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Storytelling is Engagement

Dan Pontefract

Since 2002, GlobalGiving has raised $67,930,184 from 271,216 donors who have supported 5,829 projects. The Bible invented it.” Right?

Understanding complexity

Harold Jarche

To enable growth and efficiencies, more processes are put in place, just like the financial regulators have done. Who regulates the regulators?

Corporate Survival: Lessons from Biology

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The immune system , for example, has developed multiple, overlapping lines of defense against pathogens of all sorts. But, there are trade-offs.

Coaching Should Be An Expectation Of All Connected Leaders

Dan Pontefract

Coaching is not a formulaic process when demonstrating the connected leader attributes. Group coaching? Speed coaching? Why not. But of course.

The future of higher education and other imponderables

George Siemens

In 2002, MIT announced the OpenCourseWare initiative. Essentially, the review and publication process is free labour. CANHEIT. adapted ).

The Strength Of A Leader Comes From The Tree Trunk

Dan Pontefract

Without it, stunted growth is assured and a mediocre if not futile leadership example will manifest. Supervisor. Trunk (being attributes).

Innovation as a Journey into the Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

He was a Senator then, a position he held from March of 2002 until his appointment to president of the Innovation Council.

On the Three or Four Problems of Connectivism

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This paradox, first posed by Socrates (Plato, 2002), can be applied to connectivism as follows: How do you recognize a pattern if you do not already know that a specific configuration of connections is a pattern? But I would also argue that the requirement that this work be subject to (the traditional) peer review process is misplaced.

Passion and Flow

John Hagel

The 2002 video, “PJ Ladd’s Horrible Wonderful Life,” (today one of the most well-known skate videos in history), is a classic example of amateurs who can become underground cult heroes and innovators of technique:    ]. Indulge me with a brief detour before I answer this question more directly. Emphasis mine).

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The Day SAP Ruined a Good Thing

Dan Pontefract

Social ­ wasn’t really defined between 2002 and 2007, but we were already doing it. This post was four years in the making. You set the bar.

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Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I started using ICQ ( [link] ) for example in 1997 (My ICQ number: 1287181) well before it was acquired by AOL. But probably the definitive date would be when I wrote An Introduction to RSS for Educational Designers in 2002 ( [link] ). Let's take the Thrun and Norvig AI course, for example. It is based on the internet.

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Learning while working

Jay Cross

2002). It’s written in the Euro-silo, as if other continents have no relevant lessons worth repeating. Hello? Say what? I disagree.

Diversity and Diversity Training

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The existence of Adamson's report and Clark's column are, of course, counter-examples to this proposition, and there is no shortage of writing against the concept of diversity available for anyone to read. For example, one society that opposes 'honour killings' is fine with 'stand your ground' laws that permit legal homicide. Quite so.

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Unlike other technologies, practices, or processes, social media inside the organization, for many companies, doesn’t belong in one single business unit; it lazily shifts among interested parties regardless of function or title. demonstrate by example that social learning can work and is important to the entire learning cycle. percent.

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Some things will be directive - we continue to work on math, for example. This is a great example of experiential learning. Scrum in Educational IT - EduScrum - how can a manufacturing process work in our IT department? showing C)2 levels in a classroom in the UK (finding 4K ppm - concentration is impacted!) From 68%.

The Master and His Emissary

Mind Hacks

In this RSA report Divided Brain, Divided World , he briefly discusses how his theory relates to the automatic-deliberative distinction, as (for example) set out by Daniel Kahneman in his Thinking Fast and Slow. 2002). It’s an argument that takes you from neuroanatomy, through behavioural science to cultural studies [2]. Right.

From Trash Cans to Nokia: Is Creativity Innovation?

Steve Denning

Ms Cohen goes on to give other examples of inventions by users. In the United States, its share of the Smartphone market has slipped from 35 percent in March 2002 to 8 percent in April 2010. And in the process, they missed disruptive innovations that opened up new customers and markets for alternative blockbuster products.

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

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A New Strategy for Higher Education and Training Shirley Alexander Some intro stuff about the buildings being built for the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? it students prefer everything? - MIT engineering courses stufy: 8% completion rate (yikes) - so, how do we address this?

Typology or Taxonomy?

Dave Snowden

Knowledge management is closer to policy formation than it is to biology so I am going to use the definitions in Kevin Smith's September 2002 paper in the Policy Studies Journal Typologies, taxonomies, and the benefits of policy classification as my starting point. The problem is when they taken to excess or used inappropriately. Reflection

A Year in Photos

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Tunis is in the process of self-organization. In London, I decided to explore the perfect counter-example to that proposition, the Royalty.

