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70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Charles Jennings

A last group discounts it claiming 70-20-10 has no research to back it up and that it provides little value because the numbers are not accurate.

Research and Evidence

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Hype and rhetoric, not research, were the driving forces behind MOOCs, he argued. But he does not believe we emphasize research and evidence.

Informal Learning Research Report

Jane Hart

The main informal learning activities […]. Social learning

Distributed research needs collaborative researchers

Harold Jarche

Tweet “What Sanofi is doing is reducing its own internal research capacity,” he said. We will do less of our own research.

Digital Learning Research Network (dLRN)

George Siemens

All aspects of it, including administration, teaching/learning, and research. The process of becoming digital has important implications for how learning occurs and how research happens and how it is shared. I’m happy to announce the formation of the digital Learning Research Network (dLRN), funded by a $1.6m

Researching open online courses

George Siemens

One area that I haven’t devoted much attention to is that of distributed online research networks. Most people in higher education participate in research networks – even if the network is merely a means of connecting researchers in different locations, with each running their own labs and research programs.

Making Sense of Research

Clark Quinn

One announcement that was less noticed was the announcement of a new research endeavor, but I wonder if it isn’t the most game-changing element of them all. What Apple has done is to focus specifically on health data from their HealthKit, and partner with research hospitals. So, smartphones have lots of sensors.

On Research and Academic Diversity

George Siemens

In the fifth chapter, we evaluated the citations based on the MOOC Research Initiative, which received close to 300 submissions. At least three strands of discourse exist: the edtech hypesters, the research literature in peer reviewed publications, and the practitioner space. This forms the first three chapters.

Presentations: MOOC Research Initiative

George Siemens

This past week, in preparation for our upcoming MOOC research conference ( early bird registration ends Oct 31 ), I held two online presentations on a) MOOC Research Initiative (a review of literature, research themes) and b) Lessons MOOCs can learn from online education. MOOC Research Initiative. BlackBoard Collaborate.

Researchers develop ‘smart’ touch-responsive internet-enabled newspaper

Ross Dawson

The research project is called Interactive Newspaper , which says: Interactive paper is a type of “smart” paper.

The Graphic That Started My Journey Researching Purpose Three Years Ago

Dan Pontefract

After I published my first book, Flat Army , in May of 2013, I began musing about the concept of purpose. and I came across this Venn diagram.

Disruptive Educational Research Conference in India

Jay Cross

Next month at this time, I’ll be boarding a plane for Delhi. In the sixties I dreamed of visiting India but never made it. world. Just Jay

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

Here are a few key points from the research. Vindaya Senadheera, Prof. Get serious! Twitter: * CBA, NAB, and Westpac are very active on Twitter.

Distributed research lab: request for feedback

George Siemens

As I stated in a previous post , I recently had a mild disappointment in enacting a research project. And it got me thinking about why important research is often not conducted because granting agencies are actually not horribly innovative. Research usually only happens when research dollars are available. Research.

The Vital Role of Research in Preserving the American Dream

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, the report warns that the American research enterprise, - and the American Dream, - are at a critical stage. a strong U.S.

Ridiculous research findings on informal learning

Jay Cross

An analyst reports that her company’s research finds that only 30% of U.S. What an astounding finding! L&D people. Just Jay

Social Networks & Learning: Research Seminar

George Siemens

Last year, TEKRI and Athabasca University hosted a week-long research seminar on networks and learning. It’s an opportunity for review of existing and leading research as well as intensive discussion about the roles of social media and networks in education. The event was quite successful.

Healthy and Productive Nonprofit Meetings: What Does the Research Say?

Beth Kanter

In preparation, I’ve been studying the research and best practices for productive meetings. Flickr Photo by Haldane Martin.

Open presentations on MOOCs and MOOC Research Initiative

George Siemens

As part of the MOOC Research Initiative , I’m organizing two open events this coming week: Oct 22, 11 am Mountain Time (see conversions ): An Overview of the MOOC Research Initiative: The project, literature, and landscape. This framework will be presented at the MOOC Research Conference in December ( register here.

Vehicle Automation - a Very Important Priority for AI Research

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Autonomous vehicles was one of the main areas of discussion. This is the case with the application of automation and AI to driving.

