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Social media and the Ferguson protests

Officer Darren Wilson did not kill Michael Brown. Our culture did.

Social media has facilitated the Ferguson protests stemming from the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. 386 more words

Informal Learning

Have we reached a tipping point ?

I am on my way to attend the annual University Vocational Awards Council (UVAC) conference on  for the first time since 2011. I always enjoyed the conference but have not prioritised attendance for the last two years for one reason or another. 958 more words

Learning And Development

Everything Worth Knowing

Classifying a student’s intelligence is difficult and isn’t necessarily fair. Students do better in learning environments best suited for them. If a student isn’t doing well in a particular environment, we tend to classify them as dumb, which isn’t the case. 126 more words


Mobile Informal Learning: Sis-in-Law Needs Help Please

Hi everyone,

My sister-in-law Allison…well, she and my brother divorced, but it was an amicable …is getting her PhD in Human Resource Development from the University of Illinois. 192 more words


WonderWOL: Why Work Out Loud?

Next week, November 17 to 21 is International Working Out Loud Week (WOL Week). Education Northwest, my organization, is one that has struggled at times to identify and implement the best ways to share knowledge and increase transparency across areas of work. 617 more words

Social Learning

Collaborative Informal / Formal Learning

Learning in the XXI Century brings unprecedented challenges an opportunities. This human era requires a different approach to education.

One that is able to understand that information is not the center of education anymore, that caring about our planet is not optional anymore, that fully embracing the benefits of technology to create an engaging personal learning experience is mandatory, and finally, one that builds upon the relevant role models that attract a generation that values and behaves under the “VUCA” (Volatile, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Abigiuity) environment. 115 more words

Caring About The Planet


#Learning is being transformed in many different dimensions as never. I have been exposed to this #transformation under quite unique and #innovative perspectives that, together build up a relevant experience difficult to match. 112 more words

Caring About The Planet