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learn like a gamer

Harold Jarche

Personal computers are just one example. They learn from these mistakes and look for patterns. Learning is the new literacy.

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a new business ideology

Harold Jarche

Examples might be offering to provide political support to someone. Very few organizations are truly open. “Ideas lead technology.

The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Presented to the Best Practices in Upgrading Online,Calgary, via Adobe Connect, March 29, 2011 The very first thing I want to do is to counter thedisclaimer that frightened me as this session opened, it was very loud, andsaid all kinds of things about how this was all private and cannot be shared.You can share this presentation all you want.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Retailers and Customers

John Hagel

Almost a decade ago, I detected an intriguing pattern regarding the unbundling and rebundling of firms (purchase unfortunately required).

Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Beth Kanter

For example, the  Irvine New Leadership Network project that has used network mapping for two purposes: 1) evaluation 2) direct network engagement.

Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The practical implementation of connectivism is the massive open online course, or MOOC. It was intended very deliberately to be an example of the theory we had formed over the previous four years, and not simply a place to talk about it. knew about open educational resources before anyone knew what the term meant.

Meaning & the content heresy

Dave Snowden

To take an example. This posting continues the theme of the past two days so you might want catch up first! Reflections

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Recent mass phenomena: Wikipedia, tagging, blogging, Scratch, massive open online courses and connectivism, citizen science, maker-space Who is creating these? Examples of hotbed communities include Cremona, Hollywood and Silicon Valley. For example, scientific meetings like this foster interaction among scientists.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Hagel

Well, a couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of delivering the opening keynote presentation at the Community 2.0 Dont Count On It. ItR.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization

Mark Oehlert

collection of patterns and anti-patterns (or actually resistance patterns) for moving forward with Wikis within your organization.

A grain of sand: Innovation diffusion

Dave Snowden

There are some related techniques here, the use of metaphor for example can allow association or linkage of ideas in new ways. Introduction.

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

( 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. You can begin to see a pattern developing here. learning 2.0

[aspen][2b2k] Ideo’s Tim Brown

David Weinberger

Henri Poincaré in the 19th century tried to solve the three body problem that had been set by the French govt as an open source competition.

Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Massive Open Online Course The Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, is a bit of a reaction to this. Very briefly, what I mean by a Massive Open Online Course, is a course that satisfies each of those four terms. By open , I mean, open across many dimensions. based open online course. source technology.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What they are talking about these days is the destruction of the university at the hands of the massive open online course. Quick mike check.

Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It forms a third part of a set. I did a talk just downstairs on open content. I did a talk at the London School of Economics on Wednesday about the role of the institution and the changing nature of online learning. This addresses the specific question of assessment in open learning and in informal learning. Dale''s Cone) Source: op.

A day with Dave Snowden

Jay Cross

If there are only four dots, they can form 64 patterns. Twelve dots can form 4,700 quadrillion patterns. Patterns emerge.). Novel.

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

high cost; or campus access in central lab - open couyrses, MOOCs, highly distributed hardware - LabVIEW crosses these two envirnments Centralized lab: eg., NI ELVIS Multi-Disciplinary Teaching Platform - combines various functions: oscilloscope, digital multimeter, function generator, etc. LabVIEW Web Services - eg. Technology''s role.

Thriving in the Net-Work Era

Jay Cross

Mayo discovered the Hawthorne Effect, opening the study of motivation. Every corporation worth its salt opened a training department. 

Napster, Udacity, and the Academy

Clay Shirky

Once you see this pattern—a new story rearranging people’s sense of the possible, with the incumbents the last to know—you see it everywhere. Higher education is now being disrupted; our MP3 is the massive open online course (or MOOC), and our Napster is Udacity, the education startup. Open systems are open.

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MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In this presentation Stephen Downes addresses the question of how massive open online courses (MOOCs) will impact the future of distance education. The phenomenon of ''wrapped MOOCs'' will be described, and Downes will outline several examples of local support for global MOOCs. Second, there is the sense of ‘open’ as in gratis.

How to Get the Most out of a Conference

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Pythian conference proposal guide, for example, specifies a list of sections your proposal must contain. It was just a stub of a post.

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Gladwell discovers it takes more than 140 characters to overturn a government

David Weinberger

As an example, Gladwell ridicules the opening story in Clay Shirky’s Here Comes Everybody , about how “the crowd&# got a smart phone returned to its rightful owner. “Discipline and strategy,&# Gladwell says, although his example also stresses organization. In 1960, four college students staged a sit-in in NC.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. Then, maybe open it up to subject matter experts. No anonymous editing Does anyone have good examples of CYA language you can put on a Wiki? Open up editing slowly. Tools?

