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Open Learning Analytics: A proposal

George Siemens

Learning analytics are increasingly relevant, and prominent, in education. Suddenly, everything was “social”. Sign up is available here.

Proposal for a new crowdfunding model: Betting to win

Ross Dawson

The other day I caught up for a coffee with Ryan Wardell , the founder of Project Powerup , a crowdfunding site focused on startups. I have written many times about the limits on equity crowdfunding and what goes beyond , and there is a detailed chapter on equity crowdfunding in my forthcoming book on effective approaches to crowdsourcing.

Secret Features of Apple's Proposed New Campus - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Indira Gandhi on Doing Work Versus Taking Credit For It » Secret Features of Apples Proposed New Campus. Apple has proposed a most inventive new campus in Cupertino. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Secret Features of Apples Proposed New Campus : Comments. Bob Sutton. Book Me For A Speech. Search. Again?

Request for Proposal (RFP) Samples

Tony Karrer

Based on my post LMS RFP , I've been asked several times if I knew where you could find samples of Request for Proposals (RFPs) for custom eLearning development, performance support tools, learning content management systems (LCMS), elearning authoring tools , etc. Today the question was for Microsoft Project.


Obama’s college proposal

Jay Cross

The President has proposed that student aid be based on outcomes, one of which is the earnings of graduates. This is bound to be controversial.

Italy proposes harsh Internet filtering

David Weinberger

Berkman’s Corinna di Gennaro posts about a proposed amendment in Italy that would require ISPs to block sites that permit postings that defend or instigate crimes. So, if there were a video on YouTube that defended a crime, Italian ISPs would be required to block all of YouTube. Which content would be proscribed by this law?

Knight News Challenge getting ready for proposals

David Weinberger

From their press release : Miami — The fifth year of the Knight News Challenge, a media innovation contest funded and run by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, will open for entries on Oct 25, and for the first time will feature experimental categories: Mobile, Authenticity, Sustainability and Community. 25 and closes Dec.

A modest revenue proposal to the BBC

Doc Searls

I love BBC domestic programming (such as Radio 4 , which I have to dig to find on the BBC website if I’m coming in from a non-UK IP address, as I am now), and would like to pay as much for it as any UK citizen does through taxes. Would the BBC welcome that? If not, I want to work on that.

Dan Cohen on the DPLA’s cloud proposal to the FCC

David Weinberger

I’ve posted a podcast interview with Dan Cohen , the executive director of the Digital Public Library of America about their proposal to the FCC. The DPLA is proposing DPLA Local , which will enable libraries to create online digital collections using the DPLA’s platform. Here’s the proposal itself.

Education: Proposed - - a GED for college

Nine Shift

"The only thing college is good for is graduate school," remarked Willie last month. . Grown ups can argue the point, but he's right of course about college being the prerequisite for graduate school. Which, for society, is the main problem. We're literally wasting about 14 million good jobs, according to Anthony Carnevale.

Transporting goods by bike: our Living Labs proposal

Adaptive Path

To help us mould our idea, we collaborated on a proposal with Ezra Goldman , a PhD student in urban planning at the University of Copenhagen, and De FietsFabriek , a famous Dutch bike manufacturer. At the heart of our proposal is the delivery service. Our pilot proposal can be viewed at the Living Labs Showcase. cars and trucks.

The Web is 25 years old today – so how has it changed the way we learn?

Jane Hart

25 years ago today, on 12 March 1989, the British scientist Tim Berners-Lee wrote a proposal to develop a distributed information system for CERN, and in doing so lay down the foundation for what was to become the World Wide Web. In the ensuing 25 years there can be few people whose lives haven’t been [.]. Social learning

Kris Duggan #LnDMeetup Gamification Mindmap

Clark Quinn

He proposed five Goal Science rules that resonated with other principles I’ve heard for good organizations. games strategy

Go dark for SOPA – The SOPA Eclipse

David Weinberger

Jimmy Wales has proposed that Wikipedia might black out its English-language pages for a short period to register opposition to the SOPA law that would allow the US government to shut down access to sites that provide access to material that infringes copyright. Go Jimmy! Go Cory!].

Mother Canada and Mother Russia

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Here's the proposal. The current government plans to deface some pristine Cape Breton wilderness with a 'Mother Canada' monument. Budapest.

step aside for network era democracy

Harold Jarche

Verna Allee says that in states of ‘complex unorder’, loose hierarchies and strong networks are necessary. Image by Verna Allee.

