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Valary Oleinik
Attended University of New Orleans
Lives in New York, NY 10017
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40+ TED speakers recommend the books you need to read right now
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A short test to determine the kind of user you may be in a gamified system.
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Good design is at the heart of good experiences but is often overlooked as the answer to what ails our learning and development efforts. Why can't our courses be more like the Starbucks app or Amazon's one-click shopping? We've seen how addictive those are.
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We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2016 Challenge, culled from 86 entries from 18 countries. The winners range from high schoolers to professionals, from all kinds of professional backgrounds and geographic locations, but they all share the same drive to reinvent our food system, using blueprints from the living organisms that surround us. We’re so proud of these teams and can’t wait to be a part of their next steps as they work to ma...
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This week's Throw Back Thursday post revisits some thoughts about good and bad experiences with webinars. The good one even had some gamification so it gets bonus points.
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We've all heard a thousand times to think outside of the box but how do we know when we are outside the box? Can we even describe the box?
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Ooooh I want to play!. "You can now play this super simple low-tech “augmented reality” game on every tram in Amsterdam!" https://headmade.nl/gvbeestje/
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Be kind, be curious, be respectful, be uncomfortable, be active, be wrong, be awake, and do right.
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Using the midpoint of the year to check in and see how I'm progressing with the three words I set out at the beginning of the year as my touchpoints.
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Good instructional design and good gamification both require us to practice some creativity. Yes it is a skill you can practice. And yes, everyone is creative.
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Needed to be shared. Unfortunately I had no idea which of the countless incidents this was referring to until part ways down. The fact that there are so many the words could apply to ....
I am struggling to write: it’s been a week where dissent has tipped over into violence, where discourse has been lost to hatred and fear. Democracy is not about consensus: it’s about restrained con…
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The cat in the hat does indeed know a lot about data visualization, as does Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic. She gives a great explanation of the power of color to draw the audience's attention as well as tips on how to "use your words" and create a story to bring your data to life in a way that will encourage the audience to take action
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Education
  • University of New Orleans
    Management, 1984 - 1988
  • University of Maryland Baltimore County
    ISD - Distance Education, 2011 - 2013
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Always curious; often distracted by bright shiny ideas
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I've always loved helping people explore new ideas. trainer | elearning enthusiast | presenter | geek | writer | voice talent | presentation design and development | communicator | thinker | querist 
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Used to twirl fire batons and perform in musical theater. Have the two best hometowns: NOLA and NYC.
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Gamified UK Gamification User Type HEXAD Test
gamified.uk

A short test to determine the kind of user you may be in a gamified system.

Hiya - Caller ID & Block - Android Apps on Google Play
play.google.com

Hiya (formerly Whitepages Caller ID) Call Block Security identifies the important calls you want to take and block numbers and texts that yo

Navajo Math Circles Screening | Museum of Mathematics
in.momath.org

The Museum of Mathematics: Striving to enhance public understanding of mathematics

2015 Words of the Year
proofthatblog.com

Dictionaries like to name their Word of the Year each year to indicate words that have become more popular in that year. It is definitely an

5 Psychology Books That Contextualize Gamification Design
yukaichou.com

Reading gamification books on cognitive psychology can help create more human centric games. These 5 psychology books help to contextualize

NYPL's Suggestions for the 2016 Read Harder Challenge
www.nypl.org

Read outside your comfort zone this year! Check out our recommendations for Book Riot's annual challenge.

my @Google talk
www.storytellingwithdata.com

I'm super excited that Google was my first stop to talk about my new book, Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business P

LightDat: Help Steve Gleason light the Evacuspots | Indiegogo
www.indiegogo.com

Click the video to watch Steve Gleason's love letter to New Orleans. Scroll down to help the cause. | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to su

Blackboard Learn
openeducation.blackboard.com

Come explore the promise and possibility of self-blended learning, an approach to teaching and learning that takes the best of blended learn

Video: Practical Creativity - A way to invent new kinds of video games
www.gamasutra.com

It can be hard to be creative. And all too often, creativity is treated as a magical talent that few have, when it's actually a skill that a

Replace Lee with Ike | New Orleans' Multicultural News Source | The Loui...
www.louisianaweekly.com

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer. Symbols matter. To whites the pedestal to Robert E. Lee at the intersection of Howard & St. Char

The Psychology of Selfies: Why We Love Taking and Viewing Face Photos
blog.bufferapp.com

What do selfies say about our world? How can taking and viewing photos help us understand one another better? We explore the psychology of s

How to Set Your Bar Higher
www.dougsandler.com

We live in a "I want it now" society, so I figure the best way to start my story is at the end, with the moral. So here it is: Go big or go

A beginner's guide to promote content on social media
blog.scoop.it

If you don't know how to promote content on social media, putting all the pieces together can feel like quite a challenge. There are so many

sketchbook :: Edisto part three
nemcoskyart.blogspot.com

Here are the remaining sketches I will be sharing from our trip to Edisto Island, SC., I promise! I had a goal to create one small and one l

Market Sunflowers and other adventures
nemcoskyart.blogspot.com

Market Sunflowers watercolor 11 x 14 inches ©Ann Thompson Nemcosky This painting was truly an adventure to paint. It is an image that I had

15 Shareable Learning Design & Development Quotes
info.alleninteractions.com

Here are 15 shareable learning design and development quotes! What are your favorite quotes?

Blackboard Learn
openeducation.blackboard.com

Come explore the promise and possibility of blended learning, an approach to teaching and learning that takes the best of online learning, c

The Gamification Revolution: How Leaders Leverage Game Mechanics to Crus...
www.scoop.it

The Gamification Revolution: How Leaders Leverage Game Mechanics to Crush the Competition [Gabe Zichermann, Joselin Linder] on Amazon.com. *