There has been an explosion in the quantity and immediacy of the information available through the internet. DOMO estimated the amount of information generated every minute (in 2014).
- Facebook users share nearly 2.46 million pieces of content.
- Twitter users tweet nearly 277,000 times.
- YouTube users upload 72 hours of new video content.
- Apple users download 48,000 apps.
This problem of plenty, challenges Learning professionals
- To use this freely available information to meet the organisational Learning requirements.
- Manage the information and cognitive overload at the organisational and personal level for learners.
- Extract and package information in manner that this relevant, timely and concise.
Hardware and Software
- Smartphone with Flipboard
- Understand why CC is on the increase? What the relevance?
- Know the difference between collecting, aggregating and curating
- Personal Content curation
- Method & Framework
Setting expectations for Learning Lab
- It is OK if you don’t understand all of what is going on or don’t “get it”. The idea is get a taste, so that you can explore in more detail in your own time. Learning Cafe will offer workshops and other Learning opportunities if you wish to keep developing this capability
- You can participate using your own laptop or tablet or you may chose to watch someone else sitting close to you or form a group. Internet connectivity is provided, the speed may vary.
Jeevan Joshi – Jeevan is the producer of Learning Cafe and an experienced practitioner of technology-based learning and collaboration in Australia. He currently provides strategic Digital Learning advisory services to prominent Australian organisations such as Fairfax, Westpac and ARCS.