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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. Pushing these institutions to adopt a mission of knowledge creation has created institutions that have two conflated value propositions and business models - and added significant overhead costs. Many 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.)

When explaining becomes a sin

Mind Hacks

One of my favourite papers is “ Thinking the unthinkable: sacred values and taboo cognitions &# by Philip Tetlock (2003). The sad thing about adopting this stance is that it prevents media commentators from thinking about how they themselves might have contributed to the looting. 2003). What could be motivating this?

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? it students prefer everything? - MIT engineering courses stufy: 8% completion rate (yikes) - so, how do we address this?

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. Early in 1999 I reached out to Eric Raymond, Tim O’Reilly, and others for help thinking through how to solve the adoption problem. Adoption was much better with the new license. 2003). 2003, January 5). i) No. ii) Yes.

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. Why? "We 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). 2008)." "A Table 1. Arthur W.

IT, Productivity and Organizational Capital

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

This point of view was famously argued by Nicholas Carr in his provocative 2003 article IT Doesn’t Matter , which he later expanded into a book: Does IT Matter? invest in corporate culture. As the US recovers from the financial. between 1973 and 1995. But, starting in the mid 1990s, US labor productivity surged to over 2.5%.

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? Tags: Diversity Society and Culture

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. A 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? This is you.