Browsing: social learning

Curated
0

Editor’s note: Tim Drewitt presents a simple model of behaviours that support social learning, one based on openness, transparency, empowerment and sharing. This seems pragmatic and very positive. Is it achievable?

Curated
0

Editor’s note: Jane Hart has just published her annual list of the top 100 tools as used by learning professionals. Always a good read to see what’s in fashion and what is going out of fashion.

Curated
0

Editor’s note: Sam Burrough and I are running a MOOC on social learning and as we research the topic we find that there maybe emerging model to describe the impact of digital culture on learning but that these are emergent. This is a great – and well referenced – article by Steve Wheeler which acts as a good starting point for anyone trying to establish exactly what social learning is.

Curated
0

Editor’s note: Thanks to Julian Staddon for pointing us to this review of using Facebook Groups as a part of a college course. This is useful if you want to use Facebook Groups but also useful for highlighting why using tech such as this does and does not work for people.

Curated
0

Editor’s note: “We do not ‘store information’. Our decision-making process is rarely deductive. We are creatures that store and compare the subtle webs of association developed by our affective systems. It turns out that thoughts really are the shadows of our feelings – and though it is hard to imagine, it is our feelings not our thoughts that are complex.” A great post by Nick Shackleton-Jones on the affective context model.

Curated
0

Editor’s notes: Interesting insights from Ben Betts who has been running a social learning lab – a kind of mini-MOOC. If you design elearning then read the bit on curation.

1 2 3