Davis, Edmunds & Kelly-Bateman said it best: "Just like anything else that involves human experience or interaction, the act of learning does not exist in a vacuum. It is at the intersection of prior knowledge, experience, perception, reality, comprehension, and flexibility that learning occurs." Learning how to learn has become increasingly important in this age of rapidly-changing technology, jam-packed personal and professional schedules, changing family and community dynamics, etc., etc., etc.
George Siemens' "connectivism" learning theory says that it's not just the individual learner that's the key consideration, but it's also the broader environment in which we are situated, and the complex nature of that environment that needs to be considered. I explored my own learning connections this week, and this is what I discovered, in brief ... Pretty interesting upon reflection!