I wanted to take the UX class but didn’t get in, so I’m going to “hack” my own education by making my own version of the course. I will follow the syllabus and use the lessons to create the ux design for a website that helps users discover and collect the best educational content online.
I would [...]
My post about motivation: http://technochicblog.wordpress.com/2013/03/11/motivation-in-learning-environments/
Check out my blog post about conversation here.
Or, just go to the site, scroll down, and read my comments commenting about which commenting system allows for the best commenting environment:
Our Assignment: Take the content of a lecture and put it online. What would make a lecture better?
Some people read books, others watch videos, others listen and others do. Why? Because most learning experiences make you choose. My goal for this project is to maximize comprehension and learning by presenting the same content in many [...]
Education + Internet = Customization
What is a lecture? Lectures reach many students with singular effort. They are a generic building block that fulfills a generic curriculum that makes an education. They are one size fits all.
Now with the internet, we have the ability to access the same content in different ways, at different times, and in [...]
I started a course on Stocks & Bonds at Kahn Academy. I was never required to take any business, economics or practical math courses in my life, and I actually have no clue what stocks are even though I own them. Educational opportunity? Check.
The experience was very similar to watching a lecture in a [...]
I would like to set up a system for helping people meet their educational needs based on their learning objective. I would like to include some type of assessment like a shortened, updated Myers Briggs that will help the learner acknowledge their interests and assess their own learning style. Would it help if they listened [...]