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By Bob Ryan | Ideas that shape the way we work, learn and teach
Months after major layoffs, the company has opened an expansive new manufacturing facility in Brooklyn.
MakerBot has grand ambitions, recent headlines be damned. On Wednesday morning, the 3-D printer manufacturer cut the ribbon on a huge new factory in the Industry City region of Brooklyn, a …Manufacturing
Innovation is a lot like learning. It works best when you do a little bit every day. Here’s some inspiration.
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“Emergence is a paradox: emergent properties are often changeless and changing, constant and fluctuating, persistent and shifting, inevitable and …Education
Over the past decade, business has changed dramatically. As a result, workforce skills and requirements have also changed. There are jobs today that didn’t exist 10 years ago — data scientist, social media manager, app developer — and in five more, there will be new roles with new requirements that …Business Technology
Whether you're a user or a developer, the reasons to leave Flash in the past keep multiplying.
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Flash Makes Browsers More …Firefox
In response to all of the attention given to the flipped classroom, I proposed The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture and The Flipped Classroom: The …
Learning objectives are a key part of effective training materials. Create them and use them correctly, and you’re well on your way to helping your …Learning
We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.
Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …James Joyce
Michael MichalkoStudent EngagementMichael Michalko explains that everyone is an artist and that it takes belief and persistence to nurture this …The Brain
How to Put Instructional Design Trends to Action
Like most years, 2014 ended with articles about the latest trends in instructional design, …e-Learning
Demonstration is one of the 18 video production styles from a Coursera course “Mechanics: Motion,
Forces, Energy and Gravity, from Particles to …
In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right) I use the term social collaboration to label an important new element of work of …Learning
How To Improve Online Discussions
The role of the instructor is to encourage critical reflection with thought-provoking questions. Instructors should …Students
Who would have imagined that the rapid pace of technology advancement would transform the learning landscape so dramatically! So, if Facebook, …Learning
When I say ‘rule’, it’s more like the ‘Pirate Code’ in Pirates of the Caribbean. To quote Captain Barbossa, “the code is more what you’d call …TED Talks
By: Brandon Johnson. There’s always room to grow and improve as an educator, whether it’s through fellowships or other professional development …Education
The typical LMS serves up elearning and tracks results, but Tin Can API captures learning data in streams of “actor/verb/object."Informal Learning
Learning and development is failing, and the only real remedy is a revolution. Tinkering around the edges is not going to cut it. Not a violent …Learning
Multiple Intelligences In eLearning
The Theory of Multiple Intelligences was developed in 1983 by Howard Earl Gardner and it was first published in his …Learning
While everyone tries to overcome the shock from the fifth season’s finale (no spoilers here), we thought it would be a fun summer post to write about …e-Learning
Storing information so that you can easily find it again is a challenge. From purposefully messy desks to indexed filing cabinets, we all have our preferred systems. How does it happen inside our brains?
Somewhere within the dense, damp and intricate 1.5kg of tissue that we carry in our skulls, all …The Brain
The importance of learning cannot be underestimated. Learning empowers us to fulfill our ideas and realize our full potential. The speed of gaining …Learning
Latest trends have been known to be the game changers; be it in the fashion industry or eLearning industry. Trend watchers are constantly on the …Trends
I don’t read as many journal articles as I’d like.
Given the challenges and pressures of professional life, combined with everything else that’s been …Learning
In 2010, a fifth-grade student named Jack started the year at the bottom of his class in math at Santa Rita Elementary School in the Los Altos School District in California. He struggled to keep up, and grew to consider himself one of those kids who would just never quite ‘‘get it.’’ In a typical …Education
Welcome to the official guide to technology and learning by Edudemic! This part of Edudemic is meant to offer you, the teacher, some of the best and …
So what is eLearning, really?eLearning can be any situation where you use technology to learn outside of a traditional classroom. Originally, it was …e-Learning
As a teacher, you put a lot of thought into how to make your class and the material as accessible and engaging as possible. You think about what you …Education
A World Explorer Gamification Design Strategy Session is for you if you are interested in designing a gamification strategy for either employee or …