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The Sustainable Heritage Network
"The Sustainable Heritage Network (SHN) is an answer to the pressing need for comprehensive workshops, online tutorials, and web resources dedicated to the lifecycle of digital stewardship. The SHN is a collaborative project that complements the work of indigenous peoples globally to preserve, share, and manage cultural heritage and knowledge. The SHN, along with our Partners, organize and offer face-to-face workshops, produce educational resources, and link people and resources through our digital workbenches. The SHN is part of a network of individuals, communities, and institutions who work together to provide each other with digital tools and preservation assistance. We call this: Collaborative Stewardship."
indigenous  culture  training  heritage  cultural-heritage-institution 
march 2018 by tsuomela
Data Privacy Project – Initiatives to inform and support libraries and librarians
"The Digital Privacy and Data Literacy Project (or “Data Privacy Project”) teaches NYC library staff how information travels and is shared online, what risks users commonly encounter online, and how libraries can better protect patron privacy. Its trainings help support libraries’ increasing role in empowering their communities in a digital world. Funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the project is led by a team of library professionals, researchers, tech experts, and community activists interested in the impact of technological advances on everyone, especially the most vulnerable populations in the U.S. "
data  privacy  libraries  training 
april 2017 by tsuomela
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"This lesson shows how to use the Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry lesson template. For guidelines on how to help improve our lessons and this template, please see the contribution guidelines; for guidelines on how to set up your machine to preview changes locally, please see the setup instructions."
programming  computer-science  documentation  training 
december 2016 by tsuomela
[1402.5034] Using the Crowd to Generate Content for Scenario-Based Serious-Games
"In the last decade, scenario-based serious-games have become a main tool for learning new skills and capabilities. An important factor in the development of such systems is the overhead in time, cost and human resources to manually create the content for these scenarios. We focus on how to create content for scenarios in medical, military, commerce and gaming applications where maintaining the integrity and coherence of the content is integral for the system's success. To do so, we present an automatic method for generating content about everyday activities through combining computer science techniques with the crowd. We use the crowd in three basic ways: to capture a database of scenarios of everyday activities, to generate a database of likely replacements for specific events within that scenario, and to evaluate the resulting scenarios. We found that the generated scenarios were rated as reliable and consistent by the crowd when compared to the scenarios that were originally captured. We also compared the generated scenarios to those created by traditional planning techniques. We found that both methods were equally effective in generated reliable and consistent scenarios, yet the main advantages of our approach is that the content we generate is more varied and much easier to create. We have begun integrating this approach within a scenario-based training application for novice investigators within the law enforcement departments to improve their questioning skills."
games  serious-games  crowdsourcing  mechanical-turk  scenario  training  learning 
february 2014 by tsuomela
Anki - powerful, intelligent flashcards
"Anki is a program which makes remembering things easy. Because it's a lot more efficient than traditional study methods, you can either greatly decrease your time spent studying, or greatly increase the amount you learn"
software  memorization  training  learning  windows  macintosh  linux  education 
september 2013 by tsuomela
Genius: Opensource Software Project
"Genius organizes your information and carefully chooses questions using an intelligent "spaced repetition" method that's based on your past performance. It performs fuzzy answer checking and even highlights errors visually."
software  memorization  training  learning  macintosh  education 
september 2013 by tsuomela
On Security Awareness Training - Dark Reading
"The whole concept of security awareness training demonstrates how the computer industry has failed. We should be designing systems that won't let users choose lousy passwords and don't care what links a user clicks on. We should be designing systems that conform to their folk beliefs of security, rather than forcing them to learn new ones. "
computer  education  security  training  expertise  novice  awareness 
march 2013 by tsuomela
Why I Feel Bad for the Pepper-Spraying Policeman, Lt. John Pike - Alexis Madrigal - National - The Atlantic
Structures, in the sociological sense, constrain human agency. And for that reason, I see John Pike as a casualty of the system, too. Our police forces have enshrined a paradigm of protest policing that turns local cops into paramilitary forces. Let's not pretend that Pike is an independent bad actor. Too many incidents around the country attest to the widespread deployment of these tactics. If we vilify Pike, we let the institutions off way too easy.
