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Metacognitive Activity?

Clark Quinn

So, for seek, we start with reading what comes into your fees, searching about particular topics, and asking questions of your network.

Activities for Integrating Learning

Clark Quinn

The learning process is broken up into a series of activities. For your consideration. As they work on the deliverable, they’re supported.

Innovation is a network activity

Harold Jarche

These are serious questions to ask at another time of rising sea levels. What about an entire society? No networks, no learning. Innovation

Five Key Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In its 2010 Speech from the Throne , the Government of Ontario, Canada announced its intention to create an Ontario Online Institute (OOI) to support online learning in the province as part of the Open Ontario Plan. I was asked to provide some initial recommendations for that initiative, in the form of responses to five questions. HRSDC.

Some Puzzling Questions about Innovation in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Gordon asks the provocative question, ‘Is growth over?’ We’ll respond: ‘Not a chance. Those figures have been drastically reversing since then. 

10 mobile questions

Clark Quinn

As part of an initiative for ASTD’s upcoming International Conference and Exposition , I was filmed as I responded to 10 questions around mobile (if you’re there, hope to hear how it goes) from Tony Bingham (he came in via conference call). How do you define mobile learning? Why mobile / why now? augmented reality). mobile

Quora: Questions & Opinions not Questions & Answers

Dan Pontefract

So far I’ve answered a few questions, with both short and somewhat long answers, and I’ve reviewed in and around 50 different topics or threads.

Types and proportions of learning activities?

Clark Quinn

Yes, a mini-scenario of one question is essentially a multiple choice (though better written with a context and a decision), but really things tend to be bundled up, and you at least need branching scenarios. I’ve been on quite the roll of late, calling out some bad practices and calling for learning science. What does that mean?

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Leadership Thoughts: Master the Art of Active Listening

Luis Suarez

Of course, I am talking about Listening , or, better said, Active Listening. . And here we are! Yes, the best one there is out there still! .

Patent Activity and the State of US Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This is a timely report given recent concerns that the US might be losing its innovation edge.  But, Has the Ideas Machine Broken Down? history.”.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

I heart Activity Streams. Now, I do realise that Activity Streams is no perfect world out there. mean, I * love* them to bits! live them.

Be mindful, meaningful, and masterly: 3 questions for Bruce Nussbaum

Dan Pink

Because his book is so interesting, I asked him to answer a few questions for Pink Blog readers. * * *. 1. First we had IQ. Next came EQ.

Be mindful, meaningful, and masterly: 3 questions for Bruce Nussbaum

Dan Pink

Because his book is so interesting, I asked him to answer a few questions for Pink Blog readers. * * *. 1. First we had IQ. Next came EQ.

Czech Course Followup Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked the following questions after my presentation to CZ Course RVP_VT21 yesterday: (Elements of Coop.) In my paper ' How to Be Heard ' I recommend that people use other blogs and articles as starting points for their own creative activities. But the question really doesn't make sense in this context. take a lot here.

The Big Question: How to assess learning initiatives…

Jay Cross

Furthermore, asking open-ended questions yields a lot more meaningful information than check-boxes and rating scales. That’s a pipe dream.

Global insights into fear of failure, entrepreneurial activity, and gender balance in entrepreneurs

Ross Dawson

One of the interesting issues I have been looking at is how varying fear of failure impacts entrepreneurial activity, as shown in the table below.

Questioning Pedagogy

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was given a reminder of the promises I made regarding my talk next week, which has to do with the pedagogical underpinning for personal learning. Probably others have a much greater base of knowledge regarding pedagogy particularly, so I hesitate to offer models for specific situations. would imagine people in the field have those well in hand.

Active Training: To Get Nonprofit Audiences Engaged, Keep Them Moving

Beth Kanter

Energizers are activities designed to awaken a sleeping audience or activate a jaded one. And to make it more fun, I awarded prizes.

The Hows and Whys of Gamification: 4 Questions for Kevin Werbach

Dan Pink

Today’s digital platforms also make it possible to incorporate game elements into existing activities in ways that were never possible before.

A Series of Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

With individual courses came individual textbooks designed for specific courses, and with distance education came complete course packages with textbooks and designed learning packages describing sequences of activities and interactions. The second installment in my contribution to the iDC discussion. Let me explain.

