I’ve written before about shifting attitudes in learning and how we need to address the challenge of helping people learn by engaging differently with stakeholders. I’ve also written about 4 essential elements of modern learning practice – skill, will, authority and resource. Donald Taylor posted this on LinkedIn the other day: “Can you help? There’s… Read More Technology and shifting mindsets
Tools and techniques don’t exist in isolation. Introduce a tool without supporting the techniques in how to use it and it will fail. How many technology implementations can be described as ‘all the gear and no idea’?
I went for a run the other day, as usual, with my Garmin watch. It tracks my times, distances and routes to give me a record of my running. Overkeen, I started running before the watch had found a GPS signal and it missed a chunk of my run. Consequently I missed my weekly mileage… Read More Short circuit
I’ve mentioned podcasts before on here and I have a fundamental belief that they are changing how we can support people to learn. I saw this piece last week which shows exactly how exceptional the take up of podcasts has become. Almost half US internet users listen to a podcast at least once a month.… Read More Listen here
In Jon Ronson’s recent podcast series the Butterfly Effect, he investigated how the porn industry was turned upside down following the decision by one man to get rich through giving the world all porn online for free. It’s honest but non-judgmental or salacious, treating the people interviewed with respect and care. The parallels with learning… Read More Butterfly effect