Category: education

What Adaptive Technology is Teaching Us about Learning - Innovation Excellence

We may have moved on from PowerPoint presentations to apps, but the communication gap between software developers and learning experts persists. Continue reading

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The Future of Jobs and Education - Innovation Excellence

One can argue that today’s education system is skewed towards the teaching of Professional Skills, and it’s this category that will face the greatest opportunities and challenges over the next fifty years. Continue reading

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Finding new ways of connecting people in organizations as to how their products or services could really make their lives better, connect them to a broader community and to something bigger than themselves. Continue reading

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TED talk:

Hilarious and Poignant, Tim Urban’s presentation at TED is a must-see for the Innovator, Procrastinator, or both! Continue reading

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30 Academic Resources on Learning - for Educators and Innovators - Innovation Excellence

Many of us read blogs about learning and discuss the learning process with our colleagues, but few of us actually bother keeping up with the latest science. Maybe it’s because, if we do manage to identify a source or two, we are immediately turned off by all the dense scientific jargon. Or maybe it’s not always clear which resources provide information specifically on learning and not just education in general. Continue reading

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What April Fool's Day Teaches Us About Innovation

April Fool’s Day was this week. Did anyone have a good prank played on them or come across a good corporate April Fool’s? My favorite this year was from my alma mater, the University of Oregon. Go Ducks! We try to think a little differently at the University of Oregon and specialize in helping the world run a little faster (and more comfortably), and with some of Nike’s founder behind the football team, why shouldn’t they have the world’s most advanced field, say, an LED field? Continue reading

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New Language for a New Year [Book Review] - Innovation Excellence

Prepare to laugh. Get ready to chuckle. Veteran word wonks Henry Beard and Christopher Cerf have done it again… Continue reading

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