Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
This is an item that fits pretty well with the talk I'm giving this evening, a look at how to maintain professional development in an age of chaos. In this item, george Siemes defends 'shallow thinking', that is, a generation of onloy a surface level awareness of some things as a means of recognizing and ordering an information flow. Related, found (today) through CTheory: Microsoft's Linda Stone: With continuous partial attention, we're scanning incoming alerts for the one best thing to seize upon: "How can I tune in in a way that helps me sync up with the most interesting, or important, opportunity?"

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