The Hitch Hiker's Guide to Learning

Thoughts and reflections on my journey through the galaxy of learning & development. Content includes original posts, reblogs, conference backchannels and curated chats.

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REBLOG | No I won’t speak at your event … for “exposure”

This came to my attention via Jane Hart through my Twitter feed. I admit, I’m conflicted. One one hand I get what he is saying, in […]

I’ve been depressed. You? | Internet Time Blog

I’ve been depressed. Telling you this will blow my chances of running for president, but what the hell: I have been clinically depressed for the […]

Talk Prep – Out Loud

I promised that I would share part of the journey to my talk in Australia in June.  I do this because it will help me […]

What’s the Story on Learning Styles? | Faculty Focus

We have this tendency in higher education to throw babies out with bath water. It derives from dualistic thinking. Either something is right or wrong, […]

Mark Bennett – obituary of an education entrepreneur – THE PRACTITIONER HUB

A little under two years ago, Mark Bennett was forced to mark his sixtieth birthday by gathering his employees together and telling them that the […]

Little ol’ me on a big, big stage Down Under

I am thrilled and humbled to share the news that I have accepted an invitation to speak at the 2015 EduTECH congress in Brisbane, AU, […]

Brain Research on use of Smartphones

I came across this interesting article on the Toronto Star this morning.  Participants who used smartphones and more traditional mobile phones were compared using EEG […]

Talking Tools Evaluation and Lessons Learned on eLearnTV

I had a thoroughly enjoyable Skype video chat with Rick Zanotti and Dawn Mahoney on Jan 14 where we talked about selecting authoring tools, some […]

27 Royalty-free photography and stock image sites

Ruth Clark will say that any image you use in a learning activity needs to be relevant to the subject matter and should enhance the […]

Paul Bloom: The origins of pleasure | Talk Video |

Why do we like an original painting better than a forgery? Psychologist Paul Bloom argues that human beings are essentialists — that our beliefs about […]

Dear Phil: A letter to a colleague about Design Thinking and L&D

Dear Phil: Always great to hear from you, and I’m sharing some of my thoughts and findings from the Design Thinking MOOC I tackled a […]

What makes a great community for learning & knowledge exchange

Mark L. Sheppard: I think this post speaks to the heart of what makes a great #PLN. This kind of network needs to be more […]

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