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Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Summary

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

2004 Agree with Mayer's 2004 recommendation that we "move educational reform efforts from the fuzzy and unproductive world of ideology Note: I'm posting this as an example of a rigorous examination and deconstruction of an academic paper. these are my notes on Kirschner, Sweller and Clark's paper Why Minimal Guidance During Instruction Does Not Work: An Analysis of the Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: GIO 3.0 - The 2007 Global Innovation Outlook

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « Beyond the Ivory Tower | Main | The Golden Rule » March 19, 2007 GIO 3.0 - The 2007 Global Innovation Outlook A couple of weeks ago we kicked off GIO 3.0

Doc Searls Weblog · Future to Newspapers: Jump in the river

Doc Searls

Doc Searls Weblog Home About Subscribe to feed ‹ Nice Vue • Been there, fun that › Future to Newspapers: Jump in the river October 19, 2007 in Future , Journalism | 42 comments Here’s the problem with most news: it isn’t. on October 19, 2007 at 9:00 am [.]

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An Amazing Story About a Certified Asshole on This American Life.

Bob Sutton

April 2007: Tips for dealing with workplace jerks. As regular readers of Work Matters know, since I published The No Asshole Rule in 2007 (or really, since I published a short essay on the rule  in Harvard Business Review in 2004) I have since been deluged with stories about certified assholes of every stripe. Reuters: Business Books -- Titles that got attention in 2007. Amazons Best Books of 2007: Customer Favorites in Business. Bob Sutton.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: A Key Trend for 2007 - and Beyond

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « Applying "Lean" Thinking to Healthcare Solutions | Main | Outsourcing and Collaboration » January 01, 2007 A Key Trend for 2007 - and Beyond As the New Year begins, it is traditional to review key events from the last year and make predictions for the coming one. So, let me start the year by commenting on a key trend that I believe will similarly take off in 2007 and become more widely accepted in the marketplace as the year progresses.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Re-inventing the Corporate Research Lab

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « A Kind of Cambrian Explosion | Main | IT-based Collaboration and the Evolution of Work » August 27, 2007 Re-inventing the Corporate Research Lab Last month, my colleague Paul Horn announced his retirement from IBM.

Hard Finding Good Developers / Designers

Tony Karrer

from 2005 (an all time high) 79 percent of IT workers work in IT-reliant companies (health care and financial services, industries enabled by IT but not focused on IT) From 2000 to 2004, the number of incoming US undergraduates planning to major in Computer Science dropped by 60%. I just saw a post by Karl Kapp that discusses the fact that there's a shortage of IT professionals. Some facts he cites: In September 2006, IT employment stood at 3,667,100 up 4.2%

Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Readings

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

wrote: Klahr and Nigam (2004) in a very important study, not only tested whether science learners learned more via a discovery versus direct instruction route but also, once learning had occurred, whether the quality of learning differed. But here again, as with Klahr and Nigam (2004), “direct instruction” appears to mean to Kirschner et al. and Richard Mayer (2004) don’t understand that the curriculum people always win on this point. 2007) Guided Inquiry.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: A Grand Challenge Crying Out for Leadership

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « Innovation, Fundamental Research and Universities | Main | Talent, Unpredictability, and The Strategy Paradox » December 03, 2007 A Grand Challenge Crying Out for Leadership The November 25 Sunday New York Times included yet another editorial bemoaning "The High Cost of Health Care."    Among the top recommendations of the 2004 U.S. Posted by: Anne Johnson | December 04, 2007 at 10:45 AM Interesting post.

Free Learning and Control Learning: On the So-Called Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Text of my presentation to SURF Education Days, 13 November 2007, Utrecht, the Netherlands. Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2007): Summary. Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2007): Readings. Delivered to the at the Australian College of Educators and the Australian Council of Educational Leaders conference in Perth, Australia, October 8, 2004. Slides, audio and video are also available. Introduction I don’t have fancy slides today.

