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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

The article provides an interesting overview of social network sites and the various roles they tend to serve, especially for kids. Here’s an early typology of social network sites that I sketched out after reading the article. Content creation.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

The article provides an interesting overview of social network sites and the various roles they tend to serve, especially for kids. Here’s an early typology of social network sites that I sketched out after reading the article. Content creation.

Automagically discover best content every day

Jay Cross

In a buzz session at DevLearn this year, I described how Working Smarter Daily uses social signals to choose and display a fresh selection of relevant articles every morning. Social Media for Working & Learning. Working smarter draws upon design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0

What is the future of the Learning & Development department?

Ross Dawson

Last Friday I gave the keynote for the first breakfast seminar run by CADRE , a leading elearning design company, for senior executives of its clients. Learning in a social network world: the new opportunities. • One of the distinctions I brought out in my book Living Networks (and many others have made in various guises) was between Collections and Connections. Keynote speaker Social media Social networks

The Future IMS Learning Design

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Future IMS Learning Design What is the future of learning design? Joel Greenberg My own personal view: maybe the world is moving on, and maybe the idea of 'design' is a bit old fashioned. 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. Also (Martin Weller) the content gets bound up withn its description.

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Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

That is the content of Part 1. seeing the patterns of those posts then composing a response. A good community manager must be able to skip around, see patterns, scan the whole and then discern if and where to intervene in the system. Community requires the emotional intelligence from the heart side and the analytical/strategic and content skills from the head side. Social network mapping and analysis skills. Ditto for social network mapping and analysis.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Firefox 3 not loved by Corp. Main | Get Social, Get Game and Get Learning! eLearning Guilds Summer Seminar Series » June 19, 2008 "Understanding individual human mobility patterns" (nature article) ( link ) Cautionary Note: Id like to read this article but dont really want to drop $32 for the privilege.

Twelvetide 18:07

Dave Snowden

But I’m heading up to North Wales today for a pre-dawn ascent of something (will check weather forecast) on New Years Day and then a week of walking and writing so time may be tight, but the reflective quality of mountain walking should improve the content! You can however design for them.

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E-Learning 3.0 Course Synopsis

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Getting Ready Connectivism is based on the idea that knowledge is essentially the set of connections in a network, and that learning therefore is the process of creating and shaping those networks. The MOOC environment is designed to support both types of learning.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Map of the Blogosphere | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 27, 2008 Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others “Common to most anthropologists is a contrarian readiness to search out diverse, improbable kinds of patterning, to be skeptical of commonly accepted categories or boundaries, and to employ varying temporal and geographic scales as tools of inquiry.”

Ensuring knowledge flow through narration

Harold Jarche

As with knowledge artisans , many learners now own their knowledge-sharing networks. Today, content capture and creation tools let people tell their own stories and weave these together to share in their networks. Narration of work in social networks is flow.

cities and the future of work

Harold Jarche

These have been edited and synthesized to a single composition in advance of my sessions in Helsinki on 3 November 2017 with The National Foresight Network and the Prime Minister’s Office where we will discuss the transformation of work and its consequences. Tribes & Networks.

The future of higher education and other imponderables

George Siemens

This change resulted in teachers doing what they always did – presenting content, now with PowerPoint instead of overhead slides. The patterns of change in higher education are surprisingly similar and global. Content and Curriculum.

a new business ideology

Harold Jarche

The following table shows how ideas, technology, organizations, and institutions are changing as we enter a network economy. Intangible knowledge exchanges include strategic information, planning knowledge, process knowledge, technical know-how, collaborative design, policy development, etc.,

The 12 key elements of iPad media strategy

Ross Dawson

It will be highly compressed event, packing much content, action and participation into two hours. Warren Lee , Group Director – Content Strategy & Integration, APN. It is one of an increasing number of channels for content distribution and revenue generation.

perspectives on new work – synopsis

Harold Jarche

The Internet-based firm sees work and cognitive capability as networked communication. Creative learning is the fundamental process of socialization and being human. Work will be described as complex patterns of communicative interaction between interdependent individuals.

Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Beth Kanter

Earlier this month I was lucky enough to attend the CATechFest in LA designed and expertly facilitated by Aspiration. Ari Sahagun , a consultant who works with social justice groups on network visualizations, called for a group to discuss Network Mapping and Visualization.

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This generation is characterized by systems suchas Plato, and represents the very idea of placing learning content online. This is the idea thatcomputers can present us with content and activities in a sequence determinedby our choices and by the results of online interactions, such as tests andquizzes. During the development of this second generation we saw theconsolidation of computer-based software and content, and the commercializationof the network itself.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The talk is called "Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World" and I want to begin with a story that came across the wires recently and I thought was very appropriate for this venue. Not getting the point that learning today is about play and socializing.

Response to Dron

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We''ll discuss this too. -- Let''s let Dron introduce connectivism: The Connectivist account of individual learning, in which the nervous system is understood as a neural network with emergent properties and behaviours resulting from its connections that we describe as ''learning'', is certainly compelling. There is one trivial sense in which every theorist agrees that learning is based on a neural network as described - they agree because they have to.

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix three decades ago. Formal learning is patterned after schools. It’s factory approach to filling people’s heads with content.

Passion and Plasticity - The Neurobiology of Passion

John Hagel

It is not content with passive observation, but it wants to learn through doing.   Videogames become so quickly engaging for participants in part because game designers have figured out how to sequence quests so that early ones are relatively easy to accomplish and the expectation of future successes releases more and more dopamine, motivating participants to become more deeply immersed in the game and to engage in more and more challenging quests.

Becoming MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But there''s another type of MOOC, called the cMOOC, which is based on connection rather than content, which looks more like an online community than a course, and doesn''t have a defined curriculum or formal assignments. A student who cannot navigate complex websites, search for and assess resources, or make new friends through a social network may have difficulty navigating through a cMOOC. Not everyone is a part of the network. There are two types of MOOCs.

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Ethan on serendipity and cosmopolitanism

David Weinberger

We are not as mobile as we think, and our patterns are more routinized than we’d like to believe. 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 should learn from cities when designing Web spaces that enable and encourage serendipity.

Working smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Social signals. That’s determined by social factors.

Corporate Learning Trends- What Endures During Recessions

Kevin Wheeler

Most corporate learning remains traditional, formal, and follows patterns laid down decades ago by firms such as GE and IBM. While it is hard to fault the content of these programs, as they are usually generic and seem to make sense; there is also little evidence that they make a huge difference to profits, success, or productivity. They also tap into their social networks such as Facebook or LinkedIn for advice, guidance and practical information.

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Strata Conference Wrap Up: Big Data, Big Opportunities

George Siemens

Health insurers combine social media and existing data (credit ratings, location, employment) to more accurately, and cost effectively, assess risk. and social media configurations) has resulted in new modes of connecting with others and generating and sharing information.

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Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

relates closely to the concepts Learning 2.0 , eLearning Tools , Corporate eLearning , Personal Learning , and Enterprise 2.0 ; the Tools Odeo , CollectiveX , Bea Pages , Apache Roller , and Dogear ; and the Companies NexLearn , Awareness Networks , Element K , and Mzinga. Again, I'll be curious to see if people find patterns in this information. Also interesting topics: Cognitive , Effectiveness , LCMS , Social Network , iPhone , Director.

[berkman] Anil Dash on “The Web We Lost”

David Weinberger

Yet everyday we hear about a startup that “succeeds” by selling out, and then destroying the content that they’d gathered. In the mid to late 1990s, the social Web arose. ” All the social networks operate as common carriers — neutral substrates — except when it comes to monetizing. “Now we have the industry that creates the social network implicitly interested in getting involved in how IP laws evolve.”

