Editor’s note: A short video talking to some high-profile curators of content online. The idea of curation has been buzzing around the learning space for a while and if it interests you then this could be worth three minutes of your time.
Editor’s note: This research looks into the impact of stress on working memory – the short-term juggling of information that allows us to do all the little things that make us productive.
Editor’s note: A look at the Deeper Learning Report released by the National Research Council of the National Academies of Science in Washington.
Editor’s note: Clark Quinn provides a great mindmap from Bob Mosher’s keynote to the Performance Support Symposium.
Editor’s note: A look at Clive Shepher’d’s book on digital learning content. According to the review, the book would be a useful read for anyone involved in creating this kind of content.
Editor’s notes: As technology changes the face of education this piece looks at 12 hypotheses for the future of schools.
Editor’s note: The acquisitions continue . . . Skillsoft says Mindleaders will help boost its compliance training offering in the US and UK.
Editor’s note: Harold Jarche has pulled together a 13-slide deck making the case for social technologies. If it is a case you are having to make then this is a must-read.
Editor’s note: An interview with Yammer CEO David Sacks, in which he talks about the past, present and future for the enterprise social network.
Editor’s note: The first in a series of research reports from the Elearning Guild looks at the impact of informal learning, definitions of informal learning and how best to support it.
Editor’s note: A look at the emerging issues in schools of bringing your own device. How will this play out in the workplace?
Editor’s notes: Google launches Google Course Builder, which just goes to show how much interest there is in this space. You can join a Google hangout with creator Peter Norvig to find out more – see article for details.
Editor’s note: What is an event Twitter backchannel and how useful is one if you cannot attend an event? Find out in this article and follow the event tweeters from the event over the next two days.
Editor’s note: A Yammer for college students? Aside from the tech itself, which will be worth a look, this is the type of collaboration tool students will be ‘used to using’ when they hit the workplace. Ready?
Editor’s note: In this article, Robin Good says: “If we learn not by memorizing facts, but by collaborating with others in the creation of a meaningful collection-explanations of specific topics/issues/events then, for the first time in history, we can enrich planetary knowledge each time we take on a new learning task.” He goes on to expand on 10 ways in which curation can revolutionise learning.