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Top 5 reasons I'll follow you on Twitter

Everyone’s in a hurry these days.

Time-poor researchers who are encouraged by their institutions and supervisors to ‘get on social media’ are definitely in a hurry. 991 more words

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Top 10 Psych myths debunked -TED Why education gets tricked ..

Cautionary tale. Learning styles are not science. They are myth. How many other themes to we impose on students that are based on narrow self interest, ‘systems’ sales or institutional mythology? 301 more words


Living through the Literature Review: Bringing my Backpacking Basics to Graduate Research

Backpacking and graduate-level writing? Yes, in my experience, they indeed go together, step-by-step, from the planning to the process of completing the trek.

In particular, I’m thinking of a particularly arduous trek to… 964 more words

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Personal Learning Network

Personal Learning Network


PLN’s are a gift. They offer encouragement, nurture creativity and ideas, promote lifelong learning, and support a vital world vision.

A Gift   … 461 more words


Convincing the social media 'unbelievers'!

I distinctly remember the day that a fellow L&D professional mentioned twitter being used as part of her own self-development. I listened attentively and thought fleetingly that I really should check it out. 410 more words

What Have We Learned?

One glaring issue with the Internet is the complete and total lack of quality control. It’s a true double edged sword: we’re allowed to express ourselves in almost any way we see fit, connect with any and everyone about infinite potential topics. 881 more words


Tackling the Cognitive Capacity Cap in College...

Tackling the Cognitive Capacity Cap in College Readiness – The Partnership for 21st Century Skills


Most students are ill equipped for college and most pre-college education in its current state is unlikely to change that.

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