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A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

SAP describes Jam as follows: SAP Jam delivers social collaboration where you work, connecting customers, partners, and colleagues with information, applications, and processes to solve business-critical problems and to drive results – all in your business applications, on your mobile device, or in SAP Jam. We already were a somewhat social savvy organization, so the participation rate thus far isn’t surprising … although I still believe it could be much better.

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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. s easy to forget the importance of the early instant messaging services, because they played such a significant role in developing a lot of the thinking that would eventually result on social networks and more. By 1993 I had written The Network Phenomenon , which is essentially a post-constructivist post-cognitivist theory of knowledge.

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E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

During the development of this second generation we saw theconsolidation of computer-based software and content, and the commercializationof the network itself. Meanwhile, the world of networks began to commercialize.Commercial bulletin board services emerged, such as Prodigy, AOL, GEnie andCompuserv. Second, it created the idea that these content modules orchunks were sharable. The network was by this time well into the process ofbecoming consolidated.

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. Oehlert, 2006) Ands we can see learning management systems such as Desire2Learn adopt the same approach to design, creating personalized course home pages out of a set of associated widgets. And as I noted ten years ago, this model of education was adopted because it was the most efficient.