It contains a generic mix of articles, gathered through twitter, the blogs I follow and suggestions from the Scoop.it curation tool, that catch my attention as interesting to me and possibly other people.
You can use the filter option just above this introduction to search for a particular topic within the numerous articles collated here.
Today is once again National Learning at Work Day in the UK, a day that all L&D professionals might take warmly to. I sometimes, though, call it 'national L&D false dichotomy day', because we don't. Learning at Work Day ...
How London cops use social media to spy on protest movements Boing Boing Juha sez, "If you're going to build a protest movement, it might be better to stay off Facebook and Twitter because the cops are fully tuned into social media these days.
The Guardian Sally Bercow learns the social media rules the hard way in McAlpine case The Guardian People unfamiliar with modern social media may not have understood her question – "Why is Lord McAlpine trending?
Mirror.co.uk Woolwich attack: Man arrested in malicious Facebook comments probe after ... Mirror.co.uk A 22-year-old man has been charged on suspicion of making malicious comments on Facebook following the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby.
"One of the greatest challenges we face in today’s rapidly changing, tech-saturated educational landscape is the decrease of physical classrooms based on traditional notions of localized, embodied community."
Experts have said that online learning should take the centre stage in West African education as traditional learning structures will not be sufficient to cater for the bustling education needs in the region.
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Google Plus has recently rolled out some very impressive updates to its features starting by improvements of the page lay-out to improvements in Google Plus Communities. Last year, Google integrated Google Plus into its ecosystem.
The Guardian London knife attack boosts British far-right groups on social media Washington Post (blog) Britain's right-wing English Defense League, a controversial, anti-Islamic organization, is enjoying an unusual level of social media exposure...
Mirror.co.uk Dad falsely accused of being paedophile on Facebook found hanged Mirror.co.uk A dad found hanged in a cemetery was driven to suicide after he was falsely accused on Facebook of being a paedophile, his family claim.
ITV News Russia's leading social network banned by "mistake" Reuters MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's leading online social network was briefly banned on Friday, in a move dismissed as a "mistake" but which follows intensifying official pressure on the...
Twitter's Lead Generation Card expands social media marketing options PCWorld This week Twitter announced a bold expansion of its year-old Twitter Cards program, giving marketers a new way to directly obtain interested business leads via the social...
“I highly doubt we’ll see informal learning networks take over formal accreditation as measure of competence … though, in many small networks, this is happening as a person’s reputation may well...” (Nov07 @gsiemens "doubt we'll see informal learning...
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"In my 14 years of teaching and researching education, I’ve come to realize that 4 catalyzing actions, small steps that each of us can take fairly easily, can initiate change in positive ways from the ground up."