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Google+ – fundamental misunderstanding of networks?

George Siemens

The idea of “circles&# is somewhat related to Twitter Lists and is helpful for organizing friends/colleagues and tracking different activity streams. Elgg – with its varied activity feed – is an early implementation of Circles. Yes, I likely respond to a small cluster of blogs and tweets that I encounter.

Information: What am I missing?

George Siemens

In this case, the “something new&# is the ways in which new tools allow us to mess around with information. I’ve compiled a list of nine attributes or new possibilities that new technologies, especially the internet, enable. Blogs, wikis, image sharing. Landing (Elgg), Twitter, Facebook. What am I missing? Examples.

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195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

List of the top 100 Twitter influencers in Australia – Ross Dawson , May 31, 2011. The Importance of Elgg in the Future of Learning.

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Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

Tag, List, File, Classify. Web tools to help us go public include micro-blogging; blogs and podcasts. Micro-blogging.

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Rejected: On being disappointed, sorta

George Siemens

In early 2000, I also started blogging and eventually set up this site. Over the last few months I engaged in various Skype interviews with HR and was finally short-listed as one of 3 visitors to Royal Roads for an on-campus presentation, meeting with faculty, and such. have never really bothered to validate that claim). Research Plan.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Content management systems (and before them, email lists and usenet groups) organized people and content by hierarchy, by topic and content thread. Software to create social networks is the logical successor to content management systems such as Drupal, and in the field of learning, the most prominent such system is Elgg. Akili, G. K.


Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Now - yes, it's distributed, in that I don't need to use specific software (such as ELGG) to create my friends network. Nothing against ELGG, it's great, but I use my own software. It allows me to join networks where ELGG used to cut me off. all the friends lists are centrally hosted, right? Pretty nifty. Your call.

Facebook Platform

Tony Karrer

If you think about MyBlogLog implemented on top of Facebook it becomes a better application because I'll know more people who are visiting my blog. In fact, LMS, Elgg, Flickr,, Wikis, Blogs, Discussion Groups, Amazon, hmmm, the list gets long quickly. Something like the social network operating system , maybe.

Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

There are also employment listings and an ability to receive recommendations from your connections that then become part of your profile. We are operating this class on the Ning platform [the description of how we used Ning still pertains to other social networking platforms such as Elgg or ]. Introduction to Social Networking.

Making Software, Making Money

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The project to which he refers, of course, is ELGG. It was crowded even when ELGG launched. WordPress, for those who are more blog-oriented. Here's the question to ask: would ELGG have had any measure of success had it been subscription-based software? This is why they treat ELGG as a business. But only to a point.

eLearning Learning - Best of May

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List May 1, 2009 to May 31, 2009 Here is the best stuff from May 2009 via the eLearning Learning site. Hope you enjoy. Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Clive on Learning , May 29, 2009 Implementing New Learning Technology? Tony Bates , May 8, 2009 Learning 2.0

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Complacency and Web 2.0

John Hagel

and ads) with Elgg (open source with Web 2.0 founf interesting this Vecosys post I wrote about in my blog. Dont Count On It. The Web 2.0

Stager, Logo and Web 2.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Let me look at Stager's list, point by point, and outline how the discussion has shifted. Moodle and Elgg , for example, adopt explicitly Constructivist theories to inform their design and development. find my RSS reader and blogging engine to be great objects to think with. tools in schools. movement. This has two aspects.

Connectivism and Transculturality

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Here's you, at the centre, it's represented in this case by Elgg because the people from Elgg created this diagram, it's a version of the diagram created by Scott Wilson, and then you at the centre are connected to all kinds of different things, different people, different applications online. We're just sort of messing around here.

Education, Technology and Myth

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And so the list continues, perhaps without end. This resulted in a system that is very different from Moodle, which developed with constructivist theory specifically in mind, and even more from ELGG, which is probably the closest thing we have today to a connectivist application. argue that both statements are true. and so on. will be?)