"...learning isn't something you do consciously, it's something you absorb... most serious learning often happens through as osmosis process... once I dwell on the set of experiences things are getting integrated into my head, not necessarily consciously because there's a tremendous amount of tacit knowledge that I'm being exposed to in these communities..."
Tuesday, February 08, 2011
Seeley Brown on new learners in the 21st century
KCTS 9 has a lovely short video (8 minutes) of John Seeley Brown talking about learners in the 21st century. He speaks about passionate communities of practice - whether that is elite surfers (his neighbour is a 20 year old world class surfer) or computer gamers. Once a kid becomes engaged with something, whatever the subject matter or skill, one of the key issues can be to find and join the community. Then,