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Is Design Thinking the “New Liberal Arts”?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Design thinking has become an increasingly popular topic of discussion over the past decade. It was featured in the September, 2015 issue of the Harvard Business Review with several articles on the subject. The application of design thinking beyond products isn’t new.

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The Smart Worker : needs job aids rather than courses

Jane Hart

In post 2, I suggested liberating courses from the LMS and making them available on the intranet where they were more likely to be accessed and used. But I also mentioned that the materials would need to be provided in a format that was easily searchable so that relevant content was immediately accessible without having to work through the whole course. 5 – Think in terms of job aids rather than courses! quickly found in a Google search. Tweet.

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Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 6

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Videos Recall from the previous part of this series that videos were created and displayed on the Course Videos page. The answer, of course, is keylist. Figure 70 - Media form in Form Editor I've added course, module and event as keylists.

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Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 4

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Activities Each week of the course will feature some events. Plus, using the backchannel with the rest actually crashed my web server recently, so I need to fix that if I want to use it for the course. When I went to create a new chat channel for the course, I got this error.

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Secret Features of Apple's Proposed New Campus - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

Search. This is especially true when it comes to selfish behavior; unvarnished self-interest is a learned social norm, not an unwavering feature of human behavior. How to Be a Good Boss in a Bad Economy| Featured HBR Article. Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Rakesh Khurana: Searching for a Corporate Savior: The Irrational Quest for Charismatic CEOs. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions. Bob Sutton.

Mobile Learning: Making Content Available Anytime, Anywhere

Xyleme

Mobile learning, also called M-learning or mLearning, is any type of content that is developed or consumed on mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, and including anything from podcasts to full eLearning courses. Blog Resources featured blogs introductory content

Do you want to DO design thinking? Start with the d.School's.

Bob Sutton

Search. This is especially true when it comes to selfish behavior; unvarnished self-interest is a learned social norm, not an unwavering feature of human behavior. How to Be a Good Boss in a Bad Economy| Featured HBR Article. Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Rakesh Khurana: Searching for a Corporate Savior: The Irrational Quest for Charismatic CEOs. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions. Bob Sutton.

The Better By Design Summit: Cool Things I Heard in New Zealand.

Bob Sutton

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The Agile Learning Train is Leaving the Station | Unmanagement

Unmanagement

Search. Much of what is currently rolled up monolithic, one-size-fits-all courses must give way to small but relevant content updated and delivered continuously to learners based on their individual profiles or needs. Social is not a feature. Unmanagement.

Is It Sometimes Rational to Select Leaders Randomly? A Cool Old.

Bob Sutton

Search. This is especially true when it comes to selfish behavior; unvarnished self-interest is a learned social norm, not an unwavering feature of human behavior. How to Be a Good Boss in a Bad Economy| Featured HBR Article. Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Rakesh Khurana: Searching for a Corporate Savior: The Irrational Quest for Charismatic CEOs. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions. Bob Sutton.

The World Cafe Community – Virtual Cafes? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Amy Lenzo on 24 Oct 2008 at 12:58 pm Obviously my search algorithms suck because I’m just finding this post!

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Google Chrome – have to have a play | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And how would we describe “more social&# (both in terms of features and design approaches)?

5 Defining Characteristics of a “Next Gen” LCMS

Xyleme

Allows users to search and find content. While these features are all beneficial, they no longer go far enough to fully meet the needs of the modern learning organization. But, as any learning and development professional can tell you, it’s not just about features and functions.

Adopting The No Asshole Rule: Don't Bother If The Words Are.

