Innovation in open online courses

George Siemens

In a few weeks, our edX course Data, Analytics, and Learning (#DALMOOC https://www.edx.org/course/utarlingtonx/utarlingtonx-link5-10x-data-analytics-2186 ) will start. We (Carolyn Rose, Dragan Gasevic, Ryan Baker, and I) have spent the last several months thinking through the course structure and format. This is a short overview of the innovations that we want to explore during the course. DALMOOC has been designed to model a distributed information structure.

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Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 5

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

We launched the course this week and I did a bunch of things to get ready. First, a media summary view: Figure 63 - media_summary view in the Vide Editor Next, the Course Videos page newly created in the Page Editor.

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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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Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

Twitter has now become, once again, another messaging board system, like a good bunch of them out there of the once so-called social networking sites. What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil.

Education and, of course, the Net

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via Twitter this past week. . Roger Schank: the on line education revolution: its all about the design. Learning by doing is really how we learn: Teaching others to do this is the next step in the education revolution.

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Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 7

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

to your blog host) (which most often isn't supported by the blog) or to have the feed point to a Twitter identity (or GitHub, or some other thing) which does support OAuth2, and have you verify that way (that's how IndieWeb does it).

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Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. If you are going to teach a course online or run an online learning event or an online conference, then there’s even more to being successful at that. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session.

Learning Experience Design Strategy

Clark Quinn

On our weekly twitter learning fest, #lrnchat , I regularly identify myself as a learning experience design strategist. When you think about creating learning experiences, you are talking about design. You need a design process, tools, and good concepts around learning and engagement. Really, both my book on designing engaging learning experiences, and my forthcoming one on mobile learning, are at core about design. Tags: design strategy

All Social is Learning | Organizational Knowledge Design

Martijn Linssen

As someone mentioned this weekend on Twitter : The learning that isn’t social, isn’t worth our time studying. We know this is not automatically so, learned that in the intro to Logic, Sets and Numbers (an actual college course I took in the 70’s).

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Motivation Twitter-style | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Design (52). Design (52). Motivation Twitter-style So. But in the hallowed halls of Twitter, something else is going on. It’s a technology designed to get compliance. The creation tale of Twitter itself revolves around autonomy.

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

Bob Sutton

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. On the temptation to declare "email bankruptcy" » Do you want to DO design thinking? Bob Sutton.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

Like I said, this rather interesting set of courses has already gotten started a couple of weeks back, so out of the series of 6 planned 2 of them are already done and dealt with.

Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Feb 24 2010 Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes Published by Nancy White at 3:08 pm under events , online facilitation , online interaction As promised earlier , here is my reflection of the keynote I did at the Instructional Technology Council’s annual gathering on February 22nd. And of course, tested them.

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

Bob Sutton

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. » The Better By Design Summit: Cool Things I Heard in New Zealand. Design is like a sound that only dogs can hear. Bob Sutton.

Social Learning - Instructional Design - Free - eLearning Hot Topics

Tony Karrer

Choose the Right Pilot Group - Kapp Notes , May 22, 2009 Capture Examples - eLearning Technology , May 29, 2009 Twitter: The #1 Tool for Learning - Upside Learning Blog , May 26, 2009 Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it? May 26, 2009 The Excellent Inevitability of Online Courses - Chronicle.com , May 27, 2009 Creating scenarios for learning - a four-step guide , May 27, 2009 Learning and Working in Complexity Workshop , May 29, 2009 Will Higher Education Be the Next Bubble to Burst? ,

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have removed the original copyright designation and it is now available as a creative commons, non-profit, share alike resource. I ask, not having looked at the resources, but because I hope that Sarah will pick them up and use them in Wikiversity (with full attribution of course).

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tiny Training: More ID in 140 characters #140id

Jane Hart

Grace Hopper was one of the designers of the COBOL programing language [link]. — and of course the winner. Although I haven’t done any more on this project since the end of 2010, both the Twitter account and Facebook page are still active.

The Agile Learning Train is Leaving the Station | Unmanagement

Unmanagement

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. Unmanagement. New rules for the 21st century. Search. Main menu.

Finally a great E20 tool - and people play the social card!

Martijn Linssen

Im only kidding about "great E20 tool" there of course) A double post by Dennis Howlett on Tibcos Tibbr and a few others by a few others led me to write this one - not many people get it, it seems Enterprise 2.0 technology design principles to enterprise systems.

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A record store - who needs one these days?

Martijn Linssen

Well it wasnt global news of course, but national, and pertained to music. Of course we needed record stores a few decades ago to be able to listen to music, there was no other way at all. Business or Pleasure? -

Google isn't making us stupid - it is challenging our design

Mark Oehlert

Tom King posted to something to Twitter that caught my eye about a piece that Tom Kulhmann of Articluate wrote. " Awesome, of course as an anthropologist/historian, we kind of knew that. DESIGN! Practical tips as well on the rapid design front.

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

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Design (52). Design (52). How to understand regret — and 2 ways to avoid it Sometimes when I’m stuck on a course of action, I use two techniques to help me decide. Dan Pink. Contact. About Dan. Speaking Engagements. Video. Articles.

Social shifts the focus from Presales to Aftersales

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Wednesday, 1 December 2010 Social shifts the focus from Presales to Aftersales Another one of those great Twitter moments: a thought came to mind during a conversation @KRCraft Let me put it this way: Marketing 1.0 Zappos is a fine example there, of course.

