Monthly Archives: November 2012

My Day in 10 Pics – or 7…

Two nights ago while reclined in the sofa chair, I surfed my tweets (as you do) and saw that @AndrewJacobsLD  mentioned #mydayin10pics and I thought, “what a brilliant idea, I’m going to do that myself tomorrow!” Although I like photography, … Continue reading

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eLearning Conference – Converge 2012 – Friday 23 November 2012

To Infinity and Beyond [Michelle Lomman, Ian Rorke from Chisholm Institute] This presentation was about an initiative set up to create a community aimed to take the fear out of eLearning. The problem: There was a body of educators reluctant … Continue reading

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eLearning Conference – Converge 2012 – Thursday 22 November 2012

Thursday 22 November 2013 Sorry got to figure out how to get my mug shot off every page on WordPress site….must be annoying for the reader (just ignore my photo on the right). Here are my notes taken from the … Continue reading

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Flexi Desking Kerfuffles…

Today’s significant adventure at work was the move to get everyone to flexi-desk. I recall a few years back that it was impossible to obtain permission to work from home.  It was treated with suspicion, colleagues would glare at your … Continue reading

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What We Can Learn from Craft Networks: Social Learning in Action

Last weekend, a small group of eight ladies from one of my Craft groups (I’m a member of two) hired out a beautiful house called The Retreat in Woodend, a delightful country town.  Even though we meet weekly to share … Continue reading

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What does L&D Need to Succeed in the 21st Century?

Last night I hurried back home from my weekly Thursday knit group to hear Donald Taylor (@DonaldHTaylor) talk about a topic near and dear to my heart.  “What does L&D Need to Succeed in the 21st Century?” I’ve been in … Continue reading

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eLearning Conference – Converge 2012

It took a while to decide but I finally bit the bullet – I registered for Converge 2012.  Of course this means that some of my nephews and nieces will go without Christmas presents but my professional development comes first … Continue reading

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Are We Sharing Too Much?

Today I had a good day despite not winning last night’s $100 million lottery or picking the winning horse at the Melbourne Cup (the race that stops our nation).  I met a Twitter follower and made a new friend one … Continue reading

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Social Media for Professional Development

Recently I completed another workshop from Jane Hart’s Social Learning Centre called ‘Social Media for Professional Development’.  As an avid user of social media for some years now, I was interested to do this workshop because there’s always something new … Continue reading

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Big Data, Shig Shata. But What Does It Mean for Us?

In the lead up to Melbourne Cup, the “race that stops our nation”, one finds that the spring carnival is on the tip of everyone’s lips. If you’re not talking about the races, the fashions, the celebrities flying out to our … Continue reading

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