On his blog, Alan Peterka, instructional designer in the Distance Learning department, reflects on the book A New Culture of Learning written by Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown. A summary of the book can be read at http://www.newcultureoflearning.com/newcultureoflearning.html.
Alan comments on four themes from the book: 1) culture as growth because of environment, 2) community and collective, 3) tacit knowledge, and 4) play. Please read his post at http://abbreviated.blogspot.com/2014/05/notes-and-reflections-on-new-culture-of.html to learn more.
About Alan Peterka
Alan is an Instructional Designer in Distance Learning at Kirkwood. He has earned degrees in Chinese pedagogy and second language acquisition. He’s a podcaster (T4LT, Education Is), a teacher (Elementary Chinese) and an avid gardener/small business owner (bark & bloom).