Is Technology Producing A Decline In Critical Thinking And Analysis?

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"As students spend more time with visual media and less time with print, evaluation methods that include visual media will give a better picture of what they actually know," said Greenfield … "By using more visual media, students will process information better," she said. "However, most visual media are real-time media that do not allow time for reflection, analysis or … Read More

How to Get the Most From Your Best Ideas

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Clear processes are also essential for dealing with one of the hard realities of innovation: failure. In this context, innovation can be seen as analogous to baseball—a star player on offense is one who fails about 70 percent of the time. As Otis’s Diehl puts it, “What’s important sometimes is not how a company deals with success but how it … Read More

OllieBray.com: Computer Games in the Classroom

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The idea behind the project is to use commercially available ‘off the shelf’ computer games that have been built for entertainment and then retrofitted for education. By their very definition commercially available games (due to their high production budgets) tend to be more engaging and cheaper than games that have been build solely for education. The challenge is finding the … Read More

 MNEMONICS – INDEX/INTRODUCTION 

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Mnemonics (pronounced "ne-mon'-ics") is the art of assisting the memory by using a system of artificial aids – rhymes, rules, phrases, diagrams, acronyms and other devices – all to help in the recall of names, dates, facts and figures. The mnemonics on this site provide both a quick-reference source for people seeking information or help with specific subjects, and a … Read More

 MNEMONICS – INDEX/INTRODUCTION 

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Mnemonics (pronounced "ne-mon'-ics") is the art of assisting the memory by using a system of artificial aids – rhymes, rules, phrases, diagrams, acronyms and other devices – all to help in the recall of names, dates, facts and figures. The mnemonics on this site provide both a quick-reference source for people seeking information or help with specific subjects, and a … Read More

 MNEMONICS – INDEX/INTRODUCTION 

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Mnemonics (pronounced "ne-mon'-ics") is the art of assisting the memory by using a system of artificial aids – rhymes, rules, phrases, diagrams, acronyms and other devices – all to help in the recall of names, dates, facts and figures. The mnemonics on this site provide both a quick-reference source for people seeking information or help with specific subjects, and a … Read More

Ton’s Interdependent Thoughts: Rotterdam University Learning Community: Authenticity and Co-Creation Go Together

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For me this is an important point: when you want to have a more authentic learning experience it means actively involving the learners in creating that learning experience. If you're the learner it means actively owning your learning path, if you're the teacher it means helping the learners own their learning paths, and see your work as a permanent learning … Read More