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100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Listed in alphabetical order, you probably won’t want to follow them ALL – but if you do, here is my ForPhilomaths Twitter list.

On my 3rd Twitter birthday: 7 reasons Twitter is central to my life

Ross Dawson

Earlier today I noticed it’s three years since my life on Twitter began. It now seems strange to me that I was such a late starter compared to many other connected folk, given that Twitter is now so central to my life. Yes Twitter can be time-consuming. Here are 7 reasons why Twitter has become central to my life. 1.

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. After events: - Social networking and discussions among people attending the event. Live translation.

Technology Integration in K-12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked, I''m curious as to what you think the three most important things for new teachers to know about technology integration in k-12? 1. teacher who is able to find an online network will find support and resources. Community - teaching can be a lonely profession, and it''s easy to think you face problems nobody else faces.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology. Now What?

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

Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

We need to re-think workplace learning for a networked society. Social learning is about getting things done in networks. Twitter).

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’.

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Traditional Hierarchies inside Social Networks – Not So Much an Oxymoron Anymore  . Personally, I am doing just fine. At least, for now.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

Will social networking tools become our next Pandora’s Box, just like email is today for most of us? first came about. … No?

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

So the Achieving Excellents has four major objectives: - achieving excellence - ensuring equity - promoting well-being - competence We''ve also been partnering with the Council of Directors of Educations (CODE - ''superintendants'') - this boosts what we know about technology and enabling innovations. How do we build on this? From 68%.

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The focus for this year’s conference was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy.  The panel was moderated by Beth Noveck , Professor of Law at the New York Law School , who until recently served in the White House as Deputy Chief Technology Officer and leader of the White House Open Government Initiative. Leaders shape polls. 

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In these models, these designs are being implemented as educational technology. It''s an unknown theory in the field of educational technology.

Jobs, work and technology

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared on Twitter this past week. The human network is more consumed with reading and watching “the latest and greatest” than they are about improving real relationships. Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Jobs in the Age of Watson  - via @raesmaa [automated & outsourced].

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.

Twitter Thanks and Social Media and Public Health

Nancy White

With most of my current experience in international development and my maternal/child health days nearly 15 years old, it was time to tap my network.

My Network Curates My Tool Choices

Nancy White

Thursday I’m a guest respondent for an ODI webinar on networks in international development. Could I have done this without my network?

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

No longer would there be a need to keep up with multiple social networking environments, with multiple networks, with multiple levels of interactions.

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Jobs, networks and economics

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week. QUOTES: @sandymaxey – “Hierarchical networks appear incestuous, perpetuate mindless incrementalism, reinforce stagnant thinking. We use the term network as a shortcut for social network. Need inclusivity for disruption.&#. The new China?

Why Building Resilient Networks Matter

Beth Kanter

Lessons Learned About Resilient Networks from Super Storm Sandy by Pat Brandes, Executive Director, the Barr Foundation. Networks

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

Twitter: * CBA, NAB, and Westpac are very active on Twitter. These are often used to give access to videos on Facebook or Twitter.

Why do you curate? The 3 intents of curation and how they create value

Ross Dawson

I was recently in Rome for 24 hours to run a workshop for the senior technology executives of a global Fortune 50 company.

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Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

ALT, the Association for Learning Technology, in Britain, is designing and creating badges as part of its ocTEL MOOC. The Achievement Standards Network is offering “open access to machine?readable Figure 4 : My LinkedIn Network Here''s me showing what I know. This is my LinkedIn network , and it shows a lot of connections.

Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?

Beth Kanter

”   Does this signal that working in networks been become normal in the nonprofit sector? NetworksBut we’re not there yet.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

FB, Twitter & G+. I’ll be scrutinizing for effecitveness. Take, for instance, Twitter. So soon?!?! Really? think so.

The Networked NGO in India

Beth Kanter

Networked NGOs and Social Media Integrated Into Organizational Communications. Learning Networks Are Built With People and Reciprocity.

Living Networks – Chapter 10: Liberating Individuals – Network Strategy for Free Agents

Ross Dawson

Download Chapter 10 of Living Networks on Liberating Individuals. Living Networks – Chapter 10: Liberating Individuals.

Nonprofit CEOs and the Network Mindset

Beth Kanter

network mindset means exercising leadership through active participation. Has your nonprofit’s leadership adopted a network mindset?

A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

collaboration micro-blogging mobile networking organization social networking technology Jam sap SAP Jam social Deployment. Blogs.

10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012

Ross Dawson

Which countries have the most Twitter users per capita? 2. General Social trends Technology trends UncategorizedWHAT TO TWEET. … 4.

It is the structure of social networks that shapes influence… and the structure is changing

Ross Dawson

Source : Modeling Information Diffusion in Implicit Networks. Beyond that point the key topic becomes how this structure is changing.

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

organizational change, and technology. Networked NGOs and Social Media Integrated Into Organizational Communications. Program Design.

Tweets for the network era

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared  via Twitter  this past week. How Narrating Your Work Helps You Become More Effective by Saving Precious Time – by @elsua. How can I help you, if I don’t know you, your work, and what you are trying to achieve? App.net doesn’t provide decentralization. Readers deserve it.

Keynote slides: Building Success in a Connected World

Ross Dawson

Keynote speaker SME Technology Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0However you may still find them useful!

[liveblog] Data & Technology in Government

David Weinberger

Part of the importance of this is that students at the Kennedy School are agitating for a much strong technology component to their education on the grounds that these days policy makers need to be deeply cognizant of the possibilities technology offers, and of the culture of our new technology development environment. FitBit).

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth Kanter

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? That’s the power of a networked conversation.

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

It has many examples of using blogs, wikis, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, SlideShare and other tools for both face-to-face workshops and e-learning.

Networks, Neighbourhoods and Communities: A Reflection

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The likelihood of mobilization depends more on the quality of the two-person tie than on the nature of the larger network.

Grandma Got Run Over by a Social

Dan Pontefract

Social networking is now her next of kin. I’ve warned all my friends and neighbours. Grandma got run over by a social.

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Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars

Dan Pontefract

Does the Twitter handle @smith say enough for you? organization social social media social networking technologyWhy not? Summify.