A new academic quarter has just begun and my graduate course MSLOC 430 kicked off last night. 430 focuses on knowledge sharing within organizational settings, but increasingly I have been incorporating more activities and content related to personal learning networks and general digital literacy. Students are all working professionals and share a common interest in … Continue reading #MSLOC430 personal learning networks
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Every so often, I come across blog posts that inspire me. Well written, thoughtful consideration of interesting and important topics. Some of the authors I know (I know Alison), some I don't. Just my way of giving a hat-tip to those writers/thinkers who inspire my own efforts to work on the craft of blogging. Personal … Continue reading Blog posts I wish I had written
Earlier today I had a short Twitter exchange with Alison Seaman (@alisonseaman) about some resources she found and shared related to new work on web and digital literacies. I noted in the exchange that I am very interested in the work on digital literacy specifically from the perspective of adult learners (in contrast to children … Continue reading The motivating power of good questions
Jane Bozarth wrote an excellent piece recently for Learning Solutions magazine called Assessing the Value of Online Interactions. In it, she explains how she applies a conceptual value-measurement framework developed by Etienne Wenger, Beverly Traynor and Maarten de Laat (see Assessing Value Creation for Communities of Practice and Networks: A Conceptual Framework). [A side note: … Continue reading Measuring value of social media and learning: Burying the myth of the magic formula