A learning adventure: Exhibit the 'secrets of...
Image via Wikipedia Here’s a ‘learning adventure’ that worked very well in my Unitec BSNS 5391 class in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. I set the students a tough mission. However, they achieved a level of success of which I was proud given the tight time limit. Here follows the ‘brief’ for the learning adventure: Sir Paul Callaghan argues that New Zealand needs...
On migrating to a new Mac - part 2
Part 1: here. It’s twenty days since I first acquired my new 27 inch iMac. I continue to remain in Apple Heaven. There were two minor problems along the journey, but now I just enjoy the big screen: two A4 pages next to each other with room to spare! (or two spreadsheet pages) That’s great. And much better than the slave monitor solution I use at work with a smaller iMac. Telecom...
Unlike blogging, where you spend time thinking carefully about what you say in...– The Manila Bulletin: Retention, self-expression, Tumblr Maraming salamat! (via staff)
To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person you are.– Anonymous, and today’s Fresh Tracks, Inc.™ AM Fuel (via freshtracksinc)
Gary Hamel: Reinventing the Technology of Human Accomplishment Hamel, G. (2011, May 14). Gary Hamel: Reinventing the Technology of Human Accomplishment (video). Management Innovation eXchange. Retrieved May 24, 2011, from...
Watch Gary Hamel, celebrated management thinker and author and co-founder of the...– Image by Getty Images via @daylife Hamel, G. (2011, May 14). Gary Hamel: Reinventing the Technology of Human Accomplishment (video). Management Innovation eXchange. Retrieved May 24, 2011, from...
1. I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I...– Image via Wikipedia “Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad” A paraprosdokian (from the Greek meaning ‘beyond expectation’) is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is unexpected in a way that...
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Expressions of Interest, ALTC Projects Positions Vacant New Book from ACER: Mapping your Thesis News from Higher Education. via [HERDSA]: The Weekly Email News Wed 11May 2011.
If I had to pick one word that captures the essence of the first year, it would...– Which MBA? | MBA diary: End of year account In the third of her posts in The Economist about life as a London Business School student, Neha Ajmera looks back on her first year and offers advice for students heading to b-school this year. Ajmera, N. (2011, May 6). MBA diary: End of year account....
Announcing Unitec's Environmental Sustainability...
After three years’ effort … I’m pleased to report…. Unitec’s Environmental Sustainability Fund is offering a total of $100,000 of funding for projects that support Unitec’s new Environmental Sustainability Strategy. The objective of the fund is to enable students and staff to make practical changes within their study and work environments to help us all become...
This is not a crazy project at all. In fact, this is the ONLY thing you’ve...– A learning partner in Unitec BSNS 5391 reporting his reaction to my demonstration of the ReXS Decision Support System for predicting assessment grades. Related Mellalieu, P. J. (2011, May 3). Using the ReXS Decision Support System for predicting success and excellence in student performance...
Using the ReXS Decision Support System for predicting success and excellence in student performance (video) Note: If you find the video too blury, you can view a High Definition version on the Vimeo site. Click on HD. A machine learning/data mining exercise using the WEKA Explorer workbench identified the feasibility of predicting accurately students’ final course performance from formative...