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The Chinese Test Example

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

When they write a string to pass into the room, they understand it as a question. By following the rules, the person in the room produces expressions that other people can interpret as the answers to questions that they wrote and passed into the room. The person does not know Chinese. The people on the outside know Chinese. Never.

Strategy Made Simple - The 3 Core Strategy Questions

John Hagel

The option is to focus more than ever on three core strategy questions that can help provide us with focus and stability even as the turbulence increases around us – and help us to prioritize where we need to respond and where we don’t. This is a relatively new, but increasingly important, strategic question.  Here’s an example.

In Answer To Your Questions About FLAT ARMY

Dan Pontefract

On occasion, I receive emails and requests to meet regarding the contents of FLAT ARMY. I try to answer those requests as best I can.

[2b2k] Back when not every question had an answer

David Weinberger

” So, it’s 1982 and you have a programming question. ComputerCloset. began using WordStar and ran into an issue pretty quickly.

Text-to-Speech Examples

Tony Karrer

Javed Alam pointed me to a couple of Text-to-Speech eLearning Examples, so I thought I’d capture a few of the examples here.

Questions from students at Vancouver Island University

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I received a flurry of questions on some articles on my website yesterday, questions from students at Vancouver Island University. We think of examples such as games or, in a jungle "red in tooth and claw," a battle to the death. For a typically Canadian example, consider the case of clearing the snow on the outdoor rink.

Montessori Is An Example Of The New Culture of Learning

Steve Denning

This story also highlights the role of a teacher in a Montessori classroom as being a “guide on the side” rather than the “sage on the stage.”.

Question everything

Harold Jarche

The big question is: What do we do if and when our old mechanisms for coping with inequality break down? ” via @surreallyno.

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.

The rise of social shopping in 2011: 7 examples of where it is going

Ross Dawson

These 7 examples are in the vanguard of a far broader shift to true social shopping. Here are a few further thoughts on social shopping.

Why givers (often) succeed: 5 questions for Adam Grant

Dan Pink

For a powerful example, see the  Reciprocity Ring by Humax Networks. 2. Talent is a factor, of course. Most of us are matchers.

Why givers (often) succeed: 5 questions for Adam Grant

Dan Pink

For a powerful example, see the  Reciprocity Ring by Humax Networks. 2. Talent is a factor, of course. Most of us are matchers.

A Perfect Example of a Bad Boss: A Middle School Principal

Bob Sutton

  One example:  we no longer retain students who flunk more than two major classes in grades 7 or 8.    She has no confidence, and completely shuts down if she proposes an idea and the staff offers logistical questions or pushback.    This boss defines lack of presence.  Please read the rest.

How to find great talent: 4 questions for Bloomberg View's George.

Dan Pink

For the last couple of years, he’s tried to answer that question by hanging out with the best talent spotters in the world – the U.S. Dan Pink.

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.

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable?

Beth Kanter

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable? Click to see the full infographic. by Bahia Ramos.

The Organization Needs to Ask Itself Tough Questions to Survive

Dan Pontefract

An example that comes to mind occurred roughly 50 years ago at NASA. Almost 20 years later, I suppose we are all haunted by the words of Bennis.

How to move people with two irrational questions

Dan Pink

Lately I’ve been digging into this broad question of how of we move people and I consulted a fascinating book I’d read several months ago titled  Instant Influence: How to Get Anyone to Do Anything – Fast! You probably respond with a perfectly rational question like, “Why not?” Buy it at  Amazon , BN.com , or  IndieBound ).

Questions from and for the Digital Public Library of America workshop

David Weinberger

For example, the session opened with a discussion of public versus research libraries (with the “versus&# thrown into immediate question). See the next question.). Which brings me to the final question I left wondering about: How disruptive should the DPLA be? Too many possibilities for goodness! It's what I do. ].

Questioning Pedagogy

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We become, for example, more mentally agile by analyzing and creating arguments (as opposed to by remembering arguments). 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. would imagine people in the field have those well in hand.

