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What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Networks are the glue that connects us. Networks Social Learning

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.

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.

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

She challenges the concept of the Massive Open Online Course by asking, "What is the problem that MOOCs appear to have solved?" The Open virus.

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.

Global distributed organizations can attract the most talented in the world

Ross Dawson

Forbes has a nice story about the history of WordPress and the role the open-source software plays in the for-profit business Automattic. As a legacy of its open-source roots its 120 employees are spread across 26 countries and six continents. The article at one point says: Automattic has an idiosyncratic workplace.

A new way to work

Harold Jarche

network economy can retrieve artisans and guilds, distributing power to those who do the work, and reconnecting thinkers and doers. Wirearchy.

learn like a gamer

Harold Jarche

Facebook makes this very easy. They might set up their own online community using open source software and their own servers.

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Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

Introduction to Social Networking. Online social networks facilitate connections between people based on shared interests, values, membership in particular groups (i.e., They make it easier for people to find and communicate with individuals who are in their networks using the Web as the interface. My only costs were labour.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook)

Mark Oehlert

Thistranslation of the desktop-based Facebook experience is flawless. Issues I have with Facebook are 1. Im glad you think so.

Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on Open vs Closed Systems

Ross Dawson

Open systems are faster, more viral, have more innovation, and are more fun to work in. APIs have provided a huge boost to the Internet economy.

What corporates can learn from the Top 10 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart

The open source WordPress software is also available to download and install on company servers. 10 -  Wikipedia. Top Tools 2012

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Platforms Are Not Created Equal: Harnessing the Full Potential of Platforms

John Hagel

In fact, the definition they offer of business platforms is: “a nexus of rules and infrastructure that facilitate interactions among network users” or, alternatively, “a published standard, together with a governance model, that facilitates third party participation.” Doubling network effects Let’s be clear.  What is a platform?

Thoughts on privacy

Doc Searls

White opens with this sentence: “On any person who desires such queer prizes, New York will bestow the gift of loneliness and the gift of privacy.” Some of us have pretty much abandoned e-mail altogether … for Facebook. In  Here Is New York , E.B. Clothing, for example, is a privacy technology. The end. deal with it. Fraud?

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These were designed originally by organizations such as the Open University, in Britain, and Canada''s Athabasca University. Open Education Resources Alongside the development of educational technologies is an equally important movement to support open educational resources. Content was treated differently by Stallman. CCK11.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Open Educational Resources Matures 4. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it.

Blogs as a Basis for Social Networks

Tony Karrer

DiSo (dee • zoh) is an umbrella project for a group of open source implementations of these distributed social networking concepts. or as Chris puts it : "to build a social network with its skin inside out". This aligns pretty well with my experience of Learning and Networking with a Blog.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

The article provides an interesting overview of social network sites and the various roles they tend to serve, especially for kids. Commentary.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

The article provides an interesting overview of social network sites and the various roles they tend to serve, especially for kids. Commentary.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): OpenSocial, UWA and Facebook: What do the tabs tell us?

Mark Oehlert

» November 21, 2007 OpenSocial, UWA and Facebook: What do the tabs tell us? Main | Happy Thanksgiving! So what right?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #3.the last for today.and short

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Big Basket of Stuff iotum : "FREE Conference Calls is the perfect conference call service for Facebook users to organize a business conference call, or hold a family call. Try FREE Conference Calls!" books futures Web 2.0

[berkman] Anil Dash on “The Web We Lost”

David Weinberger

” E.g., Facebook was built as a private club. “No one’s a Facebooker.” ” All the social networks operate as common carriers — neutral substrates — except when it comes to monetizing. It’s very open-ended and difficult to figure. People never switch to more open apps.

Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

To me, the theory is and always has been ‘learning networks’. This is a play on words: it is in part a theory about using networks to support learning, and in part a theory about how networks learn. It led me to propose content syndication networks in education, and to embrace social media in education. This is important.

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

An example is social tagging networks. The tags establish a network of connections among the resources and the tags, and among the resources themselves, and the users who read them. It is based on a connectionist network with a hidden layer, where resources are encoded in terms of topics or categories (eg., 2005). cowpaths).

Sustainability and MOOCs in Historical Perspective

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We're going to talk about the factors that led to the development of the Massive Open Online Course and Connectivism and the new phenomena in learning today. But, a few preliminaries before I start the talk, because it's all about open education. :) This presentation is available now at that website. They create this network.

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 network was by this time well into the process ofbecoming consolidated.

The Prosperity Puzzle

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

More people than ever are using Wikipedia, Facebook, Craigslist, Pandora, Hulu and Google.  The History of Lighting Suggests Not.

Meaning & the content heresy

Dave Snowden

That is a very brief summary and will make more sense to members of the network who have been through the training. To take an example.

The GovLab

Steven Berlin Johnson

Noveck herself went on to oversee the Open Government Initiative in the first years of the Obama Administration. For movement-building, it’s important to stress the commonalities between these different networks, but for practical application, we need to study the distinctions. million.) Japan and Australia. So stay tuned.

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): Facebbok apps now work on other sites.what is the hard part to figure out here?

Mark Oehlert

Blends and extends the power of a social network outside of the Web site of that network. The awesome open source project?

Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

For centuries, knowledge exchanges were limited to elites but we now have access to world’s largest and most open exchange ever created. Write.

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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? We had a research project that analyzed the SAP Peer Community Network (SCN). What is the ''tea time'' for mass collaboration networks? Is it just aggregation?

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.

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. the Macbook, Android - web-based applications, eg. Are remote labs effective? The vessel of course is people like me, or you. Which 6?"

Friday’s Finds #189

Harold Jarche

When it comes to government IT in 2013, GitHub may have surpassed Twitter and Facebook as the most interesting social network.

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

David Weinberger

Social media (Twitter, Facebook) are all about weak ties. Not networks. 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. But hierarchies can work with networks. Why would we think they were?

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Object-Centered Sociality" or What is Really at the Heart of Social Networks

Mark Oehlert

Now I saw this post in the Adaptive Path blog like a week or two ago; " The Shelf Life of Social Networks." " The post seems to be asking about why there seems to be a rise and fall to social networks and should we worry about that or just go along with it. Clay Shirky My latest additions to

Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

As long as there’s a spirit of openness to alternative solutions then we can collectively help the organization move forward. You can’t.

The revolution brewing in the world of work: Q&A with Rod Collins

Steve Denning

When leaders are facilitators, organizations adopt the disciplines of self-organized networks that are designed to leverage collective intelligence.