The 20th Anniversary of Linux

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In a seminal 2002 paper, Coase's Penguin, or, Linux and the Nature of the Firm , Harvard Professor Yochai Benkler , - then at Yale Law School, - coined the term commons-based peer production : “. He said said that he no longer gets that involved in development, but spends his time guiding the process. “I and the rest is history.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Bandwidth is in the process of becoming ubiquitous, and though we may complain about the price, it is already, relatively speaking, cheap. Processing Computers have as well become more reliable. A report from Gartner Consulting, for example, suggests that Windows Vista is collapsing under its own weight. Why? "We Web 2.0

Visualizing Wikipedia deletions

David Weinberger

For those whose brains can process visualized information (as mine cannot), you will undoubtedly learn much. Notabilia has visualized the hundred longest discussion threads at Wikipedia that resulted in the deletion of an article and the hundred that did not. For the rest of us: Oooooh, pretty!

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.

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

Bob Sutton

WSJ CareerJournal | Though Now Routine, Bosses Still Stumble During the Layoff Process. 2001 Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap.and Others Don’t , by Jim Collins   2002 Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done , by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech. Brightsight Group. Search.

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Reflections on the Future of TV

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In my own case, for example, I just finished watching the 60 episodes of The Wire , originally shown on HBO between 2002 and 2008.

Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Summary

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Note: I'm posting this as an example of a rigorous examination and deconstruction of an academic paper. interferes with the natural processes by with learners draw on their unique prior experience and learning styles to construct new situated knowledge to achieve their goals." Bruner, 1961; Papert, 1980; Steffe& Gale,1995).

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The debate, available on the WSIS Community Platform , was quite an interesting debate, but there were numerous complaints from people who wanted to read and comment that the debate platform was inaccessible, that it was not possible to simply read a post and comment without going through a laborious vetting process by UNESCO staff. i) No.

Corporate blogging: not easy but a powerful way to connect with customers and stakeholders

Ross Dawson

Back in 2002, I started my own business blog – Trends in the Living Networks – and, at the time, it was evident to me that these new platforms for communication could change the way that companies engaged with their customers, business partners and investors. And yet few Australian companies have tapped the power of blogging and social media.

Inter-Institutional Academic Networks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The number of students is growing, new courses are being offered, and by 2002, there were 5000 students, expect 50,000 by 2008 The broker organizes an examination through the professor, the student travels to the institute and takes the exam. Powerful tools support resource and learning development processes.

New Study: When NBA Players Touch Teammates More, They and.

Bob Sutton

WSJ CareerJournal | Though Now Routine, Bosses Still Stumble During the Layoff Process. Guided by recent analyses of the social functions of touch (Hertenstein, 2002), we tested two hypotheses.   The reader should know what you are studying and why by the end of the second paragraph -- this is a nice example. Bob Sutton.

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The Cloud and Collaboration

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Tom Stonier writes, In principle, this process does not differ from the evolution of primitive nervous systems into advanced mammalian brains. Dimitar Tchurovsky's Google knol titled the 'Global Virtual Brain and Mind Project' is a good example of this. McCarthy) These examples are typical; they could be multiplied almost indefinitely.

Toward Celebrating 8-11 Day

Doc Searls

One could even mark the pages that went through this vetting process differently. For example, Wikipedia has holes. For example, the U.S.

Bridging innovation and commercialization

Harold Jarche

Meanwhile, David Campbell asked about the potential for a research campus in our region, “I’m always on the lookout for interesting economic development examples that may have relevance to us here in New Brunswick.&# Using know-how to develop a new product or process. The key to driving innovation is having the right people.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Outsourcing and Collaboration

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Examples at the extremes are easiest to articulate, especially in more mature areas such as those involving technology and hardware.

Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Readings

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Note: I'm posting this as an example of the reading I have done while reviewing an academic paper. Direct instruction involving considerable guidance, including examples, resulted in vastly more learning than discovery. the cognitive transaction costs) do not impede the collaboration process. Worked-out example principle.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: The NYPD Real Time Crime Center

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The NYPD is the largest municipal police force in the world. It handles 11.5 million 911 calls, sends out 4.5 That kind of role interested me.”

Education, Technology and Myth

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I don't question if e-learning will reach a tipping point," one author confesses, "but what I [find] myself pondering is when e-learning will reach a tipping point and become a social epidemic." ( Neal e-learn 2004 , emphases added; see also Bull, Bull, Garofalo & Harris, 2002 ; Gandel, Katz, & Metros, 2004 ; Educause, 2002 ). will be?)

My Digital Identity

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Consider, for example, some of the central questions on the subject of e-portfolios that center on identity. 2002). What is the self?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: A Kind of Cambrian Explosion

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The IT industry has been going through a similar process. IT systems are "going up the stack." Let me say a few words about each.