open source workers
APRIL 19, 2015
Openness enables knowledge-sharing, which fosters innovation through a diversity of ideas. Trust emerges in networks that are open and transparent. This is how open source software is developed. There are lessons to learn for open source work.
Open Source eLearning Tools
OCTOBER 13, 2010
I was just asked about trends in open source for eLearning and particularly open source eLearning tools. Probably one of the better sources on this is Jane Hart’s Instructional Tools Directory. In addition, she indicates if they are free or cost money – which is not quite the same thing as open source. Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools.
Open Source Strategic Planning
OCTOBER 18, 2011
Paul Connolly, who has been a guest blogger on this blog before , covered the session on Open Source Strategic Planning. The session was also covered on the Working Wikily Blog, ” Doing the conventional, unconventionally ” by Anna Muoio.
Open Sourced Bright Ideas and Micro Support | Full Circle Associates
AUGUST 26, 2008
From Eyebeam OpenLab comes and open source idea for making a cover for those glare-y compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFLs) we are all installing to save energy. Hopefully the open source values continue past their participation in Eyebeam work.
Interesting Distribute Publishing Model and Open Source
MARCH 13, 2007
(via Stephen Downes ) Impact of Open Source Software on Education, Series Launch is interesting both because of the publishing model and because of the content. What they've done is recruit authors who are going to publish (via a blog) something between a blog post, interview and an article every other week on a particular topic - in this case Open Source.
A new way to work
JANUARY 1, 2015
For example, the open source model has shown that software can be developed faster and cheaper (and many would say better) without a corporate, hierarchical structure.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo: Open Source Webtop Platform
JULY 3, 2007
An OpenLaszlo application can be asshort as a single source file, or factored into multiple files thatdefine reusable classes and libraries." typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003
On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a suit
APRIL 6, 2011
Using wikis or Google Documents means that everyone can see what the others have contributed. I was able to look at the revision history of the wiki and show that they had not even contributed on those issues. Tweet What is so different about working online?
Working on Internet Time
MARCH 19, 2012
Tweet An artisan is a skilled manual worker in a particular craft, using specialized processes, tools and machinery. Artisans were the dominant producers of goods before the Industrial Revolution.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)
MARCH 26, 2008
e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments.
The new artisans of the network era
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
In addition to redefining how work is done, knowledge artisans are creating new organizational structures and business models, such as virtual companies, crowd-sourced product development, and alternative currencies. Are knowledge workers the new artisans of the network era?
Enterprise knowledge sharing requires trusted relationships
APRIL 8, 2014
As the economy gets more networked, open organizations are becoming a necessity. An important factor in what we call ‘social businesses’ – those that are open, transparent and cooperative – is that they are more resilient because they rely on people, not processes.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform
SEPTEMBER 6, 2007
e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Ajax SDK for the iPhone on the way from Backbase | Main | Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" » September 06, 2007 Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform Way back in July, I posted a brief note about OpenLaszlo. is actually investigating using it and today I see that Open Laszlo has its own track at AjaxWorld West 2007.
The Smart Worker : shares what s/he learns
AUGUST 2, 2011
These are not just trivial materials, but valuable performance support resources, for example: How-to materials at sites like Wiki How – “ the world’s collaborative how-to manua l – that provide clear steps on how to do something, e.g. How to add a movie to an iPad.
Innovation is not a repeatable process
OCTOBER 23, 2012
In addition to redefining how work is done, knowledge artisans are creating new organizational structures and business models, such as virtual companies, crowd-sourced product development and alternative currencies. Can innovation be promoted through better processes?
Instant private micro-sharing
FEBRUARY 5, 2011
Blogging takes time and you have to write a coherent train of thought. Wikis only work when you have a group of people with a common purpose and a need to collaborate. Status.net , based on open source software, offers a range of options, some free and some fee.
Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
Open Educational Resources Matures 4. Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.
What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012
OCTOBER 8, 2012
This is the most popular blogging platform. Millions of blogs are hosted on WordPress.com, which allow any one to find their own voice. The open source WordPress software is also available to download and install on company servers.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization
AUGUST 28, 2007
A collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization. " Then proceeds to lay out usage, examples, common problems, etc (the site itself is a wiki so that you can contribute to it yourself.)
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Prism for Firefox: Run Web Sites/Apps w/out a whole big browser getting in the way.
MARCH 11, 2008
Well now you can just create your own widget that loads up that page from a bookmark that you can have on your desktop w/out having to open the whole browser. typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short
MARCH 5, 2008
which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. Main | The World Continues to Get Spikier, not Flatter » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short Adobes Kevin Lynch on AIRs Open-Source Road to the Desktop (WIRED):"This week, Adobe released version 1.0 You can read our initial coverage of AIRs release on the Compiler blog."
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week)
MARCH 12, 2008
Main | "The Core of Fun" (Raph Koster via IT Conversations) » March 12, 2008 "Seven Strategies for Implementing a Successful Corporate Wiki" (Industry Week) ( article link ) When I first saw this article, I thought great, another study telling us what we already kno w.
