Tag Archives: Environment

Microcosm

I’m working in Jersey and Guernsey this week: two islands off the South coast of the UK. Crown Dependencies, which means aligned with, but not governed by, the UK. Part of the family, but with separate identities and a unique … Continue reading

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DIsruptive Environments: why wallpaper may not matter

The relationship between environment and culture is an interesting one: i’ve been particularly lucky this week to work in a wide range of organisations, sporting different physical spaces, from the high tech glassy to the downright arty slum. In one … Continue reading

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Skills for the Digital Learner

Assumptions are a dangerous thing: they make it easy for us to stereotype and make decisions, but the reality can be more nuanced. I’ve recently become more interested in the work we need to do with learners to ensure they … Continue reading

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Creative Space

In my mind, this was going to be creative. About creativity. I’d dedicated hours to writing, crafting in my head a reflective post of great wit and insight. But then I hit London and it all went wrong. As I … Continue reading

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A place for everything and everything in it’s place: creating an environment for learning

I have a routine: table by the window, the one with the plug next to it, coffee on the right side of the table at the back, phone on the left. This is the best table as it has a … Continue reading

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What to do in New York? Familiarity and learning in new environments.

On Friday afternoon i arrived in New York, for the first time, by train. It’s a disorienting experience when you first arrive in a place, especially a place in a different country, be it a city or a new landscape. … Continue reading

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Designing for mobile learning. Considerations and constraints.

Tomorrow i’m facilitating a seminar on ‘Designing for mobile learning’, so i thought that today was a good opportunity to think about it before opening my mouth. Consider this my rehearsal. When we think about mobile learning, we can consider … Continue reading

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