Why Citizen Science Matters

Years ago, in the far western Pacific Ocean, I was working to understand the condition of coral reefs. Some areas were coral rich, had abundant colorful fish and would on occasion treat you to a sighting of a rocketing shark, bumbling sea turtle, or giant, turquoise Napoleon wrasse. Other areas were murky, covered with a …

Whats wrong with the one day training workshop?

Medium’s The Higher Education Revolution just published my article on about this topic. I break down some of the short comings of intense training sessions and provide suggestions about how to improve the learning experience from the perspective of both students and teachers. Read the full post, just a five minute read, on Medium.

Overcome Hurdles to new Technology Adoption with On-Demand Training

I just published an post on Medium about how to use technology and in particular on demand learning platforms- to enhance the speed and quality of new technology adoption in an organization. Often failure to either fully adopt or adopt a new technology or methodology lies initially in the process used to guide new users …

Technology: the way Forward for Modern Education

Modern Luddites aside, most of us have accepted that technology is not going to go away; it is replacing the old technology we grew up with. It surrounds us and is an accepted part of modern life. Anyone entering high school now will have difficulty remembering a world without computers, gps, fablets, wearables and other …

LifeHack Labs: How to Listen to a Podcast so You Actually get Value from It

If you listen to podcasts, you are probably doing it wrong. Well, you are doing it wrong if you want to maximize the value you can get out of it. Now if you are listening to a podcast for entertainment feel free to stop here. If you are using a podcast to educate yourself- read …