John Seely Brown spoke eloquently on extreme learning for coping with extreme change, e.g. now. He talked about how extreme learning resembles play and challenged us to create environments where imagination could flourish.
Watch this video which contains the highlights of John Seely Brown’s “Cultivating the Entrepreneurial Learner” keynote at the 2012 Digital Media and…
Image by dkuropatwa via Flickr How'd you like to know "how our concept of knowledge is changing in the age of the Net"? (John Seely Brown quoted from the dust jacket) Since I first heard David Weinberger say: "The smartest person in the room is: The Room!" I've repeated it often. Show More Summary
I’m at the Internet Librarian 2011 conference, and here are some of my notes. Enjoy! Monday’s keynote presentation was given by John Seely Brown – The topic – A new culture of learning for a world of constant change – the entrepreneurial learner in the Internet age How do we cultivate constantly learning in today’s [...]
The only education book Atlantic Magazine includes on its list of 10 Essential Books for the summer is A New Culture of Learning. "Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown bring a refreshing perspective on the subject with equal parts insight,...Show More Summary
A New Culture of Learning by John Seely Brown and Doug Thomas This short book (136 pages) is inspiring. I just read it a second time, something I very rarely do. These paragraphs lept out and grabbed me: Peer-to-Peer Learning In the new culture of learning, people learn through their interaction and participation with one another in [...]
I’ve been slowly but surely working my way through John Seely Brown’s (and others) new book Pull, and I’m liking it quite a bit. It sets up a pretty convincing picture of what it means to be living in a world where we make our way through the many connections that are now possible in [...]