The future of work and learning

Transforming learning in the digital workplace This week I will be presenting and running a workshop at the LearnTech Asia 2015 conference in Singapore (3-5 November) alongside an impressive line-up of reputable learning professionals such as Laura Overton (Towards Maturity, UK http://towardsmaturity.org/), Charles Jennings (70:20:10, Internet Time Alliance, UK http://internettimealliance.com/), Steve Wheeler (Plymouth Uni, UK), Clark Quinn…

Social Media – edition 3

Trevor Cook & Lee Hopkins have just released their 3rd Social Media: or "how we stopped worrying and learnt to love communication".This is a really valuable introduction to social media in the organisational context – with an Australian perspective.I have used the previous editions with small/micro business owners – they love it – it manages…

LOLspeak – do you?

A year or so ago, I received a 1,000 word essay in "sms" language  – or lolspeak. When I asked the student what it was, she proudly declared it was her essay…. right then… but when I pointed out that it wasn’t in … well, English – she gave me with this exasperated look like…