Billions for Babysitting

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Of course, the Sure Start program, which the article criticizes, was only passed in 2004, which means that children who entered the program, which they do at age three, would be barely out of it now, if at all. Responding to Alice Miles , in the Times, via Joanne Jacobs. It’s really irresponsible journalism. Instead of citing statistics showing that lower income people actually use the service, she quotes her friend. Probably such statistics do not exist.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Moving On

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « Well Functioning Business Ecosystems | Main | Thank You » January 22, 2007 Moving On After thirty-seven years at IBM, I will be retiring this coming June. Posted on January 22, 2007 at 10:00 AM in Innovation , Society and Culture , Technology and Strategy | Permalink TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Moving On : » Buy tramadol.

Applications and Theory of Educational Social Software

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Summary of a panel discussion at CADE-AMTEC 2007 featuring Terry Anderson, george Siemens and Dave Cormier. The text was written two years before it was published - your textbook of 2007 was written in 2003.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: The Golden Rule

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Home Archives Subscribe « GIO 3.0 - The 2007 Global Innovation Outlook | Main | A Kind of 21st Century Digital Animation Studio » March 23, 2007 The Golden Rule General Peter Pace is the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , - Americas highest ranking military position. Posted by: Patrick Mueller | March 23, 2007 at 07:03 PM Just a little bit of a correction.

Naming Does Not Necessitate Existence

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

2004). 2004). Responding to Learning is Scaffolded Construction by Mark H. Bickhard. OK, the core of the argument is here. Everything before it leads to it, and everything after follows from it: Encoding models can tempt the presupposition of a passive mind: neither the wax nor the transducing retina need to be endogenously active. But there is no such temptation regarding interaction systems. The world could not impress a competent interaction system into a passive mind.

Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0

Harold Jarche

Posted on December 23rd, 2007 by Harold Jarche It looks like social media (wikis, blogs & social networking) are going the way of e-learning and knowledge management (KM). Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability." " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD.

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Growing a Bigger Brain with a Larger Social Network

Eide Neurolearning

skip to main | skip to sidebar Eide Neurolearning Blog Weekly articles related to brain-based learning and learning styles, problem-solving and creativity, kids, families, and parenting, gifted and visual learners, dyslexia, attention deficit disorders, autism, and more.

Personal Knowledge Mastery

Harold Jarche

In 2004 this was by following early bloggers and also by blogging myself. The earliest post in that selection is from 2007. PKM for me was initially a way to keep my professional development costs as low as possible.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Edu-Gaming in the latest Escapist | Main | Article comparing new Mash-Up tools (Popfly, Pipes, Google) - thanks Sam Adkins » June 03, 2007 Here at ASTD.first session reviews.Ruth Clark and Tony Karrer.

Harold Jarche » Learning is Conversation

Harold Jarche

Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability." " —Nassim Nicholas Taleb, PhD.

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Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

2004). 2007). Defending himself against my criticism of his recently released research study on distance and online learning, George Siemens tweets: Au contraire mon frère. There are many non-research articles cites, with a particular preference toward foundations, consultants, a few blogs and news and magazine articles. The non-research citations are as selective and ill-informed as the formal citations.

Smart Homes - Building for America's Bravest

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the Fall of 2007, I taught a graduate course in MIT - Technology-based Business Transformation. In 2004 he formed the Lt.

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A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At IBM I was VP of Innovation and Strategy from 2004 until my retirement in May of 2007. Otherwise serious concepts sometimes end up as overused buzzwords.

Site Redesign

Harold Jarche

jarche.com March 2004. jarche.com Feb 2007. If this site is popular, it is because of the content, not the design. I have not put much effort into the design and visual art is definitely not one of my skills. For the most part I have just used templates or very simple layouts.

Seven years and 95 theses

Harold Jarche

2004 - Lee LeFever hits the nail on the head with this Esse Quam Videre (to be rather than seem) post about weblogging in business. 2007 – One of the main forces of change that will affect how we learn is the weakening of the industrial command & control organisation.

Harold Jarche » T&D Learning in 2020

Harold Jarche

somewhere on the web there’s a video clip of one of the people close to this applied research, speaking at a TED conference (2007, maybe 2006) … and if I remember correctly, the video clip includes a sequence of a 3D object being “printed&# out.

