Today I keynoted the Dutch Moodlemoot (mootnl12). I talked about how current times force us to let go of curricula, why it is more important than anything else to teach students how to learn, what it means to work in a knowledge society (work becomes synonymous with learning) and what this might mean for a … Continue reading Werken = Leren & Leren ≠ Werken
Two weeks ago I visited Learning Technologies 2011 in London (blog post forthcoming). This meant I had less time to write down some thoughts on Lak11. I did manage to read most of the reading materials from the syllabus and did some experimenting with the different tools that are out there. Here are my reflections … Continue reading Lak11 Week 3 and 4 (and 5): Semantic Web, Tools and Corporate Use of Analytics
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
These are my notes and reflections for the second and third days of the 10th International Conference on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Technologies (I-KNOW 2010). Another appstore! Rafael Sidi from Elsevier kicked of the second day with a talk titled "Bring in 'da Developers, Bring in 'da Apps - Developing Search and Discovery Solutions Using … Continue reading Notes and Reflections on Day 2 and 3 of I-KNOW 2010
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. This time we decided to write about what makes Goodreads a great website. First we sat together for an hour and used Gobby to collaboratively … Continue reading What Makes Goodreads a Great Website?