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Random Thoughts on a Wednesday Night – Passion And The Workplace

For those who know me, know I don’t sit still. My mind is always ticking over with something, making plans, organising something or experimenting with some new app or software. Even quiet times at work you’ll find me reading articles, … Continue reading

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Week 0: How to Teach Online – the new MOOC on the block

After a nice long holiday, it didn’t take long for me to get back into work and into an organisational restructure.  However despite all that, life goes on.  Despite turbulent times in Learning and Development, it’s a good time to … Continue reading

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Week 1: Introduction to #ocTEL

Just because I’m a sucker for punishment, I joined another 10 week cMOOC called Octel: The Open Course in Technology. (Actually, methinks I was on such a high with the Educational Technology MOOC #ETMOOC which recently finished that I just … Continue reading

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Social Learning in Business

Mid last year, I registered for the ‘Gold Package’ on the Social Learning Centre, UK to undertake all their courses.  That registration was “worth it weight in gold” (pardon the pun) in my professional and personal development in the last … Continue reading

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What I Learned in March

Where did this month go? I don’t know about you but does it feel like the months zip by? Some of you may know that I’m on the Michelle Bridges 12 week Body Transformation Program.  Michelle Bridges is an Australian … Continue reading

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Designing Learning in the Digital Age – Reflections Of the Day

The following post is a collection of notes and thoughts taken at the Designing Learning in the Digital Age workshop. ***************************************************************************** What do we mean by disruptive?  Clayton M. Christensen, “Disrupting Class” mentions that we need education to be rebuilt. … Continue reading

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How to Promote Twitter for Professional Development to Your Colleagues and Other Stuff

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged and I’ve missed it. Now that my husband is out in town at the Linkin Park and Stone Sour concert, it was an opportune time to sit at my computer and finally get … Continue reading

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Slave to the Machines or the Crowd? – #edcmooc Reflections

I registered as a last minute afterthought for the e-Learning and Digital Cultures MOOC (#edcmooc) on Coursera a couple of weeks ago.  I saw the stream of tweets of people excitedly looking forward to this MOOC and thought, “did I … Continue reading

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#etmooc What I Learned in January

Warning – Long Blog Post – go make yourself a cup of tea… This is going to be one of my monthly posts to cover off on various professional development activities I’m have started, in progress or completed. Before you … Continue reading

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Take Control of Your Own Professional Development

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking and reflection lately over my professional life and overall, I have been quite lucky to have been given lots of experiences across a wide range of industries.  It’s made me the person I … Continue reading

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