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Digitally Literate #217

Learning How to LearnDigitally Lit #217 – 10/5/2019 Hi all, my name is Ian O’Byrne and welcome to issue #217 of Digitally Literate. Thank you for stopping by. Please subscribe if you would like this to show up in your email inbox. This week I posted the following: Shape of My Story – This is…

Design for how people learn

Design for how people learn (ptgmedia.pearsoncmg.com)

If you’re interested in reading more about the importance of “chunking” and clear course design, check out Chapter 4 (starts on page 14 of the PDF at the link above) in this excerpt from Design for How People Learn by Julie Dirksen (which is a wonderful book and useful resource).

Two studies point to the power of teacher-student relationships to boost learning

Two studies point to the power of teacher-student relationships to boost learning – The Hechinger Report (The Hechinger Report)

One economist found that platooning might be harming kids and two other economists found that looping is quite beneficial. “These studies are important because they tell us that teacher-student relationships matter”

The Hechinger Report notes: Two studies on how best to teach elementary schools students — one on the popular trend of “platooning” and one on the far less common practice of “looping” — at first would seem totally unrelated other than the fact that they both use silly words with double-o’s. “Platooning” refers to having…

Knowledge units

Knowledge units (Sam Gerstenzang)

There are two models of online education: • Preparatory knowledge, in the form of course-based video-delivered teachings: Coursera, Udacity, Thinkful, etc. • On demand knowledge: Wikipedia,…

There are two models of online education: Preparatory knowledge, in the form of course-based video-delivered teachings: Coursera, Udacity, Thinkful, etc. On demand knowledge: Wikipedia, StackOverflow, Genius, etc. Of the two, the latter has been much more widely spread and far more influential.   There is, of course, something fundamentally missing when we only have on…

Stewart Brand – The Polymath of Polymaths | The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss

Stewart Brand – The Polymath of Polymaths from The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss

Stewart Brand Stewart Brand (@stewartbrand) is the president of The Long Now Foundation, established to foster long-term thinking and responsibility…

Links from the show to investigate: Cool Tools for Travel — Tim Ferriss and Kevin Kelly Revive & Restore Whole Earth Catalog Steve Jobs’s Stanford University Commencement Speech Whole Earth Discipline: An Ecopragmatist Manifesto by Stewart Brand The Clock Of The Long Now: Time and Responsibility by Stewart Brand How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They’re Built by…