Monthly Archives: July 2008

The networked nature of information

Sometimes I follow The Learning Circuits blog and its monthly “Big Question”.  This month’s questions were borrowed from the Work Literacy blog, which I’ve also been following lately.  The questions that Tony Karrer asked on The Learning Circuits blog are … Continue reading

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Influence Strategy

I believe that through education, a society has the opportunity to influence an individual.  In return, I believe that through education, an individual should receive the tools that he or she needs to influence society in return.  As an educator, … Continue reading

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My potential influence

During the first few weeks of the 2008 CASTLE book club, participants like myself were challenged to reflect on whether or not we had an influence strategy and if not, what we could do to develop an influence strategy.  Most … Continue reading

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Diffusion of Innovations

I decided to read Diffusion of Innovations, 5th Edition by Everett M. Rogers and Everett Rogers after seeing Geoff Sheehy mention it on his blog a while back.  I figured if he found it relevant to his research into knowledge … Continue reading

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One line professional development blog

Most of the bloggers that I follow use Twitter to a much greater extent than I do. In all honesty, I can barely claim to “use” Twitter at all; I think I only average about one tweet a week. I … Continue reading

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A brush with fame (plus my review of Influencer)

As I was on my way to return my borrowed copy of Influencer: The Power to Change Anything to its rightful owner, I passed David Wiley in a doorway. He saw the book in my hand, mentioned that he had … Continue reading

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A change I’d like to see . . .

As one of my professional development goals for this summer, I decided to participate in the first annual CASTLE Summer book club. The book we are reading for this summer is Influencer: The Power to Change Anything by Kerry Patterson, … Continue reading

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