Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/26/2006

Gestures Offer Insight - Scientific American Mind
Our body movements always convey something about us to other people. The body "speaks" whether we are sitting or standing, talking or just listening.

Digg This: Talking to Gen Y - Business Week
Today's demographic trend is impossible to ignore and has big implications for workplaces across America. Seventy million Americans who belong to Generation Y (born between 1977 to 2002) are entering the workforce in massive waves. Add Generation Xers, who are now in their 30s and early 40s, and you have millions of employees whose visions for their jobs differ from their parents' and most of their bosses' old command-and-control management theories.

Pop Art Recommended for Beginner to Intermediate Level Photoshop Users - melissaclifton.com
If you are a fan of pop art then you're probably already well acquainted with the work of Roy Lichtenstein, who became one of the leading pop artists of the sixties with his comic-strip paintings.

web 2.0 isn't a cure-all - eelearning Beta
There's been a bit of excitement about a new application called slideshare.

Building Communities and Sharing Knowledge (video - 53 min) - Connexions
The "open access movement" is based on a set of intuitions that are shared by a remarkably wide range of academics: that knowledge should be free and open to use and re-use; that collaboration should be easier, not harder; that people should receive credit and kudos for contributing to education and research; and that concepts and ideas are linked in unusual and surprising ways and not the simple linear forms that textbooks present. NOTE: downladable to Mac or PC.

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