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Applications and Theory of Educational Social Software

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Social Software session Terry Anderson Independent study - type I for information type study Collaborative - Distance Education - Type C Social software fits somewhere in the middle - allows collaboration, but also things like tagging, the search and sort thing that we're used to. Learning is a network forming process.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. software. Social Media provides the bridge to cross that chasm. product?&#

Enterprise 2.0, Where Art Thou?

Luis Suarez

Enterprise 2.0 is the use of emergent social software platforms within companies, or between companies and their partners or customers.

The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Luis Suarez

Build a social life (integrated with your enterprise collaboration approach). Lack of a clear process. Lack of clear process.

Network walking

Harold Jarche

For example, Deming asks what are the multiplying effects of a happy or unhappy customer. Even Conversations help us make sense. Dr. W.

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. The core technology of web 2.0 is social software.

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Luis Suarez

Nothing to do with social computing tools alone, really. In the open and transparent world of social networks, that’s how it works.

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – Get Social, Do Business!

Luis Suarez

In previous blog entries I mentioned how this year’s Lotusphere has been *more* social than ever before! Social Business *is* a hot topic!

Have social networks replaced groups?

David Weinberger

Maxim Weinstein responded in an email to my post about what the social structure of the Internet looked like before Facebook, making the insightful point that Facebook meets the four criteria Clay Shirky listed for social software in his 2003 keynote at eTech. Your friends and my friends on Facebook are part of a social network.

Learning With and From Others: Restructuring Budgets for Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Now is the time for learning professionals to embrace social learning as an emerging and engaging way to enhance an organization’s learning strategy. Add to this the rising inferno (and demand) of social media, informal learning, and anything to do with a 2.0 Enter social learning. Social learning needs learning leadership.

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Community Managers

Luis Suarez

Key concepts like social capital skills, open knowledge sharing, collaboration, engagement, commitment, passion, trust, etc. They never have. .

Open Business – From Adoption into Adaptation

Luis Suarez

Indeed, there will always be different waves of adopters and each and everyone of us, social software evangelists, should be ok with that.

2013 – The Year of Social HR

Luis Suarez

Haven’t we learned anything in the last 18 years since we had the first instances of social software tools with blogs and wikis?

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

Each cell is supported with video examples. Storyboards & eLearning (Pt. 1) " EduTech gEEks.We're a new brEEd Still new on campus, social software tools can support students and staff beyond the classroom, reaching around the world for learning and communication 17. just reached 100. Thought I'd share. collaboration 8.

A Power of Pull Milestone

John Hagel

They are enabled in part by new generations of information technology (especially cloud computing, social software and Big Data) that can be deployed in much more targeted and incremental ways than the large scale enterprise applications that ruled the past several decades of technology investment.  The challenge of timing.

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

social learning, are fully immersed, rich experiences that one cannot avoid, but fully embrace when bumping into them time and time again.

Connectivism and the Primal Scream

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is why we are advised (for example) not to add distracting graphics or background music to educational materials. Why is this important?

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

It's never been a discussion (at least for me) about whether tools are more important than people, process or strategy. Social Business).

Response to Dron

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The four learning mechanisms I described in my ''Connectionism as Learning Theory'' paper are all to be found in Rumelhart and McClelland''s Parallel Distributed Processing , the influential two-volume tome of connectionism and the basis for the industry that has sprung up around these ideas since. wish that were true. Everyone knew that.

Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

know how at this point in time you may be wondering whether I would believe, or not, if email could turn all around and become a whole lot more social.

2013 – The Year of Social HR

Luis Suarez

Haven’t we learned anything in the last 18 years since we had the first instances of social software tools with blogs and wikis? Shouldn’t we be aiming higher with regards to HR and the impact of Social for that matter? . One that, at long last, is going to reach the final frontier: The Social Web. . Really?

What Are the Chances of Pragmatic Pathways for Social Business?

