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. cost effective - wan''t our goal, our goal was access - 2005 - Lindsay & Good - simulations just as good or worse than traditional labs - remote labs were just as good or better than traditional - 2007 - Corter et. dates to classical Greece How does technology change this? -

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. Some things will be directive - we continue to work on math, for example. This is a great example of experiential learning. So, we see this huge growth in technology.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: From Push to Pull

John Hagel

These are not just isolated examples - powerful forces are shaping the need for an alternative approach to mobilizing resources. For example, Amazon or eBay provide robust pull capability for consumers to access on demand an extraordinary abundance of products like books and CD’s.

Bill Sullivan, CEO of Agilent Technologies is a Chief Engagement Officer

Dan Pontefract

In my quest to highlight CEO’s that are truly game changers, believers & practitioners of the thoughts and concepts written in this space, I came across Bill Sullivan of Agilent Technologies. Bill Sullivan was appointed CEO in March of 2005.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The World Is Spiky

John Hagel

Tom in his best-selling new book says “The World Is Flat” and Richard in a new article in the October 2005 issue of Atlantic Monthly asserts “The World Is Spiky" Richard’s article is a great read (supported by highly visual maps) and I highly recommend it.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Delicious

Steven Berlin Johnson

December 09, 2005 in Web | Permalink Comments > I should have added the inevitable next stage > in this process: the mixed feelings of > regret, envy, and excitement among their > followers when they sell out to the Man.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Unbundling Time Warner

John Hagel

We each have only 24 hours of attention each day – no amount of technology innovation will change that basic fact of life. Several years ago, I used Martha Stewart as an early example of this new strategy.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Literary Darwinism

Steven Berlin Johnson

Its true that you can find plenty of examples of status-seeking and kin preference and incest taboo in the canon, but you can also find plenty of examples of characters dutifully obeying the laws of gravity as well -- and thats not going to tell you anything interesting about physics, right?

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Bra Blowback

John Hagel

Top Form has set up a laboratory near Shenzhen to aggressively pursue research into bra technology. But the temptation to turn to regulation is especially pronounced on the edge – whether it is the edge of industries, regional economies, cultures or technologies.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Dubai - Global Talent Magnet

John Hagel

Mohamed Ali Alabbar, the founder and chairman of Emaar, one of the leading real estate development companies in Dubai, provided an example of this urgency in a recent article: This region is way behind all the regions of the world, except sub-Saharan Africa.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Druckers Gone

John Hagel

He saw that real understanding came from focusing on dynamic processes shaped by new knowledge, technological progress, entrepreneurs, innovation and growth – exactly those areas that conventional economists have the most difficult time explaining with their “rigorous” mathematical models.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Diamonds and China

John Hagel

It is another example of China’s ability to compete on skill, rather than simply wage rate advantages. As the article reports, “With a potent mix of experience, cheap labor, advanced technology and strict quality controls, they are challenging the industry leaders.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Patterns of Business Innovation in China and India

John Hagel

A variety of conversations also reinforce that they understand the way to increase productivity is through intense competition to drive innovation supported by investments in world class facilities and technology and talent.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Process versus Practice

John Hagel

Ive spent the better part of my career building applications that help people connect to each other and share knowledge (search is the best example of that).

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Steven Berlin Johnson

December 16, 2005 in Television | Permalink Comments Yes! The IPod example is an undeniable manifestation of this phenomenon. Faiser Posted by: Faiser | December 17, 2005 at 03:25 AM "Jumping the shark" is so last year. Posted by: jon | December 19, 2005 at 04:41 PM Actually, it sounded like the President had at least three. Interface Culture : How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate My first.

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New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Context Online learning today is beginning to be dominated by developments in games, simulations and related technologies. 2005). 2005). 2005). 2005).

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Why The Web Is Like A Rain Forest

Steven Berlin Johnson

For most readers here, I suspect that the example scenario I give will be old news, but the more interesting stuff comes at the end. October 03, 2005 in Articles , Web | Permalink Comments Nice piece Steven. Cheers Posted by: Rikard Linde | October 03, 2005 at 07:26 AM Yes, I like the metaphor even though the ecological understanding is weak. For example, an industrial forester views dead and dying old trees as "decadent" and fallen logs as "waste."

Contra Canadian Media

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

for example, is a major story, and at the centre of Web 2.0 those not about journalists and their areas of interest) as 'technology', 'narrow topics', covered by 'mini-blogospheres'. Prompted by an article in Maisonneuve , the story is circulating once again that the Canadian blogosphere is impotent, that it should be more like its American counterpart and break some big stories.

On Surveillance

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

At a minimum, such requirements impose a certain overhead on them, requiring excess storage and retrieval capacity, the production of reports, the acquisition of surveillance technology, and more. The chaos that can be caused on the network, for example by spammers and virus writers, and in society, by terrorists and organized crime, is sufficient to argue for some sort of constraint.

