Reflections on the ‘New Groupthink’ and lessons for asynchronous collaborative e-learning
The eLearning Nomad
JANUARY 11, 2017
Susan Cain refers to an extensive University of California (Berkeley) research back in the sixties, echoed by later studies, which indicates that the more creative people tended to be more socially poised introverts. But the mighty force that pulled these trends together was the rise of the World Wide Web, which lent both cool and gravitas to the idea of collaboration. I re-read Susan Cain’s ‘Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking’.