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How Your Own Expertise Is Holding You Back | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Apple sits comfortably at the intersection of art and technology. It’s not a forced strategy. It’s part of their DNA. This ad illustrates that point so well. Apple sits comfortably at the intersection of art and technology. It’s not a … Continue reading

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Can You Teach Creativity?

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Reflections on ELI Part 1: eTextbooks at Indiana and iPad Initiative at Anderson

This is a little ironic for several reasons. Our group (Education Technology Services) is currently involved with some pilot projects I’m done with the Educause Learning Initiative Annual Meeting now and thought I’d share a few of my observations. This … Continue reading

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SuperScholar – A game idea for developing productive academic habits

Jane McGonigal is coming to Penn State for a keynote address in the spring. Jane is into gaming, rubella especially games for good. She was one of the people behind World Without Oil, which is an alternative reality game that … Continue reading

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Embracing Play

http://allangyorke.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/cropped-IMG_0082.jpg http://allangyorke.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/cropped-IMG_0082.jpg Mobile learning initiatives seem to be cropping up everywhere.   I read about them online, click hear about them in conference calls, this see presentations when I go to conferences.  They ask questions such as:  How can students access … Continue reading

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