Blog posts I wish I had written

I continue to be a fan of the work being done by the collaborators at Hybrid Pedagogy: A Digital Journal of Teaching and Technology. Well written, clever and challenging. Am filing the Aug. 27 piece Udacity and Online Pedagogy: Players, Learners, Objects under Blog Posts I Wish I had Written.

Seeing the sense-making dance

"Artefacts without participation do not carry their own meaning; and participation without artefacts is fleeting, unanchored and uncoordinated." - Etienne Wenger in “Communities of Practice and Social Learning Systems: the Career of a Concept” in Social Learning Systems and Communities of Practice, 2010. (Chris Blackmore, ed.). It is the beginning of the third week of … Continue reading Seeing the sense-making dance

Collective learning

This week's topic in the Change11 MOOC -- collective learning -- captures my attention because it taps into a long-running conversation I've been having (primarily with my colleagues) about re-imagining the practice of learning & development and knowledge management. And along with that: teaching in higher education. It's timely also because I'll be talking about … Continue reading Collective learning