Category Archives: Learning Design

Virtual Learning: Designing for Curiosity and Creativity [Pt 1]

Virtual Learning is not just a change in where we deliver learning, but rather a change in the way we design it. In this series, i will explore some of the underlying ideas, and some practical tips and techniques for … Continue reading

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A Practical View of Learning Science

I’m working on the final illustrations for the Learning Science Guidebook this week: some are ‘informational’ to portray the content in a clearly sequenced manner, and others are more about aesthetics, to make the book beautiful. The latter of which … Continue reading

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Learning Science: Mapping Learning

I’ve nearly completed the new module i’m building on Learning Science, which forms part of my new Modern Learning Capability Programme: i have been #WorkingOutLoud and sharing the content as i go, and this piece if from towards the end … Continue reading

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An Architecture for Learning Technology

I’ve written before that the Social Age is about an envolved sociology, not simply new technology, but technology is a key part of it. For many organisations it’s the first place they turn, trying to procure a technology solution for … Continue reading

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The Disruption of Design

I’m reflecting on the disruption of design, which, you’ll note, is a two pronged statement. On the one hand, traditional methodologies of learning design are being disrupted by the realities of the Social Age: the rise of ‘sense making‘ communities, … Continue reading

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Reflections from Learning Technology conference 2015: Day 1

Technology may facilitate great learning, but it’s not the end in itself. What makes great learning is simple: make it great. Understand how people learn: design the learning to match that. Work with how we learn, don’t make us learn … Continue reading

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Scaffolded Social Learning

Today i want to share a model for Social Learning. It’s at quite a pragmatic level: ‘what do we do about it?‘, rather than an esoteric discussion of ‘what does social mean?‘. I’m presenting a view of Scaffolded Social Learning: … Continue reading

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Social Learning: Global Reach

As i sit at the airport, contemplating a long night ahead, i’m struck by the connections that reach out from here. On friday i’m running a Masterclass in Singapore, but already i’m connected to participants: sharing stories, building bonds, tweaking … Continue reading

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Reflections from mLearnCon: geolocation and exploration

Imagine the time when technology effortlessly connects us to conversations, resources, community, when it understands what’s on our minds and facilitates us getting the answers, creating meaning, making sense of the world. We’re on the edge of the revolution, where … Continue reading

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Reflections on #mLearnCon: learning from our social lives

I’m at mLearnCon in San Diego this week: exploring developments in technology and methodology over the last year. The impacts of social collaborative technology, mobile devices in every aspect of our lives has been huge: in both our formal work … Continue reading

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