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What’s Your Learning Tool Stack?

Clark Quinn

Instead, I coordinate with one group with Slack, a couple others with Skype and email, and am using Google Docs and email with another.

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From workplace courses to global conversations | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We had a good time co-writing using Google docs, a little skyping and slowly iterating back and forth. So here it is [.] United States.

Collaboration, Communication, and Cooperation

Clark Quinn

And I’ve done much important work with others using Google Docs and Sheets. So why do I talk about communication and collaboration?

Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

He helped me pull together the following evaluation of a few different solutions: ClassMarker Quia ProProfs Google Docs Forms Creator, and Quibblo. Layout/Accessibility : Can the layout of the quiz output be changed and does it handle accessibility issues? Layout Accessibility This cannot be changed. Grading Yes.

Being clear on collaboration

Clark Quinn

Google Docs), but it’s central. Several people can be making changes in different places at the same time, or annotating their thoughts, and it’s even possible to have voice communication while it’s happening (whether inherently or through additional tools). And I think it’s important to understand why.

Be careful declaring a product category as “done”

Adaptive Path

And then Google Maps erupted on the scene, and demonstrated that not only was mapping not done, it really had only begun. But then how do you explain Google Docs? Realtime collaboration is a significant new feature that fundamentally changes how we use those tools. Feature complete." Mapquest and Yahoo!

eLearning Startup Opportunities

Tony Karrer

This greatly changes things like tutoring and language teaching. Roy Amara, Institute for the Future. This already is available.

Education Technology Strategies - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Most classrooms still dominated by teachers teaching answers and students remembering them We can change the technology but if we haven''t changed the goal we really haven''t accomplished anything. Daniel - teachers encourage collaboration, many classes use cloud websites to collaborate on docs - EdSpee? Which 6?"

Time for digital emancipation

Doc Searls

The Declaration hasn’t changed since July 4, 1776, but the Constitution built on it has been  amended  thirty-three times, so far. Proof.

HyperCard@25

David Weinberger

As a PR guy, I was awestruck by the skill of the presentation. HyperCard was pitched as a way to hyperlink together a series of graphic or screens.

[liveblog] Christine Borgmann

David Weinberger

It’s framed around the change to more data-intensive research across the sciences and humanities plus, the policy push for open access to content and to data. ( The team site.). Or people use Google Docs and don’t even label the rows and columns because all the readers know what they mean. NOTE: Live-blogging.

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Most popular posts about Working Smarter for July 2012

Jay Cross

The dramatic entrance of elite US universities into online learning will change the education landscape globally. July, 2012. GEORGE SIEMENS.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Change 2011 - this was the longest course, at 30 weeks, running through the fall of 2011 and the spring of 2012. This results in a course that is not only more relevant to participants, it also results in a course that is a dynamic entity, growing and changing over the years as new resources are created and added. CCK11.

Interview Stephen Downes by Renée Filius

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Renée Filius : I can see the change in your glasses. Renée Filius : But perhaps we could change that by making a better design of the course, of the education? Another example is an article co-written in Google Docs. So, one person writes something, the other person sees that and changes another paragraph or whatever.

Pile ‘o links #1

Doc Searls

You Didn’t Notice It, But Google Fiber Just Began the Golden Age of High Speed Internet Access, by Susan Crawford in @Medium’s Backchannel. The optimistic view on Googles deal with Huntsville Alabama to do Google Fiber on the city’s own glass. Is Google Fiber (Finally) Changing the Broadband Game ?

New Book: How To Implement Multichannel Online Campaigns

Beth Kanter

The book offers some recipes for culture change. Sometimes easier said than done!). Hold weekly interdepartmental meetings. Internet Director.

Attention #NPdataNerds: Report back from the first-ever Do Good Data Conference

Beth Kanter

After much discussion about Etherpad, Piratepad, okfnpad, Storify, and other tools, we settled on good old Google docs. loved that.”.

Notes from ALT-C

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

"The notion of students as change agents is a relatively new concpt." -- Malcom Ryan Rachel Winston How we can shape the development of a new culture of learning by creating a new partnership between students and educators. political view of the prevailing culture 1. why NUS thinks is an ideal model 2. because it''s the right thing to do?

Real-Time Collaborative Editing

Tony Karrer

Doesn't Google docs already do all of this? Google Spreadsheet handles real-time editing (using the cells as protectors) much better.

DIY is here

Harold Jarche

Over three years ago I wrote that the future of learning is DIY : With Google you can find most information that you need. Has anything changed? Just look at Google Docs, the best and easiest DIY online collaboration suite, in my opinion. YouTube is a quick and easy way to get “learning objects” to the world.

