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My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Diversity University started out as an educational MUD; Walden University was also an early adopter, and a whole bunch more. 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.

Learning in times of economic meltdown

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

The challenge for organizations is to use smart delivery, to replace classes with technology, to embrace open source, and perhaps to adopt a software-as-a-service model. At Online Educa Berlin last month, I hosted a small discussion on Learning in Times of Economic Meltdown.

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Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

ID³ , - the Institute for Institutional Innovation by Data Driven Design, - is a new multidisciplinary non-profit institution formed to develop architectural frameworks, open source software and educational content for the protection, sharing and monetization of sensitive data. Open, collaborative approaches have been successfully applied to the development of some of the most consequential, disruptive initiatives of the past few decades, like the World Wide Web and Linux.

ePublishing business models

David Weinberger

The opening session is on business models for supporting the webification of the educational system. While there are many wonderful things about crowd-sourcing, he says, “I’m in favor of expertise. E.g., that humans are responsible for climate change is not in doubt, should not be presented as if it were in doubt, and should not be crowd-sourced, he says. buy anything. They will continue selling products.

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What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

We rely on colleagues and social networks to separate the signal from the noise; their advice makes our experiential learning productive. McKinsey & Company reports that implementing social business creates: Improved business performance (profit, productivity, margins, etc).

Shifting Identities - From Consumer to Networked Creator

John Hagel

  Whether we look at the resurgence of crafts and hot rod cars, the rise of the “maker” movement, body hacking, social media or open source software, we find people who are investing more and more time and energy in the creation of things they are passionate about.  Many of us felt a deep seated need to achieve our potential, not by buying even more, but by discovering and developing our unique talents. Who are you? 

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Open Educational Resources Matures 4. open up exciting opportunities for people to access relevant information where and when they require it. Production of content into eLearning is becoming much more of a commodity.

OER Business Models - A Debate

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A whole suite of products beyond the textbook. Lisa Petrides - IKSME Our mission is about maximizing all of these open access tools that enable breakthroughs in teaching and learning. The business model is based on helping faculty make the transition from commercial to open textbooks. All the content is CC-licensed content, and the platform is open source as well. It''s very much of a Linux model - the content itself should forever be free and open.

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Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I want to talk to you about the concept of free, the concept of open learning, the concept of networked learning in a networked world and the concept of the institution. I''m one of the people that had a significant hand in designing the original concept of the Massive Open Online Course.

Global Science Excellence in Canada

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Tanya Roussy says we should stop trying to buy talent and instead try to develop it. " An innovative private sector is critical to translate Canada’s high-quality knowledge production into marketable products that bring productivity gains and deliver commercial solutions to various industries." And without this investment, no amount of government intervention can buy an innovation society. Sean Elliott calls on science to buy locally. "If

Sales & Marketing People - tell us about your CRM!

Adaptive Path

The CRMs that I’ve looked at thus far are: Netsuite , Sage , GoldMine , Sugar , and Open Object. For example, Sugar and Open Object are open source options that have development communities adding features and functionality. With Sage and GoldMine you’re essentially buying a turnkey system (GoldMine is not hosted and runs on windows, Sage can be hosted online or on your own server). What advice do you have some firms that are just adopting a CRM?

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. Over time, the IBM S/360 family , announced in 1964, emerged as the leading products of the central computing model. A fairly large ecosystem developed around S/360 of companies providing a large variety of hardware and software add-on products, applications and services.

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stevenberlinjohnson.com: Games and the iPhone

Steven Berlin Johnson

That would be prettyintense if Apple limited a crucial feature exclusively to users of aMicrosoft product. Apple should buy out BusyMac to enable over-the-air iPhone syncing. Posted by: MK | March 10, 2008 at 02:42 PM It seems that Microsoft Exchange is not the only implementation of Exchange ActiveSync on the server side: It's supported by both Scalix and Zimbra (I don't know to what extent though), and there's an open source implementation called Z-Push.

