learning, teaching, technology

Digital Education Seminar: Professor Joel Smith, ‘The Eye of the Needle: New Understandings of the Complex Barriers to Instructional Innovation with Technology’

Professor Joel Smith is Distinguished Career Teaching Professor in philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University and is currently the co-principal investigator of a research project on barriers and affordances to implementation of instructional innovations titled is currently the co-principal investigator of a research project on barriers and affordances to implementation of instructional innovations titled “Understanding and Overcoming Institutional Roadblocks to the Adoption and Use…

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evolving culture

An interesting post from Jamie Notter on the evolution of organisational cultures. He is very clear that organsiational culture can be a management issue – you can choose to manage it or you can ignore it … The reasons for managing the evolution of culture are not stated altho their pretty self-evident and the way to manage the evolution of…

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Can HR really be an agent of change?

Luc’s Thoughts on Organizational Change » Blog Archive » HR Blues edit / delete an interesting article on the problems in HR. Personally, I’ve never liked the term “business parter” – surely HR is part of the business, you don’t get an “operations partner” (do you?). The Tichy model is interesing and remarkably similar to models of human capital management…

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