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The Unexpected Connection – Serendipity and Human Mediation in Networked Learning

Major changes on the Web in recent years have contributed to an abundance of information for people to harness in their learning. Emerging technologies have instigated the need for critical literacies to support learners on open online networks in the … Continue reading

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Using Serendipity to Advance Knowledge Building Activities

Serendipity has been shown throughout history to contribute towards creative advancements, scientific discovery and the generation of new knowledge. However, because most literature does not consider serendipitous information encounters to be typically goal-oriented, research on the use of serendipity as … Continue reading

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Homo Creativus – Aspects of Creativity and Serendipity Management

The core of this conference paper is the question about the possibilities of homo creativus in the contexts of organisational psychology, education, management and science and technology parks. There is an urgent need for implementing new approaches to the world … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Connection – Serendipity and Human Mediation in Networked Learning

Major changes on the Web in recent years have contributed to an abundance of information for people to harness in their learning. Emerging technologies have instigated the need for critical literacies to support learners on open online networks in the … Continue reading

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The Subtle Art of Provoking Serendipity

“People gather and things happen.” And what is the most wonderful thing that can happen when people gather? That would be serendipity. Serendipity is the emergence of desirable novelty from a chance encounter, the discovery of something wonderful, unknown and … Continue reading

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We Need to Rethink How We View Creativity

The creative leader‘s role is not to control, but to create the right environment, to mix things up, to change the dynamics, to protect the vision, to challenge people to keep learning. Leaders are not set up to know all … Continue reading

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