- Students Think They Can Multitask. Here’s Proof They Can’t | Faculty Focus – Yet another entry into my “multitasking kills” diatribe. ;o)
Posts Tagged multitasking
- What Multitasking Does To Our Brains – Remember: Multi-tasking kills.
- Bad for the Brain: Goodbye to Unsustainable Education Models | Edutopia –
- Government 2.0: Five Predictions for 2010-12 – O’Reilly Radar – Mark Drapeau shares his predictions for trends in Government 2.0.
- Portrait of a Multitasking Mind: Scientific American – My tirade agains multitasking continues: From the article: "New research by EyalOphir, Clifford Nass, and Anthony D. Wagner at Stanford University suggests that people who multitask suffer from a problem: weaker self-control ability."
- How the iPhone Could Reboot Education | Gadget Lab | Wired.com – A private university in Texas completes the first year of a pilot program in which it hands out free iPhones and iPod Touch devices to its entire freshman class. The goal is to see if, and how, the iPhone can reinvent education.
- Enterprise 2.0: Skip the Pilot – Michael Idinopulos raises a very interesting point that for collaborative software to succeed you have to have a large pool of users, contrary to to “small pilot” wisdom of most new implementations. A very viable option, especially given the low capital needs to implement open-source solutions.
- Stanford study: Media multitaskers pay mental price – Multitasking kills! OK – maybe not that extreme. But this research has important implications for Learning 2.0. As our environment is changing to constantly bombard us with information, the most important skill to develop is being able to filter out garbage – clarify the signal from the noise. If this research holds up, multitasking is a serious impediment to being able to filter out irrelevancy. Much of Learning 2.0 will need to focus not on content and application, but on context: how content is collected, critiqued, and validated before being used.