What is reflective learning and how can one develop one’s own reflective practice and that of one’s students? These are the questions I have been considering while I have been reading the book “A Handbook of Reflective and Experiential Learning: Theory and Practice” by Jenny Moon and participating in an
Monthly Archives: May 2010
This blog used to be called Periodic Fable – which I thought was a very clever name for a blog from a writer who’s also a science graduate. I still think it’s a great name, but it doesn’t cover what I write about, which is e-learning and online communities, with
Ning has added two good features for helping your network avoid spammers. Better moderator tools are essential if Ning is to compete in the market for paid-for community platforms. I’m glad to see that they’re beginning to offer good value with their well-priced new services. The first new feature prevents
Back in November 2009 I wrote about the planning necessary for a successful webinar and suggested that one of the most important thing to do before a webinar is to test and test again – the software, your equipment and the speakers’ equipment. If possible all attendees equipment should be
Donald Schön (1983) suggested that the capacity to reflect on action so as to engage in a process of continuous learning was one of the defining characteristics of professional practice. He commented on the “Technical Rationality” type of model of professional training — which involves “charging students up” with knowledge
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I’ve had reservations about Facebook’s privacy for some time. In fact I approach all free commercial applications, from Google to Ning, with a healthy dose of scepticism. Recently I’ve been reading Dan Yoder on his blog Rocket.ly and on Business Insider. He gives ten very cogent reasons why he has