Tag Archives: Media

What’s in it for me? Considering the learning contract.

When i’m creating a learning solution, i’m trying to contract with the learner: give me some of your time and i’ll give you something in return. Broadly speaking, both things need to be of similar value – the time and … Continue reading

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The medium and the message. Understanding the role of Twitter in the London Riots and why we shouldn’t shoot the messenger.

Now that comparative calm has returned to the streets of our major cities, the process of reflection and rationalisation is well underway. Initial unity and political solidarity in the face of lawlessness starts to fracture into recrimination, blame and thoughts … Continue reading

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Who owns the truth? In a world of self publication and social media, how do you know that what you’re learning is ‘true’?

I was in Starbucks this morning, my favourite place to settle for some writing, when i saw they had a book for sale. ‘How Stuarbucks fought for it’s life without losing it’s soul’ (http://www.starbucks.com/onward). It’s a book by Howard Schultz, … Continue reading

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Say it once, say it well. Using the right media for the right message.

You can tell a story in many different ways, but it’s important to adapt what you say to fit the media you’ve chosen to tell it in. Printed workbooks or downloads suit text and tables, illustrative graphics and so forth. … Continue reading

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