This week I provide only four links, however your appetite to learn should be fully satiated… At least for the quality of the content, and also for the quantity of knowledge. And more important, for all opportunities it gives: think about personal projects, career move or improvement, …
In the middle of the afternoon, you are at work and you start getting bored: 10 minutes on DuoLingo to improve or learn a new language.
After dinner, skip your favorite TV show and watch another kind of video: 20 minutes on an opencourseware platefom like the Microsoft Virtual Academy or the MIT OpenCourseWare and take some notes (10 minutes). For more interaction with other learners and to get a certification, you can attend to a MOOC on Open2Study, edX, Coursera or NovoEd. And if you do not find an interesting topic on these platforms, check the MOOC portal designed by the European Commission.
This weekly bunch of digital resources is quite eclectic. The awesome hongkiat.com website provides four UX methods to enhance Persuasive Design, and 12 free, beautiful and usable WordPress themes, which is still useful for many of us.
And for more analysis and reading, I share blog posts about Social Media and EdTech. First, slate.com gives some clues regarding how the Facebook Feed is implemented and, more important, who are its stakeholders. Second, @Rachelle Dene Poth writes about some tips and tools she uses to get connected with her students in a fluent way.
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