On the Creative Commons Certificate Course

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A week ago, by way of a post in the Creative Commons Open Education Platform discussion list, I became aware of the Creative Commons Certificate course, "an in-depth course about CC licenses, open practices and the ethos of the Commons." they may not need the course.

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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.

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Twitter, just show us the algorithm - please?

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 9 December 2010 Twitter, just show us the algorithm - please? Each (half) hour I measured the frequency, and the place of both tags as a Twitter Trending Topic (T3). Business or Pleasure? -

Charming finds on Twitter

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared via Twitter this past week. One way is to help people develop new knowledge in the course of their work when faced with a new task or a new challenge, whether that is operating a new tool or becoming an effective leader.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-29

Jane Hart

Post by @ djudje Courses v. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. RT @ JaneBozarth : GOOD STUFF. Experiences [link] <and not what you might expect! #. Infographic: The Enterprise Mobile Explosion [link] #. Social Business? It Depends What You Mean By Social [link] #. RT @ dpontefract : Nice. RT @ AMAnet : "The new leader is a facilitator, not an order giver." " — John Naisbitt #.

Twitter economics: corset creates value

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Thursday, 2 September 2010 Twitter economics: corset creates value Commenting on The Spirituality of Social Media by Mark Schaefer , I found myself in immediate need of another blog post when I wrote I see amazingly, astonishingly little verbal abuse on Twitter.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-23

Jane Hart

RT @ britz : Im to share my eval of an REL module today -frankly, this abt sums it up: Online courses must die! Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. OMG Sitting is killing you [link] #. The Networked Workplace by @ hjarche [link] #. Spiderscribe: Free-Form Mind Mapping & Brainstorming Tool [link] via @ MakeUseOf #. link] #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] ? Top stories today via @ jamesmcluckie #.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-09

Jane Hart

42 Fresh Facts About Twitter & Facebook… | Bit Rebels [link] via @ bitrebels #. Model of the moment – competencies not courses, fm Inside Higher Ed [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterFive Best Apps to Send Group Text Messages on the Cheap [link] #. Challenging the status quo from @ hjarche [link] #. Social Media Interaction Pattern Library – how people interact with social media [link] #.

Twitter Digest for 2011-05-10

Jane Hart

link] by @ fdomon <Of course! #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterVirtual Trust by @ hjarche [link] < But as Harold says, "Trust, it seems, doesn’t sell stuff" #. More about trust – this one "Trust for teachers" – in praise of Finland's education system [link] #. The C4LPT Daily is out! link] #. RT @ Socialearning : RT @ ecollab : [new post] Learning Formally or Informally…? Why not Both!

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’. I still love Twitter, as I wrote just recently. Why do we follow people on Twitter in the first place?

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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On my 3rd Twitter birthday: 7 reasons Twitter is central to my life

Ross Dawson

Earlier today I noticed it’s three years since my life on Twitter began. It now seems strange to me that I was such a late starter compared to many other connected folk, given that Twitter is now so central to my life. The primary reason I held off getting started on Twitter was that I felt that my blog was my primary space for content sharing, and I didn’t want to divide my limited spare attention across platforms. I now know that blogs and Twitter are highly complementary.

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.

Twitter's accidental path to monetisation

Martijn Linssen

This just hit me so Im writing it down as pun, but itll probably show up in another post soon Back to business: Twitter suffers from abundance and free, of course, and has done so for years. This way, Twitter is slowly making their feed scarce. Business or Pleasure? -

Don’t Simply Follow on Twitter, You Should Spend Time Reviewing

Dan Pontefract

In December of 2012, Twitter announced it had surpassed 200 million users. Of course it was CEO Dick Costolo who let us know in the summer of 2012 that 400 million tweets were being sent each day. What I’m referring to is our (or perhaps my) approach to Twitter.

[VIDEO] The flow of Twitter around the world

Ross Dawson

Twitter has created a nice video showing how much and when the unique moment of 11:11 on 11.11.11 Each “1” is a location that moves with the conversation on Twitter. Social media Social networks Twitter

An open university prep course – MOOC for basic skills

David Weinberger

I’ve been interested in the potential of running a massive open online course for basic skills for a while now. Most of the open courses that we’ve run so far have been geared towards experienced learners. Free online course teaching basic skills for success at university.

