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Good Stuff While I was Gone | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Thank goodness for friends and colleagues like Stephen Downes who filter and share via newsletters and Twitter. And yes, the book IS coming along – at the designers now!)

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How to understand regret ? and 2 ways to avoid it | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Get the irregular and irreverent Pink Newsletter —full of ideas, excerpts, and freebies on working smarter and living better. Design (52). Design (52). Ie: Can you change it and use it to make better future decisions, change your course? Dan Pink. Contact.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Misconceptions About China

John Hagel

Now, of course, there is a political entity known as China. This produces a rich environment of public policy competition, where local governments compete with each other to design more attractive economic policies to attract investment. I will have to go out now and buy the book!

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Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This topic is designed to give you some tools and ideas for including social media appropriately in your overall organizational strategic plan and to measure its effectiveness. For example, you may try a blog as an alternative to a traditional email newsletter.

Plans

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Courses Offering online courses allows me to test my ideas in the real world, both in terms of the course design and software itself, as well as in terms of the ideas presented through the course. course was an excellent example of this. I have a rough plan to offer three courses in 2019: Connectivism and Learning , reprising the content of the course I developed in Naples a couple years ago, but modified for delivery via gRSShopper in a cMOOC format.

Blackboard’s identity crisis, Desire2Learn’s optimism, and Instructure’s coolness

George Siemens

He used to do a monthly newsletter, but that appears to have been discontinued. Their move to synchronous tools, their tactics of buying competing company to eliminate competition (Elluminate and Wimba), acquisitions of iStrategy, etc., Disclaimer: They have been generous in allowing us to continue using their Collaborate tool (formerly Elluminate) for open online courses). They’ve continued to flesh out their product line : eportfolios, design wizards, mobile, etc.

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

They are however designed to be standalone talks as well so hopefully you will not be as unfulfilled after the talk as you might be afraid of being. She challenges the concept of the Massive Open Online Course by asking, "What is the problem that MOOCs appear to have solved?"

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): A Flashback to an Angry Bill Gates

Mark Oehlert

I decided to download (Moviemaker) and buy the Digital Plus pack.so Of course that meant completely getting rid of all my Outlook state." e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox Can make even GMail Better | Main | SCORM 2.0

Sustainability and MOOCs in Historical Perspective

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We're going to talk about the factors that led to the development of the Massive Open Online Course and Connectivism and the new phenomena in learning today. Distance learning therefore required the creation and distribution of learning content, of course packages that would support independent study. They had the model of the course packages, and they had the model of the classes. WebCT in English stands for "Web Course Tools." Of course, we had instant messaging.

How to make a New Year's non-resolution | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

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The Genius Hour: How 60 minutes a week can electrify your job.

Dan Pink

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My Personal Passion Trajectory

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It meant creating local maps, and then buying World Almanacs and creating maps of the world. I also took more computer courses at SAIT, learning Fortran and - yes - doing more work on the card-punch machine. I spent more time at the Gauntlet than I did in classes, writing regularly, learning layout and graphic design, taking news photos, and arguing politics with the other 'Gauntleteers' in the office.

I'll take gender differences for $800, Alex | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Tests for Customer Focused Companies

John Hagel

Now, of course, executives with product accountability have to be focused to some degree on serving the needs of customers, otherwise their products would not sell.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: No Spike Is An Island

John Hagel

It turns out that Warsaw, Indiana with a population of 12,500, has become a center for the design and manufacture of orthopedic devices. A total hip replacement, for instance, can require up to 22 cases of equipment and each case and tray is specially designed.

3 ways to boost your curiosity and refresh your outlook | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

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Death to Pennies! | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

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OLDaily - January 5, 2006

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In the meantime, I can still send an email newsletter from the desktop (the RSS readers will just have to wait, though I'll post a copy to Half an Hour just to tide them over). Comments, of course, are not working. You know, no one comes to Turkey to buy a rug. Yet, most people end up buying one."[Tags: Great design isn't made by consensus. Of course a course is delivered as a stream, over time.

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Wikileaks and the Long Haul ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

« The Times’ Paywall and Newsletter Economics. If Aaron Bady’s analysis is correct, it is the damage and not the oversight that Wikileaks is designed to create. * ). Ex: if Visa found out a stolen credit card was being used to buy stolen goods… wouldn’t they try to block both the seller and the buyer? Ken Arromdee says: “We’d invade, of course [.] Clay Shirky.

