Reflections on a first trip to Asia – and implications on (Instructional Design) training

The MSc I studied is no longer offered as the awarding university opted against running any further cohorts (declining student numbers against a need to update the content).  This is a shame, in my opinion, as it was about the only course I could find, in the UK at the time, that specifically called out “instructional… Continue reading Reflections on a first trip to Asia – and implications on (Instructional Design) training

What future for education? MOOC – Week 2

It has been a little while since I’ve engaged at all with a MOOC.  I continue to sign up for the odd one but having moved into a house which is now proving a ‘money pit‘ my spare time has largely been taken up with cleaning, worrying about money and general panic about the years… Continue reading What future for education? MOOC – Week 2

The inevitable backlash to ‘curation’

One of the popular terms of the last eighteen months or so, both on the wider web and specifically in L&D circles, has been ‘curation’ – indeed I mentioned it back in August 2013. Well, inevitably the backlash has begun: or at least the backlash against people who “don’t get it”.  Ultimately my take on this… Continue reading The inevitable backlash to ‘curation’