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Twitter Focus (#seascorcher)

Nancy White

I have been following the twitter hashtag #seascorcher where all of us Seattlites are connecting, communicating and often commiserating about our record breaking heat wave. It has been interesting to reflect on a) how much I’ve been on Twitter today and b) what I’m Tweeting about.

Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-06-26

Jane Hart

After 3 years of tweeting, here are 7 reasons why Twitter is central to Ross Dawson’s life: [link] #. You don’t reach Serendip by plotting a course for it from @ hjarche [link] #. RT @ jasonfalls Parents Can Fight Summer Learning Loss On Twitter [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. Students Becoming Curators of Information? link] #.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-09-04

Jane Hart

Guide to Twitter in the K-8 Classroom [link] HT @ nharm #. INFOGRAPHIC: The Pulse of Education Around the World | Course Hero [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterThe political party that wants to ban PowerPoint [link] via @ guardian #. Are activity streams the new "collaboration"? link] <Yes! it's as much about "flow" #. RT @ Quinnovator : Latest Learnlet: Checklist Manifesto: [link] #.

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.

Australia takes the wrong path on Twitter advertising disclosure

Ross Dawson

On Saturday I was interviewed on ABC24 about the news that Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) had said that it is acceptable for celebrities to do paid promotions on Twitter without disclosing their affiliation. There is of course no essential difference. Twitter is media. The most prominent Twitter advertising platforms, Ad.ly It is not clear why the ACCC feels it is OK for advertising on Twitter not to be disclosed.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-08-07

Jane Hart

Google Plus and Twitter – how they work for me hand-in hand [link] by @ elsua #. lrnchat Q0) I learn so much everyday – in places like Twitter – too many things to mention #. Re compliance courses, actually some regulators are rethinking their value – you may be pleased to hear # lrnchat #. RT @ lrnchat : Q2) What if the "Learning" department only focused on learning, rather than training, course development, schedules? Twitter twitter

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. Over the course of the past few years I’ve moved from saying “I don’t get it” – to feeling like it’s a good addition to my Learning Tool Set. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology.

Twitter Captivate Integration

Tony Karrer

I particularly cited a DevLearn demo of twitter being embedded inside Captivate as the basis of a social learning experience. They’ve posted on the Adobe Captivate blog - Collaborative learning using Captivate and Twitter. The basic idea is that students will be able to have a social learning experience utilizing twitter as a messaging systems within a Captivate course. I mentioned in my post 2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Comparing Facebook influence to Twitter's: #FBRATE

Martijn Linssen

I apologise for this, it means that unique visitor stats below only apply to the US Going by stats from Computerworld and Mashable there should now be around 20 million active Twitter users Active user being someone who visits at least once a month - and I think that is a fair measure.

Online Facilitation, Twitter, Backchannel and Keynotes

Nancy White

So inspired by Cliff Atkinson’s book “ The Back Channel ,&# I decided to integrate a Twitter tool into the slides and thus into the body of the talk, consciously breaking in and out of the audience. After a moment’s inspiration in yoga class , I realized the metaphor of the practice of yoga fit – both as a thread and a fun visual tool, which of course sent me scurrying to Flickr for creative commons photos. And of course, tested them.

List of the top 100 Twitter influencers in Australia

Ross Dawson

The rise of tools that measure people’s influence in social media channels, such as PeerIndex , Klout , and Twitter Grader , is just the beginning of a far broader shift to metrics of influence and reputation.

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Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-06-19

Jane Hart

RT @ realwplearn : Think experiences – not “courses&# [link] # realwplearn #. 2 Really Simple Ways To Send Audio Tweets To Twitter [link] via @ makeuseof #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterTweet. It’s A Facebook World … Other Social Networks Just Live In It [link] via @ techcrunch #. RT @ LnDDave : Reflections on # realwplearn Chat: From Learning Design to Performance Design: [link] #. Learning is the new work, by @ jaycross [link] #.

