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#OEB14 Rheingold, Lewin, Stevenson

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Social learning is what makes us human. It''s also more social - learning has been more and more peer-to-peer and not just listening to the teacher. It''s also more collaborative - this used to be called cheating. In 2008 I was able via a MacArthur grant to create a social media classroom. We use it to collaboratively author documents. We also use social bookmarks. BB Collaborate has a very nice whiteboard that lets people put up stuff anonymously.

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.

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. This is modified MediaWiki software and shown in the edit history mode.