Seven Things I Learned This Year
DECEMBER 14, 2010
Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. Aggregation and Social Filtering Provide High Value eLearning Learning has somewhat become my singular source of great eLearning content.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D
MARCH 5, 2008
which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D Pardon this hodge podge but I have waaayyy too many items to get through them individually and quite frankly the number of tabs I have open is getting a little scary. typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003
Sustainability and MOOCs in Historical Perspective
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MARCH 7, 2013
We're going to talk about the factors that led to the development of the Massive Open Online Course and Connectivism and the new phenomena in learning today. But, a few preliminaries before I start the talk, because it's all about open education. :) This presentation is available now at that website. One of the things we learned was the tension that exists between open online resources and commercial resources. It came, over time, to be called Open Educational Resources.
Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 22, 2014
And social ties matter for engagement into open source software development projects, online music, and video gaming networks. It''s this convergence of DIY with open source software and electronics. discussion boards and wikis, computer-supported argumentation, and community-driven question answering. blog posts) we could not find agreement even for claims, grounds. Tool used: test classification framework (all open source tools
Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 21, 2014
Recent mass phenomena: Wikipedia, tagging, blogging, Scratch, massive open online courses and connectivism, citizen science, maker-space Who is creating these? Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). Some of the dimensions investigated included: - responsiveness - engagement intensity - role distribution - reward mehcanisms Another project: the CreativeIT wiki - in which we learned that most wikis are dead on arrival.
Knowledge artisans choose their tools
MARCH 23, 2010
One of the earliest guilds was the open source community which developed many of the communication tools and processes used by Knowledge Artisans today: distributed work (CSCW); results-oriented work (your code speaks for you); RSS, blogs, wikis, flattened hierarchies, etc.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.
MARCH 5, 2008
e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. corporations will have implemented wikis by 2009. which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted.
APRIL 3, 2007
Corporate eLearning Blog posts related to Corporate eLearning: eLearning Tools - Wikis, Blogs and More in Corporate eLearning New Debate on Value of Blogs and Wikis in the Enterprise Open Source Business Model Knowledge Management Core Issues Use of iPods and other Mobile Learning IBM Taps Employees for Innovation Using Blog Like Tools Corporate Learning Laggards?
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): HHS and Federal Government Blogs
MAY 14, 2008
Spies Use Custom Videogames to Learn How to Think" (WIRED) | Main | The e-Learning Guilds Call for Presenters at DevLearn 2008 » May 14, 2008 HHS and Federal Government Blogs Did you know that the Secretary for Health and Human Services has a blog ? federal government blogs here. Im going to head over and check out the feeds from the CBO blog and the Dept. of Transportation blogs.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Now this is how it is supposed to work!
APRIL 3, 2007
The podcast is about the use of blogs and wikis within Motorola. Three quarters of the company participates by posting toblogs, wikis, forums, and FAQs. Any public-facing blogging or wikis(e.g., the CTO has a blog, there is a wiki for the Q) are somethingseparate. So, lets see if this year's conference attendees are more open to hearing about it.
e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Someone buy me this poster
AUGUST 29, 2007
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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wanna new job? How about CEO at SocialText?
JULY 20, 2007
Ross is the founder of Social Text , "the first wiki company and leading provider of Enterprise 2.0 It is time for Socialtext to be taken to the next level,and for that, I want to openly recruit the CEO 2.0
MAY 14, 2007
Posts on topics related to Corporate Training: April Big Question - Content Vendor Value Hot Topics in Training - A Crude (but mildly interesting) Analysis Open Source Business Model for Corporate Training Will Blogs, Wikis, RSS, Mashups be Used in Corporate Training ? Blog Topics vs. Hot Topics in Training - The Disconnect
Web 2.0 Applications in Learning
MARCH 3, 2008
There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools?
Harold Jarche » Big Consulting Companies Jumping on Bandwagon 2.0
DECEMBER 17, 2008
Posted on December 23rd, 2007 by Harold Jarche It looks like social media (wikis, blogs & social networking) are going the way of e-learning and knowledge management (KM). Blogs with lots of colourful widgets ? Now the best tools are open source, leveling the playing field even more.
eLearning Conferences 2013
NOVEMBER 13, 2012
link] December 3-14, 2012 Open Content Licensing for Educators (#OCL4Ed), organized by the OER Foundation, offered online. link] December 4-6, 2012 International Symposium on Open, Distance, and e-Learning (ISODEL), Bali, Indonesia. Clayton R.
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 11, 2012
( version française ) In recent years I have been working on two major concepts:first, the connectivist theory of online learning, which views learning as anetwork process; and second, the massive open online course, or MOOC, which isan instantiation of that process. This enabled a more fine-grained presentation oflearning content than traditional sources such as textbooks and universitycourses. These principles are, briefly, autonomy, diversity, openness andinteractivity.
Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010
JANUARY 18, 2010
I actually think this is some of the most valuable stuff on my blog, and I believe that most knowledge workers are not really taking advantage of this at the level they should. You will produce a lot more as web/wiki pages instead of course pages.