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iDoers. Personal Creativity. Shirley Jackson’s Sublime First Paragraph in ‘Hill House,’ Annotated. Shirley Jackson’s Sublime First Paragraph in ‘Hill House,’ Annotated Random House copy chief Benjamin Dreyer can work into almost any conversation, no matter the topic, his affection for the first paragraph of Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House.

Shirley Jackson’s Sublime First Paragraph in ‘Hill House,’ Annotated

Visual Thinking. Home » All CFT Teaching Guides » Visual Thinking by CFT graduate program coordinator Maria Ebner & assistant director Derek Bruff Introduction.

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4 Must-Watch Inspirational TED Talks on Creativity in Business — Marketing and Entrepreneurship. 4 Must-Watch Inspirational TED Talks on Creativity in Business Get inspired and let the creative juices flow with expert advice from these top TED speakers.

4 Must-Watch Inspirational TED Talks on Creativity in Business — Marketing and Entrepreneurship

There are days that I’m on fire with creative ideas — I have tons of Post-It notes and email reminders to prove it! But there are also those dreaded days that a creative block strikes, when it’s like pulling teeth get the wheels turning again. When that happens, it’s time to turn to the pros. TED Talks are a great source of inspiration, particularly their segments on creativity. Linda Hill: How to manage for collective creativity. Want to find the secret to unlocking the creativity hidden inside your daily work? 6 Essential Ingredients for a Successful Creative Life — Life Learning. 6 Essential Ingredients for a Successful Creative Life Our dreams come true when we are true to them — Julia Cameron We write our goals in notebooks, we review them daily, we create vision boards, and we scratch our heads wondering why some of our dreams aren’t coming true.

6 Essential Ingredients for a Successful Creative Life — Life Learning

But that’s partially because we confuse the “dreaming” with the “remaining true.” Remaining true to our dreams requires certain essential ingredients if we’re going to live a successful creative life. 1. One of the things my mentor Greg taught me was that there’s tremendous power in a bias towards action. What did you make today, papa? What did you make today, papa?

What did you make today, papa?

I came in from my 10-foot commute once and my 3-year-old looked up from his snack and said, “What did you make today, papa?” It took me by surprise, as I had always assumed that when I was out of sight I was out of mind. (I now know that children seem to be most interested in you when you’re not around.

Creative Inspirations - Don't Settle for "No" These creative inspirations are all about the importance of not settling for “no” when you are seeking, pursuing, or developing creative ideas.

Creative Inspirations - Don't Settle for "No"

As with previous creative inspirations, this is much more about the pictures, with very few words! Who Notices the Lines, Anyway? Freeplane - free mind mapping and knowledge management software. Visual Thinking in University Teaching by Derek Bruff on Prezi. Vanderbilt University. Mind-Mapping. Blended and online learning. TED. Science Confirms Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs. I think In pictures, You teach in words, the gifted Visual-Spatial Learner. Brain exercise games. Turmeric Works Better than Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Flipped classroom. Understand Open Education Resources OER. Digital tools for learning and teaching.

Assessments. Student Collaboration. Creative Commons. Writing & Digital Productions. Music. Learn about Educational Technology. Learn about Game-based Learning. Machine learning. New Technologies: Education.

3 Ideas to Give Your Next eLearning Course Visual Oomph. What do you think is the first thing people would remember about your eLearning course’s screen, if suddenly asked?

3 Ideas to Give Your Next eLearning Course Visual Oomph

It should be no wonder that what they will put design on top of the list. But why does this happen? Although you may think that the information provided is much more important than the design, people are visual creatures, and they easily associate memories with colors, texture and images. If you want your eLearning course to create a long lasting impression, do not neglect the importance of an impactful design.

Test one or all of these ideas to keep your eLearning courses looking fresh, engaging, and innovative. 1. You can give your course design a modern feel by featuring flat design with minimal elements. In your next eLearning course, consider: Solid colors: Blue is a common choice for eLearning courses, because it is considered conservative and peaceful in the same time. Online File Sharing. Team Collaboration Technology Solutions.

Team Problem Solving & Decision Making. Learn about E-Learning Design. Action Learning. Team Roles. Team Goals. Paper. Online bookmarks. Notepad and voice recorder. 50 Ways to Use Wikis for a More Collaborative and Interactive Classroom. Complex annotations on video&audio resources. Adult Learner. 10 Great YouTube Tips Every Educator should Know about.

YouTube is a fascinating video website.

10 Great YouTube Tips Every Educator should Know about

It is one of my favourites online and I am pretty sure most of you like it too. 5 Use Cases for a Corporate YouTube in Organizations. Previously I’ve discussed the benefits and uses of micro-blogging, badging and virtual worlds inside an organization.

5 Use Cases for a Corporate YouTube in Organizations

It’s time to tackle video sharing. Education. Instructional design model. This article or section is incomplete and its contents need further attention.

Instructional design model

Some sections may be missing, some information may be wrong, spelling and grammar may have to be improved etc. Use your judgment! 1 Definitions “ Design is more than a process; that process, and resulting product, represent a framework of thinking” (Driscoll & Carliner, 2005:9) Usually, an instructional design model tells how to organize appropriate pedagogical scenarios to achieve instructional goals. 100 Incredibly Useful YouTube Channels for Teachers. YouTube has earned a reputation for featuring brain cell-slaughtering fare such as the truly abysmal Fred and playing host to the some of the most depressingly stupid comments this side of Yahoo! News. But for every participant liberally dishing out misspelled racist, sexist and homophobic talking points, there is at least one whose channel genuinely offers something provocative and educational.

For teachers hoping to infuse multimedia into their classrooms, YouTube makes for an excellent starting point. ADDIE Model. Summary: The ADDIE model is a systematic instructional design model consisting of five phases: (1) Analysis, (2) Design, (3) Development, (4) Implementation, and (5) Evaluation. Various flavors and versions of the ADDIE model exist. Originator: Unknown. Refined by Dick and Carey and others. Key terms: Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Evaluation ADDIE Model The generic term for the five-phase instructional design model consisting of Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. Malcolm Knowles and the Theory of Andragogy. Malcolm Knowles Andragogy Andragogy is Distinct from Pedagogy Education of adults has long been perceived as different from education of children in both theory and practice. In this section general views of the purposes and characteristics will be given. In the next section, applications of critical theory and reflective thinking in adult education will be explored.

Adult education in North America began to be organized in the 1920's, when educators of adults found problems with the pedagogical assumption that the purpose of schooling was to transmit knowledge and skills. Knowles (1980) came from a humanistic orientation and believed that self-actualization was the prime objective of adult learning, and the mission of educators was to assist adult learners to develop and achieve their full potential as emotional, psychological, and intellectual beings.