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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments.

Lean or Agility?

Dave Snowden

I gave a keynote address at LSSC11 this morning looking at the application of complexity theory to software design. The opening keynote speaker had recommend that we address brutal facts and identify five key ideas or concepts the understanding of which would change things. I really started in system design, building decision support systems and I really enjoyed the learning I gained form conversations here and on line in the build up. ADDITIONAL SOURCES.


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MOOCs for Development - Day 2

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

resources) disparity worldwide - OECD countries universalized higher ed, but developing countries still in an elite system - social demand far outstrips brick-and-mortar solutions - can MOOCs address this? 34% are social learners - contributing to discussions - we can understand the learning design (eg., is the authorship open or closed - do you want hosted or unhosted etc Maureen McClure - Uni Pittsburgh - who owns development?

A grain of sand: Innovation diffusion

Dave Snowden

I referenced Cognitive Edge's background in weak signal detection (that grain of sand) in counter terrorism, the philosophy of cognitive complexity, taking a natural science approach to social systems and our development of SenseMaker® (described by one Home Office anthropologist as the first example of a system for distributed ethnography). Here apprentice models, social networks are more effective at diffusion and development of ideas.

Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Only after this, do we move into the idea, of learning design and pedagogy, which is drawn primarily from the field of distance learning, where courses are rounded up as packages, or what we might call program texts, designed to lead the student through a course of instruction. You begin to think in course packages complete with content, learning design, everything you need for an online course. It is, in many ways, an unbundling of this traditional course design.

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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. By aligning these emerging tech priorities with the practices and methods that e-Learning professionals value in their work, and with consumer expectations of rich, engaging online experience, e-Learning professionals can better respond with designs that engage learners, while simultaneously anticipating what all their stakeholders expect.

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 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. and Apple or from specialized content sources such as national Geographic.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Where Do You Begin (Part II)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Where do you begin when you havent posted in like 2 weeks? " real-time collaboration.hhmmm - does that sound like virtual worlds could fit in here at all ;-0 The Game Studies Download : Do not miss this annual research extravaganza from Ian Bogost, Mia Consalvo and Jane McGonigal: "Its a summary of the top ten research findings from academic game studies from the previous calendar year.

Intelligent Communities Summit - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Robert Bell, Executive Director, Intelligent Community Forum , opening keynote. We have conducted study tours. 2006, opened up. EU Study: they found that when penetration reaches 70 percent they are able to increase GDP 1.6 Washington State smart electricity study gave 100 homeowners digital tools, resulted in 10 percent energy use drop. And we are seeing increased social stresses, pressures on social welfare. Social media.

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?”, There is, however, one important family of cases where NC-bearing licenses are completely appropriate.

Ethical Codes and Learning Analytics

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The full set of ethical codes is displayed, with readers invited to notice the ways in which they differ from each other, in Appendix 1: An Ethical Codes Reader, with references linking back to the full code in question, for further study as desired by the reader.