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Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Design is no longer just for physical objects, e.g. cars, bridges, shoes, jewelry, smartphones. Desirability is central to Design Thinking.

Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

While beyond the scope of their study, the authors speculated that biological ecosystems are likely to shed valuable insights into their findings.

Hard Finding Good Developers / Designers

Tony Karrer

million new computer and IT related job opening between 2002 and 2012 Based on my personal experience in hiring people in Los Angeles and based on the complaints of my fellow members of the Los Angeles CTO Forum, this already has real impact on us. Some facts he cites: In September 2006, IT employment stood at 3,667,100 up 4.2% Estimated 1.5

Coaching Should Be An Expectation Of All Connected Leaders

Dan Pontefract

When I joined the company in 2002, I joined the services arm, not even in Dave’s bailiwick. Group coaching? Speed coaching? Why not. er, coach.

14 Articles on MOOCs

Jay Cross

Barnett (2002) had his own interpretations of knowledge in relation to uncertainty and change. Design should begin with where we want to end up.

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Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These were designed originally by organizations such as the Open University, in Britain, and Canada''s Athabasca University. Technological systems based on these designs were first developed by the aviation industry, in the form of the AICC specification (Aviation Industry Computer Based Training (CBT) Committee). CCK11.

Innovation as a Journey into the Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I recently read an excellent innovation report, - Strategic Orientations for Innovation: Chile in the 2025 Horizon. 

HyperCard@25

David Weinberger

And at the other end of the scale, the range of apps — each beautifully designed, of course — was fantastic. Fun.). Thank you!

Context Is Everything: Online Communities

Beth Kanter

Highlights: April, 2002 Netpreneur AdMarketing discussion. Flickr Photo BirkgetKing. What was important then is even more important now!

Finally I have an answer when people ask what I do! Visualization of our group’s business model

Ross Dawson

For the last 15 years of my life post-employment I have struggled when people ask me what I do. This is what we created. Global distributed talent.

The rise of mini-blogging in 2011: Tumblr will continue to soar

Ross Dawson

Here are a few further thoughts on mini-blogs. have written another post on the rise of social shopping , including 7 examples.

Why is it so Difficult to Make Long-Term Predictions?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What will the world be like in 2064?  As you would expect with any predictions 50 years into the future, he got some things wrong.  The surface.

ePublishing business models

David Weinberger

Book sales have gone from 450,00/yr in 2002 to 175,000 in 2010. Design fot the future. I’m at an education conference put on by CET in Tel Aviv. This is the second day of the conference. The opening session is on business models for supporting the webification of the educational system. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong.

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Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It was a game, of course, but over the next five years I progressed through the game to become a wizard, which meant that I was designing the MUD. But probably the definitive date would be when I wrote An Introduction to RSS for Educational Designers in 2002 ( [link] ). It all depends on what you call social media. need it.

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Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

leads to questions about designing learning for the future - reference to the old ''cranking ifo into students'' heads diagram - claims about the future: - work at own time, place, etc - computers will revolutionize learning - along came MOOCs - investment in MOOCs: $100M - will take time but will have a major impact - why things will change.

UX Week. Now Ten Times Stronger.

Adaptive Path

We started small, with a single two-day workshop in 2001 that we took on tour around the United States in 2002. Along the way, we've been fortunate to host not only some of the world's top UX designers, but fascinating people from a wide range of disciplines. Then there's the rest of our main stage lineup.

Rejected: On being disappointed, sorta

George Siemens

MIT’s OpenCourseWare initiative in 2002 increased attention to open and free sharing of educational course materials (see MIT, 2011). Learning, technology and design: Architectures for productive networked learning. The hospitality field is very hard, however, on families and relationships as it consumes an enormous amount of time.

MOOC Provider Panel: Coursera, Academic Partnerships, Instructure, edX

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Maria: how does the 2002 TEACH act apply to MOOCs? Barbara: I’ve been engaged in creating five different MOOCs, and it has been such a delight to watch faculty pouring their heart into designing them. How do your course designs address this possible criticism? Looking for crowd-sharing around design of the tools. Barbara.

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Andrews College Building on Existing Platforms School went full laptop in 2002, pen-enabled tablet in 2008 (St. showing C)2 levels in a classroom in the UK (finding 4K ppm - concentration is impacted!) innovators of today") Q: are we looking at ways to. my grade 12 students last year built five apps. How do we build on this? From 68%.

