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Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources

Tony Karrer

I’m involved in several discussions around how to use Wikis as part of learning solutions. So, of course, I went to eLearning Learning and I looked at Wiki , Collaborative Learning with Wikis , Wikis and eLearning 2.0 , Wikis Corporate eLearning , Social Learning with Wikis , Wiki Security and a few others.

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Wiki Owner

Tony Karrer

Stewart Mader points us to Sarah Denman's look at the four groups most likely to be involved in a wiki or other enterprise 2.0 Why are we not seen as a player when it comes to Wiki or Enterprise 2.0 implementations. The list is: IT HR - and no it doesn't include learning or training - it's more the compliance side of HR. ownership?

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

Steve Denning

Steve: The title of the book says we live "in a wiki world." Rod’s book adds important new insights. Is it also about management?

Noticing some nice non-profit wiki work | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Today I received an email update about a local coalition here in Washington State (USA) that reminded me about their great wiki work.

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Cloud Field. The social way.

Martijn Linssen

However, one can picture that this may not quite concur with the ideas and habits of traditional vendors and system integrators. Coffin. Klout.

Why #VRM is Fools' Gold

Martijn Linssen

Over the years Ive seen that definition on the wiki twist and turn from outrageous Gartner lie to anonymous Integration anachronism. Bakery?

The Standalone LMS is Dead

Dan Pontefract

Those organizations (and frankly public learning institutions) that are clinging to their standalone learning management systems as a way in which to serve up formal ILT course schedules and eLearning are absolutely missing the big picture. Dinosaur. Soviet Union. Saturn Car. Hierarchy. you get the picture). Blow up your LMS.

Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In addition, the patent system serves as a complementary knowledge broker in instances where research spawns technical innovation.

Why Can’t We Reform The Health System?

Steve Denning

Beyond any of the political skirmishing around the recent health reform law lies the issue of the poor performance of the US health system.

How Wikipedia Works and Wikis in the Enterprise - HBS

Tony Karrer

At the bottom of the article, the author interviews Andrew about the use of Wikis in the enterprise. But an encyclopedia is only one of the things you can build with wiki technology. In my experience, Wikis often start (and sometimes end) as an easier-to-use replacement for simple web publishing (an intranet that's easy-to-edit).

System failure and fuzzy thinking.

Euen Semple

The ownership of my problem is is not owned by any particular person, but by the system, by the database. Now don't get me wrong, I realise there needs to be some sort of system. It just needs to be a system that can accommodate and tolerate fuzziness. And guess what - it's social computing!

Knowledge Sharing in the CGIAR – Tools and Methods for Sharing Knowledge: The CGIAR’s Wiki Approach | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In addition, the patent system serves as a complementary knowledge broker in instances where research spawns technical innovation.

Adios Ed Tech. Hola something else.

George Siemens

Some have been systems-level – like a learning management system. Others have been more decentralized and unstructured – like blogs, wikis, and social media. Both Udacity and Knewton require the human, the learner, to become a technology, to become a component within their well-architected software system.

open source workers

Harold Jarche

An open source network needs a core operating system that is open and transparent. Trust emerges in networks that are open and transparent.

On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a suit

Harold Jarche

Using wikis or Google Documents means that everyone can see what the others have contributed. Tweet What is so different about working online?

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Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Skills for the 21st Century - Engineering Systems Solutions to Real World Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

That is why the Innovation Lecture Series: Engineering Systems Solutions to Real World Challenges was organized. This is very complex indeed.

Standalone LMS is Still Dead (rebutting & agreeing w/ Dave Wilkins)

Dan Pontefract

Again, what we’ve created is a seamless, federated workflow system for the employee. Market maturity and System Maturity. Period.

GEWR Online Event After Action Review | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The After Action Review (AAR) of the event is now up on the wiki if you are interested! The DGroup was augmented with a Wikispaces wiki to enable quick capture, summarization and machine translation of the group emails. The wiki has given us, as organizers, a nice overview, but it appears that not many participants used it.

Being clear on collaboration

Clark Quinn

Twice recently, I’ve been confronted with systems that claim to be collaboration platforms. However, what was on offer wasn’t this capability.  It’s not new, it’s been the basis of wikis (e.g. Unfortunately, the claims didn’t hold up to scrutiny. And I think it’s important to understand why.

In retrospect 2000-2010: omphaloskepsis ruled

Martijn Linssen

This only works for products with short lifecycle Which is very true of course - but who determines that lifecycle? Solving problems? Coffin. Klout.

Article on the CGIAR’s Knowledge Sharing Toolkit | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In addition, the patent system serves as a complementary knowledge broker in instances where research spawns technical innovation.

