Work and travel has been keeping me away from blogging. Aiming to get back on track again. One habit that I have been able to keep doing is #100daysofpersonalimprovement. Currently on day 51 of the 100 days. This is yesterdays: Aiming to place all here… Continue reading
Now I am into my third week of weekday doodling, of research from business schools. I have set up a page on Facebook, called, surprisingly: “Doodles4Leaders“. The intention is to just post images of the doodles ,with no commentary. kind of a storage thing really.… Continue reading
As part of the ongoing exploration of learning pedagogy in H817, were have been asked to explore “Rhizomatic” learning via a video, and then reflect on it, through a few questions: Were you convinced as an approach? I think as an extension of ¨networked¨… Continue reading
This week I have had a bit of a brainwave called doodles4leaders. I know, these things do not happen very often. I am currently supporting the setup of a new venture called “Ideas Into Impact” from tap’d solutions, where we take summarised leading edge business research and… Continue reading
First play around with Copic markers.
To kick off Week 10 of H817, we were asked to watch a video and reflect on the role of MOOCs in our current roles. VIDEO: George Siemens and Dave Cormier interviewed by Martin Weller about MOOCs: Read Liyanagunawardena et al. (2013), MOOCs: A systematic… Continue reading
I recently came across the concept of Equal Onus and I thought it would be worth sharing. This video about Equal Onus from Eagles Flight outlines the key concept: Equal Onus reflections: Both leaders and employees share the burden or responsibility for the success of the organisation… Continue reading
As part of my exploration of skechnoting this month, I decided to have a play with Digital Sketchnotes, in order to maximise the use of an airplane flight. For this I stole my daughters iPad and downloaded Autodesk Sketchbook. I also dug out an old stylus… Continue reading
For this second activity of week 9 of H817 we were asked to read “On the Sustainability of Open Educational Resource Initiatives in Higher Education” by David Wiley and consider the sustainability models of four hubs economic models: Coursera BCcampus FutureLearn OpenLearn Coursera Seems to… Continue reading
As part of H817 we have been asked to consider: “For your blog content and other material you produce, consider which of the Creative Commons licences you would use, and justify your choice. You can post this in the forum or in your blog.“ Creative… Continue reading
This is a quick sketch note of the book “How to deliver a great TED talk” by Akash Karia. The book provides some excellent tools and tips for anyone engaged in presenting or storytelling.
A quick sketch note of the book “Illuminate” by Nancy Duarte and Patti Sanchez. The book is about the use of effective communication to support change and transformation in organisations. The book is a worthwhile read for all leaders and those supporting transformation.
As part of week 8 we have been asked to read JISC report on OER or the OER Research Hub evidence report and consider three priorities for OER research under the heading “Exploring OER issues”.This activity expands THIS previous one, from last week, where we were asked to provide three… Continue reading
Just a quick sketchnote on Dan Roam’s book “Show and Tell”:
Inspired my attendance at UKVIZ, I decided to create a series of sketchnotes around the content of the course I tutor at the Open University: B629 Managing 2: Marketing & Finance. Whilst I normally aim to sketch in a light moleskin book, I thought I would… Continue reading
This time last week I attended the first ever UK meet up for visual practitioners or UKVIZ for short. This took place in Cambridge. Defining a visual practitioner is pretty tricky, but basically anyone who uses visuals to support business, organisations or education. Most of… Continue reading
The first activity on Block 2 of H817 asks us to write a blog post that describes our experience with open education. My experiences of open education are fairly limited and so really I only have two complete experiences to mention: Completing a MOOC: Course on gamification at Coursera… Continue reading