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Paul Signorelli's Writings

Article
Nov.27.2012
Learning Circuits (Online)
This article explores how Todd Pittinsky, in Us + Them: Tapping the Positive Power of Difference, offers a different view of how to deliver effective learning opportunities on the theme of diversity.
Article
Nov.27.2012
Learning Circuits (Online)
This article provides an overview of how an online Social Media Basics course engaged learners by bringing them together to collaborate within the social media platforms they were exploring.
Essay
Sep.13.2012
Learning Circuits (online)
This article, focused on Thor Muller and Lane Becker's book Get Lucky,  explores luck as a technology to be viewed and used within the context of our various and varied endeavors—including learning.
Article
Sep.13.2012
Learning Circuits (online)
This article, written for trainer-teacher-learners, explores Daniel Kahneman’s engaging and well-documented Thinking, Fast and Slow, on how we make accurate and inaccurate decisions.
Article
Sep.13.2012
American Libraries
This excerpt from "Workplace Learning & Leadership" (cowritten with Lori Reed; http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=3099) explores the important and supportive roles communities of learning play in the professional development of those involved in workplace learning and performance (staff training) through interviews with those involved in the...
Article
Sep.13.2012
American Libraries (online)
This in-depth article distilled from a semester-long research project helps library staff members and other trainer-teacher-learners explore effective e-learning basics; includes comments from e-learning providers who discuss their work; and provides links to a variety of e-learning resources.
Article
Sep.13.2012
Learning Solutions Magazine
Providing a review of the eighth annual Horizon Report, issued collaboratively by the New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, this article explores the pleasures and challenges of keeping up with learning technology and with what learners are quickly adopting. The Horizon Report itself is an engaging and thought-provoking snapshot of the tech...
Article
Sep.13.2012
Learning Solutions Magazine
The seventh Horizon Report, issued collaboratively by the New Media Consortium and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, provides a snapshot of tech tools that are “likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, or creative inquiry on college and university campuses within the next five years,” this article suggests. Providing a summary of the Report, the...
Article
Sep.13.2012
Learning Solutions Magazine
This article explores innovations in the ways that trainers, teachers, and learners are using social networking tools to revolutionize e-learning. Those innovations are carrying e-learning far beyond its initial stages of replicating, then extending, existing classroom-based models, and producing more interesting and effective opportunities for all involved.