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Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

Introduction to Social Networking. Online social networks facilitate connections between people based on shared interests, values, membership in particular groups (i.e., They make it easier for people to find and communicate with individuals who are in their networks using the Web as the interface. By some definitions, just about all Web 2.0 Note you can learn more about the concept of ego-centric vs object-centric networks here ).

The social Web before social networks: a report from 2003

David Weinberger

The Web was social before it had social networking software. It just hadn’t yet evolved a pervasive layer of software specifically designed to help us be social. a new class of application, unsurprisingly called “social software.” But what sort of sociality were we looking for? The two talks, especially Clay’s, serve as reminders of what the Internet looked like before social networks. This is an incredibly powerful pattern.

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Collective intelligence patterns

Clark Quinn

social networking can facilitate work, to actually analyze and distill some underlying principles. In his presentation on The Landscape of Collective Intelligence, he comes up with four characteristics of design patterns (or genes, as he calls them): What (strategy), Who (staffing), How (structure & process), & Why (incentives/alignment). This is a really nice systematic breakdown into patterns tied to real examples. Definitely worth a look

learning in complexity and chaos

Harold Jarche

Most of our current work structures are designed to address complicated situations, such as constructing a building, launching a campaign, or designing a piece of equipment. This anonymous Op-Ed was definitely a Novel approach. These are permanent social skills.

OMG, its culture change time

Dave Snowden

He starts by belittling the its the way we do things around here definition of culture by referencing the hopelessness of conventional attempts to change process. Now I think this misses the point, and the definition is incomplete anyway.

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.

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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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.

The necessity of partial constraint

Dave Snowden

At LSSC11 I used the constraint based definition of different system types: Ordered, highly constrained; Chaotic, no constraints; Complex, partial constraints, coevolution of constraint with agent behaviour. In social systems this is generally the easiest way to get people to understand.

Passion and Plasticity - The Neurobiology of Passion

John Hagel

This is definitely an exploratory post.   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. The brain over time evolves its wiring patterns

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.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Power of Power Laws

John Hagel

Andriani and McKelvey focus on the desperate efforts of social “scientists” to fit social phenomena into Gaussian distributions. But it is not just social scientists who fall prey to this temptation to adopt a Gaussian view of the world. Here's to patterns that connect!

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.

July bonanza at Working Smarter Daily

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 patterns, social psychology, value network analysis, anthropology, complexity theory, and more. The Smart Worker : learning continuously with social media - Jane Hart , July 25, 2011.

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Another key idea was the design of the gaming space itself.Early computer games (and many early arcade games) were designed likeprogrammed learning: they were like a flow chart, guiding you through a seriesof choices to a predetermined conclusion. During the development of this second generation we saw theconsolidation of computer-based software and content, and the commercializationof the network itself. You can begin to see a pattern developing here.

What tools should we learn?

Harold Jarche

I’m going to start with a broad definition of tools, in the spirit of The Educated Mind: How cognitive tools shape our understanding , an excellent read and highly recommended. Social Bookmarks. Enter the social bookmark. Blogging is Networking.

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The IT-based Transformation of Services

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In a series of talks and panel discussions , the workshop first reviewed the historical patterns of technology innovations and economic cycles, and then looked at the future of work economics in three key areas: technologies and societal infrastructure; skills and jobs; and careers and quality-of-life measures. Computer Aided Design (CAD) systems, for example, enable engineers to design significantly more complex objects that they otherwise would have been able to.

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.

Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Nonetheless, MOOCs and open online learning generally are shifting the definition of education away from its historical roots to a skills based, instrumentally defined enterprise ?? 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. Can you give me a definition which is observable in any meaningful way? It''s a pattern?recognition

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. Let me offer my own definition of virtual community so that you will at least know what I mean by the term. It exhibits specific network patterns.

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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.

MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

slide 2 – MOOC] To begin, then, with the definition: The term MOOC as is commonly known stands for ‘Massive Open Online Course’. In my opinion, we should be relatively rigid in our definition of a MOOC, if for no other reason than to distinguish a MOOC from the other forms of online learning that have existed before and since, and hence to identify those aspects of quality that are unique to MOOCs. but also to be involved in the design of these.

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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « A foot in both worlds.working on a MacBook | Main | Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook) » August 25, 2007 Reflections from Adaptive Paths UX Week 2007 I had a little time now to digest all that I heard at the user experience/design conference named UX Week 2007 and put on by Adaptive Path. thought theyd have put a bit more design into the actual conference.

Consciousness

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The definitive statement of this argument is probably found in A.J. It is not the result of some design, nor is it the result of some goal of objective. The other way of thinking of emergent is to see it as a pattern. There's no definitive point where this happened.

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. I discussed the fact that there was a common Adoption Pattern that went from personal adoption to work groups to organization. Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools?

