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More, Different and Better » Chapter 3 – Hells Angels, Digital Revolutionaries and Lead Accountable Bodies

Chapter 3 of the Learning Revolution white paper on Informal Adult Learning aspires to transform ‘the way people learn through technology and broadcasting’.

During the consultation over informal adult learning we argued hard that technology not only delivers the ‘stuff’ of learning but can also provide the excitement of the ‘stir’ of learning where people actually explore their ideas and test their understanding. The digital environment is now no longer a place only for viewers and passive consumers of information but can be a great place for people to learn through creating their own products and then sharing them with others. Our colleagues in NIACE Dysgu Cymru has just produced a very witty video which illustrates this point very well.

It is the turning of the tables from digital consumers to digital producers which really characterises the ‘digital revolutionaries’ who are emerging with Informal Adult Learning.

The recent publication of the Harnessing Technology surveys this year has shown just how far local authorities have now come in their use of technology for learning – 95% of those surveyed now have a written strategy for using technology and 68% actually review these strategies at least once every year.

We now have over 3,000 eGuides trained to use technology for adult learners and then to cascade their skills to colleagues. There has also been a significant investment in connectivity and hardware for local authorities in the last seven years so they really must be well placed to capitalise on the strategic potential of their digital learning capacity in the new strategic role of Lead Accountable Body for informal learning.

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Facebook Guide Book – How To, Tips and Instructions by Mashable

Facebook is the world’s leading social network, with over 300 million users and more than 900 employees. But how do you get the most out of it? To answer this question and more, Mashable has created The Facebook Guide Book, a complete collection of resources to help you master Facebook.

– Pete Cashmore, Mashable

More useful advice from Mashable.

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