Category Archives: Popup Learning

Where’s your library? Questions around sharing and social learning

As well as a museum, children’s playground and sofas, Schiphol airport boasts a library. In the days of Kindles and eBooks, it may sound slightly anachronistic, but this library has actual shelves and actual books that you can sit in … Continue reading

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Strength in numbers: the power of a learning community

This focus of this week has been learning culture: how it’s created, who owns and influences it and what the balance is of informal and formal learning within it. The ‘Amsterdam Diary’ series of four articles let me explore this … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Diary – Day 3: Our community popup learning story

Yesterday i ran my first ever community popup learning session from Amsterdam, exploring ‘learning culture’, based around these two questions: Question 1: Is learning culture created by the organisation or the learners? Question 2: Do you do most of your … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Diary – Day 2: spontaneous learning cultures – popup learning

I’ve taken this week out to think, research and write about learning culture: how is it formed, what are the challenges in global learning spaces and who owns it? Yesterday we looked at how the culture is created, with a … Continue reading

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The power of the learning community: sharing ideas

Yesterday i wrote about popup learning, the way that small communities spring up, founding themselves on whatever technology is available at the time. These communities may be unplanned, spontaneous, focused around a particular subject or need, and may be transient. … Continue reading

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