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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. .

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Too Many Social Networks?

Tony Karrer

I just read David Warlicks' post - I Just Don't Get it Yet â€" Social Networks where he discusses his recent experience with several Ning generated social networks including: I've joined Library 2.0 , School 2.0 , and Classroom 2.0. I have an unflattering picture of me there, a place to put a blog, a profile (which I've scaled way back), a picture of Steve Hargadon (best part of the page), and something called a Chatter.

Don’t Simply Follow on Twitter, You Should Spend Time Reviewing

Dan Pontefract

I’ll save that for a trip to the Library of Congress where they have already collected 170 billion tweets and are still going strong. micro-blogging social networking twitterIn December of 2012, Twitter announced it had surpassed 200 million users.

Content Curators

Dan Pontefract

As I’m fresh off my first neighbourhood block party in the Kitsilano hamlet that makes up part of Vancouver’s West Side, I got to thinking about content, curating and libraries. I worry, however, that ‘ Nimby Neighbourhoods’ will supersede actual social relationship building.

My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture

Dan Pontefract

Brought to you by the makers of Grockit – an online social learning test prep service for items such as GMAT, SAT, ACT and GRE – Learnist is an attempt to crowd-source knowledge, information and content into a manner that is a cross between Web 2.0

My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture

Dan Pontefract

Brought to you by the makers of Grockit – an online social learning test prep service for items such as GMAT, SAT, ACT and GRE – Learnist is an attempt to crowd-source knowledge, information and content into a manner that is a cross between Web 2.0

KMRC Conference Blog: Patrick Lambe

Dave Snowden

This was a great centre of learning, but while the building stood the library was destroyed. Its a simple database which works like a blog in which people contribute experience. Good example (which we talked about over breakfast) at the time of the one Singapore Airlines hijack where the process manual was six inches thick and he had twenty minutes, so had to improvise using his deep social networks in the other supporting agencies. Tags: conference blogs

Irving Wladawsky-Berger: A Dialogue on Virtual Worlds

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

» February 12, 2007 A Dialogue on Virtual Worlds Last week I moderated a panel on Transforming Healthcare, Education and Business through Virtual Worlds at the Westport (CT) Public Library. He, Beth Coleman and Henry Jenkins have started a very interesting dialogue on virtual worlds and Second Life through their respective blogs. Here are Henrys , Beths and Clays blog entries to kick off their discussion.

[liveblog] International Conf. of Univ. Libs: Morning talks

David Weinberger

I’m at The 13th annual International Conference of University Libraries (Conferencia Internacional sobre Bibliotecas Universitarias) at the Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City. NOTE: Live-blogging. Her topic: “Reinventing the Library: Technology as a Catalyst.” Mariel’s group is building online scheduling of meeting with libraries. Rural students need to learn how to use the Web to search the university library.

[templelib] James Neal, Columbia University

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. Jim knows 26 things about libraries, he tells us. [ The library community has to be at the table. Build the digital library. social network, collective intelligence, software as service. Rethink library space planning.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): HHS and Federal Government Blogs

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "U.S. Spies Use Custom Videogames to Learn How to Think" (WIRED) | Main | The e-Learning Guilds Call for Presenters at DevLearn 2008 » May 14, 2008 HHS and Federal Government Blogs Did you know that the Secretary for Health and Human Services has a blog ? federal government blogs here. Im going to head over and check out the feeds from the CBO blog and the Dept.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Tell me your latest/greatest books on learning.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Oh.this does not bode well for Microsoft. I am getting all this reading in by, among other things, giving up training magazines and echo blogs. (I

World wide puddle

Doc Searls

I blog about real life; I talk about the internet. To turn off these alerts is to risk feeling out of touch or even socially isolated. Would we ask the same about what we’re doing in a library?) Social media, social networking — all of it — is just practice.

