of Redford from 1959<p><i>Published in the April 2013 issue</i><p><b>The war is over,</b> …

Maasai Balloon in the Morning

Reaching Across Cultures Without Losing Yourself

Kate Upton Named Spokesperson for Gillette; Urges Men to Shave It All

<b>Kate Upton</b> has been named a spokesperson for the razor company and after sharing her body hair do's and don'ts [that's right, she cares and so should …

RT @PeteCarroll: Steve Ballmer is bringing it at #WeDay! Thanks to @Microsoft & the Ballmers for supporting #WeDay in a huge way! http://t.co/tauDi27Lju