Daily Archives: December 6, 2011

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Office Hours: What We learned from Learning 2.0

My new column is up at Library Journal: http://www.libraryjournal.com/lj/ljinprint/currentissue/892499-403/lessons_from_learning_2.0_.csp In their recent book, A New Culture of Learning (CreateSpace, 2011), Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown explore similar concepts and the importance of continuous learning. The parallels to the original Learning 2.0 model are striking. The book is based on several assumptions about our new normal, for example, “The world is changing faster than ever and our skill sets have a shorter life,” and “Play is the basis for cultivating imagination and innovation.” Planning for ongoing organizational learning for staff may seem like just “one more thing” in our stressed environments, but […]