Bob Sutton

Search. This is especially true when it comes to selfish behavior; unvarnished self-interest is a learned social norm, not an unwavering feature of human behavior. How to Be a Good Boss in a Bad Economy| Featured HBR Article. Design school project teaches bike safety - The Stanford Daily Online. Rakesh Khurana: Searching for a Corporate Savior: The Irrational Quest for Charismatic CEOs. Bill Moggridge: Designing Interactions. Bob Sutton.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces (events, teams, learning groups). tools and approaches and community and instructional design. Strong emphasis on the design, deployment and evaluation of productive online interaction spaces. Design, implement and moderate/facilitate online communities and workgroups. Please keep me posted about your next Online Facilitation Course and sign me in to buy a copy of Digital Habitats.

Approaching E-Learning 3.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Who is this course for? If you're reading this, then this course is for you. You've demonstrated the main criterion: some degree of interest in the subject matter of the course. You might be thinking: this course looks too difficult, too technical, or too high level.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer?

Mark Oehlert

Main | Alternative and Activist Search Engines » June 21, 2007 Video Killed the Radio Star but What About the Instructional Designer? They are of course free and ad supported by Google ads. Feature wise, many of the same features and employing some nice design as well.

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stevenberlinjohnson.com: Colbert, The Morning After

Steven Berlin Johnson

Those television interviews are always slightly surreal -- the conversation feels like it lasts about thirty seconds as youre in the middle of it, and of course you have to surrender any hope of actually getting to make a coherent presentation of your argument. By the way, if you’re just coming to the site for the first time, that’s not my argument at all, of course.) Those same skills are, of course, useful in many other walks of life.

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Learning Experience Portals?

Clark Quinn

Of course, they’re organized by the business unit offering them. People need to be able to see relevant resources in a good default organization, have the ability to reorganize to a different default, and search. And, of course, the resources aren’t all about learning.

LMS vs. LCMS

Xyleme

Instructional Designers (IDs) are now under more pressure than ever to deliver the best content, and a tool that many IDs are familiar with is a Learning Management System (LMS). In the simplest terms, this is a software package that manages course delivery and administration.

Peeragogy

Jay Cross

My workscape could include participating in a community of field technicians, looking things up on a search engine, and living in France for three months. Our role is to protect their environment, provide nutrients for growth, and let nature take its course.

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How Will AI Likely Impact How We Work, Live and Play?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The auto industry has been adding L1 features to cars for over 40 years, and more advanced L2 features for the past two decades. While some of the features are aimed at user convenience, safety has been far and away the overriding objective.

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[liveblog] metaLab

David Weinberger

Harvard metaLab is giving an informal Berkman Klein talk about their work on designing for ethical AI. Jeffrey Schnapp introduces metaLab as “an idea foundry, a knowledge-design lab, and a production studio experimenting in the networked arts and humanities.” Matthew Battles and Jessica Yurkofsky begin by talking about Curricle, a “new platform for experimenting with shopping for courses.” Matthew: It’s designed to focus on particular topics.

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Usability and Learnability

Clark Quinn

To start at the beginning, when Jeff Hawkins designed the first Palm, he cut a block of wood to the size he wanted as a form factor, and then took it with him wherever he went, asking himself “what would I do with this if I could have it make me more effective&#. He ended up with a core list of features that still defines Personal Information Management ( PIM ) today. Good portals provide several different ways to browse, and an ability to search as well.

Are you able to personalize your content? LCMS 3.7 can help you!

Xyleme

This is because they are getting used to obtain a personalized experience in their day to day life: their personalized news feed on Facebook, their personalized product recommendations on Amazon or their personalized restaurant search results on Yelp. The content must change from monolithic, one size fits all courses, to “nuggets” of content in a granular format which can be configured on the fly. More and more, users are demanding that their learning be personalized.

AI and the Evolution of History

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The all-day celebration featured talks and panels on a wide variety of topics, some focused on innovative applications of AI technologies, others on the challenging issues raised by these powerful technologies.

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5 Disruptive Trends That Will Alter Your Mobile Strategy

Xyleme

I attended a webinar two week’s ago featuring Stacey Harris of Brandon Hall Group and Mark Hellinger of Xyleme. This is of course different from the previous way of thinking that implies just having the content out there and accessible is enough. ” Let me point out that I understand that these things are much easier said then implemented, because most of the previously used tools had been designed around what was easy for the instructional designer.

