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Help:: Getting Started / Day One [...]

Most people find that using Wikity to bookmark is a good place to start. The following video shows how you can bookmark with Wikity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=66IGbiATzsY Note that in the video the bookmark says 'Bkmrk' but in recent versions says 'Wik-it'. The editor has also been upgraded...

 

Settings:: Publishing [...]

These settings are used by Wikity to determine privacy (openness) and publishing schedule. Please note that putting "Open" to "No" is an experimental feature, providing "good enough" privacy but not great privacy. Settings OPEN: Yes RSS DELAY: 5 days...

 

Reproducible Research [...]

From this Curriculum Development Hackathon for using Jupyter NotebooksAs science becomes increasingly more data and computation intensive, maintaining the ability to build on our own or other’s prior work requires that the process that takes data and other inputs all the way to the results presented in a paper is documented and made available in full detail. The con...

 

Professional learning [...]

Mayer and Lloyd (2011, p.3) offer in Knapp’s (2003) review, professional development includes ‘the full range of activities, formal and informal, that engage teachers or administrators in new learning about their professional practice’ (p.112), while professional learning refers to ‘changes in the thinking, knowledge, skills, and approaches to instruction that...

 

Affordances [...]

"Siri"Heidegger used the term readiness-to-hand, and the example of a hammer. When you are hammering successfully, the hammer withdraws from your conscious awareness; it becomes transparent. Winograd uses the term fluency. When you speak your own language or are truly fluent in another, you don’t think about nouns, verbs, and tenses, you just speak. He aspires to th...

 

Motivation, skills, knowledge or environment [...]

Training may not be the answer. Lack of knowledge is not the only reason why people may not be able to perform a particular activity. The problem might arise from anyone of Motivation Skills Knowledge Environment On a related notion, this on coaching argues that the four major causes of performance problems are Knowledge or skills...

 

Experience over expertise [...]

danah boyd argues that the valuing of expertise of (lived) experience is behind some/many of the factors leading to/events happening because of the post-truth world. I think there's something here in connection with organisations, management, "coal-face" workers, academia and the enterprise university. But the question of how it plays out in a university - full of sup...

 

Overcoming one size fits all learning [...]

Blog post touching on the problem of one-size-fits-all, de-contextualised learning approaches and offering a method for addressing the 2 sigma problem that relies on the learner. Illustrate this with an example from software training. Not sure how this could be implemented. Other connections I do wonder how this approach would work/connect with the schema/model prob...

 

Strategic Planning [...]

Need to specify the strategic goals of the institution and the methods to be used. Issues-based approach to strategic planning is an alternative to goal-based. It allows the focus to remain on the present, rather than some imaginary future. Also other models. Will eventually need responsibilities and timelines - management plan. SMART versus SMARTER? Goals should be ...

 

Digital technologies and impact of bad/absent schema [...]

Ben-Ari and Yeshno (2006) found that people with appropriate conceptual models of digital technologies were better able to analyse and solve problems. While learners without appropriate conceptual models were limited to aimless trial and error. The problem is that digital technologies are increasingly blackboxes/opaque, which makes it very difficult to figure out the...