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Value of lifelong learning stands out for Millennials

According to the 2016 Deloitte Millennial Survey, work/life balance and opportunities to progress are among leading factors (beyond pay and financial benefits) for evaluating job opportunities. 194 more words

Lifelong Learning


I was able to attend my first TeachMeet recently hosted in the city at Monash College. To quote Wikipedia: A TeachMeet is an organised but informal meeting (in the style of an… 130 more words

Strategy 2020

Open Relationships: people and/or networks?

I previously referenced the intention to shift our attention to the connectivist relationships we enjoy in open scholarship. I very am excited by the keynotes at this year’s #OER16… 543 more words


The Way I Learn

Several weeks ago, when I had very limited knowledge of learning theories, I was asked to reflect upon the way I learn. My conclusion was that I have a tendency to build meaning rather than acquire it and that I create knowledge through personal interpretations of the world based on individual experiences and interactions. 269 more words


C is for Course

The C in MOOC is for Course. From this point of view the DelftX: OG101x Open Government course is very familiar – as a learning technologist I’ve been involved in developing similar online courses for many years. 1,130 more words

Wider Context

#ASMSG Support My #Thunderclap Campaign: The Most Common Way People Give Up Their Power

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. – Alice Walker
(quote from The Best Liberal Quotes Ever : Why the Left is Right… 1,371 more words


Is comparing MOOCs like comparing apples with pears?

Image:Dimitar Nikolov

A comparison of DS106 Digital Storytelling, University of Mary Washington and two FutureLearn MOOCs,  Understanding Modern Business and Organisations. University of Strathclyde and Decision Making in a Complex and Uncertain World, University of Groningen… 289 more words