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Curating and transferring knowledge & collaborative social learning #CIPDLDshow

A jam-packed session chaired by Julian Stodd (@julianstodd) focused on tacit knowledge in our organisations, how we share it and how we collaborate to create it and create change.   701 more words


The Right Triangle: Connecting dots on three angles, layers

It’s triangulation time again! Three distinct sources I’ve filtered through in recent weeks have started to connect in an unexpected way, and I think it’s time to explicitly connect them here. 617 more words

Social Learning

Informal or Social Learning and xAPI


Informal learning has been around for forever and is a part of our daily lives.  The advent of social media in the current digital age has added a new dimension to informal learning, making it more effective.  1,306 more words


Inspirational (and pretty) study blogs

My latest (and prettiest) Flow column is out: Your Tumblr Makes Me Want to Study: Thoughts about the studyblr community. I examine the feminist and feminine space of study blogs, while also contextualizing them within a broader framework of learning and social networks. 140 more words

Social Media

Abundance and Choices: Make the decision and move on

We know the feeling: Standing in the cereal aisle, or before the maddeningly long rack of cold medicines, frozen by the overwhelming number of choices. Can’t there be just three choices? 874 more words

Social Learning

Navigating across boundaries: openness in higher education #OER15

The OER15 Open Education Conference held in Cardiff last week may be over, but the reflections, connections, and tweets (#oer15) are still simmering. For a flavour of the conference, excellent summary blog posts by Marieke Guy ( 1,950 more words


Theory, What is it Good For in Public History? Absolutely Something!

I failed to mention it on the blog earlier this week, but I was in Nashville, Tennessee, from April 15 to April 18 for the National Council on Public History’s… 315 more words