Learning, just like watching a movie

Learning, just like watching a movie

There’s an amount of articles popping up telling us that the "new learning" should be like watching a movie. Just recently, I shared an article of Josh Bersin in which he described that learning should look like TV. Karl Mehta and Rob Harles agree with him and suggest...

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This is what happens when teachers own their training

This is what happens when teachers own their training

During the last few months I worked a lot with teachers. While I used to hold rather programmed courses on how to use certain tools, I started changing my tune to listening much more to the teacher’s very own preferences on how they want to use technologies in their...

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We will become our own teachers

We will become our own teachers

The problem with today’s training department is that it is actually not “today’s”, but “yesterday’s”. It is trying to manage their employees’ learning instead of focusing on how to make the learning itself be more exciting and useful. As Josh Bersin wrote in his...

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Good teachers can make a huge difference

Good teachers can make a huge difference

Whenever I reminisce with people about school life and what was good about it, most people always end up at some really good teacher. Students need good teachers to help them explore, dream, care, become lifelong learners. Teachers who bring their passion and...

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Where are the computer science bridge programs in Austria?

Where are the computer science bridge programs in Austria?

According to this article, New York University launched a computer science bridge program for liberal arts graduates. It's called "Bridge to Tandon" program and offers basic instruction on programming, algorithm development and system fundamentals. I'm still missing...

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Wie das Internet Dörfer retten kann

Wie das Internet Dörfer retten kann

Während darüber diskutiert wird, das Gratis-WLAN am Westbahnhof in Wien als Kriminalitätsmaßnahme einzuschränken, gibt es andernorts noch nicht einmal Breitbandversorgung. Überhaupt scheinen Städte stärker im Fokus zu stehen, wenn es um die Digitalisierung geht. Von...

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42 reforms the education system for coders

42 reforms the education system for coders

In October 2016 has opened the first university without any teacher in California, trying to do to education what Facebook did to communication and Airbnb to accommodation. It's called 42 - the name taken from the science fiction series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the...

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