In a recent blog post on Visual Thinking, George Siemens wrote:
I’m not a visual person. Ok, not totally true. I’m a visual person, but I lack skills to express myself visually.
He then provided a great link to Joan Vinall-Cox’s article on Visual Literacy and Visual Thinking. I wanted to [...]Continue Reading →
In one of her recent blog posts, Janet Clarey poses the question How hard is it for you to balance innovation and execution? She compares and contrasts taking time to think and innovate with working in “execution” mode. She explains that when returning from vacation, she was in execution mode, which was good [...]Continue Reading →
[or How I Finally Snuck my Love of Shopping into a Blog Post]
Yesterday, I went shopping with my neighbour who is 26, 10 years my junior. I followed her into a “young girl store”, the type of store with the high cut tops and the low cut pants and other garments that would ultimately [...]Continue Reading →
I’m almost done editing my 165+ page thesis which I’ll be defending at the end of the summer. When I look at this video, I cringe to think of what it was like to write a thesis back in the olden days!
Information R/evolution | Digital Ethnography Channel on YouTube [...]Continue Reading →
Nicholas A. Christakis, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., and James H. Fowler, Ph.D. recently published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine entitled The Collective Dynamics of Smoking in a Large Social Network.
What is fantastic with this article published online is that there is a page with supplementary material containing [...]Continue Reading →
Artful facilitation requires awareness and action at all levels: physical, thinking, emotional, intuitive, energy, spiritual and synergistic.
Fantastic tips on how to be an effective facilitator.
Be a Multi-Dimensional Facilitator | The Center for Graphic Facilitation | Steve Davis | 19 June 2008Continue Reading →
A few years ago, I discovered Edward Tufte, who has been writing about how to efficiently display information. Here are 2 exerpts from The Visual Display of Quantitative Information (1983) – click the images to enlarge.
I was thoroughly impressed with the multiple examples of clever mix of text and images. [...]Continue Reading →
Kristina Schneider is organizational learning and performance technologist, merging instructional and systems technology with knowledge, project and operations management. Her book Edublogging: a qualitative study of training and development bloggers investigates the value of edublogging as a form of self-directed learning and its potential contribution to communities of practice.