What’s the evidence on using rational argument to change people’s minds?

Mind Hacks

What that means is that you can propose an article you’d like to write, and back proposals by others that you’d like to see written. Here’s something from the proposal: Is it true that “you can’t tell anybody anything”? All you need to do to back proposals, currently, is sign up for the site.

The Net is a place

David Weinberger

” And this also confirms an idea many of us have been proposing for a decade and a half or so: The Internet is a place. The latest Pew Internet study confirms what most of suspect was the case: “Americans are increasingly going online just for fun and to pass the time, particularly young adults under 30. The Internet is a place.

Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A-Lab received over 20 project proposals from different companies, of which 13 were selected by the students. We still have much to learn.

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principles and models for the network era

Harold Jarche

The End of the Market Era. But the age of oil is ending, and markets are being replaced by networks as the dominant organizing model.

How to go viral at Kickstarter

David Weinberger

She provides a concise, insightful look at why user experience counts for a lot, even when you’re supposedly just making a business proposal: give me $57,750 and I’ll reprint one of my “ Order of the Stick ” web-comic compilations. Berlew received $400,000 in the first 12 days

a dire shortage of alternative models

Harold Jarche

The shift from a market-dominated society to a networked society is well on its way. And its impact can be seen everywhere today. We have a choice.

Obama admin backs Berlusconi’s unfettered “anti-piracy” regs

David Weinberger

The proposed powers implement a requirement from the Italian government that the agency take action to prevent piracy. The decision about the proposed AGCOM powers is due on July 6. The Obama administration is backing the law, and perhaps the specific implementation. The quote comes from an April 2011 global roundup from the U.S.

More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

to I hate titling these blog posts with the words “community management.&# I was actually thinking about “The Giant Ear!&# Uh oh.) Heart?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Playing (Serious) Tricks on the Mind

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Turing developed it to help him consider the question: Can machines think? One is a human and the other a computer. Let me give a few examples.

Taking to the Airwaves

Andy McAfee

Tune in if you get a chance — streaming audio is available here — or listen to a transcript afterward and let us know what you think of the discussion. Update: a podcast of the interview is available here. tools, but this was not the case. These tools started from grass-roots efforts within the community. " Blown away.

Do you want to live forever?

Ross Dawson

For the last two centuries, life expectancy has increased by very close to 2 years for every decade that has passed. I don’t know. How about you?

implementing a triple operating system

Harold Jarche

It is based on three interrelated processes, first proposed by Valdis Krebs : Awareness, Alternatives, Action.

Professional Learning Portfolios Workshop

Jane Hart

Here’s the link to the Professional Learning Portfolios Workshop. leaning portfolios Social learning

seek, sense, share globally

Harold Jarche

I had to respond to Requests for Proposals (which I no longer do) and had to deal with various financial departments in order to get paid.

leading beyond automation

Harold Jarche

With an informed perspective, they can propose changes and build consensus around suggested responses. As a result, work gets done very quickly.

Calling Frederic Laloux Of Reinventing Organizations

Dan Pontefract

I won’t belabor this letter to you, but I’d like to propose a public debate. 31 May, 2015. I look forward to your response.

Brandon Hall #eli3 Keynote Mindmap

Clark Quinn

He proposed that big change is coming and that the way to cope is to move to more vocational alignment and a project-based pedagogy. strategy

Harold Jarche » Advice for the Training Department

Harold Jarche

Chance favours the Connected Company

Harold Jarche

About 18 months ago I wrote in Embrace Chaos , that I think the outer edge will be where almost all high value work gets done in organizations.

As the world keeps churning, work today is all about learning

Harold Jarche

The title of this post is what Dan Pink, in his book To Sell is Human , would call a rhyming pitch. Your Work? Your Markets? Your Customers?

Connected leadership is helping the network make better decisions

Harold Jarche

Managers can then propose changes and build consensus around suggested responses. Leadership in networks is an emergent property.

Organization Chart Collapses

Nine Shift

Photo: Local citizen at organization meeting with outline of one of two proposed structures There are more lines of communication.

selling workplace learning to the HSP

Harold Jarche

I proposed that if executives ask for the ROI of an initiative, it really means that they do not believe in it. Source: perpetual beta series.

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Conferences can be better, a whole lot better

Jay Cross

Provide a generic ROI proposal for attending to send to the boss, saving people the time of working out the value to be extracted from the event.