Learning Networks, Culture & Ecosystems

Pardon us as we iterate and add more color to Learning Ecos.

In the meantime, please enjoy the image that was generated on MidJourney using the prompt: "Combining surrealism and diagrammatic drawing create and image of building a forest ecosystem with animals."

I could get lost in MidJourney for hours. In a sense it is a part of my learning ecosystem because, as a learning experience designer, I am often faced with figuring out how to find/create images for courses.

However, learning how to create the right prompt is a journey and the community on the MidJourney Discord is helping me learn. Therefore I must count them in as a key player in my LNE... specifically the ecosystem.

More to come but I mean to be transparent about my LNE and how my interests, research, and "outputs" are affected by the influencers that I include in my ecosystem and well as the networks I choose to include myself in.

More to come...
Best ~ Patricia | Founder finding | Connector creating
Image of building in a forest ecosystem generated by AI - MidJourney
Generated by MidJourney

Introduction to LNE short course.

This is a free light introduction to what a Learning Network Ecosystem is and how it differs from the traditional Personal/Professional Learning Network.  This course will teach you how to develop a learning network ecosystem centered around your strengths, goals, and interests as the backbone of your long term lifelong learning and professional evolution.  

More importantly, you will learn how a deeper understanding of self as a contributor and team member and how being able to articulate and live your narrative is critical to what you will get out of your LNE and any learning and/or doing community that you participate in. This will adapt as you grow. An LNE is not a brick house.  It is more like a sailboat navigating the sea of lifelong learning.

For the academic minded people out there here are the learning outcomes.  Once you review this course you will be able to:

  • Articulate what a Learning Network Ecosystem (LNE) is and how it will adapt as the hub of your lifelong learning habit.
  • Relate how and why you should personalize your LNE and how it differs from build a traditional Personal Learning Network or Professional Network.
  • Evaluate the learning community (communities) you are a participate in and/or your current Personal/Professional Learning Network.
  • Explain how you participate in or plan to participate in a learning culture through mutual support and co-creation.
  • Create your new LNE plan