Propensities

Dave Snowden

Hence value functions (utility, production etc) and fitness functions (and thus fixed fitness landscapes ) are incorrect representations. Key dates: 1966 first experiments, 1970 patents granted 1982 MCI adopt, but AT&T breakup in 1984 allows emergence as they hold back development.

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Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As Peter said this is part 2 of a trilogy of talks, I gave the first one yesterday at University of Greenwich on the topic of "Open learning and open educational resources". As one of the people who invented the massive open online course, I feel a little personally involved here.

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.

Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Am I really missing something about the use of SharePoint and it’s related products? There has to be a more productive path. This challenge open to any NGO/NPO/Consultant working with SharePoint and anyone from Microsoft and their vendors who want to play.If

Department of Corrections

Doc Searls

It begins, Want to address ongoing concerns about the buying, selling and consolidation of people’s personal information without their knowledge or consent? In response, the Obama administration in February proposed a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights , which it’s pressing Congress to adopt. ” Notably, consumers might be shocked at how little their data buys them, while continuing to distrust what advertisers are doing with their data.

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The Enterprise 2.0 Recovery Plan

Andy McAfee

It’s logical and natural to think that all the good new product ideas come out of the design department and R&D labs, that the folk in the IT department are the best ones to help you with your computer problem, and that the engineers are the only ones who can figure out why the doors start rattling after 5,000 miles on the road. I’d probably allow only group collaborative document production tools to have limited membership. (#3)

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Probably the most notable of the specialized computers, the iPod, has become one of the most popular consumer products of all time. Digital cameras have essentially replaced traditional cameras; Polaroid is ceasing production of instant film in 2009. Dignan, 2008) Microsoft needs to virtualize Windows, to create versions tailored to different devices, simplifying the operating system providing a similar user experience across a wide range of products.

MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In this presentation Stephen Downes addresses the question of how massive open online courses (MOOCs) will impact the future of distance education. slide 1 – MOOC Wordle] My objective in this talk is to address how the massive open online course (MOOC) will impact the future of distance education, and in particular, strategies and examples of the use of MOOCs to promote cultural and linguistic diversity. That gives us four terms: ‘massive’, ‘open’, ‘online’, and ‘course’.

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

Steve Denning

For the last 150 years, the work of large organizations has been about mass production and making centralization effective. When leaders are facilitators, organizations adopt the disciplines of self-organized networks that are designed to leverage collective intelligence.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D

Mark Oehlert

which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. » March 05, 2008 Big Basket of Stuff #1: Wikis, IMs, and 3D Pardon this hodge podge but I have waaayyy too many items to get through them individually and quite frankly the number of tabs I have open is getting a little scary. " Meebo announces new features and partners : "First off, they have introduced a developer API for their Meebo Rooms product.

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Irving Wladawsky-Berger: A Key Trend for 2007 - and Beyond

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

New technology-based capabilities often go from relative obscurity to market acceptance in one short year, - from being used primarily by leading edge adopters in research labs and universities, to being embraced by a wider marketplace. Buy and sell; bank; follow legislation; work together; access entertainment, earn a college degree, renew a drivers license. The rich media theory says we should be more productive with rich communications such as avatars, more personalization etc.

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My Main Focus for 2011: Scaling Good Behavior - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Financial sector: however good the pay, it doesnt buy results | Business | The Observer. James Adams: Good Products, Bad Products: Essential Elements to Achieving Superior Quality. We're documenting Mozilla's methods for spreading Firefox (its open-source web browser); the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's "100,000 Lives" campaign (an apparently successful effort to eliminate 100,000 preventable deaths in U.S. Bob Sutton.

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?”, After a few months, however, I became concerned because adoption of the license wasn’t great.

Ethical Codes and Learning Analytics

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

To become a nurse is, for example, to adopt as a personal code the ethical norms and values that define that particular profession. Rientes & Jones, 2019: 116) Analytics can also draw from campus information sources to support student advising.