5.14.2007

Generational Learning Styles, mLearning, Rapid Development, & Web 2.0

What is the "gap" in Generational Learning Styles? - The Pursuing Performance Blog Many social commentators have claimed that the younger generation of soldiers have shorter attention spans and learn best from fast paced, interactive multimedia games or simulations. While this seems intuitively correct, there is no scientific validation for the claim.

Generational Values in Workplace More Similar Than Not, Research Says - CLO
Despite recent emphasis on generational differences in terms of motivation, value systems and learning preferences at work, a research scientist at the Center for Creative Leadership has found the "generational divide" is not really that prevalent.

Issues in mLearning & Zooming in on learning in the digital age - learning elearning Digital literacy in young people spans a wide range. Some of us early 'digital immigrants' may actually be more digitally literate that the generation Y digital native. With links to Kaleidoscope Network of Excellence Mobile Learning Initiative and NZ Council of Educational Research.

5 Myths About Rapid E-Learning - Articulate
The reality is that having rapid e-learning tools and a strategy to use them is important in today's business climate. To get the most out of the tools you need to include sound instructional design and use the tool's multimedia capabilities to create engaging and interactive training.

Web 2.0 'neglecting good design' - BBC
Sites peppered with personalisation tools are in danger of resembling the "glossy but useless" sites at the height of the dotcom boom.

Why Does Wikipedia Suck - Epidemix
Here's my beef: Wikipedians are at their best when they are able to use their knowledge, be it bonafide expertise or particulates of trivia, to fill in the blanks for our collective intelligence. But I find that when it comes to science topics, I often find Wikipedia more of a hinderance than a help.

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