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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?"

Technology and the Future of Media

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Content creation: the original development of content, - a new song, film, TV program or newspaper article. Unilateral.  Distributed. 

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.

Better Education Through Technology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The immediate reaction of the typical Canadian (ie., me) on seeing a sight like this is to suggest that everybody would be better off with a little more investment in technology. But they could instead higher fewer people, pay them more, and use technology to make up the difference. The same could be said of any other technology.

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?

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?

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

Technology Architecture

Clark Quinn

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

A Series of Questions

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Courses were resources, rather like books, that could be used to extend their knowledge and suggest new ways of thinking, not a body of content intended to be learned and remembered. What is missing here is the answer to the question, "Is this all there is?" Is 'getting existentialism' now equivalent to listening to Dreyfus on tape?

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?

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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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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.

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.

May Big Q: Workplace Learning Technology 2015

Clark Quinn

This can be facilitated by standards.  If HTML 5 coalesces as it should, we can and should be delivering rich interactivity, not just content delivery. 

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eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 Heres his brief description: The particular course in question is approximately 2 hours of classroom soft skills training that needs to be delivered in an eLearning format. The content has already been written for the classroom. Please Opine).

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.

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.

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?

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.  .

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.

Does the Big Question Make Sense Anymore?

Tony Karrer

I’ve been facilitating the Big Question on ASTD’s Learning Circuit’s blog since sometime in 2006. Last month’s big question was Instruction in a Information Snacking Culture? If there are some meaningful responses to this month’s question Open Content in Workplace Learning? , I will likely learn a lot.

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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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

Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

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

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?

The Growing Value of Social Skills

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Why are social skills so important in our fast-changing, technology-intensive economy?  These include:  . These findings are not surprising. 

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