Today I took part in a fascinating dialog about the future of higher education. We met at the headquarters of WASC, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Sixteen of us conversed about how to revive education. How to make it more human? What to make it relevant? Higher ed doesn’t know how Continue reading
Informal Learning in 10 Minutes, YouTube, January 2007
Participatory Education, Future of Education, University of Manitoba, July 2007
Free Range Learners in the Ubiquitous Chicken Yard, Serious Mobile Summit, London, April 2007
Most discussion about the future of learning, training, and instructional design is the tail wagging the dog. Learning is a lagging indicator, not a leading one. The nature of learning is changing because the world is changing, not because we’ve identified some great new innovations in learning that Continue reading
Time to change my conference blogging behavior. I’d been trying to take live notes the first day of Supernova. I ended up with cryptic one-liners. Rapid but not worth much.
I started posting notes from training conferences back when few of us had blogs. Now everybody has blogs. The some of the conference Continue reading
During lunch I attended a panel session on enterprise 2.0 disruption. David Weinberger, Amy Wohl, an EVP from Salesforce.com, and others. The conversation was a dog’s breakfast.
How do you control employees? How to measure their work? How to make sure they’re really working? The discussion was Continue reading
i’m attending supernova at the st. francis in san francisco. i’ll blog any big ah-ha’s.
Kevin Werbach: Defining the New Network. What happens after everything is connected?
500+ people attending. Everytihng will take place in the main ballroom. Tag – supernova2007. Conversationhub.com
Don’t Continue reading
Next time we see one another, I will still be softly smiling, content with the world, and mindful as an Indian guru. I just returned from the better part of a week in Italy. It’s great for the psyche.
The Cinque Terra is a string of five fishing villages, connected by a pathway that takes a healthy Continue reading
Here’s a rarity. This afternoon I led a session on participatory learning for the Future of Education conference being hosted by the University of Manitoba’s Learning Technologies Center.
Video via Camtasia
Podcast mp3: Participatory_Learning_jaycross
For about half an hour, I talked about these Continue reading