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Technology Integration in K-12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked, I''m curious as to what you think the three most important things for new teachers to know about technology integration in k-12? 1. The exact technology doesn''t matter much, and has evolved over the years, from the days of email mailing lists, to community bulletin boards, to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. 2.

Learning with people, not technology

Jay Cross

New hires receive a brief orientation and are then let loose to learn by walking around and asking questions. But at a copper mine? Just Jay

Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Dan Pontefract

Which brings me to the question, “ Should employees be incented to use social technologies ?”. Yes – We Should Incent Employees. And You?

Questions from students at Vancouver Island University

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I received a flurry of questions on some articles on my website yesterday, questions from students at Vancouver Island University. So that's my first reaction to the question. How many teachers tell their students to blog without giving them examples of what good (age-appropriate) blogging looks like? Too slow!

Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? For example, see [link] ).

Czech Course Followup Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked the following questions after my presentation to CZ Course RVP_VT21 yesterday: (Elements of Coop.) Over time this sort of perception will be aided with technology, just as we are aided in visual recognition by glasses and telescopes and video monitors. But the question really doesn't make sense in this context.

Be mindful, meaningful, and masterly: 3 questions for Bruce Nussbaum

Dan Pink

Because his book is so interesting, I asked him to answer a few questions for Pink Blog readers. * * *. 1. First we had IQ. Next came EQ.

Be mindful, meaningful, and masterly: 3 questions for Bruce Nussbaum

Dan Pink

Because his book is so interesting, I asked him to answer a few questions for Pink Blog readers. * * *. 1. First we had IQ. Next came EQ.

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable?

Beth Kanter

10 lessons for Giving Days, and one question: How can we make them more sustainable? This post was also published on the Knight Foundation blog.

“How can I convince others about the value of social technologies in an organisation?”

Jane Hart

“How can I convince others about the value of social technologies in an organisation?” That’s Social learning

How to avoid being “nextflixed”: 5 questions for Saul Kaplan

Dan Pink

Every new technology is seen as a way to make the existing business model stronger rather than enabling entirely new ones.

The Hows and Whys of Gamification: 4 Questions for Kevin Werbach

Dan Pink

Good information technology organizes and filters information to provide what the military calls “situational awareness.” Reading

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Beth Kanter

TechCamp: Empowering women through technology - guest post by Ma’ayan Alexander. Technology does not solve problems. Photos: a.

Why progress matters: 6 questions for Harvard's Teresa Amabile.

Dan Pink

Subscribe To Blog Via RSS. Technology (7). Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles.

Blogs in Education

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What is a Blog? blog is a personal website that contains content organized like a journal or a diary. Readers catch up with blogs by starting at the top and reading down until they encounter material they’re already read. Blogs are connected to each other to form what is commonly known as the ‘blogosphere’. Bortree, D.S.,

Questioning Pedagogy

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The role of technology is to place learners into these environments. Playing skill games, blogging and being challenged, taking part in online debates, organizing people in a MMRPG, these are all not simply increasingly engaging, but increasingly challenging, educational environments. Does that make sense? What do you think

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). Technology''s role. difference between groups - as determined by test scores - why? MIT engineering courses stufy: 8% completion rate (yikes) - so, how do we address this?

Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

It is 12 years since I started this Trends in the Living Networks blog to accompany the launch of my book Living Networks. The original blog was on the book website, but a couple of years later I moved it to this domain, So what are some of the things I have learned from 12 years of blogging? Enterprise 2.0

Live blogging Politics of the Internet

Doc Searls

So I’m at Micah Sifry’s Politics of the Internet class at the Kennedy School , and risk live-blogging it (taxing my multitasking abilities…). Linux for Suits – Beyond Blogging’s Black Holes | Linux Journal. The class will be blogging. Look forward to reading those blogs too. Authentic voice.

[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

Part of the importance of this is that students at the Kennedy School are agitating for a much strong technology component to their education on the grounds that these days policy makers need to be deeply cognizant of the possibilities technology offers, and of the culture of our new technology development environment. FitBit).

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

Photo from Librarianismchronicles Blog. ” Plus many more provocative questions. The Accelerated Learning Handbook. By Dave Meier.

In Honour of Ada Lovelace

Dan Pontefract

She was eight years old in September of 2011 and part of the reason for wanting a blog was due to starting a new school, in a new city.

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth Kanter

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? Stanford PACS’ monthly charrette on questions.

10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012

Ross Dawson

Below are the most popular posts written this year on my blog. General Social trends Technology trends UncategorizedWHAT TO TWEET.

Why to avoid advertising as a business model

Doc Searls

I just ran across this item below , which ran almost fourteen years ago in my original blog , and think it’s worth re-running today. Now let’s go to a tougher question: What would happen if television could facilitate the conversations that constitute real markets? The characters have all changed, but the issues have not.

What we DO is Technology.

Mark Oehlert

I know how trite it is to go all definitional and all but it''s my blog so I''ll cut myself some slack.

January Nonprofit Blog Carnival: What Are You Doing To Be Happier, Healthier in 2016?

Beth Kanter

Jacobwith of the Fire Starters Blog offers up some terrific ways to avoid burnout that are free or low cost. What is a Nonprofit Blog Carnival?

Responses to Questions on Technology and Schools

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

How are the new technologies revolutionizing education, especially at schools? This is a very large question with no simple answer.

Disruptive Innovation Revisited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The disruptive potential of exponential technologies is amplified when they interact and combine in innovative ways.  Today, the largest U.S.

RightsCon: The Promise and Peril of New Communications Technology

Beth Kanter

WITNESS has coordinated a panel tomorrow on visual media technologies and their intersection with human rights. Guest post by Sam Gregory.

World wide puddle

Doc Searls

blog about real life; I talk about the internet. Nicholas Carr is ahead of his time again.  Maybe. But I like my friends! Alice writes.

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

So it was common for Google’s indexes of blogs to be a day or more old. But they mostly covered blogs and sites with RSS feeds.

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Avenues that I’ve used that are seemingly not in your list are: book references, web references, links to blog posts, links for Delicious.

Cast locally, stream globally

Doc Searls

If we approach these beachheads entirely with the question “where’s the money,” we’re likely to miss the boat. Savor the irony here.

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What Are Good Things About Having A Lousy Boss? - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

About Subscribe to this blogs feed Email Me Follow Me @ work_matters. Learning to listen to others and to ask smart questions is more important. 5. 14. "Am I a success or a failure?" is not a very useful question. | Management Blog | Pick of the week. BusinessWeek Recommends this blog. Interesting question.

Top Ten Reasons To Blog and Top Ten Not to Blog

Tony Karrer

Updates recent studies show additional reasons: Blogging and Social Networking Boosts Your Social Life. Blogging -- It's Good for You. The only consensus I found was that it's a loaded, ambiguous and actually pretty lamely worded question. wonder who came up with such a lame question. Sheesh. Stephen Downes) 7. Matthew N.)

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The Collapse of Complex Business Models ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

From the Q&A after, it was clear that for them, the question wasn’t whether the internet was going to alter their business, but about the mode and tempo of that alteration. That kind of question comes up a lot. This is, as Tainter notes in his book, an open question. the question “What is emerging?”

The Evolution of Online Learning

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, as the technologies and platforms have continued to improve, the last few years have seen a a significant increase in the use of online learning. 

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Favourite Posts and Articles of 2013 That I Read

Dan Pontefract

Technology and corporate culture: a combination that can drive bottom line results by Marc Jadoul. year in review 2013 articles blog posts

What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

meta-learning social technologyI woke up this morning thinking about the tools we use at various levels. Yeah, my life is exciting ;).

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