Twitter network analysis of events - what's possible?

Ross Dawson

I recently connected with Daniel Knox (@djkn0x) on Twitter - which is where it seems most of my connections are happening these days. Among other interesting entrepreneurial activities Daniel is playing with a new venture that does analysis of Twitter activity around events.

Twitter co-founder another college "push out"

Nine Shift

Twitter, of course, is the hottest new social media networking software. Just for fun we decided to find out if Twitter co-found Jack Dorsey is a college drop-out. Why yes he is!

Learning on Twitter

Harold Jarche

Some of the things I learned on Twitter this past week. Superstruct : massively multiplayer forecasting game & Evoke : a 10 week crash course in changing the world; via @moehlert. Research is what I’m doing when I don’t know what I’m doing.” ~ Werner Von Braun; via @LDguyMN. via @just4you & @jalam1001 – Video : Introduction to the semantic web 3.0.

Twitter Brings Lower Quality Clicks

Tony Karrer

Richard Hoeg points out that for his blog Twitter = High Visits But Low Conversion. Basically, he shows his "referring sites" from Google Analytics for the past two weeks: His conclusion: Folks who visit from Twitter don't visit as many pages and spend less time of the site.

Twitter stats - that just don't add up?

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Monday, 3 May 2010 Twitter stats - that just dont add up? Business Insider posted Twitter stats last Friday that I missed because it was a national holiday. Twitter stats - that just don't add up? Business or Pleasure? -

Twitter as Search Engine or Community Seed

Nancy White

The folks over at BrandonHall, the learning folks who blog lots of interesting links, pointed out a value of Twitter that not all of us may have seen yet. Twitter as a search engine. The question always comes up “why would we be interested in something like Twitter.

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Changing your Twitter profile = creating a new identity

Ross Dawson

Yesterday I updated my Twitter profile after not having changed it for well over a year. Since Twitter is so deeply tied to my work, my profile description of course refers primarily to my work identity, trying to reflect the scope of what I do.

Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter

Luis Suarez

Over the last few days, perhaps last couple of weeks, I have been having, once again, that ongoing love / hate relationship with Twitter, inclining itself a little bit more on the hate side of things this time around. Tweeting is owned by Twitter.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up

Luis Suarez

Indeed, while re-reading through ‘ Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – One thing I can share with you all is that once I have seen the light of a much smarter way of using Twitter through public lists alone it’s rather tough to go back to anything else for that matter, so I haven’t.

Twitter and Webinars

Tony Karrer

Many of the participants are Twitter users who are becoming used to chatting via twitter. have a chat stream happening and there's one going on via twitter. Presentation Mastery: Twitter as a Presentation Resource There are lots of good suggestions in these, but they don't really address the issue of how to present when the audience may be splitting their chat between the webinar tool and twitter. Twitter Chat Annoying?

@Janetter or How I Started to Enjoy Twitter Once Again

Luis Suarez

There used to be a time when I was very much in love with Twitter. To me, it was *the* place to provoke plenty of facilitated serendipity to take place and keep in the know with all of that stuff one gets passionate about over the course of time. But then, after a short while, I started hating Twitter. And it totally hit me when I saw my all time favourite Twitter client ( Nambu ) disappear into thin air just because of that series of misbehaviours.

Do we need to behave differently on Twitter?

Martijn Linssen

why not both Home About Contact Tuesday, 11 January 2011 Do we need to behave differently on Twitter? Arent the people on Twitter those that you carefully selected and handpicked yourself? And the people that follow you on Twitter - what would you compare them to?

Motivation Twitter-style | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Follow Dan on Twitter. Motivation Twitter-style So. But in the hallowed halls of Twitter, something else is going on. For seven days, Twitter employees will “all be building things that are separate from our normal work and not part of our day-to-day jobs.”. Dan Pink.

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand

Luis Suarez

But I am back to Twitter. I am back to making active use of one of my favourite social networking tools out there, where I have been spending a large chunk of time over the course of the last four years and counting. Of course, who wouldn’t, right?