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Collaborating to Learn with Popplet

I’ve decided to focus on note-taking for the next post in my “10 Ways to Be a Better Learner Series,” and in the process of digging into the topic more, I came across Popplet, a tool

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10 Excellent iPad Apps for the Lifelong Learner

In spite of being involved with technology in one way or another for most of my working career, I’ve never been much of a gadget guy. So, I was a bit surprised when I saw the iPad and immediately felt

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20 Social Networks for Lifelong Learners

This is a guest post from education writer Karen Schweitzer. When most people think of social networks, they think of Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, or similar sites, but there are many other types of

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Learn to Podcast – A Mini-Guide

I’ve noted before that podcasts are among my Top 5 Web Learning Tools, and I also recently highlighted 10 Killer Killer Content Sources for Your iPod Learning Mix, but learning from podcasts is not

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12 Online Resources for Book Lovers

If you are a dyed-in-the-wool book lover like I am, you know that immersing yourself in a book or in the literary culture is a great way to get more out of the books you read. There are thousands of sites

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10 Killer Content Sources for Your iPod Learning Mix

I sing the praises of podcasts as a learning medium from time to time. After reading an article recently about how the Warwick School of Business is using iTunes University to deliver content in its MBA

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10 Essential Tips for Navigating a More Open World

With the world more “flat” and open than ever before, it helps tremendously to have a clear set of strategies for making sense of it all. Curtis Bonk, author of The World is Open, provides

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30 High-Value Tips and Resources for Learning on the Cheap

In the “new normal” of the global economy, many of us are wondering how best to continue learning without spending a ton of money. Maybe we want to develop new skills that keep us employed

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