Sorry I wrote you such a long letter; I didn’t have time to write you a...– Mark Twain
When you array data in different ways, it tells different stories.– Tony O’Driscoll
30 pages of illustrations of the 2 days’ events
The Sound of Silence, Simon and Garfunkel style. Can 20 adults be silent for 4 minutes?
Having a doctor come and teach me about their profession really reminded me of...– participants of DukeCE’s Metaphoric Learning Experiences
A proprietary Duke CE learning method that uses compelling metaphors as a way to learn about business issues. The experiences are physically and mentally immersive.
Yet Another Transformative Low-Tech Trick (Yes,... →
Cathy Davidson blogs on a connective ice-breaker activity at Duke Corporate Education.
First patent for a head-mounted virtual reality...
Virtual reality is a new medium, and its definition is still in flux. However,...– Rachel Brady, Director of Duke’s Immersive Virtual Environment (DiVE)
We learn faster and more thoroughly by imitating/doing than by merely by being...– Patrick Herron, Jenkins Collaboratory, on virtual simulations/games for learning
Patients were learning from each other to the point where they were starting to...– Constance Johnson
Online community in Second Life for people with...
to learn things like how to eat out in restaurants, exercise, attend classes, etc. Great way to bring people with chronic illness together with other people like them.
Creating clinical scenarios could be so real that...
Constance Johnson discusses the design iterations of creating clinical nursing scenarios in Second Life.
I told my students that they had to come in as human avatars in Second Life. ...– Constance Johnson
I thought that the virtual environment of Second Life could be very useful for...– Constance Johnson
We went from the webinar’s disembodied voices to a virtual classroom in...– Constance Johnson
Duke Nursing Prof Constance Johnson
spent hours and hours in Second Life when she first discovered it, to learn the Second Life culture. She wanted to construct a virtual learning environment for her nursing students.
People with physical disabilities in particular may find virtual environments...– Tony O’Driscoll
For those of you who have avatars, be honest: do you look slightly thinner and...– Tony O’Driscoll
The future is already here, just not evenly distributed.– William Gibson, by way of Tony O’Driscoll
In 2020, ‘learning’ and ‘work’ are going to be...– Jay Cross
How did you learn to kiss?– Jay Cross, on informal learning. Tony O’Driscoll “well you can watch a lot of YouTube…”
Formal learning is like riding a bus: the driver decides where the bus is going;...– Jay Cross; “but I’m not saying we should do away with bus riding.”
Workers learn more in the coffee room than in the classroom. Formal learning is...– Jay Cross
Ever noticed that ‘teach’ and ‘cheat’ are almost the...– Tony O’Driscoll. Kids crowd-source homework amongst themselves by subject. We call it ‘cheating,’ but should we?
Why do we only see certain kinds of things as data? The world is data. Facial...– Cathy Davidson
I predict that email will be obsolete in five years. We will come up with much...– Cathy Davidson