Multimedia, Human Cognition, Learning, & Facebook

Leveraging multimedia for learning - Ruth Clark
What works most effectively in reaching learners in digital environments? Fortunately, we can rely on over 20 years of research on the learning value of many of the multimedia features available to you today.

Human Cognition is More Reactive Than You Think - Will at Work Learning
The learner-centric movement of the 1990's and 2000's has relied too heavily on the notion that the learners always know best, and that they are in conscious control of their learning and we just need to let them make the best decisions.

Top-Ten Teaching and Learning Issues, 2007 - educause
The EDUCAUSE Advisory Committee for Teaching and Learning (ACTL) has identified the key technology-related teaching and learning issues in higher education for 2007.

Opinion: Facebook is killing personal blogging - Tech Digest
I signed into Vox the other day, for the first time in months. It looks like everyone in my personal neighbourhood has been similarly lax too - only one of my friends has blogged in August, and several last posted in May. It's like a Web 2.0 graveyard.


ee-Learning, Gobbledygook, Millennials, & Leadership

Reschooling Society and the Promise of ee-Learning - innovate
The term is a hybrid one that brings together two kinds of learning: electronic and experiential.

The Gobbledygook Manifesto - Change This
The winner was "next generation," with 9,895 uses.

How Will Millennials Manage? - Working Knowledge
Nothing seems to set off managers I talk with more than the topic of managing Gen Yers, otherwise known as "millennials," those born beginning in the late 1970s.

e-Learning Market to hit $52.6B by 2010 - The Journal
According to San Jose, CA-based market researchers Global Industry Analysts, which project the global e-learning market to surpass $52.6 billion by 2010: "eLearning: A Global Strategic Business Report. However, last year, IDC forcasted that it will only be $21B by 2008. See chart.

The New Psychology of Leadership - Scientific American
In the past, leadership scholars considered charisma, intelligence and other personality traits to be the key to effective leadership. In an alternative view, effective leaders must work to understand the values and opinions of their followers.