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Using Gamification to Engage Your Audience [INFOGRAPHIC]

gamificationDid you know that 70% of Forbes’ Global 2000 have plans to use Gamification? Gamification has quickly become a super trend in marketing, customer engagement and employee retention. Demand Metric has created this new infographic to share what gamification is, how it works, facts, stats, benefits, and how to get started. View the original posting here.

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The Periodic Table of Wearable Technology [INFOGRAPHIC]

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APX Labs, which sells Skylight — software that connects wearable tech to enterprises — is out with a smart “periodic table” of the enterprise wearable ecosystem. It’s worth looking at because it gets so much right. The chart’s focus is not on hardware or software, although those layers are certainly represented. Instead, it breaks down enterprise needs by function. Categories on the edges — communications on the left, and “work and help” on the right — are about “doing your work,” Ed English, APX’s chief product officer told WTI. “If the left-hand column is about connecting to people, the right-hand column is about connecting to work, getting your help and getting instructions.”

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Comparing Blended and Flipped Learning [INFOGRAPHIC]

blended flipped fullThis infographic, from the Innovative Learning Institute, offers an excellent analysis of the value blended learning can bring to a classroom, as well as why every flipped classroom is a blended learning environment, but every blended learning environment isn’t necessarily a flipped classroom. Be sure to click the infographic for the full version.

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The Unfollow Algorithm

unfollowWhy Do People Unfollow Brands On The Top Social Networks? Dr. William J. Ward, a.k.a DR4WARD is Director of Education Strategy at Hootsuite and the Professor of Social Media at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. He is ranked one of the “Top Marketing Professors on Twitter” in the world by Social Media Marketing Magazine for providing useful content and consistently engaging with followers and  truly “getting it” when it comes to the best ways to use Twitter and  other forms of Social Media.

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Your 2015 SEO Checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

SEO_INFO_2As the search ranking algorithms used by Google and the other major search engines have become more sophisticated, the practice of SEO has gotten easier to explain (create great content, earn links) but much more challenging to execute. This infographic by IDF Marketing illustrates SEO best practices—the key “do’s” and “don’ts”– for 2015.

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How Open Educational Resources are being used in Schools [INFOGRAPHIC]

OERIf you do a quick search for studies of OER use in schools, the return is only a handful of publications and reports. Our open-access paper to come out hopefully in the next few months will help fill this gap. In the meantime, the infographic below presents a frequencies analysis of data collected from surveys conducted by the OERRH until December 2014, in total a sample of 657 K-12/school educators across the globe. Open Education week is nearly over and we are seeing it out with a bang!

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What Do 7 Billion People Do? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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There is a finite number of people in the world – about 7 billion. No business or government can have more customers than the world population. So what do world’s people do every day?

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These images are a snapshot of the world today. It will not stay this way. So if you are learning something, getting a degree, building a startup, or getting a job, a  good question to ask is: Am I learning and building for tomorrow’s world or for today’s?

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