Social Software Adoption

Tony Karrer

It's affecting fundamental change in how people expect to communicate, both with each other and the companies they do business with. Web 2.0

[liveblog] Renee Hobbs on teachers as creators

David Weinberger

The concept of literacy is changing. Another used Screencast-o-matic to capture interaction with a google doc to share a lesson plan. Renee Hobbs from the Harrington School of Comm and Media is giving a talk about teachers as makers. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information.

Too Big to Know: The Bibliography

David Weinberger

That quick read-through actually got me to make some fairly substantial changes. Now Tim has to read through the rev, come back with more changes for me to work on or pass it on to copy editing. Last night I sent my editor, Tim Bartlett, the next rev of Too Big to Know. Yikes. Also, I plan on annotating it.

Remote Collaboration

Tony Karrer

In addition to the real-time editing described above, it also has notifications of changes to people who are collaborating on the document.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-07-24

Jane Hart

RT @ fdomon : 19 Interesting Ways* to (possibly) use Google … – “Google Docs&# [link] #. G.Co: Google Has a New URL Shortener [link] @ mashable <only for Google products #. Big bonuses coming for Google Apps users, says InfoWorld [link] #. Tweet. What is (a) community? link] #. link] #.

My Top 10 Learning Tools

Clark Quinn

On the information finding/sharing path, some tools I use include: Google – like everyone else, I’m all over searching. Google Docs – where I collaborate with colleagues on thoughts. couldn’t use her submission sheet (some sort of system bug), so I thought I’d make an annotated post.

Digital Identity Workbook for NPO/NGO Folks | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Pat Parslow and Shirley uploaded a version to a Google doc. This Is Me NGO/NPO-v1.1 Nancy White on 20 May 2009 at 5:22 am Pat, THANKS!!

FAO/CGIAR KS Workshop II Agenda | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

You can see it here –> FAO/CGIAR KS Workshop II Agenda – Google Docs. Take a peek and let me know what you think?

Building a collaborative workplace (or community. or network)

Nancy White

It is out today on the Anecdote site –> Anecdote – Whitepapers – Building a collaborative workplace. We are not anti-technology.

Whatever

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

When the technology changes, when the media changes, the culture changes. This is the time to say "everything changes," right?

Pew Survey About the Future of the Internet

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

My selection with bold X Will Google make us smart or stupid? X By 2020, people's use of the internet has enhanced human intelligence; as people are allowed unprecedented access to more information, they become smarter and make better choices. Nicholas Carr was right: Google makes us stupid. Survey Questions in italics. Practice tells.

Re-orientation

Jay Cross

It’s a wiki page, ever-changing, but it serves as my port in the storm. When I’m looking for something beyond what Google or Wikipedia will find for me, I turn to my research page. For example, I set up a Google search that limits what it finds to learning voices I trust; another pulls answers only from people on John Hagel’s blogroll.

How I use social media

Nancy White

Little did I know that this first toe-dip would literally change the course of my professional, and in many ways, my personal life. said yes.

My Take on the Top 25

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Google Reader - It's also a major workhorse, though I am slowly improving my own aggregator so it can take over from Google. Google calendar - I use this quite a bit, which is a new thing for me. Google Docs - I use it a little, but not a lot. Don't use Flock. And other people's unannotated del.icio.us Update.

Catching up…

Clark Quinn

Skype), Twitter or equivalent, Facebook and/or LinkedIn, Google Docs, etc, you really do need to get that experience going to really understand the opportunities. Business changes. However, incrementalism doesn’t cut it, it takes a serious commitment to change. Social. This isn’t easy, but it’s doable. 

[berkman] Transforming Scholarly Communication

David Weinberger

Google Wave. Big changes, Lee says. Swivel, IBM’s Many Eyes , Google’s Gapminder , Freebase, CSA’s Illustra… The business models are shifting. Also Slideshare and Google Docs. Alex Wade from his group is also here.). NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. author it, 3.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Tool = wikis , Google docs Learning Activity 4) Feedback, testing closure on a discussion, decision making. This is a complex area.

[berkman] Microsoft on the multinational legal complications of cloud computing

David Weinberger

If I use MS Live, your CC service, the FBI needs a subpoena which means they don’t have to go before a judge and show probable cause. I’m worried that users are naively using online programs such as Google Docs and Office Live without knowing they’re online and that they’re lacking legal protection.

[berkman] Berkman lunch: Andrew McAfee on Enterprise 2.0

David Weinberger

Strong ties: Wikis, Google Docs, etc. E.g., Google’s Prediction Markets, inside of companies. “Why do we even have forecasting departments in companies.&#. Q: Say more about Google prediction markets? A: [Andrew gives some examples. Andrew McAfee, the Enterprise 2.0 guy, is giving a Berkman lunchtime talk.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community

Nancy White

Tool = wikis , Google docs. Debrief the initial activities and identify any barriers or changes that you need to make.