TTI Vanguard Conference Notes - 4

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

If you think of it - a dictionary definition is a very lossy representation format. The definitions are taken from actual uses. And the contributors constitute (a limited) social network. People want definitions of the rare, the new, the unsual - exactly the words you don't expect to find in tne dictionary (survey: most people who bought dictionaries bought them more than five years ago). We've changed the social construct around that sort of behaviour.

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

(My presentation will appear separately) Collective Knowledge in Social Tagging Environments Joachim Kimmerle, KMRC Even though it is hard to find good definitions of knowledge, most psychologists would agree that knowledge is an internal mental representation of external environments. An example is social tagging networks. So in our work we examined the potential of social tagging, and the impact of individual and collective knowledge on social tagging systems.

Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

These three directly address the follow up question Tony left on Part 1 seeking more on what learning professionals need to know how to do to leverage the learning opportunities found in communities and networks. We might also say network weaving may need to be a bit more ego-less.

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I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. Because of these facts I usually dodge questions about specific vendors and their offerings, and instead answer how I’d look at any particular deployment of collaboration software to see if it met my definition of Enterprise 2.0.

The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Learning and cognition happen in a network.And I could go on and on and on about what that means, but basically, first ofall, learning happens in your brain, your brain is composed of a network ofinterconnected neurons, and learning happens in a society, and society iscomposed of a bunch of interconnected people. And, they are networks. The second thing is, networks need to be open in order tofunction. If the communication is obstructed,this is a network failure.

I Know It When I See It : Andrew McAfee’s Blog

Andy McAfee

Established vendors of collaboration software are modifying their offerings and repositioning them as social software platforms that have all the features and functions necessary to support the new modes of interacting and getting work done. Because of these facts I usually dodge questions about specific vendors and their offerings, and instead answer how I’d look at any particular deployment of collaboration software to see if it met my definition of Enterprise 2.0.

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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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: SOA Versus Web 2.0?

John Hagel

For those who have not been following my blog, I attempted my own definition of Web 2.0 is distinctive in the social dimension that it explicitly addresses. technologies because of the strong social aspect addressed by these technologies.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Hamel on Management Innovation

John Hagel

Witness his definition of management innovation: A management innovation can be defined as a marked departure from traditional management principles, processes, and practices or a departure from customary organizational forms that significantly alters the way the work of management is performed.

The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution to Health Care

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

There is a well established pattern. "When precise diagnosis isn’t possible, then treatment must be provided through what we call intuitive medicine , where highly trained and expensive professionals solve medical problems through intuitive experimentation and pattern recognition. Facilitated user networks are a newer concept. These networks take advantage of the Internet, social networks and Web 2.0

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Lilia has written about it to help me, but now I need my network to help me sharpen my thinking. This pattern has three phases: support and personal validation, connection to a community and/or network for practice and learning and finally, external validation.

Need Your Feedback on my Triangulating Thinking | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Lilia has written about it to help me, but now I need my network to help me sharpen my thinking. This pattern has three phases: support and personal validation, connection to a community and/or network for practice and learning and finally, external validation.

Hot List - April 1, 2009 to April 11, 2009

Tony Karrer

Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Read on for notes from a webinar today, April 9, 2009: Building Better Learning Games: Leveraging Game Design and User Testing for Results Our hosts today: Enspire Learning (Ben Katz) Doorways to Dreams D2D -- financial entertainment. The last post was what I've been writing this year that social signals say is good reading. It shows the possibilities of having a strong social network.

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Connectivism and Transculturality

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Communities as Networks As you can see we are broadcasting live to a worldwide audience of 27 people. Look at this network up here on the screen. This is a network of western European languages. So culture and discipline and a wide variety of social and community phenomena like that are based not in some sort of essential nature of being, but rather based in connections with other entities of a similar type. It's a big communications network.

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. Traditional learning composed of classes and cohorts operates more as a group than as a network.

Reflecting Slowly on Slow Communities | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Doesn’t seem to me anybody’s yet invented the social router, which could manage our cross-channel traffic in meaningful ways … though I do have some ideas … not to say a prototype … It was great to reconnect with you, just a bit, and I hope we can continue.

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The Reality of Virtual Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

To learn, as the slide says here, is to instantiate patterns of connectivity. On the new picture knowing now is much more about patterns. We can see how this works from the perspective of a network. This is a network. It’s a very stylized network. A network of this type is properly known as a neural network (this is a term from connectionism more than a term from neurophysiology). So the actual patterns of connectivity are very different.

Reflecting Slowly on Slow Communities | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Doesn’t seem to me anybody’s yet invented the social router, which could manage our cross-channel traffic in meaningful ways … though I do have some ideas … not to say a prototype … It was great to reconnect with you, just a bit, and I hope we can continue. And of course, Ryan’s “social router&# which has MY head spinning.

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