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The German news magazine "Der Spiegel" has arrived in the information-abundant world

Today the German news magazine “Der Spiegel” changed its well-known brand message “SPIEGEL-Leser wissen mehr” (lit. “SPIEGEL readers know more”). However, more important than the change of the brand message itself are the reasons behind it. 375 more words


Thought and Power

In July, I wrote about learning thresholds, and how we could use technology to define and attain learning thresholds. I was reading Diane ¬†Halpern’s “ 456 more words

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Question base

The first requirement for the system I’ve been putting together as a thought experiment that would accredit memorisation (see my three previous posts for some background) would be an infinite set of well tagged questions. 366 more words


Using Social Media Tools for Assessments

Information abundance means that learners have unprecedented access to information.This coupled with what we know about student engagement in academic study means that we might want to rethink the way we approach assessments. 1,554 more words

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Learning Requirements

I think that there are two vital requirements in order for us to learn something: obtaining information, and understanding¬†information. Both elements are necessary. Something can’t be learned if new information is not available, and learning is not real if there is no understanding is not reached. 657 more words

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