Can Innovation Continue to Drive Long-Term Economic Growth?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, as Robert Gordon points out, after growing rapidly through the first part of the 20th century, US productivity has dipped sharply since the 1970s, except for an Internet-driven productivity boost between 1996 and 2004. . “Mr Has the ideas machine broken down?

Your character strengths

Jay Cross

2007). In general, the “Big 5 Happiness Strengths” those life satisfaction character strengths most correlated with well-being, in repeated studies are hope, zest, gratitude, curiosity, and love (Park, Peterson, & Seligman, 2004; Peterson et al., 2007; Shimai et al.,

From Trash Cans to Nokia: Is Creativity Innovation?

Steve Denning

In 2004, researchers at Nokia, the world’s leading mobile phone company, presented a prototype of a new kind of mobile phone to the senior management. In 2007, Apple [AAPL] introduced the iPhone with precisely the features that Nokia’s management had opted not to pursue. Since 2007, Nokia shares have lost almost half their value. No, it’s not, although the two are often confused.

Harold Jarche » Interdependent Learning

Harold Jarche

Home About Consulting Contact Key Posts Clients Toolbox Français Harold Jarche Entries RSS | Comments RSS Subscribe by e-mail Twitter Faves planetrussell: "Globalization creates interlocking fragility, while giving the appearance of stability."

A Homecoming Trip To Cambodia

Beth Kanter

For those of you who have been following my blogging since 2004, you know why Cambodia is in my heart! I met Leng in 2007 and recorded this interview. In 2007, I won the Yahoo for Good Contest, winning $50,000 for the Sharing Foundation.

Harold Jarche » Seeing What’s Next

Harold Jarche

Filed under: Performance Improvement , Work « A real comparison of costs – OS vs Proprietary Learning Quote of the Day » 2 Responses to “Seeing What’s Next&# Harold Jarche » Entrants and Incumbents , on June 16th, 2007 at 10:33 Said: [.]

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The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

van der Pol, 2007) Companies like Verizon are offering fibre-optics to the home. Bsales & Bsales, 2007) Other computers selling for less than $300 quickly followed, including the Intel Classmate and the Asus EEE. Tran, 2007) Portable, Personal, and Global The combination of portable and affordable computing devices, combined with widely available digital presentation tools, will make education genuinely personal and portable.

Strategy & Business Lists Hard Facts Among Decade's 10 Most.

Bob Sutton

April 2007: Tips for dealing with workplace jerks. 2004 Changing Minds: The Art and Science of Changing Our Own and Other People’s Min ds , by Howard Gardner. 2007 Prophet of Innovation: Joseph Schumpeter and Creative Destruction , by Thomas K. Reuters: Business Books -- Titles that got attention in 2007. Amazons Best Books of 2007: Customer Favorites in Business. Notable Business Books in 2007. Fast Company | The Best Business Books of 2007.

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A New Style of Work

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Tom himself made such a transition when in 2004 he left his position as the Silicon Valley reporter for the Financial Times to found Silicon Valley Watcher , one of the first journalists to leave a position with a major newspapers to make a living as a journalist blogger. About a year ago I wrote a blog on the post retirement phase of my life.

Critical Thinking and Knowledge Domains

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Journal of Developmental Education, v28 n2 p36-37 Win 2004. English Journal, v97 n1 p83-88 Sep 2007. by Stephen Downes Responding to Alex Reid [link] (posting here in case he doesn't approve the post in moderation): It would be helpful if we understood what you mean by critical thinking, because critical thinking as I understand it (and have taught it) doesn't really resemble what you describe in this article.

Harold Jarche » Free-agents and natural enterprises are better value

Harold Jarche

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The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Here we have a graph of the social networkenvironment from 2007 and what it’s doing is using the language of maps inorder to talk about something that is very much not mappable. I took this photograph in 2004, and if youlook at it really closely it’s a fish and fish guts.

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. This is my response. ( PDF Version ) What is the biggest challenge facing online and distance learning in general today?

Smokey the Wonder Dog, RIP

Jay Cross

Smokey appeared on the first slide of most of my presentations from 2004 to 2007. After 14 years of enthusiastic living, our longhaired miniature dachshund Smokey passed on to the great puppy farm in the sky last night.