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Despite set-backs – for example, the lobbies by private corporations to prevent the deployment of municipal Wi-Fi – it is not unreasonable to expect that inexpensive wireless broadband will be ubiquitous in most populated areas. report from Gartner Consulting, for example, suggests that Windows Vista is collapsing under its own weight.

The Future IMS Learning Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Instead of trying to systematize, to sequence, a more appropriate approach is based around patterns and connections. more open, collaborative support environment has potentioal to lead wider adoption. But we (IMS) need to be more open. Interoperable - the widgets are a good example. It has been around seven years. watch.

Make imperfect copies

Harold Jarche

However, Jaiku is now open source and may grow into something else, under Google’s umbrella.

[berkman] Karim Lakhani on disclosure policies and innovation

David Weinberger

Karim Lakhani of Harvard Business School (and a Berkman associate, and a member of the Harvard Institute for Quantititative Social Science ) is giving a talk called “How disclosure policies impact search in open innovation, atopic he has researched with Kevin Boudreau of the London Business School. E.g., open source software.

What tools should we learn?

Harold Jarche

An example of an OS social bookmarking application is Ma.gnolia. Blogging is my main source of learning,” she says. Social Bookmarks.

SADI Workshop

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Another table from a different source may list the same treatments, with outcomes and side effects. query on the database is a graph-pattern with variables. out rdf:type example:CognitiveMeasure This may not be explicitly represented in the database; this is where we use the rules. The practical part really didn't go very well.

[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

” The velocity is the support of the President who deeply believes in open data and technology. They’re so open, so eager for disruption. Lynn: At Commerce we’re trying to do Open Data 2.0. E.g., Uber shared its data on traffic patterns with the city of Boston. We have to create more and more examples.

Identifying a collaboration platform

Harold Jarche

The options then become: Open the LMS so it can be used in the daily workflow. Here are some examples: Use blogs to replace group e-mails so that information can be updated on a given subject/topic. Sense patterns and help develop emergent work and learning practices. Does your LMS do this? Use wikis for all documentation.

[liveblog] International Conf. of Univ. Libs: Morning talks

David Weinberger

We have to better understand and promote Open Access. Publishing is expensive, leading to more emphasis on Open Access. We generate lots of data, which allows us to be strategic, looking for patterns of use. Fernando covers the the concept of openness, which he sees as a cultural change. Open Source.

Tinkering and Playing with Knowledge

Nancy White

If it does work, can it work better?&# Be open to criticism. Open source. Imagine. Create. Reflect. Share. Experiment. As C. K.

Doc Searls Weblog · Future to Newspapers: Jump in the river

Doc Searls

His latest post is A new view of NY Times news , and it’s a great demonstration of open source development out here in the everyday world.

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Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

Each of these networks has its own unique style, functionality and patterns of usage. Now open to anyone, you will still find that Facebook is the preferred network for Millenials who see the encroachment of Boomers and, to a lesser extent, Gen X into the network as cause for some alarm. Introduction to Social Networking.

New Literacies

Tony Karrer

Pattern recognition is key. What do these companies have in common: Google eBay Yahoo Amazon MapQuest Craigslist Wikipedia YouTube Built on top of Linux (open source). Dell Ideastorm, Starbucks, Best Buy, SAP (Harmony), YattIt, BeingGirl (P&G) mentioned as examples. Services. Not packaged apps. Social media in action.

TTI Vanguard Conference Notes - 1

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The hypothesis is that there's something about the scale, reach and openness that unlocks new power and potential in human organizational forms. people building their own cyberspaces - the power of weak ties - especially for search, intelligence, viral marketing - the emergence of patterns and structure - the power of strong ties - eg.

IMS Learning Tools Interoperability

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Chuck Severance We got a look at Blackboard 9 proxy tool patterns, and built upon that. Another example Basic LTI - created 48 hours ago - and a version is in production now. Basic LTI for powerlink is going be open sourced tomorrow. Another blog-summary from the IMS conference. The core thing is identity.

Learning Design Tools (Demonstrations)

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And you need repositories of LD patterns. It is designed to address various needs, for example, K-12 lesson plans, higher education learning patterns, or workplace training. The infrastrcuture is open source and (as much as possible) standard compliant. For example, Wookie is a stand-alone thing. So, eg.,