Tag Archives: Experience

Words About Learning: Interconnected

With a reductionist mindset, we look at technology and learning and break it down into it’s component parts: which systems, assets, subject experts, illustrations, animations, games, handouts and venues will we use? We fool ourselves that it’s the parts that … Continue reading

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Social Age Safari: Design in Detail

#WorkingOutLoud on what promises to be one of the most exciting and busy weeks of my life, so forgive me for a couple of fast and ‘stream of consciousness‘ posts. The Social Age Safari starts tomorrow afternoon: a three day … Continue reading

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Handshakes

Not the ones exchanged in meetings, where we gauge the strength of grip, the number of shakes and the dampness of the palm, but rather the ones between experiences. Working this week on the design of a programme for new … Continue reading

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Confounded by the Unknown: Without a Paddle

Kayaking on Sunday bought an unwelcome surprise: i capsized in rougher than usual seas. Whilst the shock of the cold water always takes your breath away, i managed to quickly extract myself, grab the paddle and turn the kayak back … Continue reading

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On the fourth day of Christmas Learning: it gets personal

I’m dedicating the last twelve days of writing to a series of reflections on key trends and features of learning in the Social Age. Today, it’s all about you. Learning used to be delivered in classrooms, from a teacher to … Continue reading

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Swimming with dolphins: wise council in the Social Age

Last week i was lucky enough to spend an afternoon playing with dolphins: learning about their habitat and lifecycle, how they are trained and looked after, how they each have a unique personality. I was able to learn some basic … Continue reading

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Travelling to learn: reflection and narrative

After a long day of travelling, i’m home from Singapore, sat back in my local coffee shop, starting that sense making process that always follows a period of travelling: part reflection, part narrative. Travel broadens our horizons: it brings us … Continue reading

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