Archive | July, 2011

Social Media articles

Some of the social media articles that have caught my eye in the last few weeks: Behaviour People will more pay for online privacy according Carnegie Mellon study. Parents behaviour on Facebook no better than their children’s. University of Guelph One-Fifth of Grandparents Use Social Networks [STUDY] from @mashable Five ways to […]

Learning articles

Here are some of the articles about learning that have caught my eye in the last couple of weeks: Learning theory & design Learning Styles: The Cognitive Side of Content by Johnny Holland Infants Learn To Transfer Knowledge By 16 Months, OSU Study Finds Don’t show, don’t tell? The trade off between direct instruction and […]

Random articles

Some of the random articles I’ve encountered in the last few weeks: Star Wars Lightsaber Weapon, Science Fact, Fiction from Tech News Daily Something we’ve always suspected: the beautiful London tube map isn’t the best way to navigate. From NYU United Kingdom and Ireland as seen from ISS 15 cool word illusions […]

Rapid content development

I am very privileged to be working on a project with the UN at the moment.  I am helping to develop a leadership programme for Head teachers. What makes this project particularly exciting and important is that these are Principals from schools inside Palestinian refugee camps. UNRWA supports nearly 700 schools across the Middle East for […]

Multiplatform & technology articles

Some of the recent articles I’ve seen about about multiplatform, transmedia and technology: Multiplatform Tools of attraction: creating multimedia content for games and TV shows. From the Guardian #multiplatform Ed Cotton: We Need Creative Hybrids – Why Transmedia Is Becoming Mandatory Transmedia Defining Transmedia Jeff Gomez – Storyworlds: The New Transmedia Business Paradigm […]

Psychology & neuroscience articles

A selection of the articles thatI’ve seen about psychology and neuroscience recently: Morality Changes in brain circuitry play role in moral sensitivity as people grow up – UChicago News Violent video games reduce brain response to violence and increase aggression according to Uni Missouri Relationships Don’t Believe Facebook; You Only Have 150 Friends : […]

Childhood articles

Some of the articles about children and childhood that I’ve seen in the last few weeks: Parents & preschool Wanted: More Playful Parents Supportive home learning experiences in the early years boost low-income children’s readiness for school. From NYU. Parents prefer media content ratings system in national study led by Iowa State Uni […]