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Disorienting Dilemmas, Eye-Opening Openings, and Inspirational Closings: Online Training 101

Mindflash

Transformative learning is an evolving educational concept which helps the learner to transform his perspective, leading to behavioral change. It is touted as a basic tenet of adult education. “All children, except one, grow up.” Barrie, Peter Pan (1911). Okay, now I don’t want to alarm anybody in this room, but it’s just come to my attention that the person to your right is a liar.

70 years on and still relevant: The Sabre-Toothed Future

Performance Learning Productivity

Selling at $1, this book was a light satire on education and educators that carried a heavy, and still very relevant, message. Benjamin was described in a contemporary report about the publication by no less than Time Magazine as “the tousle-haired director of the College of Education of University of Colorado, onetime cowboy, fisherman, soldier, who can roll two cigarettes at once”.

Re-orientation

Jay Cross

Now, the torrent of information generated by the ever increasing stream of new developments has rendered this impossible. It’s a collection of links to things I revisit in Learning, Education, Business, Tech, Graphics, Writing, and personal stuff. Feeling lost? William James described infants’ earliest perceptions of the world as a “blooming, buzzing, confusion,” speculating that babies perceive the visual world as an unrelated, disorganized series of images rather than, as is the case for adults, a structured world composed of discrete objects and events. Volume. Location.

Jay Cross's Informal Learning - Untitled Article

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Identity, memory, death and the internet - Dave’s Educational Blog , September 17, 2009. Textbook torrents a-crashin’ - Abject Learning , September 11, 2009. Here are the top sites from Informal Learning Flow for September 2009. Featured Sources. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. The Awesomeness Manifesto - HarvardBusiness.org , September 16, 2009. An Operating System for the Mind - Half an Hour , September 19, 2009. Rapid Prototyping Tools Revisited - Adaptive Path , September 16, 2009. What do we mean by engagement online?