Learning: how do you embrace confusion?

I was delighted to find this 6 minute talk by Ramsey Musallam on his three rules to spark learning. He presents a strong case for his rules in the context of teaching science. As a facilitator, I am interested in the balance between creating a safe space to learn with the adventure of curiosity. Sometimes, when … Continue reading Learning: how do you embrace confusion?

#edcmooc: Today’s metaphors for future reference

This is the second assignment in my #edcmooc. This time I have been invited to comment on some possible perspectives of Utopia and Dystopia in the future presented in a series of short videos and films.  I plan to experiment with some metaphors and explore the following questions. Who is set to benefit from the … Continue reading #edcmooc: Today’s metaphors for future reference

Internet of things

The Internet is no longer just a very very big website and data exchange portal. It is now the "Internet of things". Well, of course, we all knew this really. It's just, well, now it's official. For those of you who have been controlling your house appliances from  the other side of the World, this … Continue reading Internet of things

What will be the trends in social media in 2013?

Today Nic Newman, a digital strategist and former BBC Future Media executive, introduced some the trends that we will see leading the exponential growth of social media in our lives. The mobile wallet Mobile ads will be increasingly invasive Celebrity spam Trial by Twitter and online gossip megaphones Viral news and news microthreads Digital addiction … Continue reading What will be the trends in social media in 2013?

Event – 14 September 2012

There is no spoon: technology, presence and ethics in online coaching Held at i-coach academy, Central London In this presentation I was interested in the role of neuroscience when it meets virtual reality and how we define our identity in a fast changing ethical code. It started off with the impact I could see films … Continue reading Event – 14 September 2012

Ethics of online coaching

Recently, I gave a presentation on the ethics of online coaching at Oxford Brookes University The question I wanted to ask was, what happens to ethics when we go into a digital environment? Arguably, ethically, online coaching has the same issues as  face to face coaching. In that a coach will seek to create an … Continue reading Ethics of online coaching