TL2014 – Resources you may find useful… 09/06/2011
Cathy N. Davidson on Evolving Education
“Ah, school’s back in session. And with every new semester, we hear claims that the western education system is broken. That modern modes of instruction are outdated and unable to cope with the demands of the 21st century workforce.
Enter Duke University professor Cathy N. Davidson, author of the new book Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn. She believes that how we learn is a relic of 19th century values, and if it has any chance at relevancy, must embrace aspects of our digital lives that are normally shunned by scholars – technology, collaboration, and yes, even distraction.
Nora asked Davidson what this brave new world of education would look like…
You can hear the full, uncut interview below, or download the MP3. [runs 24:09]”
TodaysMeet helps you embrace the backchannel and connect with your audience in realtime.
United Nations Environment Programme – Global Resource Information Database
A helpful interactive map displaying more than one hundred examples of environmental change around the world.
Technology Tools for Reflection – Reflection for Learning
Here are a series of tools that can be used to support reflection, with a brief discussion of the process, the advantages and disadvantages of each approach.
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.