“If you are looking for an example of #LOL (Learning Out Loud) and what it’d look like, look no further than this stupendous read by @rotanarotana So much to learn in that piece alone! #WOL” — Luis Suarez @elsua

Noticing over time what we notice, read and view, that was shared via social media.

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” — Albert Camus

“I don’t know what I am. I know I’m not a

Divergence is as important as convergence.

New ways of working and health are related and interesting. Topics such as remote work, sitting and standing desk, walkability, wearable technologies and connected lifespaces caught my attention. Deep-tech are also emerging

On the Slow Movement

I’ve noticed this signal:

“Engage: To search for more of what was noticed (Curiosity)”

people crowd social flow knowledge engagement rotana ty

Source: photo shot by Rotana Ty during a trip in Italy

As I am interested in #slowsocial and researching about it, …

If you are exploring the emerging trends in learning, you have not missed the emergence of MOOCs these days. Some reactions are interesting:

“We’ll see if MOOCs bring about the democratisation of education or just the mass consumerisation of good

“Not all those who wander are lost.” — J.R.R. Tolkien

“Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.”- E.B. White

On Generalists

Many people advocate the need among other ones for being a generalist in our connected world …

Recently, after reading a great post from Gianpiero Petriglieri offering a different view on MOOCs, here is what I tweeted:

“Education is not just about skills, concepts, knowledge as commodity. Also about ties/citizenship.” — @rotanarotana

So, if education is also …

Jumping in & starting my learning journey

I was inspired by Sahana Chattopadhyay’s blog post for rewriting my first blog post. Sahana’s insights are powerful and inspiring! They resonate and make me feel that I took/am building a similar …

Emergence

I am keen to add value around shared interests for learning continuously in each meaningful conversation and project. For any event, movement, relationship, feeling, thinking I experience, I want to see what stands out and emerge — or not.