Tag Archives: Learning Technology

Personal Context of Learning

Each of our individual Learning Landscapes is different: we come with different knowledge, context, ability, and motivation, amongst a host of broader pressures. I thought it was worth exploring a few of these: my motivation being that, as we consider … Continue reading

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Hold Open Spaces

‘Holding open spaces’ is a phrase that keeps slipping into my mind: hold open spaces to learn, spaces to change, spaces to rehearse, to explore. In the Social Age, the role of leaders not to lead with their own knowledge … Continue reading

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Learning Technology Map 2017

I sketch a map of learning technology every year, not to talk about specific systems, but rather trends and direction, as well as reflections on application. Some key points about this year’s map: I retain an overall frustration that much … Continue reading

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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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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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Reflections on Learning Technologies 2016: Infrastructure and Lethargy

There’s a dilemma: when an organisation is small, it tends to be Dynamic by design. As it grows, it engineers in it’s own lethargy: systems, processes, mindset, embedded power and authority, culture, all contribute to make it safe, but inhibit … Continue reading

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A Guide to the Social Age 2016

Our world has changed: many of the fundamentals that served us so well for so long evolving into new, uncertain and impermanent structures. Technology is one of the most visible manifestations of this change, but the change is much more … Continue reading

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