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Will Content Blocking push Apple into advertising’s wheat business?

Doc Searls

The company is also taking sides against both — especially adtech — by supporting Content Blocking in a new breed of mobile phone apps we can expect to see in iOS 9 , Apple’s next mobile operating system, due next month. Yet Content Blocking should stop iAd ads as dead as all the rest, one would assume. Plain and simple.

Education Technology Strategies - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

lessons scripted around 1:1 laptop); IT issues - we were a Windows network, with everything on our own domain - we needed to open eg printing etc O - consumer technology far more accessible in 2012 esp. Using technology to find more (vs. Question - Kylie, are you frustrated when you go to the one class with no tech? Which 6?"

How technology is transforming events

Ross Dawson

One of my speaking bureau just asked me to provide them with a few quick ideas on how technology is changing events, as one of their key clients is having an internal meeting to discuss their future use of technology in events. Voting on content to be covered. Sharing content relevant to the event. Live translation.

Five Key Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In its 2010 Speech from the Throne , the Government of Ontario, Canada announced its intention to create an Ontario Online Institute (OOI) to support online learning in the province as part of the Open Ontario Plan. I was asked to provide some initial recommendations for that initiative, in the form of responses to five questions. HRSDC.

How Nonprofits Get Significant Value from Content Curation

Beth Kanter

Instead, content curation helps us keep focused. Questions about Questions: Why is x important? Content Why or why not?

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. Finally, my third response to this question is to question the emphasis. This is actually a multi-part question that has no answer.

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] ).

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

March 2, 2011 Technology (850) Infographics for Social Media , March 7, 2011 Getting Started With Mobile Learning? March 23, 2011.

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3 reasons to change your learning content management strategy now

Dawn of Learning

The technology market research firm Radicati Group estimates the enterprise content management market will bloom from $5.1

What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet?

Beth Kanter

Content Curation for Nonprofits. This area,  content curation , is a social media competency that I’m focusing  in my own learning and teaching.

Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS) for Managing Course Assets

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry from a reader at a large company that is continuously working on large projects with lots of course content running around. Along the way, a lot of the LCMS products on the market have become more about a kind of authoring approached with content stored in a database that is transformed into courseware.

Foradian Technologies Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Questions 1. specialized on online learning, media and collaborative technologies. This means that we can’t learn effectively simply by importing content (what Friere called the ‘banking theory’) but must actively engage and work with the knowledge. How technology help in improving the teaching practices?

NTEN Webinar Reflections and Resources: The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation

Beth Kanter

The Unanticipated Benefits of Content Curation. They key point I wanted to make was that content curation is not social sharing. Conten

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.) Rather, the learner selects the content sources, and makes the decisions about what to read or not to read. Filtering systems, content recommendation systems, analytics and other tools will make the task of recognition easier.

Open strategy: News Limited shares its inspirations on the future of paid content

Ross Dawson

Early this year I caught up for a coffee with Stephen Browning, Director of Corporate Affairs at News Digital Media and The Australian.

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson

Luis Suarez

Welcome to the successful transformation from a content-centric organisation to a people-centric one! Not the content they produce.

Technology Architecture

Clark Quinn

We start with the content management systems, from the delivery perspective, which maintains media assets.  strategy technology

What can nonprofit technology trainers learn from the social work field to improve their training techniques?

Beth Kanter

This is where content that breaks down the practice into small steps is very useful to participants. Training Design

Questioning Pedagogy

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

because I do not have a 'content-based' view of learning, I do not view learning (simply) as the acquisition and memory of new knowledge, and therefore do not trade in theories discussing the integrity of messaging or method of construction of that message. The role of technology is to place learners into these environments.

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?

Questions from the CLO Executive Network

Jay Cross

The Executive Networks hosts plumbed the audience for questions our presentation had raised. Connect the enterprise with a technology like Jive.

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Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

You will find answers to questions like, “Why are some learning tasks easier in the morning or afternoon?” By Dave Meier.

What’s the right technology for schools?

Clark Quinn

At the end of a conversation the other day, the topic turned to technologies in schools.  I was asked what I thought about the iPad in schools, and as I thought it through, I saw both pluses and minuses. Having the devices available for accessing answers to questions when on field trips or taking notes also makes sense.

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.

I’ve got your content right here

Clark Quinn

I was engaging in a mobile strategy session with a small not-for-profit the other day, and naturally it became an overall technology strategy session, as you really can’t do mobile strategy without considering social media strategy, learning technology strategy, even enterprise technology strategy. mobile social strategy

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.

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Create or encourage the creation of summaries for both content and process where appropriate. Here is a snippet to get us started. What else?

Becoming a 21st Century Digital Tinkerer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Recominant innovations are all about the creation of new products, markets and industries based on novel combinations of existing technologies.  .

The Internet deserves its proper noun

Doc Searls

Some questions… Would we enjoy a common network by any name today if the Internet had been lower-case from the start?

How Facebook Changes Are Impacting Engagement on Brand Pages and What Nonprofits Should Do About It

Beth Kanter

If the audience is local, it is important to framing content and issues for local geographic area. Content Engagement Facebook

Nobody else owns our experiences

Doc Searls

also have to question how consumers were asked by this survey about their mobile ad experiences. When I ask this question, or one like it (e.g. Appetites for ads, and all forms of content, should be consumers’ own. Who Owns the Mobile Experience? is a report by Unlockd on mobile advertising in the U.K. We own our selves.

The Giant Zero

Doc Searls

question. Studying all this has also been my focus for a decade as a fellow with the Center for Information Technology and Society at UCSB.

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Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Technological revolutions are highly disruptive to economies and societies.  million people. 

Smarts: content or system?

Clark Quinn

I wrote up my visit to the Intelligent Content conference for eLearnMag , but one topic I didn’t raise was an unanswered question I raised during the conference: should the ‘smarts’ be in the content or the system? Making content smart would require a bunch of additional elements to the content.

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?”

April Big Question - Content Vendor Value

Tony Karrer

Since I'm likely not going to be blogging for about a week starting Friday, I thought I'd get an early jump on this month's Big Question from LCB - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors - What Should They Do? There's really a lot at stake in this question in that it goes far beyond the question. Lowest cost will dominate. to.Net 2.0.

The democratization of creativity: the most important aspect is greater human expression

Ross Dawson

The starting point is that creativity is being democratized by technology. Social trends Technology trends Uncategorized

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xAPI conceptualized

Clark Quinn

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the xAPI Base Camp, to present on content strategy. design strategy technology

12 Themes for 2012: what we can expect in the year ahead

Ross Dawson

Creative industries and now media companies are drawing on crowds to generate ideas and content. INSTITUTIONS IN QUESTION. CROWD WORK.

What’s working in social business

Harold Jarche

This is the question that CMSWire asked me to write about. Then comes the question, what do we do now? SocialLearning Technology