Jay Cross reposts a note because “some people have still not gotten the message:” :o)
I mentioned this multimedia article when we spoke about new formats for traditional technologies, and about ways to soften hard technologies. Scroll down and mouse over all the media elements to see the variety of options:
Well I came across this today and thought of Larry’s example of the “make your own adventure” books, posed in our f2f discussion of hard and soft technologies. Ever heard of “interactive fiction?”
AcademicRoom.org is an independent initiative headquartered in the Harvard Innovation Lab. It is promoted as…
“the first multidisciplinary knowledge platform where you can build open communities to curate academic content within well-defined areas—ranging from philosophy, history and economics to engineering, architecture and medicine.”
It is currently in beta – but isn’t everything these days? :o) It just might be worth checking out!
Will Thalheimer provides yet another valuable resource. His 2006 blog post on the learning styles myth that “People believe 10% of what they read, 20% of what they hear…” etc., illustrates that very credible sources have erroneously connected these false statistics to Dale’s Cone of Experience. A warning to us all to track down our sources! See the post at:
And note that one of the comments cites a 2002 AECTpresentation by Tony Betrus and Al Januszewski that provides more detail on what Edgar Dale did and did not say about his model, available at: http://www2.potsdam.edu/betrusak/AECT2002/dalescone_files/dalescone.html.ppt