Tag Archives: EdTech

mLearnCon & Performance Support Symposium Refections Day 2: Progress

The good news is, it’s all change: mobile learning is evolving, through both technology and mindset. It’s significant in itself that mLearnCon is co-located with the Performance Support Symposium, because ‘learning‘ is simply the facilitator of performance. Most encouragingly, whilst … Continue reading

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Reflections on mLearnCon & Performance Support Symposium 2015 – Day 1

It’s hot in Austin. After a long day exploring yesterday, i was almost ready for a day in a ubiquitous and air conditioned hotel. A day exploring ideas, which started well with a session on our evolved relationship with knowledge. … Continue reading

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Apple Watch: the inexorable march of wearable tech

It took three hours for me to marvel at, ignore and disable the hourly ‘Stand up!‘ notification emanating from my left wrist. Three hours for me to adapt from ‘wow, isn’t this amazing’ to ‘stop bothering me‘. The award of … Continue reading

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Chasing the Shadow of the Social Age

I saw a video the other day of a small child discovering their shadow. They were walking along when they suddenly realised that the penumbra trailing close behind was somehow attached. A sequence of bemused hopping and dancing entailed as … Continue reading

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The Inexorable March in the Quantification of Me

At just over five and a half hours, i only achieved 84% of my sleep target last night, and the sleep that I had was disrupted. On the plus side, my 11,628 steps smashed the 10,000 step milestone. Nearly ten … 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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Learning Technology Map 2015

It’s turning into something of a tradition on the blog to publish my Map of Learning Technology at the start of each year. It’s a highly scientific process: i’m sat in a cafe with coffee and a large slab of … Continue reading

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Demolishing the office

I think the palm was dead for around four years before it was finally cut back and cleared: my resounding memory of that first office is one of dead foliage and mouldy coffee cups. The palm had been there forever, … Continue reading

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Our complex relationship with Technology

Woke this morning to an angrily vibrating phone, on fire with little red alerts. My first action on getting up used to be making a cup of tea: now it’s hijacked by technology. Our relationship with devices is complex: love/hate, … Continue reading

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A map of learning technology – 2014

I’ve been at The Learning Technology Conference in London all day, which somewhat eroded my time for writing (although a great opportunity to catch up with so many people). Just a short post tonight then: a map of the learning … Continue reading

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