University of Nevada Cooperative Extension / Clark County Lifelong Learning Center

Photo University of Nevada Cooperative Extension / Clark County Lifelong Learning Center 8050 Paradise Road Staff deliver deliver non-degree, educational programs in these areas: Agriculture Children, Youth and Families Community Development Health and Nutrition Horticulture Natural Resources Key Links unce.unr.edu unce.unr.edu/counties/clark Grow Your Own Facebook Nevada Naturalist Program To become a Nevada Naturalist, participants complete …

Museums

Photo: Queensland Museum If you want to understand what makes a place tick, visit a museum. We would like to take a deep dive into museum attractions and activities that orient visitors and engage locals. Comments and suggestions are welcome. Definitions A museum is a ‘permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, …

Deep Learning

Buzzwords Deep Learning = artificial intelligence function that imitates the workings of the human brain in processing data and creating patterns for use in decision making Wikipedia Deep learning Planeta.com Learning Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Digital Natives

Buzzwords Digital native = A person for whom digital technologies already existed when they were born, and hence has grown up with digital technology such as computers, the Internet, mobile phones and MP3s. – Wikipedia Essay This page is explores the concepts of digital natives and digital migrants with the understanding that any gaps, confusion …

Blended learning

Buzzwords Blended learning = Formal education program which combines face-to-face and online instruction History: The concept of blended learning has been around for a long time, but its terminology was not established until the early 2000s Twitter blended learning search Videos NetHui Digitally Blended Learning Elsewhere on the Web https://blog.versal.com/2015/04/16/the-5-models-of-blended-learning Wikipedia Blended Learning Planeta.com Learning …

Learning

Photo: Open Space Technology, Estonia Learn to learn! Experiential learning allows us to build capacities beyond our imagination. Planeta.com Education Lifelong Learning Learning Notebook North House Folk School

Lifelong Learning

Buzzwords Lifelong learning is the “ongoing, voluntary, and self-motivated” pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Therefore, it not only enhances social inclusion, active citizenship, and personal development, but also self-sustainability, as well as competitiveness and employability. – Wikipedia Quotes Mai i te Kōpae ki te Urupa, tātou ako tonu ai. From the …

Learning Notebook

Photo It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education. – Albert Einstein Wake up all the teachers time to teach a new way Maybe then they’ll listen to whatcha have to say Cause they’re the ones who’s coming up and the world is in their hands. When you teach the children teach ’em the …

Open: Philosophy and Practices Revolutionizing Education and Science

Recommended Reading for Open Education Week 2017: Open: Philosophy and Practices Revolutionizing Education and Science (Ubiquity Press, 2017) Twitter Shoutout: @thatpsychprof  @biswasdiener @ubiquitypress @cgreen Excerpts Governments and other funding entities that wish to maximize the impacts of their education investments are moving toward open education licensing policies. National, provincial/state governments, and education systems all play a critical role in setting …