Monthly Archives: July 2011

Organizing Content: Aggregate, Skim, Read, Analyze

“Know when to read at a pace of 100 words per second, 10 words per second, 1 word per second.”  I wish I could remember the name of the person I’m quoting here.  He was a professor at Michigan State … Continue reading

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Contrived Complexity of Technologies

Some tasks are made needlessly difficult. Often in the name of asthetics others an overemphasis on control. Though I could use several examples of software, website design applications and hardware technologies to make my argument about the power trips of … Continue reading

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‪RSA Animate – Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us‬‏

via youtube.com This is a great presentation about the what actually motivates someone to perform better and have personal satisfaction. I really like how the use studies to prove that the traditional incentives of monetary rewards in the work place … Continue reading

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21st century skills: Teaching or Learning

In Trent Baston’s June 2011 article for Campus Technology, “The Problem of “Pedagogy” in a Web2.0 Era”, he describes the difference between Pedagogy, or thinking about teaching, and learning.  He emphasizes the importance of learning in this time of constant production of … Continue reading

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