Is your focus prevention or promotion? 5 questions for Halvorson & Higgins

Dan Pink

This is a great question, because it speaks to the whole “which is better?” Heidi Grant Halvorson and E. Some of us are red lights. ” 2. One

Is your focus prevention or promotion? 5 questions for Halvorson & Higgins

Dan Pink

This is a great question, because it speaks to the whole “which is better?” Heidi Grant Halvorson and E. Some of us are red lights. ” 2. One

A Series of Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What is missing here is the answer to the question, "Is this all there is?" Is 'getting existentialism' now equivalent to listening to Dreyfus on tape? The second installment in my contribution to the iDC discussion. My call to arms of the previous week didn't really attract the attention of this list. Let me explain.

eLearning Examples

Tony Karrer

She points to quite a few Where was this when we were doing the Big Question - What are the examples of eLearning? Which gave us links to the following: e-Learning Demos Examples of E-Learning Where are Examples of eLearning? exemplary elearning solutions what is a "good example"? Lots Right Here!

The Storytelling Animal: 4 questions for Jonathan Gottschall

Dan Pink

Have you heard the one about. ? Chances are, by the time you’ve reached this blog post, you’ve already heard dozens of stories in your day.

Are meetings a force for good?: Some questions for the authors of The Org

Dan Pink

This really builds on our answer to the third question. There’s lots to dislike about the modern workplace. Dunderheaded managers.

Are meetings a force for good?: Some questions for the authors of The Org

Dan Pink

This really builds on our answer to the third question. There’s lots to dislike about the modern workplace. Dunderheaded managers.

The Storytelling Animal: 4 questions for Jonathan Gottschall

Dan Pink

Have you heard the one about. ? Chances are, by the time you’ve reached this blog post, you’ve already heard dozens of stories in your day.

Capture Examples

Tony Karrer

The primary reasons for doing the eLearning Tour was that it is hard to see examples of what is being done by fellow eLearning professionals and get a sense of the patterns that exist. And while I believe that I gave a flavor of what's happening out there through the tour, my gut tells me that it would be helpful to capture more examples.

More on Questions - the Edge and Your Cognitive Toolkit

Mark Oehlert

The occasion for all this is  t he annual Question that the Edge asks its members to answer. No, not the U2's Edge. also " What now ?".one

Conference Wiki Examples

Tony Karrer

Someone asked me for an example of a conference using a Wiki both for organizers during planning, evaluating proposed sessions, etc. And we even had people pitch in to do things like adding calendar files, automatic time conversion, profiles and questions for sessions. There have to be lots of examples like this out there.

Does the Big Question Make Sense Anymore?

Tony Karrer

I’ve been facilitating the Big Question on ASTD’s Learning Circuit’s blog since sometime in 2006. Last month’s big question was Instruction in a Information Snacking Culture? If there are some meaningful responses to this month’s question Open Content in Workplace Learning? , I will likely learn a lot. But it does (and I am).

Examples of eLearning 2.0

Clark Quinn

During my presentation last Thursday that was an introduction to eLearning 2.0 as part of an online event for the eLearningGuild, I mentioned a few common ways that I've seen eLearning 2.0 approaches. In the past, I've only had a few people respond, but this time, there were so many responses I couldn't really read them and present.

Questionning 'one in four'

Mind Hacks

The Guardian has an excellent article questioning the widely cited statistic that '1 in 4' people will have a mental illness at some point in their lives. For example, you either have the bacteria or you don't. For example, when are changes in heart function enough for them to be considered 'heart disease'.

The Collapse of Complex Business Models ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

From the Q&A after, it was clear that for them, the question wasn’t whether the internet was going to alter their business, but about the mode and tempo of that alteration. That kind of question comes up a lot. This is, as Tainter notes in his book, an open question. the question “What is emerging?”

A question.

Dave Snowden

Other examples? When does being open minded , slip into being gullible ? Accepting creationism is clearly on the gullibility end of the scale, but an absolute rejection of any religion is a failure to be open minded (or at least that is my take, and it is Easter Sunday).

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

When planning a birthday party, for example, you make decisions about where to host it, who to invite, what to eat, what sort of decorations to use, etc. We believe the central question is not “Can experience be designed?&# but “Can design be practiced independent of medium?&# Tags: Experience Design Questions

Models for Learning Questions

Tony Karrer

patterns that are emerging much along the lines of my previous post Examples of eLearning 2.0. Questions There were some great questions during the session. Avoid the Culture Question 3. Great question. We wrapped up our free elearning webinar on Models for Learning in a New World. Is this also your experience?