Rethinking Learning
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Barbara Bray
be creative, innovate, take risks, unlearn to learn
Oakland, CA

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Future Set in 2015

By Barbara Bray      April 24, 2007 -- 10:11 AM
This was in the Blue Web’n newsletter and shared by Linda Benafel on the techstaffdevelop listserv.

Title: Making It Happen


Description: Epic 2014 is the original flash online movie made by
Robin Sloan for the Museum of Media History. Set in 2014, it charts the history of the Internet, the evolving mediascape and the way news and newspapers were affected by the growth in online news. It coined the word "Googlezon" from a future merger of Google and Amazon to form the Google grid, and speaks of news wars with the Times becoming a print only ...   more...
Comments: 1   Last Comment By small Barbara Bray  May 10, 2007 -- 07:07 AM

RSS as Professional Development?

By Barbara Bray      April 24, 2007 -- 08:23 AM
What does Professional Development mean to you? I was reading through different blogs on community, pd, Web 2.0, and decided that with Web 2.0, community can mean anything to you and maybe something completely different to me. So how does community fit with PD? I see how Dean Shareski explains the whole “professional development via RSS”...   more...
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Connecting in a Flat World

By Barbara Bray      April 3, 2007 -- 07:50 AM

Two issues I would like to explore:

  1. a desire for authentic learning opportunities
  2. creating learning experiences that are engaging and fun

How do you harness the power of like-minded individuals across long distances to reinforce online training, on-site coaching, learning with engagement, ongoing participation, and encourage them to continue coming back to their online community?

How do you phase in a community-building approac...   more...

Comments: 3   Last Comment By small Linda Ullah  April 28, 2007 -- 06:25 AM