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Engagement and Silence

Often in Social Learning we are aiming to generate engagement within our communities, but it’s easy to get caught up in the ride and think we are successful when people start to speak. Engagement isn’t just about hearing from a … Continue reading

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Social Learning: Birth of a Community

I sat in on an hour long session today, the birth of a new Social Learning community. It’s part of a large Scaffolded Social learning project, of which the community forms the central ‘sense making‘ elements. So establishing it, building … Continue reading

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Quarter Mile Knowledge

Terrible traffic today in London: i ended up having to jump in a cab to get to a conference session, but reckon it would have been easier to walk. So plenty of time to talk to the cabbie. In London, … Continue reading

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1,000

This is my 1,000th blog post. I feel it should be special. But the pressure is daunting, so i’ll just dive in. One thousand: they’ve not all been great, but that’s not the point. They’ve been steps on a journey, … 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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The Need to Explore

A kayak trip tomorrow: we are packing warm jumpers and wet gear, two thermos flasks and baguettes for lunch. A day on the water: exploring. It’s hardly uncharted waters: the harbour here is twelve miles long, but it’s been inhabited … Continue reading

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The CEDA Community model Pt.2: ‘Engagement’ & ‘Permission’ in Social Learning

I’ve been developing the CEDA model this week, looking at how we develop vibrant Social Learning communities. It has two purposes: firstly, to be used in strategy, to help shape our organisational approach and, secondly, to diagnose the health of … Continue reading

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