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How to Leverage Global Content in Localized Instructional Design

Your Name and Title: How to Leverage Global Content in Localized Instructional Design By Richard C. Close MS IDTSession time 9:00 EST Tuesday 11/17/2015Session Link: …Continue

Tags: 2015Leadership, 2015Teachers, 2015Curricular

Started Oct 21, 2015

Methods for Poverty Transformation in Instructional Design

Title: Methods for Poverty Transformation in Instructional Design By Richard C. Close MS IDTSession time 9:00 PM EST 11/16/2015Session Link: -…Continue

Tags: 2015Leadership, 2015Teachers, 2015Curricular

Started Oct 21, 2015

How to Handle Classroom Global Diversity in Curriculum Design with a PowerPoint Template. From theory to PowerPoint instructional design in a STEM lesson.
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DOWNLOAD Powerpoint Template. Open the PowerPoint and try to Add a page. You will see the templates used in the presentation. Simply blow away my slides and modify the template to your school colors…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Close Nov 6, 2014.

“The Value of Values in a Transformative Learning Framework.” How student’s values/experiences impact learning and instructional design methods.
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Global Education Conference 2014Name and Title: Richard C. CloseOrganization: Chrysalis Campaign. Inc.from Which You Will Present: New York City AreaLanguage: EnglishTarget Audience(s): Educators…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Zarrin Caldwell Dec 8, 2014.

 

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How can NGOs launch "Massive, Self-Sustainable Collaborative Learning" Programs?

UNDESA – DSPD “Massive, Self-Sustainable Collaborative Learning” The 54th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD54) Panel on Sustainable Education This is a slightly extended version of Richard C Close sustainable education panel presentation that includes material that addresses questions received after the 10 minute panel presentation. This one of six panel UN HQ presentations from thesession: Education for the Sustainable Inclusion of Displaced Populations: innovative civil…See More
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How can NGOs launch "Massive, Self-Sustainable Collaborative Learning" Programs?

UNDESA – DSPD “Massive, Self-Sustainable Collaborative Learning” The 54th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD54) Panel on Sustainable Education This is a slightly extended version of Richard C Close sustainable education panel presentation that includes material that addresses questions received after the 10 minute panel presentation. This one of six panel UN HQ presentations from thesession: Education for the Sustainable Inclusion of Displaced Populations: innovative civil…See More
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Nov 18, 2015
Richard Close left a comment for Eleanor Schuster
"Your students are welcome to use my UNESCO site for story telling http://i-am-the-story.ning.com Richard Thanks for helping someone out in Africa."
Nov 3, 2015
Richard Close replied to Benjamin L. Stewart, PhD's discussion Sharing my presentation in the group GEC 2015 Presenters
"Steve and Lucy are very open on this. I share mine on Slide share and embed them here after the conference. "
Nov 3, 2015
Lucy Gray replied to Richard Close's discussion Methods for Poverty Transformation in Instructional Design
"Hi Richard - I'm wondering why you submitted the same proposal six times? Thanks, Lucy"
Oct 22, 2015
Richard Close left a comment for Michael O. Johnston
"Michael Have to smile my first year of school was at Central college. Richard"
Oct 21, 2015
Richard Close left a comment for Ginger Heller
"Ginger I would be happy to review your work. We are sort of neighbors and I have worked in Africa. Check out my UNESCO digital storytelling site http://i-am-the-story.ning.com Richard"
Oct 21, 2015
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Oct 21, 2015
Richard Close replied to Katja Riikonen's discussion Globalizing Curriculum for Real-World Impact: Lessons from Virtual Exchange
"Soliya We are in common work. I know UNOAC. Developed a UNESCO project on digital storytelling. Can you link me to a paper on your work with Saxelab Cognitive Neuroscience Lab at MIT. Richard C. CloseSr. Consultant - FounderChrysalis Campaign,…"
Oct 19, 2015
Zarrin Caldwell replied to Richard Close's discussion “The Value of Values in a Transformative Learning Framework.” How student’s values/experiences impact learning and instructional design methods.
"Hi Richard, Enjoyed watching your presentation after the conference. It's unfortunate that we are all so scared about discussing "values" and spirituality in education. I consider these to be the missing links in our education system…"
Dec 8, 2014
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The Value of Values - 2014 webinar Global Education Conference

