Monthly Archives: March 2012

Creative Problem Solving: Instigating Change

Incremental change is inevitable. For something revolutionary to occur there needs to be some striking disaster or opportunity. How many organisations face that? To become more innovative and creative someone will need convincing that change is necessary and a move

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Brighton Fuse (Part 2)

Fascinating to attend the Miltos Petridis presentation hosted by Wired Sussex at the Skiff last night and in separate conversations to hear about Brighton Fuse. On the one hand as a postgraduate student (Masters in Open & Distance Education: MAODE

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Brighton Fuse (Part 1)

HOME BREWED Event at the Skiff 29th March 2012 hosted by Wired Sussex introducing the New Head of School at Computing, Mathematics & Engineering at Brighton University  Introduced by Phil Jones from Wired Sussex. Value of Brighton and Sussex Universities

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Art for the sake of teaching?

By setting out to teach you risk killing the joy for the subject or the risk that comes from a piece of controversial art. If you set out to create art, lessons can be drawn from it. This is of

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What the Scandinavians know about children’s literature

With Mariella Fostrup I liked the comment from Professor Maria Nikolajeva when she quoted Leonard Helsing as saying ‘all pedagogical art is bad art, but all good art is pedagogical’. So if you write a children’s book from the point

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Getting more than you’d expect from WordPress.

An evening in the Lanes at the Skiff.  This is Silicon Valley on the south coast of England. This was a Word Up. Chris Harding from ‘More Than’ and memorial headstones insurance. I’ve missed all of this, the casual, bright

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Our memory of how to do things is tied to the situation in which it was learnt

‘The now well attested implication’, writes Jane Henry in the B822 ‘Creativity, Cognition & Development’ handbook (p74) ‘is that knowledge is situated and does not transfer easily’. This has significant implication on how we learn, the reasons why we learn

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Use of video in elearning (Part Five)

Use of video in elearning and etraining

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Use of video (Part Four)

What makes an elearning forum tick? This is the crux of social learning for me, what John Seely Brown calls ‘learning at the periphery’ or Cox (2006) calls ‘vicarious’ learning and I have dubbed ‘learning through serendipity’. As a result

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Use of video (Part Three)

The skill of a corporate video is to judge what is best for a project, client and their audience. Feedback may offer some insights and industry awards should be a guide too of the quality of what is produced. Courtesy

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