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| | HAROLD JARCHE
MAY 28, 2017 the world needs knowledge catalysts
“We live in a society absolutely dependent on science and technology and yet have cleverly arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. That’s a clear prescription for disaster.” — Carl Sagan. When people are presented with a problem the first urge is to resolve it.
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MAY 30, 2017 Deliberate Practice
A colleague pointed me to a intense critique of master’s programs in Instructional Design, and it raised several issues for me. So, I thought it’d be worth discussing. The issue is that the program didn’t provide any practice in designing courses from go to whoa, it was all about theory. In the comments, many people talk about how the programs they went did include projects, but this raises issues around the role of programs as well as what practice means.
| | PSYBLOG
MAY 29, 2017 What Your Toilet Paper Reveals About Your Personality
This is the closest PsyBlog gets to toilet humour. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW). The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic.
| | JOHN BATTELLE'S SEARCHBLOG
MAY 31, 2017 Is Humanity Obsolete?
The post Is Humanity Obsolete? appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog. image. Upon finishing Yuval Harari’s Homo Deus , I found an unwelcome kink in my otherwise comfortably adjusted frame of reference.
HAROLD JARCHE attractive prisons
| TUESDAY, MAY 30, 2017
Today we hear a lot about models like holacracy and teal organizations that are focused on changing how we work together in organizations. Teal organization: A new kind of organization designed to enable “whole” individuals (not narrow professional selves) to self-organize and self-manage to achieve an organic organizational purpose (determined not through hierarchical planning but incrementally, responsively, and from the bottom up). MORE >>
CLARK QUINN A learning meta-story
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017
Been thinking about how to generate meaningful learning in optimal (read: concise but effective) ways. And a lot of what I’ve been thinking about involves contextualized meaningful practice (no surprise there, eh?). So how might this play out? Thought I’d use a story to convey the experience I’m thinking of: Pat logs on to the system, and notes that it’s time to take a crack at the next assignment. In it is a setup with a role for Pat to play. MORE >>
PSYBLOG The Two Universal Reasons People Commit Suicide
| SUNDAY, MAY 28, 2017
Around one million people around the world take their own lives each year. • Try one of PsyBlog's ebooks, all written by Dr Jeremy Dean: Activate: How To Find Joy Again By Changing What You Do (NEW). The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, Phobias, OCD and Panic. Spark: 17 Steps That Will Boost Your Motivation For Anything. Psychology MORE >>
- Roles and Strengths of Teaching Librarians
A month ago (apologies for missing it) ACRL published Roles and Strengths of Teaching Librarians, "a revision of the 2007 ACRL Standards for Proficiencies for Instruction Librarians and Coordinators". The roles are: advocate, coordinator, instructional designer, lifelong learner, leader, teacher, and teaching partner. MORE >>
THEORIA CUM PRAXI Division in the Autism Community – what next for us?
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017
“It’s very hard for members of the three groups to find common ground. People tend to see autism through the lens of personal experience. An autistic college student who has trouble with organization and social skills is likely to view autism very differently from a parent whose child is non verbal, cognitively disabled, and self injurious. ” Source – Division in the Autism Community – what next for us? Filed under: Pound of Obscure. MORE >>
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