Kisangani

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There [is a] remarkable similarity between the map of Africa's civil wars and the map of its precious resources: the Democratic Republic of the Congo (gold and diamonds), Angola (diamonds and oil), Sudan (oil), Sierra Leone (diamonds) and Liberia (diamond trafficking and timber) are the most obvious examples. Bono, for example, argues on Oprah Winfrey : Africa spends $40 million each day repaying old debts to rich countries.

The Value of Work

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

My favorite example is, of course, the pet rock, which would no doubt have been included in the manufacturing statistics, not to mention the GDP, but which consisted entirely of empty production. The nature of janitorial services would change almost overnight, for example. We would, for example, expect a proliferation of the arts. Someone wrote in DEOS just the other day, "Is a terrible, boring, mind-numbing job better than unemployment, or not?

The (Uneven) Digitization of the US Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Digital technologies are all around us, - increasingly ubiquitous and commoditized. The ICT (information and communications technologies) sector is the engine of digitization for the broader economy. Digital technologies now touch the economy in myriads of ways.

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What Will Life Be Like in an AI Future?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

People have long argued about the future impact of technology. Like no other technology, AI forces us to explore the boundaries between machines and humans. Digital technologies have recently entered the second half of the chessboard.

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More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features.

Patent Activity and the State of US Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, in 2011 George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen published The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All The Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better. inventors of granted patents since 1976 and 82 percent since 2005.

Becoming a Digital Business: Progress and Obstacles

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A few weeks ago, McKinsey released Bullish on Digital , a short report on how companies are faring with digital technologies and strategies based on a recent online survey of 850 CEOs and other senior executives.

The Passing of an Era

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Having sold its PC business to Lenovo in 2005, IBM itself did not mark the occasion, and as far as I know, neither did Lenovo or the other companies still selling IBM PC’s. It may be odd for me to say this, but I’m also proud IBM decided to leave the personal computer business in 2005, selling our PC division to Lenovo. Mainframes were built using fairly sophisticated and expensive technologies. The IBM Personal Computer was announced on August 12, 1981.

Crowd-milking

Harold Jarche

In 2005, Seth Godin advised on how a budding entrepreneur could take advantage of the long tail. Here’s an example of how aggregators can benefit from those who used to be referred to as the middle class. Technology

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Education, Technology and Myth

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Responding to Norm Friesen, E-Learning Myth #2: Technology Drives Educational Change In this post, various propositions have been collected under a single heading. From the text: It is often said or implied that technology or technological change impact education. The assumptions behind such understandings are that technology drives educational change, and that there is generally a direct and one-way relationship between technical innovation and educational transition.

Bring on The Live Web

Doc Searls

For example, we could search in real time, but search engine indexes were essentially archives, no matter how often they were updated. We do have live workarounds , for example with APIs, which are good for knitting together sites, services and data.

The Changing Nature of Globalization in Our Hyperconnected, Knowledge-Intensive Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In April, 2005, NY Times columnist Tom Friedman published The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Globalized World in the Twenty-first Century. First is the continuous advances in digital technologies, in particular, the spread of Internet access around the world.

Reflections on Ten Years of Blogging

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Internet ushered the rise of a highly connected economy all around us, whose magnitude and implications were nicely captured by NY Times columnist Tom Friedman in his 2005 bestseller The World is Flat. But the one constant is the weekly blog which I have been writing since May of 2005.

Seven years and 95 theses

Harold Jarche

Examples such as United Breaks Guitars and the various mass, decentralized and social revolutions show what is possible when hyperlinks subvert hierarchy. However, are there any workplace examples, where existing management practices were forced to change? Technology Wirearchy

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features.

More Reflections on SharePoint and Picking Technology | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I got somewhat alarmed when seeing that MS Sharepoint is not mentioned at all in “Digital Habitat&# (book by Etienne Wenger et al on Technology Stewardship for communities). For example, a wiki is a tool. These are examples of features.

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Elearning is growing and evolving hand in glove with a constellation of technologies that have their roots in a number of places. ″ tools, there is a constant thread of the dynamic interplay between technology and the groups using it. We are not simply deploying technology.

Is a College Education Still Worth It?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I like the simple framework that he co-developed in previous papers to understand the impact of technology on the skills requirements of the labor market. These blue-collar activities have also been prime candidates for technology substitution and offshoring. .

Live blogging Politics of the Internet

Doc Searls

How can we speak of a giant zero when companies and governments are being “smart” (either through government censorship or carrier limitations, including the urge to bill everything, to pick a couple of examples). My Linux Journal collection on the topic (from a lookup of “giant zero”): Saving the Net: How to Keep the Carriers from Flushing the Net Down the Tubes (the main one, from 2005).

Is There a STEM Crisis or a STEM Surplus?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2005, for example, the National Innovation Initiative listed “Build the Base of Scientists and Engineers” as one of its top recommendations, noting that “unless the United States takes swift action, the demand for S&E talent will far outstrip supply.

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