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Nature article on massively collaborative mathematics (see the wiki PolyMath). Some of the dimensions investigated included: - responsiveness - engagement intensity - role distribution - reward mehcanisms Another project: the CreativeIT wiki - in which we learned that most wikis are dead on arrival. Is it just aggregation?

Steve Jobs’s Legacy: The Best Answers to the Most Important Question

Andy McAfee

It didn’t have a file system, or a camera, or a USB port, or lots of other things apparently critical to the success of a tablet computer. Jobs and Apple have done the best job of answering with their products the question posed by wiki inventory Ward Cunningham : What’s the simplest thing that could possibly work?

Moodlemoot – Canada 2011

George Siemens

Stephen Downes and Martin Dougiamas are keynote presenters. I’m looking forward to the discussion opportunities around where learning management systems are heading. Martin, as chief Moodler, has contributed enormously to the adoption and development of learning management systems (with Moodle 2.0

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Through the Workscape Looking Glass

Jay Cross

It’s your job to help the system thrive. The Workscape is a systems-eye view of the workplace. Wiki, inhouse YouTube, internet.

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Cloud - the Emergence of a New Model of Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The last group I want to mention consists of all the people and companies selling ad-on products and services on top of the basic computer systems, such as application developers.  Airline reservation and banking systems were among the best known applications on large, central computers. What characterizes a computing model? 

Is Your Corporate Culture The Root Cause Of Bad Meetings?

Dan Pontefract

suspect the CIO might have been called in to unblock the entire Outlook calendar system, too. Nothing new there. But I digress. Twice over.

Free workshop: Facilitating online communities | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Catch the news at… Facilitating online communities – WikiEducator If you are interested in online facilitation, particularly in a teaching/learning context, don’t miss this one! Facilitating online communities From WikiEducator Course blog Facilitating Online Communities blog Next course starts 28 July 08. Welcome to my web home.

Redefining the Social Employee

Dan Pontefract

Remember Sally? She knew everyone and anyone who she met in the elevator. She truly was a people person. How about Darryl? Fu-Xing is a project leader.

Steve Denning Nails It on Forbes: Paradigm Shift in Leadership and Management

Dan Pontefract

Clichés about the manipulation of systems and efficiency and incremental fixes will not do. Photo courtesy of Forbes / Steve Denning.

Data From The Edge

Andy McAfee

The Deloitte team carried out research using this design with Alcoa Fastening Systems and OSIsoft. As I say, it’s the gold standard.

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Social Media Implications for Business

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Marc believes that the old system has already been overthrown, and as in any revolution, a new system could take a long tome to build.  It is also possible that there could be many new systems, not just one.  She mentioned that at IBM quite a number of people use Twitter, Facebook, wikis, blogs and virtual worlds. 

Research and Evidence

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The narrative driving interest in MOOCs, and more broadly calls for change in higher education, is focused on the promise of large systemic change.

Should Employees Be Incented to Use Social Technologies?

Dan Pontefract

One of the key leadership qualities that should be demonstrated by leaders in 2011 and beyond is collaboration. Yes – We Should Incent Employees.

The 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Internet and digital systems were advancing rapidly, in ways that could be known. Existing adaptive learning systems are a lot like computer programs. But now the contributions the students make look like computer code as well, and the system changes behaviour according to student input. 2. The second was human nature. Maybe.

Putting Enterprise 2.0 into Context

Andy McAfee

Orders get filled using the ERP system, while conversations about why the order’s not getting filled happen in email, IM, a wiki, and so on. Three recent posts have done a great job of showing where we are in the spread of Enterprise 2.0 –  the use of emergent social software platforms by companies to get work done. We E2.0

Is the cloud hastening the demise of the LMS?

Dawn of Learning

This specification provides a way for courses running in IMS-conformant Learning Management systems to securely access remote content, tools and services, and receive back user’s results. LEARNING REACHES TO THE CLOUD. This is a big change, and a welcome one. Perhaps the unintended consequence of the IMS LTI 1.1 Cloud learning

What is the theory that underpins our moocs?

George Siemens

However, Coursera/EDx emulates the existing education system, choosing instead to transfer it online rather than transform it online. Resonance.

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Innovation is not a repeatable process

Harold Jarche

Innovation is like democracy, it needs people to be free within the system in order to work. James Gardner does not think so any more.

Activating Latent Knowledge Capacity

George Siemens

Between flickr, del.icio.us, blogs, RSS readers, and wikis, we were living the distributed, networked, learning dream. system of control and oppression can be challenged when people take up their power, their voice. Of course we need feedback loops and systems of recognition. We aren’t connecting. Latent Capacity.