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

Bob Sutton

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.   Of course, this one of the broadest and most confusing topics on earth.    This is, of course, just a simulation of reality. 

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: Enterprise 2.0: The Prodigal.

Martijn Linssen

conference on Twitter via its hashtag #e2conf , I noticed a strange phenomenon: most tweets werent about Enterprise 2.0, but Social Business In a post of over a year ago , appropriately titled Social Business Design - the beginning or end of E2.0? , think eco-system (of course ?).

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Hong Kong Rising

Steven Berlin Johnson

You start with Fosters soaring airport design on that vast man-made island, then the highway courses along the waters edge, mountains on one side and gleaming 60-story residential buildings -- strangely built in groupings of three or four identical structures -- on the other. SBJ via Twitter follow me on Twitter The Basics Im a father of three boys, husband of one wife, and author of five books.

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My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have removed the original copyright designation and it is now available as a creative commons, non-profit, share alike resource. I ask, not having looked at the resources, but because I hope that Sarah will pick them up and use them in Wikiversity (with full attribution of course).

My Old Online Facilitation Workshop Materials | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have removed the original copyright designation and it is now available as a creative commons, non-profit, share alike resource. I ask, not having looked at the resources, but because I hope that Sarah will pick them up and use them in Wikiversity (with full attribution of course).

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Demoing Out Loud (#wolweek and #DevLearn)

Clark Quinn

So I recently was involved in a project with Learnnovators where we designed some demo elearning (on the workplace of the future), and documented the thinking behind it. There’s an official site for Work Out Loud week: Wolweek.com , and a twitter account: @Wolweek , and the hashtag #wolweek , so lots of ways to see what’s up. Second, if you’ll be at DevLearn next week, I’ll be demoing the resulting course at the DemoFest (table 84).

stevenberlinjohnson.com: The Invention Of Air

Steven Berlin Johnson

Main | Social Traffic Jams » The Invention Of Air Ive mentioned in passing here (and on Twitter) that Ive been writing a new book this summer, and since Im now several drafts into it, I figured it was about time I shared some more detailed news about the project.

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.

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Why People Still Like the Classroom More than e-Learning

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Why People Still Like the Classroom More than e-Learning by Kevin Wheeler on December 29, 2009 I don’t know about you, but I have always found the classroom and the social interaction between a teacher and students a more satisfying experience than the typical e-learning course. Facebook Google Bookmarks blogmarks MySpace PDF StumbleUpon Twitter Yahoo!

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stevenberlinjohnson.com:

Steven Berlin Johnson

It’s mostly Manhattan’s fault, of course; real-estate ridiculousness over the past ten years has forced the young, the creative, and people who want separate bedrooms for their kids to embrace 718.

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

Nancy White

I´ve missed delicious tagging, twine tagging, twitter add-on and too many other firefox usual things. And how would we describe “more social&# (both in terms of features and design approaches)?

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). Technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces (events, teams, learning groups).

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

Bob Sutton

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. " I am, of course, a big fan of this idea. Comment below or sign in with TypePad Facebook Twitter and more. Bob Sutton.

The year’s top posts on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working smarter draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 Blogging Community Complexity Design Just Jay MOOCs Working Smarter

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Emotionally intelligent signage in Little League | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Design (52). Design (52). Emotionally intelligent signage in Little League Keeping with our (inadvertent) sports theme this week, here’s a nice piece of emotionally intelligent signage that a few folks on Twitter sent our way: Tweet. Dan Pink.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: AppleTV and HDTV

Steven Berlin Johnson

stevenberlinjohnson.com « | Main | Long Zoom Interview » AppleTV and HDTV So my AppleTV arrived this morning and of course I dropped everything to spend an hour or two setting it up and messing around. It's not designed to be a computer. It's designed to be simpler than that (and less expensive). It's designed for entertainment from your couch with a remote.

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The future of education. 100 years ago | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Design (52). Design (52). 100 years ago The intrepid Maria Popova — BTW, if you’re not subscribing to her newsletter or following her on Twitter , you should — points to a really interesting item in How to Be a Retronaut. Dan Pink.

Mobile Learning: Anytime, Anywhere

Xyleme

This can be anything from podcasts to taking a full eLearning course. Jan starts her day by checking her Twitter feed, email, and calendar on her tablet. She has a meeting at noon, a performance review to start, and a remaining portion of a compliance course to take.

Learning in 2024 #LRN2024

Clark Quinn

While I couldn’t participate in the twitter chat they held, I optimistically weighed in: “learning in 2024 will look like individualized personal mentoring via augmented reality, AI, and the network” However, I thought I would elaborate in line with a series of followup posts leveraging the #lrn2024 hashtag. The cognitive augmentation that digital technology provides, available whenever and wherever you are clearly has benefits, and it’s not courses!

Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

In the course of tracking down the sources of unlicensed distribution, they found many things, including the copying of his column to alt.fan.dave_barry on usenet; a 2000-person strong mailing list also reading pirated versions; and a teenager in the Midwest who was doing some of the copying himself, because he loved Barry’s work so much he wanted everybody to be able to read it. Clay Shirky. « Why iTunes is not a workable model for the newspaper business.