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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 10,000 times in 2013. If it were a … Continue reading

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Activate Learning Solutions is Moving!

    Well the time has come for me to have my own domain name and I will transfer this WordPress site to a WordPress.Org site (let’s see how that goes) on http://www.activatelearning.com.au over the coming days. Please feel free … Continue reading

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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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Our First Meet Up with Third Place

All products mentioned in this post are not endorsements, nor are they paying me to say so! I was looking forward to last Thursday night.  It was going to be the first meet up for a new Meetup group for … 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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