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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. Do a search to see who has linked to that post? (Do

The Croatian No Asshole Cover: One of the Most Funny - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

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Conversation Learning

Clark Quinn

One of the questions being raised this week in the free, online course Work Literacy: Web 2.0 In Value from Social Media , I talked about the issue of finding information via Google / Search vs. seeking conversation: Let’s consider a simple scenario - I’m trying to decide if a particular solution makes sense for my company / organization. I do some searching on Google and find some overviews of the solution and some other good information.

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Complexity and Public Administration

Dave Snowden

Thomas will be teaching our newest course - Cynefin & Policy with Tony Quinlan in Ottawa on Oct 2-3. They have their groundings in design thinking, group dynamics, and complexity theory. This blog is being posted on behalf of Thomas Townsend.

RSS Changeover Day Experiences

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Neither si there a search of feeds or posts; I''m really going to miss that. For some reason the designer has opted to highlight unread counts and blog titles with an ugly green circle or box with white text. No search. So today is the day Google Reader is vanishing from the web.

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Introducing Findings

Steven Berlin Johnson

During my college years, I lost a semester trying to build an epic Hypercard stack called "Curriculum" that would help me organize all my notes for the courses that I had stopped attending because I was too busy building the software. (Oh, That would be a lovely combination of old-fashioned book-based wisdom, advanced semantic search technology, and the personality-driven filters that we've come to enjoy in the blogosphere.

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My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Of course, that was not Weller's objective. I taught myself something called MVS-JES3 and also took a communications course called 'On the Way Up'. And I started teaching courses, both for staff and evening students, teaching them about the fundamentals of the internet. course.

5 LMS Ideas to Try this Week

TOPYX LMS

Have you been searching for a few LMS ideas creative enough to renew your employees’ interest in online learning/training? Ensure LMS content is accessible – While it’s important for LMS content to be visually appealing, you don’t want to run the risk of over-designing it.

The Power of Observing and Talking to Real Humans - Bob Sutton

Bob Sutton

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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Developing iWitness

Adaptive Path

iWitness , our project to create a tool to aggregate social media by time and place, is now well underway, and we're looking forward to sharing some of our thinking about the design of the tool with you in the coming weeks.

The Glass Box And The Commonplace Book

Steven Berlin Johnson

there is any number that directs me to the page designed for words that begin with an E and whose first vowel after the initial letter is I, I must then write under the word Epistola in that page what I have to remark. And of course there’s no way to link to it.

What's Right About Being Wrong: A Sweet Little Essay by Larry.

Bob Sutton

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Should Knowledge Workers have E2.0 Ratings, Part 3

Andy McAfee

Many of the comments I received relate to the eternal debate over optimal incentive design, and whether it’s desirable (or even possible) to measure and reward effort vs. activities vs. outcomes. Another worry is that the poor content generated by the phoning it in strategy will clutter up the Intranet or Extranet, obscuring the good stuff and making it harder for people to navigate, search, etc.

Stanford Magazine Story on the d.School: David Kelley as Founder.

Bob Sutton

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195 posts about MOOCs

Jay Cross

If you’re even casually aware of what is happening in higher education, you’ve likely heard of massive open online courses ( MOOCs ). We can officially declare massive open online courses ( MOOCs ) as the higher education buzzword for 2012. The 6.002x Course Team. Page 1 of 2.

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Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Recent mass phenomena: Wikipedia, tagging, blogging, Scratch, massive open online courses and connectivism, citizen science, maker-space Who is creating these? Can we design mass collaboration? sofwtare engineers, LAN designers, etc. The Encyclopedia Britannica is an example of consumer culture; but Wikipedia is an example of a culture of participation (of course, we should differentiate between different levels of participation).