How to learn and learn-to-learn

Clark Quinn

I naturally decided to answer in a blog post ;). how have you learnt from project teams, mentors, coaches and/or broader social networks). I’ve asked questions and gotten answers from my social networks.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think"

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Open Laszlo Gets Its Own Track and Big Customers for the open source webtop platform | Main | Yea!! » September 07, 2007 Quote of the Day: Vannevar Bush - "As We May Think" "Consider a future device for individual use, which is a sort ofmechanized private file and library.

seeing the figure through the ground

Harold Jarche

As our society becomes immersed in the technology of social media, whether they be Facebook, Twitter or something else, we read much criticism as well as hype. For example, there is little doubt that social media extend our voice, as mine has been extended with this blog.

2016 Top Tools for Learning

Charles Jennings

Twitter: My first port-of-call every morning to get daily insights into what my wider network is reporting. I use Facebook for family and personal friends, and Twitter for my professional social network. This social magazine has replaced a number of different interfaces for me.

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My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I notice Weller cites Alan Levine's early use of BBS technology (it's unfortunate that this is the only bit of Levine's massive contribution he cites, and that it's nothing more than a comment on Weller's own blog). For me, 2002 was the year of learning object repository networks.

[siu] Panel: Capturing the research lifecycle

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. The site helps scientists create a version readable by the public, and helps them disseminate them through social networks. Github: Libraries have uploaded 100,000 open access books, all for free. ” Q: Where do you see physical libraries fitting in? AWG: We keep track of some people’s libraries. AWG: Zenodo works with Chris Erdmann at Harvard Library. It’s the first panel of the morning at Shaking It Up.

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Luis Suarez

To name: No, we don’t need no stinking education, nor enablement , because, you know, these social tools put in place are just so easy to use that no-one would need it, nor find it useful nor relevant. After all, everyone can tweet, blog, share a status update, or perhaps a file and what not.

Becoming a Successful Socially Integrated Enterprise – The Long Journey

Luis Suarez

Social Computing Guidelines and why you would still need them. Building a solid library of use cases. Why are we embarking in such a journey to become a successful Socially Integrated Enterprise in the first place?

[annotation][2b2k] Philip Desenne

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. Try to imagine social networks with the ratings, stars, comments, etc. We need to be able to see annotations relating to one another, building networks across the globe. Knowledge networks FTW! As far back as Aristarchus, marginalia had ymbols to allow pointing to different scrolls in the Library of Alexandria. Who is networking the commentaries on digital works? I’m at a workshop on annotation at Harvard.

Communities and Networks Connection Hotlists

Nancy White

Now that we are a couple of months into the “signal sharing&# of the Communities and Networks Connection , I wanted to share the top posts people have clicked into on the site (courtesy of the magic of Tony Karrer ). Social Media ROI: Measuring the unmeasurable?

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives

Luis Suarez

Back in the day, about a decade ago, within each and every organisation there was always a chance to have the odd, strange team mate who would be just that, social. * And, right there, right then, your collective Social Business Journey begins ….

[lodlam] Focus on helping users

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. We have two weird paradigms in the library community: Lucene-based indexes of metadata (e.g., SNACs [??] (“Facebook for dead people”) mines finding aids to find social relationships. Me:) Having strong, usable, graphs that take advantage of what libraries know would be helpful. Our library wants to build the graph. E.g., users want social networks, but many scholars resist it because it seems too non-rigorous

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

Technological infrastructure for social learning. In its place enters social and informal learning hubs like on-demand content, live online discussions, wikis and forums, and searchable content archives. Social computing. Learning Networks. Third post in a series.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In addition, there were during this time nascent free software licenses were also developed, first to support ''freeware'' software applications distributed across pre-internet electronic bulletin boards, then to enable the distribution of onlione gaming libraries, such as the LP-MUD. The Creative Commons license (CC) has become widely used and today thousands of libraries and millions of resources use the license. The student''s social world and academic world remained apart.

Social Computing Guidelines and Why You Would Still Need Them

Luis Suarez

Back in that blog entry I mentioned how having the right purpose is the main trigger to get things going. Those Social Computing Guidelines are your entrance door into modelling certain new mindset(s), behaviours and overall good business practices. .

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily points to ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Once again the list is dominated by free online social tools.