5 Ways to Build and Activate a Community for Your Crowdfunding Campaign

Beth Kanter

Ways to Build and Activate a Community for Your Crowdfunding Campaign guest post by  Sourabh Sharma. I can remember it like it was yesterday.

Spike activity 24-06-2016

Mind Hacks

The Question Still Haunts Autism. complex question tackled over at NPR. Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Why do some children thrive in adult life despite a background of violence and neglect? Fascinating piece from Mosaic. Ask British neuroscientists, they’re probably weighing up their options right now.

Spike activity 24-06-2016

Mind Hacks

The Question Still Haunts Autism. complex question tackled over at NPR. Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Why do some children thrive in adult life despite a background of violence and neglect? Fascinating piece from Mosaic. Ask British neuroscientists, they’re probably weighing up their options right now.

From Passive to Active Learners - Consumers to Creators

Eide Neurolearning

If you really want to work your brain, your learning should be active and not passive. Fifteen-year-old U.S. The pot needs to be stirred.

Trainer’s Notebook: Integrating Thinking and Feedback Activities

Beth Kanter

This was the first 90 minutes of the workshop, and while content and interaction kept in active learning mode — the next step was a synthesis.

Should you drink bottled water? (And other questions for Charles Fishman)

Dan Pink

So I asked the man whom many call “Fish” to answer a few questions for PinkBlog readers. But that era is ending, he says. Reading

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Spike activity 17-04-2015

Mind Hacks

Aeon asks an interesting question: throughout evolutionary history, we never saw anything like a montage. Great coverage from the BPS Research Digest. So why do we hardly notice the cuts in movies ? There’s an excellent Motherboard documentary on the contested future of autonomous military robots you can watch online. To the bunkers!

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

I heart Activity Streams. Now, I do realise that Activity Streams is no perfect world out there. mean, I * love* them to bits! live them.

To Promote or Not to Promote? (…and Is That The Question?):GlobalGiving’s Experiment With Facebook Promoted Posts

Beth Kanter

To Promote or Not to Promote? (…and Is That The Question?):GlobalGiving’s Listen. Learn. Repeat. First Thing First: What’s our Goal? change.

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2011-02-04 Spike activity

Mind Hacks

Nature on a new list of the ten biggest questions in social science research. Can magnetically stimulating the brain produce Eureka moments?

To Dream is to Question

Martijn Linssen

What do you question today Compare this to mind-numbing staff meetings, where “we go around the table and update everyone.”. But wait. 

Spike activity 10-04-2015

Mind Hacks

In this case, a museum tour guide that answers any question thrown at it. Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: A new series of BBC Radio 4’s mind and brain magazine programme All in the Mind has just kicked off. Full open-access paper here if you want the original source. Linkage

What Are Good Things About Having A Lousy Boss? - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Learning to listen to others and to ask smart questions is more important. 5. 14. "Am I a success or a failure?" is not a very useful question. Jimmy Maloney is right, work is an overrated activity. have a weird question for Work Matters readers, one I've been fretting over for a couple weeks.  Bob Sutton.

2013-12-13 Spike activity

Mind Hacks

Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: Beware the enthusiasm for ‘ neuroeducation ’ says Steven Rose in Times Higher Education.

To Dream is to Question

Martijn Linssen

What do you question today Compare this to mind-numbing staff meetings, where “we go around the table and update everyone.”. But wait. 

To Dream is to Question

Martijn Linssen

What do you question today Compare this to mind-numbing staff meetings, where “we go around the table and update everyone.”. But wait. 

2010-06-11 Spike activity

Mind Hacks

An excellent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education questions whether recent interest in the power of intuition is based on solid science. Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: A new study finds that superstitions improve performance by increasing confidence. Personally, I blame Donkey Kong.

Hosting a Day of Giving? The Knight Foundation Playbook Answers Your Questions

Beth Kanter

Below is a summary of answers to some questions during the webinar and related resources on the  Giving Day Playbook. ET Thursday Sept.

“Can experience be designed?” Yes. No. Wait, yes. But.

Adaptive Path

You cannot design an experience itself, because experience requires interpretation, an activity that belongs to the individual. We believe the central question is not “Can experience be designed?&# but “Can design be practiced independent of medium?&# Tags: Experience Design Questions

2011-01-14 Spike activity

Mind Hacks

Edge asks it’s annual question: What scientific concept would improve everybody’s cognitive toolkit? Can you build a better brain?