Principles of Networked Unmanagement

Harold Jarche

In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. As we shift to a networked economy, our organizational frameworks have to change. No one has the definitive answer any more but we can use the intelligence of our networks to make sense together and see how we can influence desired results.

eLearning - Social Media - Mobile Learning

Tony Karrer

eLearning Learning Hot List - May 15, 2009 to May 22, 2009 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Choose the Right Pilot Group - Kapp Notes , May 22, 2009 Presentation: Social Bookmarking with Delicious - Don't Waste Your Time , May 15, 2009 Discovering Instructional Design, Part 1 - The E-Learning Curve , May 19, 2009 Meeting icebreaker-How to get a group to acknowledge differences in perceptions. Browse eLearning Content

When Culture Eats Your Foundation’s Social Media Strategy for Breakfast

Beth Kanter

What do you need to do less of to make time for social media? How does your foundation translates mistakes or social media strategy that didn’t work into learning and improve what it is doing? What keeps your organization from learning and improving social media strategy?

A grain of sand: Innovation diffusion

Dave Snowden

Here apprentice models, social networks are more effective at diffusion and development of ideas. Four minutes in, six to go; good audience response so I'll risk a bit more content than I planned. Use technology to support human sensor networks.

Social Business in the Age of the Customer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Social Media is one of the hallmarks of our digital age, enabling individuals and communities to create and share user-generated content. Starting about a decade ago with the rise of Web 2.0 , we have seen the explosive growth of social media technologies, - e.g., blogs, wikis and podcasts, - as well as platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with hundreds of millions of users.

What tools should we learn?

Harold Jarche

Social Bookmarks. Perhaps the simplest way to start sharing organisational knowledge is with social bookmarks. Enter the social bookmark. Social bookmarks are web sites that let you create an account in order to save web pages. Blogging is Networking.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Hagel

As a result, much of this investment was wasted, consistent with the broader pattern of the dot com bubble. Similarly, virtual communities as economic enterprises represent a complex interweaving of social and commercial dimensions. It exhibits specific network patterns.

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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.

MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Most of you will be familiar with the traditional online course, which is based on the presentation of content and information, and based on a clear curriculum which is to be learned. And the MOOCs you may have read about in the newspaper, the online courses offered though American universities such as Harvard and Stanford and MIT, these MOOCs are also examples of traditional online learning, with content and curriculum. but also to be involved in the design of these.

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Stupidity and the Internet

John Hagel

As might be expected, much of the debate focused on Nick’s core contention: the Internet is subtly molding our minds to favor brief snippets of information rather than the nuance and complexity that can only be communicated in much longer forms such as books. Content became the battleground. First, it centered on content. Is content all there is? This sets up the debate about content – short vs. long. content. Nick Carr has a talent for stirring debate.

Seminar on MOOCs, Lyon, France, Day 2

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Result: Open Social Web Apps Case Study - principle innovation of xMOOCs - studented content in 15-minute chunks - cMOOCs and xMOOCs in social media - two student spresenting to each other - group projects - peer evaluation Context Go-Lab - Global Online Science Labs for Inquiry Learning at School - mass access to: - scientific data - virtual experiences & simulations - actual scientific labs and instruments - as a means of access applications - eg.

A Year in Photos

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Organizations aren’t thinking about the ‘networked individual’ – the networking choices and patterns of individual Internet users. They’re still focused on their own organizational information systems and traditional institutional networks. -- William H.

Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

It was designed to be a small to medium size group discussion, but because the room was large it was very challenging to do that successfully. Provide the content. I've embedded all the content from the slides. Provide thoughts around the content and the discussion. I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. Start them with initial structure and obvious placed to add content.

Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I did a talk just downstairs on open content. It''s the basis for instructional design. You start with what you want them to learn, design an experience, cause them to learn it, build in some checks, and see that this has all happened in the end. ALT, the Association for Learning Technology, in Britain, is designing and creating badges as part of its ocTEL MOOC. The Achievement Standards Network is offering “open access to machine?readable It''s a pattern?recognition