We’re pleased to announce the launch of Knewton’s adaptive technology within MindTap for management and sociology. Learn more about Knewton’s truly adaptive learning experience in today’s blog post.
__Thanks Tony – The discussions found within the recent BCcampus Open Textbook Workshop, _ https://lnkd.in/eirz9ZG _ could provide additional reference for Readers. _OER sense-making happens when discussing specifics (i.e. a one-on-one focused discussion about a Teacher’s current resources, needs and expectations) and can be difficult in generalizations. You might contact Clint Lalonde for more information about the course and participants’ interactions. __ less https://lnkd.in/ee7UDPx
__This Year’s Theme: “STEMify Learning” _ Interesting agenda Workshops and Presentations __ https://lnkd.in/erumDhu
__”Poulsen created a mould of his thumb and poured a low durometer platinum cure silicone into it, and before it set, added an 8GB Kingston USB drive. Once the thumbs cooled, he applied FW ink diluted in alcohol to colour them and sealed with a silicone spray.” see his great “how it’s made” video too __ https://lnkd.in/eckCWSf
Only 7 days left to the Chang School Talks event and it’s almost sold out! Digital Education Strategies team (Daniil Novikov, Ilya Emilianov, Leonora Zefi, Nada Savicevic, Maureen Glynn, Igor Karasyov, Mariam Ahmed, Vince Cifani, Marybeth Burriss, Brian Nammari, Marina Reckzin, Waqar Ahmed, Chauncey…more https://lnkd.in/eBtecxk
__Stephanie Simon, senior education reporter for POLITICO Pro, “examined hundreds of pages of contracts, business plans and email exchanges, as well as tax filings, lobbying reports and marketing materials, in the first comprehensive look at Pearson’s business practices in the United States.” __ https://lnkd.in/dFqhQGc
__”The NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Higher Education Edition _ https://lnkd.in/eYEjxFu _ Mid-Range Trend: Driving Ed Tech adoption in Higher Ed for the next three to five years _ Increasing Focus on Open Educational Resources _ However, there is need for more curation and other forms of validation that can communicate the credibility of a resource”_ The full report we’ll see tomorrow, will likely point to the friction/disconnect created by bias, divisive policies and Open / OER advocacy positioning against a Copyright marketplace framework.less
__Flipping the Classroom to Enhance Modern Learning video by Chemistry Lecturer / Textbook Author [ Pearson Summit _ http://pearsonsummit.net/ _] Professor explains teaching-learning experience using materials he customized for his 1st year Chemistry Students. __ Open Design of Educational Resources, and create a selection of local-personal examples available from outside sources.
__ Tony Bates – The continuum of technology-based learning is an important development within blended learning, and that is the total re-design of campus-based classes that takes greater advantage of the potential of technology, hybrid learning, with online learning combined with focused small group face-to-face interactions or mixing online and physical lab experiences. In such designs, the amount of face-to-face contact time is usually reduced, from three classes a week to one, more time for students to study online. __ less https://lnkd.in/evP3WjN
__ http://liquiformgroup.com/ _ LiquiForm™ is a breakthrough blow molding and filling manufacturing technology which uses consumable, pressurized liquid [the product] instead of compressed air to form plastic containers. By combining the bottle forming and filling processes into one step, this game-changing technology eliminates numerous manufacturing steps, significantly reducing cost and waste. As a result, [-] , offering customers the most efficient method to manufacture their products.less
via Jean-Pierre Lacroix, R.G.D. __The preform is placed in the mold and then the actual beverage (or whatever product is to be bottled) is forced at high pressure into the preform, molding it into the bottle shape. This results in a filled bottle, ready for capping and labelling.
__DESIGN: “The average difference in how users treat info above vs. below the fold is 84%.” __Think there similar information organization and design layout considerations with online screen-based educational content for Student-users – Also see study of eyetracking fixations & scrolling behaviours _ https://lnkd.in/ejhpwP3 _ __ https://lnkd.in/ej8GPcM
__Tony Bates – The main purpose of this chapter is to provide a framework for making effective decisions about the choice and use of media for teaching and learning. The framework used is a new, updated version of the SECTIONS model, which stands for: S tudents E ase of use C osts T eaching functions (including the affordances of different media) I nteraction O rganisational issues N etworking S ecurity and privacy __ less https://lnkd.in/erfBH46