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Technology Capacity Building Strategies for Increasing Participation & Persistence in the Stem Workforce

K. M. Moorning
Department of Computer Information Systems, Medgar Evers College of The City
University of New York, Brooklyn, NY, USA


This research model uses an emancipatory approach to address challenges of equity in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) workforce. 151 more words

Examples of Designing Microlearning

The master of microlearning, Ray Jimenez, has a great post that provides key steps in developing microlearning. Read it all.

3D Pens - A tool for encouraging creativity in the classroom?

The 3D Pen has the potential for a limited variety of creative applications in the classroom.

 Source: Youtube

Creations such as the above require a significant amount of informal learning to master the tool. 434 more words


#ttlsummit in action @teachtolead #DitchSummit part of the new era of professional development: Guest post by @kwfaulk and @lucyduncunedu #TMILearns

What do comfortable clothes, a computer, a long school break, and professional development have in common? Engaged teachers in the Digital Age. Over this past winter break, several… 750 more words


Curious or Ignorant: The choice we have

I have been and remain a big believer in curiosity. A curious mind prepares us to be open to new ideas, assimilate and synthesize those ideas with our own thinking and operations, and lays the foundation for those serendipitous moments that unexpectedly reveal themselves. 345 more words

Social Learning

Today I was asked, is online learning situated, in what context and how can it be supported? I am not quite sure how to respond to this question; my first mind says yes, but for some reason, I want to say no. 329 more words

Case Study: Sociotechnical system in education

Definition of key terms

  • Sociotechnical Systems: the interplay, impact, and mutual influence when technology is introduced into a social system, i.e. workplace, school, home, etc. (com, n.d.; Sociotechnical theory, n.d.) The social system comprises people at all levels of knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and needs (Sociotechnical theory, n.d.).
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Futuring And Innovation