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Giving Away Knowledge for Free and Only Charging for Knowledge Assessment Is An Online Learning Model Validated by Latest Coursera Moves

A recent move by Coursera, one of the largest Online education providers, validates a new online learning model where knowledge is given away for free, but assessment is paid for. The answer is to separate Knowledge acquisition from knowledge assessment.  Essentially...

Cognitive Thinking

Great Video of how we think. Specifically the comments about how we can take very little information and create huge...

Net Neutrality is the Perfect Vehicle to Explore the Power of a Learning Community

Because of its technical nature Net Neutrality is perfect for a Learning Community. Net Neutrality encompasses: Technical - What is the Optimal Internet Architecture Economic - What should be the drivers of the Telecommunications Industry Political - What role does...

We need to Seek Understanding First in our efforts in finding Common Ground rather than fight

Bill Maher asked this question, "Do you think social media made us bigger assholes, or we were bigger assholes and it just exposed us as being that?" Maher posed the question to Nerdist Industries CEO, and host of @Midnight on Comedy Central, Chris Hardwick, after...

The Difficulty to Building Consensus is on clear display with Religion on Wikipedia. But there are solutions. Like Separating Facts and Conclusions, and transparency to the source.

A interesting post from the Religion New Service (RNS) about the "Edit Wars" on the Religious Pages of Wikipedia clearly demonstrate the difficulty to Building Consensus.  But, there is a solution.  Clearly identify what are facts and what are conclusions.  Then...

Story about “Unemployment” Numbers is Opportunity to Find “Actionable” Information

Here is an email I got this morning: Wednesday's ADP number suggested a sub-200K reading for today's May BLS jobs report. That would be a significant disappointment after April's robust 288K. But ADP is far from a flawless indicator. So estimates for today's number...

Atlantis Learning Community Executive Summary

Atlantis Learning Community Executive Summary Initiative Provide the best flexible, lifelong learning platform through the use of 21st Century technologies. Mission Encourage collaboration Facilitate interoperability Promote best practices for using distributed...

Giving Away Knowledge for Free and Only Charging for Knowledge Assessment Is An Online Learning Model Validated by Latest Coursera Moves

A recent move by Coursera, one of the largest Online education providers, validates a new online learning model where knowledge is given away for free, but assessment is paid for. The answer is to separate Knowledge acquisition from knowledge assessment.  Essentially...

Cognitive Thinking

Great Video of how we think. Specifically the comments about how we can take very little information and create huge...

Net Neutrality is the Perfect Vehicle to Explore the Power of a Learning Community

Because of its technical nature Net Neutrality is perfect for a Learning Community. Net Neutrality encompasses: Technical - What is the Optimal Internet Architecture Economic - What should be the drivers of the Telecommunications Industry Political - What role does...

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