Watch this video by Microsoft, and get a glimpse into the future of classrooms, learning, collaboration and the new world of work. I found this fascinating and I believe that it is within the realm of possibility. What I also find interesting is that I believe that I would have thought that this new world… Read More The future of classrooms as well as how we work
Check out this short (7 minute) movie called Sight- it’s a bit disturbing as it shows a future world where Google Glass inspired apps are used. So much for privacy- as you can “see” in this clip, information about a date and their preferences is “within sight”… Of course, being in HR, I “see” the… Read More Augmented reality…
As an HR professional, I find it intriguing that Coursera is now in the recruitment business. Coursera was started by Stanford professors Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng in 2012 as a MOOC that gives free online access to courses from a variety of educational institutions around the globe. I’m not surprised that they are incorporating… Read More MOOCs offering recruitment services
One of my fellow 3240 classmates posted a link to the BadgeOS tool in our forum discussion. I was really intrigued and think that this is something that I will use in my future workplace. The premise is that you can create a game of sorts, customizable with different levels and award “badges” for completion. … Read More Badges!
I found an article mentioning a few methods that are being used close to home, at UBC. Flipped classroom, student created assessments and student created learning items… I’d like to try this as I truly believe that you learn best by teaching! A physics professor at UBC has used a flipped classroom model for several… Read More Flipped classroom and student creations
The sheer longevity/permanency of every comment, post, or tweet can’t be reinforced enough, in my opinion, whether it’s to employees or students. In fact, that’s why I have not attached my name to this blog. It’s not that I think I’ll post objectionable content, rather I’d prefer to share my opinions and thoughts privately. At… Read More Permanency of every comment, post, or tweet