These are my reflection and thoughts on the second week of Learning and Knowledge analytics (Lak11). These notes are first an foremost to cement my own learning experience, so for everybody but me they might feel a bit disjointed. What was week 2 about? This week was an introduction to the topic of "big data". … Continue reading Lak11 Week 2: Rise of “Big Data” and Data Scientists
I have been involved in organizing a workshop on capability building in organizations hosted on my employer's premises (to be held on October 20th). We have tried to get together an interesting group of professionals who will think about the future state of capability building and how to get there. All participants have done a … Continue reading The Future State of Capability Building in Organizations: Inspirations
As I write this I am participating in two exciting courses. Each course is an example of how new paradigms for course delivery are coming to the fore in this online world. I will probably write more about both of them in the near future, but will kick off today with just a simple explanation of … Continue reading New Paradigms for Course Delivery
Arjen Vrielink and I write a monthly series titled: Parallax. We both agree on a title for the post and on some other arbitrary restrictions to induce our creative process. For this post we agreed to write about a new technology using Linux Format's "What on Earth is ...?" style (see example on Android). We … Continue reading What on Earth is RSS Cloud?
Language is still our prime tool for learning. I find language a fascinating subject and noticed a couple of things about language during the Online Educa. First, Jay Cross. He was a panelist during the Battle of the Bloggers session. One topic they discussed was the financial crisis and how it could affect our profession. … Continue reading Online Educa Berlin 2008: Language