New Computers Respond to Students' Emotions, Boredom

Emotion-sensing computer software that models and responds to students' cognitive and emotional states , including frustration and boredom, has been developed by University of Notre Dame Assistant Professor of Psychology Sidney D'Mello, Art Graesser from the University of Memphis and a colleague from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
D'Mello also is a concurrent assistant professor of computer science and engineering.

Will a Harvard Professor's New Technology Make College Lectures a Thing of the Past?

ecturing.professor.jpg Another sign that the college lecture might be dying: Harvard University physics professor Eric Mazur is championing the "flipped classroom," a model where information traditionally transferred during lectures is learned on a student's own time, and classroom time is spent discussing and applying knowledge to real-world situations.

Brain-Friendly Meetings by Andrea Sullivan

10 Ways To Make Your Programs Effective, Engaging And Memorable In The Digital Age

Everything we experience changes our brain through the brain’s “neuroplasticity,” its lifelong ability to rewire itself. Each new technology we adopt changes not only our culture and lifestyle, but the brain itself. It’s not so much the content delivered — not the information or the entertainment. It’s the activities we’re involved in Andrea Sullivan, M.A. when using the technology.

5th Association Congress London

The Leading Event for Association, Society & Institute Executives will take place next 18&19 July 2011 in London.
Meeting Support Institute will be there as well!!!
There will be 3 tracks over 2 days enabling the multi job titles and industry sectors attending to find their niche.
Why Attend: The top reasons you should attend the Association Congress 2011 in London, and how to de

Learning: Actively Recalling Information from Memory Beats Elaborate Study Methods

ScienceDaily (Jan. 21, 2011) — Put down those science books and work at recalling information from memory. That's the shorthand take away message of new research from Purdue University that says practicing memory retrieval boosts science learning far better than elaborate study methods. "Our view is that learning is not about studying or getting knowledge 'in memory,'" said Purdue psychology professor Jeffrey Karpicke, the lead investigator for the study that appears January 20 in the journal Science. "Learning is about retrieving.

Openness or How Do You Design for the Loss of Control?

Openness is the mega-trend for innovation in the 21st century, and it remains the topic du jour for businesses of all kinds. Granted, it has been on the agenda of every executive ever since Henry Chesbrough’s seminal Open Innovation came out in 2003.

The end of the Flipchart is near...

InFocus unveils collaborative projection tools:

InFocus Corporation has unveiled a new series of digital projectors with interactivity features and connectivity options for visual collaboration tools.

The new projectors deliver a maximum brightness of 3000 lumens, native resolutions up to 1280 x 800 (WXGA), DLP technology with the InFocusBrilliant Color enhancement, to ensure vivid, true-to-life colours andgreat picture quality.

Applying new research to meeting Architecture

How can we work together to apply new scientific discoveries to meetings? I was just reviewing a long list of research studies issued this week through Science Digest and posting a few that related to meeting planning and learning to the Meeting Support website. Every week there are many scientific studies that have practical implications to the Architecture of meetings. I am afraid that we miss too many opportunities for improving the effectiveness of meetings and are slow to adopt beneficial practices because we do not have the time or resources to review and apply these new discoveries.

Adult Learning

An Overview
As you well know, the area of adult learning is extremely broad. The information in this section will certainly not do justice to all of the information that has been published on this subject. What you will find here are some of the main points that are examined in ADE 5385 (Adult Learning). As usual, check your list of readings from this class for a fuller picture of what adult learning includes.

Emotions, Learning and Education

Summary Report from an OECD-CER Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark

As there are 34 000 classified emotions, the question arises as to how are teachers supposed to recognize and deal with the emotional states of their students, when most of the time the students don’t even know what they are feeling themselves.....
Is it possible to develop a coherent framework for dealing with emotions that does not produce confusion?

Lifelong Learning

From Lifelong Education to Lifelong Learning

Lifelong learning - along with ideas such as 'the learning society' - has become popular with politicians and policymakers in a number of countries. But what do people mean by it?
Is the idea of lifelong learning helpful?

Contents: education is life - lifelong education - lifelong learning - conclusion  - further reading  


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