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Technology vs Learning Technology
umair, #change11, Oct 14, 2011
According to Dictionary.com the term technology means the following: The branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society, and the environment, drawing upon such subjects as industrial arts, engineering, applied science, and pure science. Source: http://dictionary.reference.com/ Definition of Learning Technology: Learning technology is the broad range of communication, information and related technologies that can be ... 2011-10-14T06:35:00.000-07:00 [Comment]

True Learning Organization
umair, #change11, Oct 14, 2011
Military in my view is perhaps the greatest learning organization. The motivation of defending their nation is what drives them to be a learning organization. I have served in the Canadian military previously and I will try to relate my knowledge about that organization to Senge's "learning organization." Teamwork is the most important thing in the military and I feel tha the employees that survive from boot camp til they are permanent employees, are the ones that have good teamwork ... 2011-10-14T06:37:00.000-07:00 [Comment]

Binding force in collective learning, #change11, #collective
umair, #change11, Oct 10, 2011
The binding force can be various reasons for why one would want to learn in a group rather than by themselves. One can be they are working within an organization and it is good practice to work within groups and often forced. Another reason can be you have a common interest with other individuals and you want to connect with them to see what their experiences have been for that common interest. And obviously when you are with family, friends that you happen to be around, these groups share ... 2011-10-10T11:15:00.000-07:00 [Comment]

#change11 Collective Learning Examples
umair, #change11, Oct 06, 2011
Example 1: Learning from Coworkers When working on a day to day task, one learns more efficient, better, and different ways of performing that task. The way one does that is by observing and talking with their coworkers when at work. These lessons then become part of our daily routine of performing those tasks. We take the best practices and embed them into our daily routine, while leaving out the less efficient practices. Example 2: Learning from Researching When we are researching for ... 2011-10-06T18:08:00.000-07:00 [Comment]

#change11 Digital Scholarship
umair, #change11, Oct 04, 2011
I will be answering this question for the "Digital Scholarship" presentation by Martin Weller: what impact has digital scholarship had on your practice and what difficulties have you encountered? #change11, #change11digschol, From Martin Weller's presentation for the #change11 course this week, I've gathered that the concept of digital scholar is becoming important more and more. The usage of Internet as a source of sharing has not been an important part of my experience so far, ... 2011-10-01T15:33:00.000-07:00 [Comment]

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