10Q: Cathy N. Davidson
Learning with e's
JANUARY 17, 2012
When I read the summary, I remembered that Cathy had been the prime mover in one of the first large scale iPod education projects at Duke University several years before. We made national news with our iPod experiment where we gave students iPods the year they came out and challenged them to come up with educational uses. iPods Cathy DavidsonCathy N. browser). A lot.
Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: Beyond iPoding
NOVEMBER 30, 2006
Click on the link if you'd rather listen to the podcast of this post, Beyond iPoding , you can find it here. don't need an iPod to listen, just your computer. The wide spread adoption of MP3 Players like Apple's iPod products has lead to an entire ecosystem of tools, accessories and content providers. The most popular of which is Apple's iPod family. It provides an opportunity for them to multitask. Nike , the athletic footwear, equipment and accessory company, has even created an iPod enabled shoe. One example is podcasting for learning.
Younger Generation NOT Good at Multitasking Either!
Will at Work Learning
FEBRUARY 11, 2009
Generation Y, millennials, iPod Generation, better at multitasking then their elders. It says: People in general are not good at multitasking. Young people are no better than their elders at multitasking. Multitasking actually takes longer. Learning done while multitasking is shallower learning, leading not to deep understanding (and flexible mental models) but only to an ability to regurgitate rote information. Yadda yadda yadda. You've heard it all before, but is it true? Probably not. Read this great article in the Monitor on Psychology by Rebecca A.
eLearning, mLearning, Tech Terms, Google, & iPods
Big Dog, Little Dog
OCTOBER 19, 2008
Instead, our brains are developing circuitry for online social networking and are adapting to a new multitasking technology culture. iPods for Learning. US Corporate eLearning Market Reached $5.2 Billion in 2007 - Ambient Insight. The US corporate market for Self-paced eLearning reached $5.2 billion in 2007. and 26.7% respectively. Tech Terms to Avoid - New York Times.
Apple iPad: Who Is It Really For?
FEBRUARY 19, 2010
I think the iPad in its current form – sans Flash, multitasking, & camera – has very limited uses in workplace learning. If you just have to listen to music the iPod Nano had great size advantages over the iPod Touch and that explains why iPad won’t impact mp3 players. A Google search on ‘Apple iPad’ throws up an excess of 30 million results!
Knowledge and Learning In The News - 3/26/2006
Big Dog, Little Dog
MARCH 26, 2006
iPod 301: Advanced Applications of Your MP3 Player - Fast Company. Now it's iPods on campus that make me envious of students today. iPods Let Students Crack Books on the Go - Tech News World. Although multitasking kids may be better prepared in some ways for today's frenzied workplace, many cognitive scientists are positively alarmed by the trend. Not for tuning out a mind-numbing lecture but for tuning in the subject matter outside of class. Find a Need & Fill It, Using Iteration & the Wisdom of Crowds - Dave Pollard. Are kids too plugged in? -