Notes from 2004

Harold Jarche

This makes me wonder about Peter Drucker’s comment that the corporation as we know it won’t be around in the next 25 years (Managing in the Next Society, 2002). It is an industrial age creation, designed to maximize physical capital and may not be optimal for maximizing “knowledge capital&#. also wrote -. The rubber ball is work.

Why the Semantic Web Will Fail

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And then there was the company that we sat down with, oh in 2002 or 2003, and laid it all out - RSS, content syndication, social networks. Namely: the people who designed the Semantic Web never read their epistemology texts. Don't get too excited by the title. But I do want to share a few thoughts. The whole Web 2.0 thing. Can't work.

Facebook and the User Experience of Privacy

Adaptive Path

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The evolution of Cynefin over a decade

Dave Snowden

It was originally designed to try and explain to a linear systems thinker that there was more than one valid approach, but it stuck.

A Year in Photos

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In the MOOC part I outlined the history of our work with MOOCs, and then appealed to connectivism to inform the design principle underlying them.

Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Only after this, do we move into the idea, of learning design and pedagogy, which is drawn primarily from the field of distance learning, where courses are rounded up as packages, or what we might call program texts, designed to lead the student through a course of instruction. Learning. Learning. e?Learning Indeed, e?learning known.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials

Nancy White

have removed the original copyright designation and it is now available as a creative commons, non-profit, share alike resource.

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

have removed the original copyright designation and it is now available as a creative commons, non-profit, share alike resource. Every week!

The Law of Convenience

Jerry Michalski

(I first published this page back in August 2002.). It’s not just about product or service design, its obvious applications, but also about business models and sales strategies. Tags: UX Perspectives design It doesn’t take that much friction to cause a problem. The Law of Convenience is simple.

Google: "A place where it simply isn't efficient to act like an asshole.

Bob Sutton

Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Search.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Downes, 1998) At the time, I was working as a distance education and new media design specialist at Assiniboine Community College, and I wrote the essay to defend the work I was doing at the time. “We want a plan,” said my managers, and so I outlined the future as I thought it would – and should – unfold. gigahertz duo-core processor. Web 2.0

Strategy & Business Lists Hard Facts Among Decade's 10 Most.

Bob Sutton

Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions. Bob Sutton. About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Book Me For A Speech. Search.

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The User Illusion

Jay Cross

Free will operates through selection, not design (It can veto.). Reposted from review in 2002. Key : We’re primarily nonconscious. Shorthand:

Axiom Legal and the rise of virtual professional services

Ross Dawson

One of the great examples is Axiom Legal, which I first wrote about in 2002 in Living Networks : The founders of Axiom Legal saw that the clients of major law firms were paying extremely high fees which rarely reflected the cost of the lawyers doing the work. based Clearspire Service Co. and Silicon Valley-based Virtual Law Partners.

I'll take gender differences for $800, Alex | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Design (52). Design (52). Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles. Office Hours.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces (events, teams, learning groups). tools and approaches and community and instructional design. Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces. Extensive work with “web 2.0” Coach others on these skills.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

2002 Update : I just came upon an article on the web that talks of eLearning in 1997. meant to be serious. Coincidence happens. Who cares?

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Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

2002 Update : I just came upon an article on the web that talks of eLearning in 1997. meant to be serious. Coincidence happens. Who cares?

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Friday’s Finds #25

Harold Jarche

via @jclarey Confessions of a Learning Consultant : I have designed and delivered programs with no more than minimal impact on my client’s business. Here’s what grabbed my attention on Twitter this past week. Networked Life means less command & control; but more self-control Euan Semple. Good article. TechCrunch.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The intent of such systems is to to facilitate the conversation and interaction around episodic learning events in a distributed environment, transforming them from elements in a linear flow-based design to free-floating objects in an environment. For example, a learning system called Company Command, designed by officers in the U.S.

Online Community Toolkit | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Planning, Designing and Running Online Events Designing Online Events Online Events Assessment Tool Case History: CGIAR’s Gender & Diversity “Creating Connections Online&# Report (Aug 2002) LINK Evaluation Examples: 2002 and Net*Working 2004 Online Event Evaluation Report (nice to see a full event evaluation!)