Game-Changing Basic Research: Benefits and Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In April, MIT released The Future Postponed: Why Declining Investment in Basic Research Threatens a U.S. None of these, however, were U.S.-led

Moving from openness advocacy to research

George Siemens

Openness in education is more advocacy than research. Sure, we’ve had the odd Yochai Benkler paper and a few publications from advocates of openness and a few researcher/philosopher/advocates (like Peter Suber and John Willinksky). Where are the research conferences? is crazy talk. But it isn’t. It’s not crazy at all.

Hallucinating sleep researchers

Mind Hacks

It affected the medulla in his brain stem, important for regulating sleep, and caused total insomnia and a suppression of dreaming. Inside the Brain

Hallucinating sleep researchers

Mind Hacks

It affected the medulla in his brain stem, important for regulating sleep, and caused total insomnia and a suppression of dreaming. Inside the Brain

UX Intensive Amsterdam 2012: Research Day Snapshot

Adaptive Path

Continuing our coverage of UX Intensive Amsterdam, day two featured Design Research (see Day 1: Design Strategy here ) taught by Paula Wellings.

How governments research and communicate about the future

Ross Dawson

Governments around the world are increasingly recognizing that they have a responsibility for structured thought and research about the future, both to shape their own initiatives, and to assist companies and institutions in the nation to survive and thrive in times of change. France : Centre d’Analyse Stratégique. Mexico : 2030 Vision.

More research: browsing for fun at work boosts productivity

Ross Dawson

My post yesterday about Angry Birds and productivity at work: why distractions can help has generated some good discussion.

Attention Nonprofit #DataNerds: A Few Recent Research Studies on Data, Technology, Funding, and Trends

Beth Kanter

Foundation Center’s Glasspockets Site ReLaunches with A Wealth of Data About Foundation Transparency. It has a new sleeker look. ” 2.

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Digging into MOOC Mania: One Investor's Key Research Questions and Approach

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We plan to announce a MOOC research grant. Summary of a presentation from Stacey L. Why do we (Gates Foundation) care about this? Probably not.

DARPA offers $42 million for ‘revolutionary’ research on social media analysis

Ross Dawson

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) (slogan: Creating and Preventing Strategic Surprise) is offering $42 million in funding for “revolutionary&# research into social media in strategic communication. The U.S. sharing technology (such as YouTube), and further accelerated by the proliferation of mobile technology.

52% of Americans did mobile phone research while in stores over the holiday season

Ross Dawson

used mobile phones to help them make buying decisions, according to research from Pew Internet. It is the way people shop.

LINK Research Lab: Fall Speaker Series

George Siemens

At LINK Research Lab, we have a full slate of speakers for fall, including topics on distributed learning, synchronous instruction, success for under represented students, learning analytics, engagement, design based research, openness, flipped classrooms, health and the built environment, mentorship, and wonder.

I’m just here for the research

Mind Hacks

Plus a bonus question about why strip clubs are so frequently researched. Sociologists must think we’re wusses. In other words, beat people up.

Social tagging games ‘n research

David Weinberger

The GiveALink link-sharing site has posted two games thaty are actually research studies. It’s actually a study called “Social Annotations through Game Play&# conducted by the Networks and Agents Network in the Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research of the Indiana University School of Informatics.

Digital Learning Research Network Conference 2016

George Siemens

As part of the Digital Learning Research Network, we held our first conference at Stanford last year. The framework of changes can’t be understood through traditional research methods. The research methods and approaches furnish it. This year we are outfitting it through more traditional research methods.

Social networked learning: research seminar

George Siemens

In June, 2010, Terry Anderson and I, along with TEKRI researchers and a few visiting guests, hosted a doctoral research seminar on social networked learning. The event offered a great opportunity for sharing research and engaging in discussions around the future role of social networked learning.

[2b2k] The Federally-funded research should be open Act

David Weinberger

The Federal Research Public Access Act has been reintroduced in the U.S. It would require federally-funded research to be made public within six months of publication (with security exceptions, natch). House. More here. Go FRPAA! (Ok, Ok, not the catchiest slogan ever

Data Science and the Changing Nature of Research and Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Given the intense competitive pressures they face, US companies have reduced their investments in fundamental science and technology research.

eLearning Guild Mobile Learning Research Report now available

Clark Quinn

This is a timely release to help set the context for their upcoming mLearnCon mlearning conference. (And, for custom application development. mobil

New Research: Thinking About Your Mortality Makes You A Better Person

Bob Sutton

  Here is what Ken Vail and his co-authors found: Contemplating death doesn't necessarily lead to morose despondency, fear, aggression or other negative behaviors, as previous research has suggested. A pointer to this from Australian Chris Berry came in my email this morning.