Gamification in ACTION – Learnnovators – Bringing INNOVATION to LEARNING

January 8, 2014

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Karl Kapp’s inspiring and thought-provoking interview with Learnnovators left us wondering about the amazing possibilities of gamification and game-based learning.

John Clayton‘s insight:

A nice overview of "gamification" in education with some good links

See on learnnovators.com


8 Frequent Mistakes Made with iPads in School

January 8, 2014

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8 Frequent Mistakes Made with iPads in School

John Clayton‘s insight:

if we take away the obvious "fashion branding", will it ever go away? and look at the underlying conceptions of portability some interesting ideas are presented.

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The Best Education Posts of 2013: The Edutopia Top 10 Deep Dive

January 8, 2014

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Editor’s note: Looking back on 2013, Edutopia has had a fantastic year. With more than 650 blog posts, 6700 comments and thousands of daily interactions with educators on our social media channels, w

John Clayton‘s insight:

A useful overview of interests and trends in 2013, is it that long ago?

See on www.edutopia.org


Whiteboard Animations in e-Learning: It’s short and sweet!

January 8, 2014

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Whiteboard animations are videos that ‘show’ the learner an idea or concept through a series of live drawings.

John Clayton‘s insight:

If only I could draw? While these are nice to have they are time consuming

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8 Brain Research Discoveries Every Instructional Designer Should Know About

January 8, 2014

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Educators, eLearning professionals and trainers should be interested in the brain because after all, they teach brains!

John Clayton‘s insight:

Some interesting concepts explored but "proof" is lacking making this a thought piece rather than fact

See on info.shiftelearning.com


Too Massive to Fail | bavatuesdays

December 15, 2013

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John Clayton‘s insight:

Even Georgia Tech foray into MOOCs will hit major roadbumps

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Guide the Learner’s Eye: Quick Tips (and Examples) for Effective eLearning

December 15, 2013

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eLearning designers must include best practices on eye movement into their designs or they risk creating courses that learners find information on.

John Clayton‘s insight:

Some interesting tips for developing course materials and conference presentations

See on info.shiftelearning.com