Thursday, April 2, 2015

3 secrets to our innovative approach in using Technology for learning - Believe in something larger than yourself.

Event: hosting prsparks@pepperdine.edu under the Learning community Collaborative Science Inquiry (CSI) represented by Loo Kang
Date: Monday 9 March 2015
Time: 1020-1050 only 15 mins
Audience: 18 Pepperdine doctoral students (Learning Technology) from Pepperdine University http://www.pepperdine.edu/
Organiser: Paul Sparks, Ph.D. http://cadres.pepperdine.edu/6city/667syll.pdf

Goal: 

Our goal is to observe, understand and appreciate the innovative approaches in  learning and technology unique to Singapore.






photo taken by Myla Candelario
Yes of course, thank you again for you valuable presentation!

Secrets to our innovative approach in using Technology for learning -  Believe in something larger than yourself.

  1. Vision - Open Source Physics Digital Library, 
  2. Reason - Benefit all humankind, 
  3. Emotion - Feel so alive everyday doing and reviewing, i made Open Educational Resources a must instead of a should.
This identity defines who and what i must do. I live who i believe i am. raising standards and having ritual make the vision real, by doing small successes each day - Tony Robbins.
http://youtu.be/FbxJQpPKygU by Tony Robbins
Excellence in Public Service Awards 2014 Page 14
National Library Board BookSG: A digital collection of Singapore and Southeast Asia's print heritage

1 Vision - Open Source Physics Digital Library

runs on iOS, Android, or just a modern browser, after downloading, the models are in your device permanently. Enjoy! http://iwant2study.org/lookangejss/

directly editable using Easy Java Simulation authoring toolkit http://www.um.es/fem/EjsWiki/Main/Download
directly editable using Tracker Video Analysis n Modeling tool https://www.cabrillo.edu/~dbrown/tracker/

using itunes producer to submit error free epub to iBook store
from itunes iBook using US account to download store
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/44365627/lookangEJSworkspace/export/SHMibook_20150303.epub

2 Reason - Open Access Education

my research draft papers http://arxiv.org/a/wee_l_1 for the benefit of all.

3 Emotion - Feel so alive everyday doing and reviewing, i made Open Educational Resources a must instead of a should.

my blog http://weelookang.blogspot.sg/ has many recent posts on using Open Source Physics Tools

other people's secrets that might interest you.
http://www.burrus.com/2015/01/3-potent-secrets-to-innovation/
  1. Start with Certainty
  2. Anticipate
  3. Transform
https://hbr.org/2012/04/the-real-leadership-lessons-of-steve-jobs

  1. Focus
  2. simplify
  3. End to End responsibility
  4. leapfrog when behind
  5. Product first, profit will come
  6. dont research too much
  7. bend reality
  8. impute/represent
  9. push for perfection
  10. A team
  11. face to face
  12. big picture with details
  13. combine
  14. stay hungry, stay foolish

more photo from yoong kheong