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Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Major LMS companies such as WebCT, Blackboard, Angel, Saba and Desire2Learn all adopted standards originally developed by IMS. These were supported in term with application-specific application programming interfaces (APIs) and specialized software, such as Blackboard''s ''Collaborate'' synchronous conferencing system. RSS went through several early versions: RSS 0.91, which was the first production version, RSS 1.0,

#OEB14 Rheingold, Lewin, Stevenson

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It''s also more collaborative - this used to be called cheating. We use it to collaboratively author documents. We use a wiki, we meed online once a week - we can use Collaborate, Adobe Connect, Big Blue Button - it''s an exercise in multi-tasking in many ways. BB Collaborate has a very nice whiteboard that lets people put up stuff anonymously. We use MediaWiki, we use Discourse (discourse.com) - working with the organizers of these open learning courses (eg.

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Increasing “Jointness” and Reducing Duplication in DoD Intelligence

Martijn Linssen

The initial infusion of cash dovetailed with a renewed focus on information sharing and “collaboration,” which was emphasized in the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act (IRTPA) of 2004. tools have done little to reform the approach to analytic “production.”

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

Existing Adoption At the very start I asked the audience for examples of where they were currently using these tools as part of learning solutions. There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others.