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What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon.

a new business ideology

Harold Jarche

The following table shows how ideas, technology, organizations, and institutions are changing as we enter a network economy. which flow around and support the core product and service value chain. It is not easy but that is what a networked market demands. Network Management.

Open Innovation Re-visited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At the time, a number of research institutions and leading edge companies were already using clusters of Intel processors running Linux as a way of building relatively inexpensive, and increasingly powerful supercomputers, as well as highly scalable web servers, distributed file and print servers, network firewalls , and other Internet infrastructure applications. I used this opportunity to explain IBM's decision to embrace Linux across all its products and services.

The Future of Learning Management Systems: Development, Innovation and Change

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We’re in an inflection point, where we have mainstream adoption, different platform designs, and moving beyond digitizing the traditional classroom. First there was the open source movement (Moodle and Sakai). social networks and blogging.

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Not all innovation is disruptive

Harold Jarche

Below is an example of a tetrad for a world of pervasive networks. Retrieving the notion of a handshake as one’s bond is becoming normal in a world of almost transparent social networks that let us check up on anyone.

Innovation is not a repeatable process

Harold Jarche

I have not been able to find any regular correllation between well adopted innovation processes and actual innovation outcomes, and I’ve been looking pretty hard. In my opinion, democracy is an essential foundation for social business.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These were designed originally by organizations such as the Open University, in Britain, and Canada''s Athabasca University. Major LMS companies such as WebCT, Blackboard, Angel, Saba and Desire2Learn all adopted standards originally developed by IMS. Open Education Resources Alongside the development of educational technologies is an equally important movement to support open educational resources. The student''s social world and academic world remained apart.

Building a Solid Library of Use Cases

Luis Suarez

and Social Computing Guidelines and why you would still need them ) I guess it’s now a good time to talk further along about the next pillar in the framework: Building a Solid Library of Use Cases. . Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Hagel

Well, a couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of delivering the opening keynote presentation at the Community 2.0 Similarly, virtual communities as economic enterprises represent a complex interweaving of social and commercial dimensions. It exhibits specific network patterns.

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Open Learning, Open Networks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Open online learning entered the mainstream with the growth and popularity of MOOCs, but while interest in open online courses has never been greater MOOCs represent only the first step in a broader open learning infrastructure. Preliminaries: Openness Downtown Syracuse.

Identifying a collaboration platform

Harold Jarche

Does it simplify work and make it more transparent for everyone in the network? The options then become: Open the LMS so it can be used in the daily workflow. Adopt presence tools (IM, micro-blogging) so you know who is doing what in the organization. In 2005 I described Elgg as a Content/Community/Collaboration Management System that allows you to develop, invent and construct knowledge [knowledge management & social learning].

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. I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. So while the session focused on organizational adoption, it likely was the case that you should look for targeted adoption opportunities. Then, maybe open it up to subject matter experts.

Social (hiccup) CRM tools

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Friday, 16 July 2010 Social (hiccup) CRM tools In the past few days there has been quite some fuss about Social CRM, to which my post did contribute a bit I guess. In fact, I think Listening Platforms could turn Anything into Social Anything.

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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. Learning technologies are becoming social, collaborative, and virtual. social scorecard and social media karma.

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: GIO 3.0 - The 2007 Global Innovation Outlook

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

However, in an increasingly open, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, global, - and unpredictable world, this is clearly no longer enough. Young people are often the leading-edge adopters of new ideas, and this has accelerated in the last decade.

Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

To me, the theory is and always has been ‘learning networks’. This is a play on words: it is in part a theory about using networks to support learning, and in part a theory about how networks learn. It led me to propose content syndication networks in education, and to embrace social media in education. I outlined my theory in the paper ‘Learning Networks’ in 2004 [link] and George wrote his important paper also in 2004.

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. Watters, 2014) This is a patent for setting up a regional network in the south western United States.

The Future IMS Learning Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I have been looking at the world of social networking, and my mind is moving away from the model where we are the experts and package the knowledge and sequence it. We won't find any faculty willing to adopt these tools. A more open, collaborative support environment has potentioal to lead wider adoption. But we (IMS) need to be more open. We write these specs, but there's no adoption. The first was open source in name, but not in how it operated.

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E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

( version française ) In recent years I have been working on two major concepts:first, the connectivist theory of online learning, which views learning as anetwork process; and second, the massive open online course, or MOOC, which isan instantiation of that process. During the development of this second generation we saw theconsolidation of computer-based software and content, and the commercializationof the network itself. is social software.

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. The computers with all their software, storage devices, network controllers, printers, and all other gear were quite expensive, typically costing millions of dollars. Users interacted directly with the applications on the central machines via text-based terminals connected over networks.

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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". Not getting the point that learning today is about play and socializing. They''re all sources of learning.

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.

Learning = getting the job done

Jay Cross

Social/informal learning is crossing the chasm to mainstream acceptance. So they turn to social learning environments as the solution. Amazon.com blends the data they collect about their visitors and social networking to dynamically generate a customized user experience.

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. Weak-tie networks are great places to look for novel information and introductions to valuable people.

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.

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 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. 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.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "The Name of the Game Is Work" (Business Week)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Quote of the Day: Jenkins on Convergence | Main | Wikipatterns: A How-To Site on Driving the Adoption of Wikis Within Your Organization » August 28, 2007 "The Name of the Game Is Work" (Business Week) ( link ) "If youre thinking that maybe you should hide the video game controllerfrom your kids because theyre spending too much time in front of theTV or computer, dont.

Three Mantras

Andy McAfee

The article profiles Texan retiree Justin McMurry, who spends up to 20 hours per week at the community forums section of the company’s website , “supplying answers online to customer questions about technical matters like how to set up an Internet home network or how to program a new high-definition television.&# Self-organizing communities, built on top of emergent social software platforms , have become common.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Yea!! Apple Gives Me Back $100.that I can only spend with them.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" | Main | September 11 » September 07, 2007 Yea!! Did I act like I didn't know I was acting as an early adopter?

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

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Welcome to Creepy Valley - Motion Portrait - 3D Facial Animation | Main | Big Basket of Stuff #2.in which even amnesiacs can remember games.students get connected and wikis get adopted. " Meebo announces new features and partners : "First off, they have introduced a developer API for their Meebo Rooms product.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Web-based Replacements for MSFT Project

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "The iPhone dominates the smartphone market in mobile media consumption" (ZDNet) | Main | What if "This is your brain on drugs".was In addition to supporting more contemporary features right now, and getting updated with even newer gadgets more frequently than Microsoft can muster, these products, being completely Web-based, offer much more robust collaboration tools."

Free Learning and Control Learning: On the So-Called Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Connectivism is essentially, and this is my take on it not necessarily George’s, the theory that knowledge and learning can be described and explained using network principals. Connectivist learning theory, therefore, is based on the theory of how networks learn, that is to say, how networks grow, how networks develop, how networks form structures of connections between neurons. There are four major ways in which networks grow.