Tagged: learning

Smartest Man Alive 1

Can games improve learning?

We’ve seen quite a few pronouncements about how games might increase learning in our schools, but we’ve not seen much research on the why they might work. Recently, a group of educational psychologists from...

Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley 0

Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish — and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells us how to get out...

Professor John Hattie–Closing the Gap 0

Professor John Hattie–Closing the Gap

Professor John Hattie is the Director of Research at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Australia, and Professor of Education, University of Auckland, New Zealand.  He has written, I think, one of the best...

Online Learning and Upheavals in Social Networks 0

Online Learning and Upheavals in Social Networks

From the MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW: Online Learning and Upheavals in Social Networks. “For all the attention lavished on the Web’s growth on mobile devices this year, one of the most interesting Internet trends is...

LMS Workflow–Does this exist? 1

LMS Workflow–Does this exist?

I’ve used and taught with quite a few Learning Management Systems (LMS) over the years – WebCT, Blackboard, Moodle, Sakai, Angel, Canvas – and wonder why I’ve not yet seen a workflow model that...