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Musings from Day One of CSTD 2012

The 2012 CSTD Conference kicked of today in Toronto. Today’s focus was on Research to Practice and it was interesting hearing what is new and even not so new in learning. One of the more dominant themes today, at least in the sessions I attended, was informal learning. From the comments and feedback I heard both in and outside of…

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My Informal learning toolbox: Zite

I was introduced to the iPad appZite about a year ago and it quickly became a big part of my daily learning routine. Zite is a personalized magazine that does an amazing job of really delivering exactly what you want to see. When you sign in with Zite, you can create an account or sign in with an existing account,…

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CSTD Conference = Adventures in Informal Learning

I had been looking forward to the CSTD Conference in Toronto, but instead of the anticipation being about hearing speakers present their knowledge, it was much more about connecting with friends, colleagues and the thought leaders in my PLN (especially Jane Bozarth, Clark Quinn, Harold Jarche and Etienne Wenger) Most of the sessions I attended emphasized the importance of recognizing…

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