In my framework of Modern Workplace Learning (see diagram on right) I use the term social collaboration to label an important new element of work of the modern-day L&D department. I deliberately chose not to label it social learning. So what is the difference – or rather connection – between these two terms?
"An annual report by The Open University said the current key challenge for education specialists is to engage thousands of learners in productive discussions while learning in a collaborative, online environment."
Building on Dewey’s work , David Kolb conceptualized an experiential learning theory composed of four cyclical stages: activity and practice, review and reflections, theories and concepts, applications and case studies. Reality Works has this wonderful free visual with more insights on Kolb’s theory together with some interesting nuggets on what experiential learning is all about.
With the wide variety of resources available for teachers, there’s no reason we shouldn’t be promoting the importance of behaving safely and responsibly in the digital world. Speaking of resources, check out the nifty infographic shown, one that can be used to address various aspects of digital citizenship.
In this project, we formed a professional learning community, which had a number of teacher educators and other members of the faculty from a variety of areas. Members had range of experience with mobile and other digital technologies, from being inexperienced to having extensive experience.
In een digital story vertel je een persoonlijk verhaal of geef je jouw persoonlijke kijk op een bepaald onderwerp. Dat doe je via een montage van foto’s, geluiden, muziek, tussentitels en/of je eigen stem. Digital Storytelling is een eenvoudige en toegankelijke manier om via een filmpje een verhaal te vertellen, zonder dat je daar uitgebreide technische kennis en vaardigheden voor moet hebben.
Met de geweldige gratis webtool Canva kun je zelf de mooiste en prachtigste afbeeldingen ontwerpen: afbeeldingen voor je blog; achtergronden voor jouw sociale netwerken, zoals Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest; posters, infographics, uitnodigingen en noem maar op.
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“Typical presentations are dull affairs with text and corporate backgrounds providing little of interest. Microsoft knows this. They even released their own PowerPoint alternative called Sway.”
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