Session by Richard C. Close for the 2014 Global Education Conference with the YouTube videos included. This is for educational purposes only. Please help the Freedom Writer Foundation and the Union Rescue Mission for their work. Global Learning…
Nov 30, 2014
Richard Close replied to Richard Close's discussion “The Value of Values in a Transformative Learning Framework.” How student’s values/experiences impact learning and instructional design methods.
Nov 19, 2014
Richard Close replied to Richard Close's discussion How to Handle Classroom Global Diversity in Curriculum Design with a PowerPoint Template. From theory to PowerPoint instructional design in a STEM lesson.
"Lucy I got the time booking to work.  Sorry for the distraction RIchard"
Nov 6, 2014
Richard Close replied to Richard Close's discussion How to Handle Classroom Global Diversity in Curriculum Design with a PowerPoint Template. From theory to PowerPoint instructional design in a STEM lesson.
"Lucy Sorry to Bother you again I have filled out the schedule form for Thursday evening three times and do not get a confirmation or does it stick. I now have lost the time slot. Is the any way you can book me for Thursday evening? This is for the…"
Nov 6, 2014
Richard Close left a comment for Clement Awanfe Ngueto
"You are welcome to have your students use my UNESCO digital storytelling community. "I am Africa, This is my story..." http://i-am-the-story.ning.com Richard"
Oct 28, 2014

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13 Geiger Rd.
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Email: rclose@richardclose.info
Site: http://globallearningframework.ning.com
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Founder, Richard C. Close, has 25 years of experience in learning technology, management consulting and development programs for companies such as IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and has helped to launch a number of eLearning companies. He has published white papers and several books. He is an International conference speaker, industry strategist and developer of the Global Learning Framework at: http://globallearningframework.ning.com.
Richard designed and built in the U.S. its first profitable commercial Technology Center in New York City called the Netlan Technology Center. He is currently developing a Community Learning Center in U.S. rescue missions and assisting Africa and China.
In his missions to Africa, he has developed two photographic writings books for Kenya and Zambia. He continues his work to show the mercy and the beauty of the poor by building web-based social communities, photo galleries, lecture and press for partnering missions. Donation books are available at Amazon.com
Global Learning Framework,™ Chrysalis Community Learning Centers™ and principles are the trademark and copyright of The Chrysalis Campaign. Inc.
“I am Africa. This is my story…”
YouTube Social network contest sponsored by UNESCO Power of Peace Network.
The digital storytelling contest "I am Africa. This is my story..." is a global education project based on the principles of Project Based Learning, Adult Learning, Flat Classroom and the Global Learning Framework. http://i-am-the-story.ning.com
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How can NGOs launch "Massive, Self-Sustainable Collaborative Learning" Programs?

UNDESA – DSPD “Massive, Self-Sustainable Collaborative Learning” The 54th Session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD54) Panel on Sustainable Education

 

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eLearning Course: Personal Learning Framework - Project Based Learning and Learning Styles

Latest e Learning Course handling Learning Styles and Project Based Learning

  • We are completing a three part series on the Theories and Methods for the Global Learning Framework over the month of August. This is the first part on the Personal Learning Framework that provides practical experiences on how and individual learns and transforms the world while using global collaborative Internet.
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At 9:50pm on November 17, 2011, Marcy Ann Prager said…

Richard, I tried to watch your recorded session today, and the visuals were not visible, even though your voice was clearly heard.  I thought you should know.  Maybe Steve H. can help you fix this.  I would love to watch.

    Marcy Prager

At 1:14am on October 15, 2011, Prof.Fani Bhusan Das said…
Today war zone has taken over by Peace zone.The education spreading knowledge and information is overloaded creating confusion rather than clarity.Most of us allow ourselves to get drowned in an overdose of negativity and then find it hard to extricate ourselves from the cycle of greed.Education has to change in 21st century to reverse this process.Money,fame,property and sex although necessary to an extent in life, but they should not be allowed to dominate our lives to breed discontent.Restructurng of Global Education system has to play a critical role to meet this challenge.
At 8:00am on October 14, 2011, JulieMushing said…
Thank you for sharing the information about I am Africa - great things happening!
At 10:06am on June 13, 2011, Marcy Ann Prager said…

Richard,

       I have been to Ghana and loved it!

             Marcy Prager

At 10:09am on October 25, 2010, Prof.Fani Bhusan Das said…
I have just returned from hospital.I am working in the field of PEACE for last more than two decades. But slow realisation is coming to me that hardly anyone is prepared to adopt PEACE POWER. Almost every one is for VIOLENT POWER not knowing that only PEACE POWER can conquer every thing in life and the world.For this my two books 1)Peace Technology2) Peace TimeCalendar are unwanted. That is why I want to sell the copyright of my two books.The life and world is miserable today because most of us depend on VIOLENT POWER.All these social networkings are virtual as PEACE POWER has not given its due position.
I think in this life I will not be able to influence the humanity to adopt PEACE POWER as a tool of growth and development.I propose to retire
 
 
 

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