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Augmenting, interacting, reflecting

I have revisited Douglas Engelbart's 1962 paper Augmenting Human Intellect: A Conceptual Framework (link). I did so after Mark Upton shared links with me...

Data intensive sport

Stephen Downes posted about the mutating metric machinery of higher education this morning. His post contained links to Ben Williamson's discussion of the mutating metric...

Forums and Agency

I have had a number of conversations in the last month about how online communities share ideas and practices. My thoughts about sharing responsibility in...

Sharing Scholarship Openly

I followed a lead to Mark Carrigan yesterday. It was the start of a day of finding other connections too ... around the theme...

On-Going Learning: Seeing Patterns, Changing What We Know

Stephen Downes has shared slides from a talk he gave in Newfoundland this week. His topic was personal professional development. Some of the points Stephen makes...

Creating our own spaces

It has been a fascinating week for reading and reflecting on shared links. It started with Kurt Lindley's exploration of social capital. In his post...

Prosocial connections

On most weekdays, I start my online day by reading Stephen Downes' OLDaily. I admire Stephen's willingness to share openly. I feel profoundly grateful that he...

#coachlearninginsport: open to learn

Introduction Many years ago, I attended a meeting of the British Association of National Coaches (BANC) at Bisham Abbey. Don Rutherford chaired the meeting. Don was...

Space for Personal Learning

A drone camera, a Tokyo bookshop and a line from a Moncton newsletter combine in this post to support a discussion about personal learning...

#UCSIA15 Connections, Nodes and Wormholes

Last week, Stephen Downes wrote about Becoming MOOC. The concluding paragraph of his post is: Learning in a MOOC and literacy in a MOOC become synonymous....