Knowledge and Learning In The News - 12/14/2005

December 14, 2005

Air Force Center Improves Access to Knowledge - Transformation "In today's age of exponentially expanding technology advancements, distributed databases, and the World Wide Web, many think we've got a pretty good handle on our information resources," said U.S. Air Force Capt. Dave Sasser. Tag: Learning styles and pedagogy in post-16 learning : A systematic and critical review - Learning & Skills Development Area This report critically reviews the literature on learning styles and examines in detail 13 of the most influential models. The report concludes that it matters fundamentally which instrument is chosen. The implications for teaching and learning in post-16 learning are serious and should be of concern to learners, teachers and trainers, managers, researchers and inspectors. Tag: Intentional Learning Orientation Research - Margaret Martinez Basically, there are 4 types of learning orientations (based on conative and affective student perspectives). They range from "transformers" (highly intentional learners), to performers, conformers and finally, resistors. Tag: What Was the Most Important Lesson You Learned in 2005? - Dave Pollard Number 25 - There is no defence against disruptive innovation. Will Fair Use Survive? Free Expression in the Age of Copyright Control - The Free Expression Policy Project Paints a striking picture of an intellectual property system that is perilously out of balance. Tag:

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