Mediating the power dynamics of online spaces

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As we mature in our use of social networking and online spaces – could it be that we’re losing touch with why we use them?In his book “Disrupting Class”, Clayton Christensen says that disruptive innovation – such as social media tools – work best when the innovation is competing against non-consumption (that is, it’s better… Continue reading

Credibility and fact checking

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Credibility is the currency of social media and online relationships, yet so many people impoverish themselves by passing on poorly researched information, false quotes, dodgy statistics and/or poor arguments.For advocates, if you are out to build trust ensure you earn it by researching information before you share it with your network. There are a lot… Continue reading

Accessibility, LLN, personalised learning and flipped classrooms

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 Some thinking is starting to come together in lava-lamp like clumps for me about accessibility, LLN, personalised learning and flipped classrooms and where good practice in these areas overlap.Accessibility is about provide equal access to online experiences regardless of ability. Like universal design in buildings where wheel chair ramps are also great for people with… Continue reading