wall-street  protests  activism  police  training  repression  college  university  school  school(UCDavis) 
november 2011 by tsuomela
Some resources for reference assistant training in a scitech library : Confessions of a Science Librarian
"Yeah, this is a ton of reading. The point isn't that someone should memorize every word, most of the the articles probably only need to be scanned. What I'm hoping for is a list of resources that will help someone get acclimatized to reference service and hopefully become aware of many of the main issues around such services in academic libraries. As well, there's a bit in here about some general issues in academic libraries."
reference  service  libraries  training  reading  teaching 
august 2011 by tsuomela
Why We Return to Bad Habits: Scientific American
“Restraint bias offers insight into how our erroneous beliefs about self-restraint promote impulsive behavior,” says lead author Loran F. Nordgren of Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. “It helps us to understand puzzles in addiction research such as why recovered addicts often relapse after they have broken free of withdrawal symptoms.” The lesson? When you’ve made progress avoiding your indulgences and that little voice in your head tells you it’s okay to start exposing yourself to temptation again­—ignore it.
psychology  habit  behavior  training  learning 
february 2010 by tsuomela
Philosophy, et cetera: Philosophical Training
More generally, simply doing philosophy -- writing, and arguing with others -- is presumably always good practice.
philosophy  education  training  learning 
march 2009 by tsuomela
Confessions of a Community College Dean: Error and Failure
"Grad school was even worse. At that level, a self-selected bunch of failure avoiders competed for faculty approval in a pretty airless environment for years. By the end, it took an act of will just to put together a declarative sentence."
education  grading  academic  graduate-school  behavior  training  failure 
february 2009 by tsuomela
Learning for the 21st Century — Informal Learning Blog
We are moving from a supply to a demand side view of learning. "Learnscapes are the platforms where knowledge workers collaborate, solve problems, converse, share ideas, brainstorm, learn, explain, communicate, conceptualise, tell stories, help one another, teach, serve customers, keep up to date, forge partnerships, build communities, and distribute information. Learnscapes define where and how modern work is performed. Training programs are events
education  future  informal  learning  business  training 
december 2008 by tsuomela
Clark Aldrich's Style Guide for Serious Games and Simulations: Serious Games: The Vision, The Hype
The advice I give my clients is to first, think initially more of a lab. For the first iteration of a serious game/interactive simulation, first worry about creating an experience that will really teach people who care about the material (either intrinsically or extrinsically) how to better understand it. I would go one step further and suggest that the content should be biased towards "learning to do" over "learning to know" (aka how to apply the material in the real world) but that is my own design bias.
games  education  simulation  serious-games  training 
august 2008 by tsuomela
The Rise of Corporate Games | Fast Company
Interesting development but the games described are as much fun as the artificial icebreakers at the start of motivational meetings.
games  business  simulation  learning  education  training 
july 2008 by tsuomela
Clark Aldrich's Style Guide for Serious Games and Simulations: Can Schools Teach Leadership? If so, why don't they? If not, are schools doomed?
As long as both schools and corporate training programs can't teach people how to do, educators will be trapped in a ghetto of being increasingly irrelevant, having to spin or misstate their results, justify an irrelevant curricula, and live with less and
education  simulation  games  training  leadership  business  future 
april 2008 by tsuomela
Genius 1.7 software download - Mac OS X - VersionTracker
Genius helps you memorize things. Genius organizes your information and carefully chooses questions using an intelligent "spaced repetition" method that's based on your past performance. It can even perform fuzzy answer checking and highlight errors visua
macintosh  software  memory  training  education  memorization 
february 2008 by tsuomela
Waves of Innovation: From Open Source to Open Learning
Waves of Innovation: From Open Source to Open Learning
By Sam S. Adkins 
education  open-education  training  open-source  collaboration 
august 2007 by tsuomela
Center For Progressive Leadership - Homepage
The Center for Progressive Leadership (CPL) is a national political training institute dedicated to developing the next generation of progressive political leaders.
politics  progressive  training  fellowships 
june 2007 by tsuomela
Free Trade's Great, but Offshoring Rattles Me -
There will also be great political strains on the open trading system as millions of white-collar workers who thought their jobs were immune to foreign competition suddenly find that the game has changed -- and not to their liking.
economics  international  free-trade  career  education  training 
may 2007 by tsuomela
Flashcard like memory improvement software.
macintosh  software  education  memory  training 
june 2006 by tsuomela

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