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Distributed Learning: The Obsidian Learning Model

Over at the Obsidian Learning site, I’ve published a white paper on the model of distributed learning we use with our clients. This was quite a fun little paper to write, almost like being back in grad school writing my dissertation, but not nearly as intense (or expensive!). 158 more words

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8 key steps to building a personal learning network inspired by @hrheingold

Whilst doing research in preparation for a keynote presentation at the University of Cambridge on the theme of ‘making connections’ I happened upon a series of tweets from… 923 more words

Personal Learning Network

The Birth of My Personal Learning Network (PLN)

This week marked the creation of my personal learning network, or PLN.  The purpose of my PLN is to connect me with vast resources of knowledge on the education profession via the Internet and “Web 2.0” technologies.   859 more words

Personal Learning Network

#AusELT Twitter chats in 2016

NEWS ALERT! In 2016 #AusELT‘s monthly Twitter chats will be moving to Sundays instead of Thursdays, in an effort to work around everyone’s busy schedules, though the time (8.30pm Sydney-time) remains the same. 430 more words


Be a connected educator (Part 1)

How often have you felt that you were “alone” in your classroom?  You plan for your students – nobody else’s class is quite like yours.  You plan for your content – nobody else is at quite the same place as you.  731 more words


Remembering Bob Sprankle

This is an excerpt from a post I wrote in February, 2008:

In the fall of 2005, I had read about podcasts, and was very interested in them. 715 more words

What Does Connected Learning Look Like?

Connected learning holds the promise of re-invisioning what education can look like.  In many ways, we have talked about the ideal of connected learning for years, but it wasn’t until the advent of the internet and social media, in particular, that we have had the tools to make it a reality.   289 more words