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A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strateg

Innovation in Higher Education

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Roughly 10 percent of students in 2003 took at least one online course.  Complex Systems Diversity Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Services Innovation Society and Culture Technology and StrategyMany educational institutions are facing financial difficulties. 

Embedding Learning in Work: The Benefits and Challenges

Charles Jennings

If people learn as part of the workflow then this learning is more likely to impact performance in a positive way. itashare

What blogging was

David Weinberger

Some of us had been arguing from the beginning of the Web that the Web was more a social space than a publishing, informational or commercial space — “more” in the sense of what was driving adoption and what was making the Web the dominant shaping force of our culture. Fellow Hours are private. No, this is not ironic.)

Embracing Disruptive Innovations: Organizational Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

It gave us both a marketplace-based mission and a new ground for our own behaviors and operating practices - in other words, culture

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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. could be marketable today - if we have students are experts and knowledgeable - are we looking at a way to make the transition in our schools? From 68%.

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? MIT engineering courses stufy: 8% completion rate (yikes) - so, how do we address this? LabVIEW Web Services - eg.

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

After a few months, however, I became concerned because adoption of the license wasn’t great. I was particularly disappointed that there wasn’t a single research article, textbook, or other bit of traditional educational material (that I could find) licensed under the OCL. Adoption was much better with the new license. 2003).

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Oehlert, 2006) Ands we can see learning management systems such as Desire2Learn adopt the same approach to design, creating personalized course home pages out of a set of associated widgets. Audio content became popular with file sharing and music content services, as well as with the rise of podcasting in 2003. Web 2.0

[berkman] Yochai Benkler on his new book

David Weinberger

Community policing has been widely adopted because it’s generally successful. Outcomes: What counts as fair is different in different cultures, especially when you move outside of market economies. Processes: Tyler (2003) showed that procedural justice correlated with internalized compliance. NOTE: Live-blogging. On Oct.

Engagement and Motivation in MOOCs

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

From Col - see also Beer, Clark, Jones, Indicators of Engagement , which has much of the same content Most of the research into measuring student engagement prior to the widespread adoption of online, or web based classes, has concentrated on the simple measure of attendance (Douglas & Alemanne, 2007). Table 1. Emphasizes time on task.6.

IT, Productivity and Organizational Capital

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Productivity studies at both the firm level and the establishment (or plant) level during the period 1995-2008 reveal that the firms that saw high returns on their technology investments were the same firms that adopted certain productivity-enhancing business practices.  invest in corporate culture. between 1973 and 1995.  economy. 

Do Words Matter?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Since 2003, hate crimes against Hispanics have increased by a shocking 40%.  How should we think about those media figures who traffic mostly in anger, and adopt a red meat style , based on blaming some particular group for just about everything that is wrong with the country?  Do their words matter? 

Intgrating iTunes U Access into Desire2Learn

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

UW-Whitewater - has an established culture around D2L, which was adopted in 2003, with 1000 course sestions. Summary of a presentation from David Delgado , University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, at the Desiore2Learn Fusion 2008 conference. podcasting service was already established when iTunes U first became available.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Offshore Labor Markets

John Hagel

Dont Count On It. It is a must read for anyone interested in the evolution of offshoring activity. So what does the media focus on? Please try again.

Education, Technology and Myth

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

One example is research which understands technological innovations as being "disseminated" throughout a population (often the faculty at a university, as it happens; e.g. Mahony & Wozniak, 2005 ; Bull et al, 2002 ; Garofoli & Woodell, 2003 ; PT3 2002 ). So I need to look for precision in order to draw out the fallacy. and so on.

My Digital Identity

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The personal learning environment adapts, adopts and embraces Web 2.0 2003). What is the self? What is the person? Who am I? have a name.