Editor’s note: This article is inspired by the #ldinsight discussion on the role of the classroom in L&D. It explores how school classrooms are, or will be, changing.
Editor’s note: This counter-intuitive data shows online education in the US may have plateaued. But aren’t institutions and vendors looking at a future in which online education continues to grow and grow? Fascinating stuff. Thanks to Nick Shackleton-Jones for sharing.
Curated from www.wired.com Great point here: exactly what is #digital literacy? Interestingly, it doesn’t have…
Editor’s note: If you have to back up your thesis that lecturing is not the best way for people to learn then read this article and remember to cite it. Thanks to @lightbulbjo for sharing.
Editor’s note: Noam Chomsky on technology and learning. Is technology just like a hammer? It is what you do with it that matters. This interview is worth five minutes of your time . . .
Editor’s note: COPD research shows the extent to which employers are linking up with schools to help reduce the UK’s high level of youth unemployment.
Editor’s note: Are these the same challenges faced in corporate learning? Virtual classrooms can we work but there needs to be support and community interaction.
Editor’s note: Bringing skills to the masses, and successfully so. Could this be an answer to developing skills in the workplace?
Editor’s note: Interesting to see how factors outside of learning content and process impact on our development. Some learning here for L&D?
Editor’s note: I liked the angle on this piece – cut through the myths and you find kids need help on tablets. And then think about adults in the workplace. Wouldn’t they benefit from some help too?
Editor’s note: Google, AT&T and a host of online education organisations are forming an alliance to develop standards for career readiness.
Editor’s note: Thanks to @dsmith_tmaw for sharing this piece on how a teaching professor facilitates a discussion with students on how the group learns as a whole and how the reciprocal nature of learning might work.
The impact of online learning on students’ course outcomes: evidence from a large community and technical college system
Editor’s note: This looks interesting but costs $20 to download – research suggesting that online learning in schools is no more effective than traditional approaches.
Editor’s note: What would the classroom look like if you applied some service design thinking?