People do NOT remember 10% of what they read, 20% of what they see, 30% of what they hear, etc. That information, and similar pronouncements are fraudulent. Moreover, general statements on the effectiveness of learning methods are not credible---learning results depend on too many variables to enable such precision. Unfortunately, this bogus information has been floating around our field for decades, crafted by many different authors and presented in many different configurations, including bastardizations of Dale's Cone.
“For many younger companies, the focus has been more on building the product out and less on guaranteeing a level of comprehensive privacy and security protection commensurate with the sensitive information associated with education,” said Jonathan Mayer, a lawyer and computer science graduate student at Stanford University. “It seems to be a recurring theme.”
The Blended Synchronous Learning Handbook is the primary output of the Blended Synchronous Learning Project. It includes the summative findings of the Blended Synchronous Learning case studies, a Blended Synchronous Learning Design Framework, and a range of other resources and information to support blended synchronous learning design research and practice.
In 2013, Pearson increased sales by 2% in headline terms to £5.2bn generating adjusted operating profit of £736m ($1.1 billion) after net restructuring charges.
In 2013, Pearson increasedsales by 2% in headlineterms to £5.2bn generatingadjusted operating profitof £736m after netrestructuring charges.
An educator's guide to open educational resources (OER)
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Good article aimed at faculty just getting into open textbooms and OER's
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