For me learning is no longer an event, a course or instruction. Instead it is a journey marked by a kaleidoscope of colorful streams that weave together and spring apart. Perhaps that is what is causing the confusion with those I work with. Rather than creating streams of questions, knowledge points and inquiry topics, many save the learning for a single event, a package, a clearly defined list--that's what learning used to be like.
I like the streams better because a lot of learning happens on the go--the ideas sift and sort in one's mind intersecting with new information and observation. Rather than learning it all at the "event," when streams are introduced it gives the learning a natural flow, a give and-take flavor, time to simmer--essentially preparing the guests for the feast, the event, and then of course there's the after-thoughts, the leftovers, plans for the next adventure.
Learning streams make learning a journey mirroring life--a series of shares, questions, struggles and epiphanies, a forward movement more like a dance, than a march.