Curation: A Core Competency for Learning Professionals
An important idea explained clearly. In an age of abundance we may not need to create so much new material as filter and add value by careful curation. That’s an important idea for PLNs.
One Worthy Session From SXSWedu
@oldaily CogDogBlog comment on presentation by Jane McGonigal about gaming – ‘Learning is an Epic Win’. If we are serious about the TPACK, creativity, deep-play message then perhaps we should be thinning more about games, gaming, gamification, etc. Can we rework some courses as games? Can we include games and game creation in courses?
Four Futures for Education
via @oldaily Bryan Alexander paints 4 scenarios – phantom learning, lost decade, alt.residential, renaissance. Summary by CogDogBlog of lengthy Vimeo presentation. Food for thought about future of learning in our programs
‘How Creativity Works’: It’s All In Your Imagination
via @tombarrett Broad view of creativity and its different forms, value of bringing different ideas and people together, creativity by variations on what is there already. The ideas have value for creative work in general, including by teachers, and for the design & technology process.
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