Does giving teachers bonuses improve student performance.

Dan Pink

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A boss who says thanks | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Offshoring and Healthcare

John Hagel

So, large segments of the healthcare industry might move offshore over time under the banner of medical tourism (of course, Emergency Room facilities will remain onshore, but big ticket elective procedures all seem vulnerable).

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Disney, Pixar and Jobs

John Hagel

There’s no question about it, Steve Jobs is an extremely accomplished entrepreneur – he is brilliant, energetic and has an instinctive feel for great product design. Let's just say I'm not buying any Disney stock.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Gaming and Learning

John Hagel

JSB and Thomas focus in particular on the role of games like World of Warcraft in building leadership talent: In this way, the process of becoming an effective World of Warcraft guild master amounts to a total-immersion course in leadership.

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Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The folks at Strachan Tomlinson send out a weekly email newsletter with incredible, thought provoking questions. But, of course, don’t forget the Four Meta Skills.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The World Is Spiky

John Hagel

See Experience Designer Network by Author, Brian Alger who explores the voids in education and communication. It isn’t clear at all that spending less to buy more time from creative people in R&D will change the impact of innovation on business results.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Dubai - Global Talent Magnet

John Hagel

Dubailand, of course, will be bigger. Of course, potential tech immigrants would have to forego the pleasures of pornography and drugs (Dubaians tend to be pretty unforgiving about such vices, even though they are in general much more liberal than their Saudi neighbors).

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The folks at Strachan Tomlinson send out a weekly email newsletter with incredible, thought provoking questions. But, of course, don’t forget the Four Meta Skills.

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Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The folks at Strachan Tomlinson send out a weekly email newsletter with incredible, thought provoking questions. But, of course, don’t forget the Four Meta Skills.

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The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Downes, 1998) At the time, I was working as a distance education and new media design specialist at Assiniboine Community College, and I wrote the essay to defend the work I was doing at the time. “We Computer programs are being designed to run in ‘virtual machines’ which can be carried from one hardware platform to another without adaptation. And specialized computer languages, such as Erlang, are designed to operate in multiple processor environments.

Who wants to help shut down some cigarette-puffing, rule-breaking.

Dan Pink

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The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Tim responded, ‘After I spend tens of thousands of dollars paying an author, paying for editorial and design, etc., Of course, the case with the NC clause is that it does not make it trivial to define what others may or may not do. The only answer is, of course, that they must read the full Terms of Use on the site. Your motivation, and your experience, may prompt you to follow a different course. Designing Virtual Worlds.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "How to Read A Blog (With a Nod to Mortimer Adler)" (AJ Fortin)

Mark Oehlert

To get some perspective, I went back to the wisdom of an ‘ancient’ text (paper-based, of course) written by Mortimer Adler in 1940 (a bestseller no less) entitled, simply enough, How to Read a Book.Yes, I know, blogs are not books, — or magazines or newspapers — but wedo read (and often listen) to them and want something from them aswell.

On the temptation to declare "email bankruptcy" - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Financial sector: however good the pay, it doesnt buy results | Business | The Observer. Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Tim Brown: Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation. Tina Seelig: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20: A Crash Course on Making Your Place in the World. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions. « Do you want to DO design thinking? Bob Sutton.

Making Software, Making Money

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The project to which he refers, of course, is ELGG. It has been reasonably popular, particularly in the education circles for which is is designed. Because they need to be buying something, and if the code is open source, they aren't getting anything for their investment. Of course you don't. It's hitting that sweet spot that is the trick, of course. Dave Tosh reads my newsletter every day (well, I hope he does ;) ) and yet he doesn't write a word of it.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 8 Random Facts Meme (via Karyn Romeis)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Better Conferences (cross posting from Tony Karrer)

Mark Oehlert

One of my favorite quotes has always been: "I hold every man a debtor to his profession; from the which as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavour themselves by way of amends to be a help and ornament thereunto." I can also tell you exactly what spurred this idea for me - it was the best session Ive ever been to at any conference - the Game Design Challenge session at the Game Developers Conference.

Kirschner, Sweller, Clark (2006) - Readings

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The past half-century of empirical research on this issue has provided overwhelming and unambiguous evidence that minimal guidance during instruction is significantly less effective and efficient than guidance specifically designed to support the cognitive processing necessary for learning. Recent developments in instructional research and instructional design models that support guidance during instruction are briefly described.