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A hammer for an uncertain world

A hammer for an uncertain world

I’m just starting on a consultancy contract to completely update the national occupational standards for the UK travel and tourism industries. Those standards will become the new basis for the National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) in the industry so it is important to get them right …

Are we going too far for the “beta generation”

Karyn Romeis raised some excellent points in her blog about “The Beta Generation”, which set me wondering whether circumstances shift so fast that processes to develop learning solutions can keep up neither with the issue they were supposed to address nor with the environment in …

Social networking mashup

Social networking mashup

I had my first experience of a flash-mob last night. My daughter had received a forwarded text message (SMS) advising that a bunch of people might well be meeting up on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral in London for a short dance party at …

Visualisation as a means of coping with, and making sense of, data overload

In “Patterns and sense-making: information visualisation”, George Siemens proposes a variety of strategies to create visual representations of data to help us, essentially, get our heads around the big picture by spotting relationships, trends and connections before getting into the finer and statistical details.
It isn’t …

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