Monthly Archives: May 2015

Agile technology for Social learning

This is very much in line with my idea of a personalised learning space, as my idea is that we are able to create our own ecosystem of tools that supports us, in this so fundamental aspect of life, being agile! Thank you julian again for so much valuable insights

Julian Stodd's Learning Blog

Technology in itself will never guarantee great learning, but deployed well, it can facilitate and enhance the storytelling and experiences that do.

Legacy technology Many organisations struggle with dinosaur legacy systems. We need agile technology for the Social Age

There’s a shift in how learning technology works, away from giant, expensive and inflexible legacy systems towards more agile, highly communicative approaches. Small systems that are talkative trump large systems that are disconnected from the market and require extensive customisation.

This shift away from central control (and the mindset that drives it) is significant as it allows artisan workers to being their own technology to bear, as well as allowing learners to bring their own devices. Facilitating learners and developers to be agile enables us to connect more easily into our communities too: “bring your own community” being the ultimate Social Age adage.

The mindset piece is relevant: it’s about procuring…

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My canvas

I am exploring Google and this seems an interesting way doing it.

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Dana Boyd’s book: It’s complicated

Danah has a powerful combination, her interest for teenagers and her work in the social media industry. It seems to me she knows, as she says in the audio, the industry from the inside and I can imagine in her interviews she must be very sharp in what questions she asks and what she can identify in the answers. I have read parts of the book, it is very informative and illustrative of teenagers reality and dissonance with adults and sometimes parents that in some cases as not understanding teenagers life tend to punish it making them quite anxious.

You can buy the book or download it here

LSE Learning Technology & Innovation – Horizon Report 2015: emerging technology trends

The Horizon Report 2015 in a nutshell !

via LSE Learning Technology & Innovation – Horizon Report 2015: emerging technology trends.

This post summarises pretty well the main issues in the Horizon Report. Thank you for sharing 🙂