December 14, 2005Air Force Center Improves Access to Knowledge - Transformation "In today's age of exponentially expanding technology advancements, distributed databases, and the World Wide Web, many think we've got a pretty good handle on our information resources," said U.S. Air Force Capt. Dave Sasser. Tag: Knowledge Management Learning styles and pedagogy in post-16 learning : A systematic and critical review - Learning & Skills Development Area This report critically reviews the literature on learning styles and examines in detail 13 of the most influential models. The report concludes that it matters fundamentally which instrument is chosen. The implications for teaching and learning in post-16 learning are serious and should be of concern to learners, teachers and trainers, managers, researchers and inspectors. Tag: Learning Styles Intentional Learning Orientation Research - Margaret Martinez Basically, there are 4 types of learning orientations (based on conative and affective student perspectives). They range from "transformers" (highly intentional learners), to performers, conformers and finally, resistors. Tag: Learning Orientation What Was the Most Important Lesson You Learned in 2005? - Dave Pollard Number 25 - There is no defence against disruptive innovation. Will Fair Use Survive? Free Expression in the Age of Copyright Control - The Free Expression Policy Project Paints a striking picture of an intellectual property system that is perilously out of balance. Tag: Copyright Control
October 16, 2005Reflections "Awakening Faith in an Alternative Future" by Peter Senge, C. Otto Scharmer, Joseph Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers. Drawn from the introductory chapters of Presence: Human Purpose and the Field of the Future
Hype Cycle - Gartner Group Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, assessing the maturity, impact and adoption speed of 44 technologies and trends over the coming decade. What is a hype cycle? 'Folksonomy' Carries Classifieds Beyond SWF and 'For Sale' - New York Times NETWORKING sites on the Web started as online personal ads, and most are still built around the desire to meet people. But there is a new, rapidly growing generation of networking sites built around purposes, not people. Meet the Life Hackers: The science of interruptions - New York Times Information is no longer a scarce resource - attention is. David Rose, a Cambridge, Mass.-based expert on computer interfaces, likes to point out that 20 years ago, an office worker had only two types of communication technology: a phone, which required an instant answer, and postal mail, which took days. "Now we have dozens of possibilities between those poles," Rose says. Science is not body of knowledge - Sun-Sentinel Contrary to what some think, science is not a body of knowledge. Science is a method. Religion, on the other hand, is a body of knowledge.
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