Thoughts on Communities, Blogs and Moodle

I’ve taken a bit of a break from the community aspect of my life. The change from the College to the University has accounted for most of this. However, things have moved on. First the West Coast visit and now next week we have our next session on community nurture/community development, and the first for Read More …

Cops and Bloggers

Jack Vinson probably did not quite mean the comparison to be this literal: Blogs are better than communities because: Weblogs are more respectful of their authors and of their audience Weblogs are better connecting tools. Communities are better than blogs because: Communities are better social structures for problem-solving, knowledge stewarding and innovation Communities of practice Read More …

Etienne Wenger seminars

Well, the four events in New Zealand have been and gone. Polytech in Dunedin, Evening Adult Education talk and day General CoP Workshop in Christchurch, Ministry of Education workshop in Wellington. Quite transformative. Having this time with Etienne has helped make his books and writings come alive. . . . I did compile a readings Read More …