My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But it was brilliantly engineered; I learned tons by digging through the source, learning how all the Javascript worked, and adapting it for my own purposes. I also took a massive open email course (MOEC?) For me, 2002 was the year of learning object repository networks.

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. Here’s a mid-2003 article from an internal newsletter from Deloitte: Social Software: Get Affiliated. Social Software: Get Affiliated.

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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. This movement predates the development of the world wide web in 1994, as seen for example in the Gutenberg Project, an open access archive of public domain works of classic literature.

[tech@state][2b2k] Real-time awareness

David Weinberger

They plan on adding doc mgt, SharePpoint access, links to Federal Social Network. If you look at what people say to one another and what people actually do, “we have the opportunity to look at these as sensor networks.” ” He was part of a network of activists. ” “There’s no question in my mind that the Internet and social media played a huge role in what happened.” They are part of an open newsroom.

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This work, in turn, is suggesting and supporting the model of learning described in the first section, that of a course network supporting and informing an ever-shifting set of course episodes. Rollings & Adams, 2003) In the case of learning environments, the planned learning objectives or outcomes need to be programmed into the game design, involving a further layer of preparation. military starting in 2000, is essentially a learning network composed of company commanders.

The Future IMS Learning Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I have been looking at the world of social networking, and my mind is moving away from the model where we are the experts and package the knowledge and sequence it. It was started in 2001, and the main spec came out in 2003. A more open, collaborative support environment has potentioal to lead wider adoption. But we (IMS) need to be more open. The first was open source in name, but not in how it operated. Extend the web to social network and web 2.0

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cities and the future of work

Harold Jarche

These have been edited and synthesized to a single composition in advance of my sessions in Helsinki on 3 November 2017 with The National Foresight Network and the Prime Minister’s Office where we will discuss the transformation of work and its consequences. Tribes & Networks.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Bandwidth As administrators struggle against the demands video streaming and bit torrent networks place on backbones, it is hard to imagine saying that bandwidth will be unlimited. and Apple or from specialized content sources such as national Geographic. Sun Developer Network, 2008)This concept, which in education became the idea of the ‘learning object’, emerged as a result of the idea that reusable software objects could be created.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Quote of the Day: James Gee and Learningq

Mark Oehlert

" James Paul Gee What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy 2003, pg.

Notes from Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training ITHET 2013, Antalya

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

high cost; or campus access in central lab - open couyrses, MOOCs, highly distributed hardware - LabVIEW crosses these two envirnments Centralized lab: eg., matterhorn open source lecture capture - object information is lost Object-based - object remains intact, can be searched, etc - but you need dedicated recording and replay software - eg.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox Can make even GMail Better | Main | SCORM 2.0 and Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): The Ecology of Games: Connecting Youth, Games, and Learning (ed. Katie Salen)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The Onion Nailed the "Starbucks Training Day" in 2001 | Main | Worlds for Study: Invitation - Virtual Worlds for Studying Real-World Business (and Law, and Politics, and Sociology, and.) (by

Ethical Codes and Learning Analytics

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The absence of a formal code could be seen almost as a guarantee that if such cases did exist they would be swept under the carpet, left to others (probably the law) to sort out,” writes Sturges (2003). And it is possible to use analytics correctly and still do social and cultural harm.

The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Day One Debate introduction Moderator Wayne Mackintosh The concept of Open Education Resources (OER) is firmly based on the educational value of sharing knowledge. A key issue in the open education arena is whether OER should favour commercial use. DayTwo Pro Opening statement David Wiley The question of this debate, “Should OER favour commercial use?”, On June 8, 1999 I released the Open Publication License. 2003). 2003, January 5).