- How We Use Social Media for Informal Learning – From the article: "For every sales pitch you hear about social learning, for every shiny social network logo you see out there on the web, you should be looking for real use cases and stories of social media being used in a real world setting…"
- Ed-Tech Cheat Sheet – Nice reference info graphic (wish they had produced it as a two-page PDF…)
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The always insightful Clay Shirky in a great interview with Joshua-Michéle Ross:
- Why Traditional Recession Tactics Are Doomed To Fail This Time – Umair Haque – Umair Haque presents a three faceted proposal for how businesses must act differently to weather this recession and succeed in the 21st century. Summary: It's time for business to move from mercenary capitalism to sustainable socialism.
- How to Survive and Thrive in Business Today with Web 2.0 – Part 1 [Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0 Blog] – Dion provides another robust graphic on Web 2.0 business implications. Good food for thought and discussion.
- Sakai – Collaboration and Learning Environment for Education – Sakai is a free and open source online Collaboration and Learning Environment. Many users of Sakai deploy it to support teaching and learning, ad hoc group collaboration, support for portfolios and research collaboration.
- Researchers mull gaming’s impact on learning – The power of game playing in learning is well established. New research shows how it continues to hold true for those "horrible" video games. From the article: "Studies suggest the benefits of playing video games go well beyond thrills. One study even looked at whether playing "World of Warcraft," the world's biggest multiplayer online game, can improve scientific thinking. The conclusion? Certain types of video games can have benefits beyond the virtual thrills of blowing up demons or shooting aliens.