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Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

I also checked out Nancy White’s Communities and Networks site under Discussion Forums , Case Studies of Discussion Forums , and Community Building and Discussion Forums. Business Casual , October 29, 2008 Making Intranet Discussion Groups Effective - eLearning Technology , June 15, 2006 Requirement to Social Learning Adoption #2 - Compatibility - Engaged Learning , February 24, 2009 The Holy Trinity: Leadership Framework, Learning 2.0 &

Saving the Internet—and all the commons it makes possible

Doc Searls

I usually speak off the cuff, but this time I wrote it out, originally in outline form*, which is germane to my current collaborations with Dave Winer , father of outlining software (and, in related ways, of blogging and podcasting).

Ethan on serendipity and cosmopolitanism

David Weinberger

Ethan Zuckerman blogs the brilliant and delightful “extended dance mix&# of his talk on serendipity at CHI 2011. Even if we are well-plugged in to a social network, we’re not going to learn about that which our friends do not know. While social filters are powerful, if they only filter your own network, they are likely to hide more than they show. We now have social networks that are superb at sharing serendipitous findings.

A Distributed Content Addressable Network for Open Educational Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It grew through blogs and personal websites, from humble personal pages to sprawling websites such as Wikipedia. The open internet thrived in the age of social networks, online classrooms, and massive open online courses. For the World Wide Web, many of these challenges are addressed with Content Distribution Networks (CDN). This is an application that runs on your computer and communicates with other nodes in a P2P network to share resources. L4 Blog, Medium.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Vintage Tech Predictions - Some eerily right.

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Encyclopedia Britannica for the iPhone | Main | Grid 16: How Fast Can You Learn, Prioritize, and React?

[liveblog] Noam Chomsky and Bart Gellman at Engaging Data

David Weinberger

NOTE: Live-blogging. It’s easier to push some buttons on your desk than to walk across the street to use the library. But the transition from no libraries to libraries was vastly greater than the transition from librarites to Internet. My phone tracks me and my social network. I’m at the Engaging Data 2013 conference where Noam Chomsky and Pulitzer Prize winner (twice!)

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Working Smarter Top 20 Hot List

Jay Cross

These are the top twenty articles from our sources, selected by social signals: Why Are Easy Decisions So Hard? It is the structure of social networks that shapes influence… and the structure is changing - Ross Dawson , February 5, 2011.

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eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

link] December 4-7, 2012 International Academic Conference, sponsored by the International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences (IISES), Prague, Czech Republic. link] December 5-6, 2012 Social Media Marketing , Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Clayton R.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Collection of Top Ten Lists / Predictions Posts (feel free to add your own!)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Two Very Different Views of Publishing (heres a hint.I The first stop MUST be the Learning Circuits Blog "Big Question" The top Enterprise Web 2.0 in 2008 (Dion Hinchcliffe) Highlight: Unstructured information from blogs and wikis will proliferate, driving demand for solutions to extract and consolidate business information.

Four Heads are Better than One: A Chat about Collaborative.


Home > Social Learning > Four Heads are Better than One: A Chat about Collaborative & Social Learning Four Heads are Better than One: A Chat about Collaborative & Social Learning November 9th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment I’m going to gloat a little bit. A little background: We’ve been working on the Xyleme Voices podcast library for over a year and a half now. Check out my next blog post to find out who made this bold declaration.

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.

Sense-making with PKM

Harold Jarche

People learn socially. Together, these processes look like this: These internal and external activities are a way of moving from implicit to explicit knowledge by observing, reflecting and then putting tentative thoughts out to our networks. Social. Micro-blogging. Social.

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Notes from ELI 2015 Riyadh - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A: just a way of redefining the way we have thought of education in the past - it is very difficult to measure goals, but it is possible to measure the outcomes - Q: what about social media - A: replicate them in the ''walled garden'' -- or experiment with tools (but they don''t always work) - Q: knowledge is non-reductive? - online library - cooperation & entertainment - comouter conference, social netwirks, iTines - external web 2.0