Understanding Cultural Intelligence with @Futurelearn

I’ve signed up for another MOOC – a four-week online course on ‘cultural intelligence’. See what commonpurpose.org has to say about it: The world is shrinking and leaders from different cultures are finding that they need to work together. The cultures are formed of geography, faith, gender, generation, organisation and sector. And in a global world, where problems cross borders between cultures, we need leaders who can cross those boundaries and cross cultures too; people Continue Reading →

We all hide in closets?

This has been going around Facebook over the last few days – “we all have closets” – and we don’t need to compete about whose closets are “hardest”, they are all just “hard” [and we don’t need to make it harder for each other?] It would be easy to mock people for not understanding the “politically correct hoops that I’d brought with me”, point out where they fell short, a lot harder to meet them Continue Reading →

School Grounds & Outdoor Play with Mary Jackson (TEDx Talk)

As I sit looking at my garden, which some activity has happened with – inspired by Mary Jackson on her last visit (and more planned once my book is finished) – it seems an appropriate time to check out Mary’s recent TEDx Talk at the University of Southampton (she also spoke at Greenbelt 2012): Last time I met with Mary she’d been helping teachers to teach scientific material using Angry Birds… even I would like Continue Reading →

Coming to Durham: @TEDxDur

Check the event out here for 5th May 2013, or on Twitter; Facebook. I’ve been to TEDx London before… drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster http://drbexl.co.uk Like it? Share it…

‘Image is Powerful: Image is Superficial’ TEDx

A wonderful talk from a beautiful woman, who indicates that she ‘simply won the genetic lottery’: Will be back with the embed code which seems to have disappeared, but meantime follow the link. drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster http://drbexl.co.uk Like it? Share it…

Mary Jackson, Creativity in School Grounds #TEDx @LTL_Outdoors (#GB12)

Just really enjoyed watching this talk by a friend of mine: She’ll also be running a workshop at Greenbelt this year, so look out for her session – I’ve heard some of her plans, and I’m keen to go! drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, ENFP, @digitalfprint, @ww2poster http://drbexl.co.uk Like it? Share it…

Great TEDX Talk from @dajbelshaw #DigiLit

I’m currently working on a Digital Literacies project, for which Doug is the manager… great to see such a good TEDX talk (and he’s also a fun person to chat to at conference dinners!): See Doug’s page related to this. TEDx Warwick: The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies View more presentations from Doug Belshaw Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of Continue Reading →