Video snippets – social learning

In April 2016, we visited the Academic Enhancement Center at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in Suzhou, China. We did a keynote at their Learning and Teaching Colloquium and participated in a series of activities. The team created a great video report of our visit, including extracts from our keynote and workshops, as well as thematic snippets […]

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Etienne receives an Honorary PhD from Open University

In September 2016, I received an honorary PhD from the Open University in the UK. In the photo above, I am standing with OU Professor Mark Fenton-O’Creevy who presented me at the ceremony. Here is the text of my remarks: Professor Kelley, distinguished guests, graduates, and friends of the University It is a great honor

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Say boo to collaboration and sharing

Partly out of a sense of drama and partly to make a point I sometimes find myself being dismissive of “collaboration” and “sharing knowledge”. This is why. First, social learning is first and foremost about – well – learning. Learning as a social enterprise. Say, write, or even think a word that you assume makes

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BEtreat early-bird deadline: April 30

The early-bird deadline for BEtreat workshops in California is coming up – April 30. Register soon if you’re coming. Meantime, check out our first play with Adobe Voice – a great app for story telling, in this case the story of BEtreat. A lot of fun! <iframe src="//voice.adobe.com/a/3x6Zj/embed/" width="960" height="540" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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