Editor’s note: From device to platform – a look at the new range of readers from Amazon as well as a look at the company’s game plan. Big implications for how we consume content . . .
Editor’s note: Intel’s 2012 Mobile Etiquette survey evaluated the current state of US mobile manners (compared to previous surveys commissioned by Intel in 2009 and 2011) and examined how US adults share and consume information online and how certain digital sharing behaviors impact culture and relationships.
Editor’s note: A look at learning models that assign responsibility to the learner and how these principles can be applied to online learning.
Editor’s note: Hot on the heels of being bought by IBM, Kenexa announces the latest version of its learning management system. The company claims it is a ‘social’ LMS, which means it has a range of collaborative features in-built.
Editor’s notes: Infographics are powerful tools for collating and presenting data and should be considered as such. This article explores the history of visualising data and how to make them work effectively.
Editor’s note: Is neuroscience going to blow apart theories around how we learn? This study shows differences in the way men and women process visual information.
Editor’s note: An infographic produced by Google to show how we consume information, including the number of screens we use. If you design learning content then this research is significant.
Editor’s note: So what’s all the fuss about neuroscience? This article provides a good overview of the progress being made in neuroscience and the benefits we could see from advanced brain scanning.
Editor’s note: How a technical college adopted ipads as an integral part of its learning. Impressive results for both the learners and the college.
Editor’s note: A professor reviews running his first massive open online course (MOOC), which attracted 40,000 students from 113 countries.
Editor’s note: A research project into our digital gestures by Curious Rituals makes for a great – and well illustrated – read. A freely-available PDF of the research results is worth a download.
Editor’s note: So your colleagues are mostly using it but the organisation is concerned that colleagues use it too much. So, why don’t we just use Facebook to help colleagues learn? There are lots of ideas on how to in this list.
Editor’s note: A set of videos in which social anthropolgist Timothy Ingold sets out his thinking on the social brain. Lots to watch and consider for learning professionals.
Editor’s note: A review of Tali Sharot’s book The Optimism Bias by a neuroscience blogger. Interesting insights into a bias that will affect learners, their behaviours and performance.
Editor’s note: Study shows Japanese children learn English quicker when they correct the intentional translation errors of a toy robot – exploiting a well-known fact among educators that students learn best when they help teach others.