Luis Suarez

From Stress to Success – Pragmatic pathways for Social Business – John Hagel from SocialBizForum on Vimeo. To quote her: . Much different.

The key to understanding what’s going on

Jay Cross

The 50,000 foot view of what’s going on in social networks and informal learning has changed very little In the last five years. Cycles.

McAfee Keynote at DevLearn 2009

Clark Quinn

Andy McAfee gave us a lively and informative presentation on his view of Enterprise 2.0.  BTW, Cammy Bean’s has posted a prose recitation of the talk.  With no further ado

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save Your From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

social learning, are fully immersed, rich experiences that one cannot avoid, but fully embrace when bumping into them time and time again.

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The debate, available on the WSIS Community Platform , was quite an interesting debate, but there were numerous complaints from people who wanted to read and comment that the debate platform was inaccessible, that it was not possible to simply read a post and comment without going through a laborious vetting process by UNESCO staff. 2003).

Henley: Collective Intelligence v stupidity

Dave Snowden

Raj wants the focus to move onto human and relationship capital rather than process, technology and structural capital. Why is this relevant?

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Dawn of Learning

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Learning and KM: Separated at birth?

Jay Cross

He shares strategies, stories, and real-world examples of successful enterprise collaboration using 2.0 KM World 2009 is next week. tools.

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Too Dot Oh: Making Sense of the Terrible 2’s

Dan Pontefract

that organizations need to flatten and become community connected in heterarchical structure, I’d like to take a stab at defining some key examples and implications for HR and the Org using (ironically) the 2.0 I knew things were starting to go a little 2.0 Her actual name is Cate. the oldest is Claire). So how are we to make sense of this 2.0

Reinventing Relationships

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The event will explore how the Web, collaboration and social software "will transform - actually reinvent - how organizations relate to their customers, partners, employees and citizens through more compelling experiences.” Social networking is among today’s hottest new technologies and applications.  Many challenges lie ahead. 

Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

ADDIE (analyze, design, develop, implement & evaluate) made it possible to manage the process of creating useful training programs systematically.

[berkman] Berkman lunch: Andrew McAfee on Enterprise 2.0

David Weinberger

He begins by defining the term as “the use of emergent social software platforms by organizations in pursuit of their goals.&# Example: VistaPrint Wiki: 18 months, 280 registered users, 12,000 topics, 77,000 page edits. 2. Weak ties: Social networking software. Great example.] Three points. 1. But 2.0

Have Things Really Been THAT Bad?

Andy McAfee

Young believes that “Over the next 10 to 15 years, on the back of social software, we will go from a fundamentally closed value creation system to a fundamentally open one &# (emphasis, yes, in original). Era and the current crop of social software. End of story.&# This was the case before 2.0 Web 2.0 Web 2.0

Increasing “Jointness” and Reducing Duplication in DoD Intelligence

Martijn Linssen

tools such as wikis, blogs, social bookmarking services, and document storage all of which were indexed by Google Search Appliance. phase.

Communities and Networks Connection Hotlists

Nancy White

The following are the top posts in March from featured sources based on social signals, with a few annotations from posts that I found useful. 

Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

Since that time, I have attempted to introduce the discussion forum tool to two other work groups within the bank but I have not been very successful. I’ve used examples from the lending assistants as well as other benefits of the tool to demonstrate how its use would benefit the bank and these work groups. That forum is still up and running.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Social networks and Organizational Governance

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, in MITs Engineering Systems Division , we have started to investigate how to bring to healthcare engineering practices such as Lean Production and Six Sigma that have been so successfully applied in a variety of industries, such as automotive. There is virtually no middle management. We asked people to set their sights high."

I Know It When I See It : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. think your list of criteria works well also as a general definition of social software.

How Beautiful it is, and How Easily it can be Broken : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

They gave the strong impression that emergent social software platforms are now part of the fabric of work across major parts of the company, and are poised to spread even farther. I’m not sure they appreciate how rare this is, especially for a large company in a deeply conservative industry like aerospace and defense. Until E2.0