Category Archives: Work Narration

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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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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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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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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It’s 4:50 am on the morning of the Australian elections.  While our current Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and his contender, Tony Abbott are probably up at the same time anxious about today’s result, I have been tossing and turning in … Continue reading

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This was a question posed to me today by a colleague about the impact of staff seeking answers on the web or on our Enterprise Social Network such as Yammer.  The particular example was “what if they ask a question … Continue reading

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For a while now, I’ve been teasing out an idea in my mind about rolling out a mini-MOOC in our organisation. After reading Ignatia de Waard’s eBook MOOC Yourself , watching the Google Hangout with Jay Cross and Dave Cormier and completing … Continue reading

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EduTech 2013 was held in the city Australians affectionately call, “Bris-Vegas” because frankly, it’s absolutely nothing like the other exciting city in the US. However, with a major educational technology conference at the Convention Centre, we could have been mistaken. … Continue reading

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I feel as if I’ve been a bit late with this week’s assignment but also a part of me saw that it was about assessment and I’d be lying if I said I was happy about it. I know that … Continue reading

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Today I participated as a panel member for the Learning Cafe webinar “Learning Design in Australia – Is It Mature Enough?” When I agree to do these things, whether it is speaking publicly or presenting to a small group or … Continue reading

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