Tag: e-learning

  • Aggregating blog content: the dilemma

    I’ve been keeping blogs for several years now. This one was the first-born, or at least it ‘growed up’ out of my first experiments in what I thought of as an online journal. Fairly soon after its incarnation, Spinning a Learning Web became too sprawling, so I reined in my grasshopper inclinations to write about…

  • Now we are 2

    Image by Dramagirl via Flickr December 11th marked Spinning a Learning Web‘s second birthday.  I’d used blogs before I created this one, but they were learning tools and marketing devices to publicise an event that I was working on … as such, they were time-limited and topic-focussed. What I found I wanted was something more…

  • Interaction, Conversation, and Reflection

    Image via Wikipedia Yes it’s been ages; my regular posting pattern has disappeared, and visits have dropped away. Those readers loyal enough to stay with me would have read between the lines of my last post some 3 weeks ago. It was a guilt-trip that I laid on myself for exploring a slew of social…

  • Commenting: challenges of another sort

    It’s been a busy couple of days for me. Ignoring the beautiful weather outside, I’ve been engaged in video conversations with the Seesmic community.  My previous post outlined some of the challenges I faced at the outset. I’ve been interested to see how others on Seesmic deal with video commenting. The style is eclectic; some…

  • Web 2.0 Wednesday #1

    Google Toolbox Opened Originally uploaded by shimsand I was searching this morning for an image of a toolbox or a playbox to sum up how I think about Web 2.0. I found this one on one of my favourite Web 2.0 sites Flickr and via a Creative Commons search. The toolbox is branded Google, but…

  • Serendiptious thinking and a new endeavour

    Michele Martin and Tony Karrer are two writers I enjoy. Their individual contributions to the sphere of workplace learning come together in their new endeavour WorkLiteracy. Check it out and engage if you can. One thing I’ve come to believe in the past 6 months or so is the power of the serendipity of our…