Category: Web cutting

Doodles4leaders – Twitter account for doodles

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

Equal Onus – Shared burden

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

Experience with Open Education – H817 Week 7 Activity 1

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

Openness sketchnote H817 – Wk7 Activity 3

Well having just handed in our first assignment for H817 at the Open University, the second block of the course has just started and is focused on openness. The first major activity of the week, activities two and three combined, was for us to read /… Continue reading

Behaviourism – Rough notes on role in elearning – H817 Activity 10

These are my rough notes on the area of Behaviourism as a theory for learning. On the H817 course I am studying, our tutor group, was split into three and we were asked to consider strengths, weaknesses and applications to eLearning of one of the three… Continue reading

Random Acts of Kindness Week

This coming week is International Random Acts of Kindness week. This blog article has 50 great ways that we can impact positively other people. Helping others in this way has a very positive impact on our own happiness, as well as those that we help. Dr Richard Stevens… Continue reading

How to create good habits – Sketchnote

This is another sketch note done whilst on a flight. “How to create good habits” is a pretty easy read with some key messages from research around habit forming from Cary Bergeron. How to create good habits:

Habits of change – book summary

These are the raw notes I made as I read “Habits of change: how to change your habits when change is difficult” by Sam Davies Website. This was a free ebook I downloaded a while back from Amazon via daily free books website. The chapters… Continue reading

10 learning hypothesis – Activity 8 H817

 These are my rough notes on the paper by Nichols (2003) on “A theory for elearning” which looks at ten hypothesis for eLearning. Rough notes Very little academic literature on the theory of eLearning. It tends to be pragmatic and based on experience. Surprising considering the… Continue reading

Compendium software – Act5 Part 2 H817

These are my thoughts and notes around Compendium software in its relation to being innovative. To quote the Compendium Institute (2016): “Compendium is a software tool providing a flexible visual interface for managing the connections between information and ideas.” In my previous part of this… Continue reading

Open education research: from the practical to the theoretical – Activity 5 Part 1 H817

These are my notes and answers for the activity based around the book chapter “Open education research: from the practical to the theoretical” by Patrick McAndrew and Robert Farrow (2013) (Permalink) Rough notes OER remove restrictions from learners and educators. Free of direct cost and… Continue reading

Documenting reflection – Act2 H817

In Activity 1 of Week 1 of H817, we are asked to consider the role of reflection and documenting reflection, based on a blog article by Michaud (2010). Notes on article: Increasing requirement by colleges/universities to require students to practice reflective writing. This goes beyond learning… Continue reading

PROMPT checklist – Act4 H817

The PROMPT checklist is a simple checklist for reviewing research information developed by the Open University: Presentation – Is the information clear and readable? Relevance – Is the information relevant to the purpose? Objectivity – Is the content balanced or is there some bias? Method… Continue reading

Terra Incognita – Act4 H817

Terra Incognita was a University Southern Queensland (USQ) virtual learning project based in the realms of Second Life. This post is a response to the Week 1 – Activity 4 of H817, the Open University course I am currently studying. Was this project still running?… Continue reading

Minds on fire – Primer on OER

These are my rough notes and thoughts on initial read of “Minds on Fire” Article by John Seely Brown and Richard P Adler which was required reading on Week 1 of my Open University course H817 Course page. The full activity asks students to review one… Continue reading

BJFogg Model Summary

I came across this nice infographic over at Ucreative.com that summarises the key concepts of BJ Fogg’s behaviour model: For now this is my last post on his model, I head off and explore other peoples research on habits.

Mindset diagram

I was just searching for a quote in Carol Dweck‘s book “Mindset” and stumbled upon this great image around mind set. I thought it was pretty pertinent to the recent blog articles about habits. The quote I was looking for was “Becoming is better than… Continue reading