Category Archives: Education

Towards a Pedagogy of Technology

This is the first in a series of ideas I’d like to share about how to position technology tools in the design and delivery of education. Four claims for better learning design: Claim 1: There is an ‘e’ in learning.  … Continue reading

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Soft Skills, Hard Results

This is a repost of something I wrote for work.  We often overlook the opportunities to structure follow-up and reconnection with participants after the ‘event’ of learning is done.   This is just a little story about that… It was … Continue reading

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On Social Learning

I’m participating in a MOOC called Exploring Social Learning offered by some very kind folks out of the UK, and powered by a range of technologies, including HT2’s Curatr platform. A discussion has sprung up there about the definition of … Continue reading

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Connecting Social Media to Learning

I’m confused. I hear the term ‘social media’ being used as a place holder for new hardware (tablets, smartphones, iPods, etc.) AND for content that is accessible through new hardware or web distribution mechanisms, AND for software people are using (Twitter, Facebook, … Continue reading

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Gaming the System

Some think of games as a pass-time, or what you might choose to do when you are not doing anything serious.  In fact, an alternative to the serious stuff we do most of the time.  Yes, we (people, everywhere) play … Continue reading

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The Real Question on Blending

Blending.  Blends.  Blender.  Settling in with a cup of freshly pressed coffee (a new routine for me) that is a blend of Colombian and Arabica. We talk about blending in education (blended learning), and most of the time I have … Continue reading

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Born virtual; live virtual?

I had the chance today to speak with a group of graduate students in Sweden today, thanks to my friend and colleague Dr. Robin Teigland (who is an Assoc. Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics – SSE).  Below are … Continue reading

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