Category Archives: Development

How To Pitch The Value of Personal Learning Networks to a CEO – Wise or Folly?

After four weeks of participating in the Exploring Personal Learning Networks cMOOC, it has come to this. Our pitch to the CEO on the value of personal learning networks.  In fact, through the various readings, discussion and activities of the … Continue reading

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Community Learning Programs in Melbourne

Two nights ago after work,  I wandered over to the State Library of Victoria, a place I hadn’t visited for some years.  It was looking a bit worse for wear in my opinion or maybe I was just becoming a … Continue reading

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One Small Step for Us, One Large Step for our Team

This week we had our People Day. Over 400 people across Australia in the Human Resource function travelled to Melbourne to gather and hear our Leadership Team talk about the challenges of the future and how we can work together … Continue reading

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Week 2 of Exploring Personal Learning Networks To Help Me in My Job

This second week of the Exploring Personal Learning Networks cMOOC was about defining Personal Learning Networks – and let me just say, there were LOTS of definitions.  So much so that in all honesty, it confused me because I was … Continue reading

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Exploring Our Personal Learning Networks

I think I found my new cMOOC hit. After Educational Technology MOOC #etmooc, I searched high and low for a connectivist MOOC that could give me the same ‘highs’ as I had experienced with this one.  I was looking for … Continue reading

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Third Place in Company & Conversation – A Place Where the PLN Gathers

This year will go down in my professional life as “The Year I Met my Online Personal Learning Network and Lived to Tell the Tale (Ad Nauseum)”. On average, every month I have met at least two people from my … Continue reading

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What I Learned in September: What’s the Point of Sharing, Really?

In a way, I’m glad that this month is nearly over as I learned about myself.  There were happy times, angry times, frustration and elation. The highlights of the month was attending the LearnX Conference in Sydney with two colleagues … Continue reading

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What Did I Learn Today?

This morning I saw a tweet from @MattGuyan who had forwarded a tweet from Nick Leffler (@technkl) about promoting “What did You Learn Today?“ #lrntoday I thought, “why not!?” What a great way to be mindful of what I do … Continue reading

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Week 1 of How To Teach Online MOOC – Everyone’s a Teacher…

It’s a tenuous time at work as we await the announcement of repoints to roles so the MOOC work outside of work hours has been providing me with the mental stimulation I need. This week marked the end of the … Continue reading

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LearnX 2013 – Best Bespoke Custom Learning Environment at Telecom New Zealand

Agents@Home project helped establish agents working from home model and presentedby Bridgette Dalzell who is Head of Alternative Resourcing & Learning at Telecom NZ.  Effectively, they had to create a virtual workplace and learning environment for agents who would never … Continue reading

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