Help! Testing a network mapping exercise | 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… Mar 17 2008 Help! Testing a network mapping exercise Published by Nancy White at 2:31 pm under knowledge sharing , networks I often use a variety of paper networking mapping exercises in my face to face workshops.

Agile instructional design

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

I’ve been thinking about fresh approaches to instructional design. Instructional design was invented around the time of World War II. ADDIE (analyze, design, develop, implement & evaluate) made it possible to manage the process of creating useful training programs systematically. Modern instructional design needs to focus on creating flexible environments that nurture learning rather than rigid programs that attempt to force lessons into the heads of learners.

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Flexible Space: The Secret To Designing Powerful Training

Beth Kanter

Graduate Students at MIIS Class Doing Group Exercise in Flexible Classroom Space. I’ll be sharing my best tips and secrets for designing and delivering training for nonprofit professionals that get results. And, if you are attending NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology in March, join me, John Kenyon, Andrea Barry, and Cindy Leonard for a session on designing effective technology training. … Read More Learning Training Design

How To Think Like An Instructional Designer for Your Nonprofit Trainings

Beth Kanter

I’ll be sharing my best tips and secrets for designing and delivering training for nonprofit professionals that get results. And, if you are attending NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology in March, join me, John Kenyon, Andrea Barry, and Cindy Leonard for a session on designing effective technology training. All of my work these days is focused on designing and delivering effective training for nonprofits -primarily on the topics of social media, strategy, networks, and measurement.

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I figured it would be good to exercise my memory a bit and unearth some of the key stories that led me to to my social media use today, and perhaps surface some of my patterns. Over the years, this initial online learning experience formed the roots of my practice as a designer and facilitator of online learning events. As with online communities, learning communities benefit from facilitation, both formal and informal, designated or spontaneous and self-generated.

Complex facilitation

Dave Snowden

Whatever I took a day off and decided to summarise here some of the work I am doing on our Wiki. As I have previously said we are moving all of our methods into that wiki and will release it under a creative commons license. That material will go into the Wiki.

“…inspired by the Cynefin framework”

Dave Snowden

He had already done pioneering work to make design a strategic process within the commission and Cynefin was already a part of that.

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth Kanter

” I’ll co-teaching the session with colleagues Andrea Berry, John Kenyon, and Cindy Leonard. The session will cover what to do before, during, and after leading an effective technology training and provide lots of practical tips that will help you design fun, interactive, and highly effective technology training workshops. I love all aspects instructional design and facilitation , but being a good trainer also means being a good content curator and resource librarian.

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The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

This blog post includes some reflections on the instructional design, delivery, and insights that I hope will inform the field building discussion taking place over at the Packard OE Program site. Program Design. With facilitator’s guidance, grantees will design and implement a small action learning project. These definitions have informed the curriculum, instructional design, peer learning design, and how we will measure and learn along the way.

Social Media, Networking, and African Women’s Leadership Training in Rwanda

Beth Kanter

The project is under the visionary leadership of Cheryl Francisconi who is the director of IIE’s office in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia and has vast expertise in developing, designing, and implementing transformative leadership programs for several decades. The design for this project was very different than my accustomed way of designing and delivering the Networked NGO trainings and social media skills. Leadership Networked Nonprofit Training Design

On the Indieweb

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

One is the design of the Indieweb itself, which is centered around types of posts , all of which are basically copies of the types of posts on traditional social network sites. But there are differences between these being features of the Indieweb, and these being part of the core design.

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Reflections from 12NTC Panel on Data Visualization

Beth Kanter

Last week I participate on a panel on “ Data Visualization for Nonprofits: A Picture Is Better Than A 1,000 Words ” with Johanna Morariu from Innonet and Brian Kennedy of ChildrenNow. The day of the panel, I published a blog post that shared our slides, wiki, and resources. Panel Wiki: This is a hub for the panel and includes our session outline, resources, slides, and documentation. Conferences Training DesignClick Thru to See Larger Image.

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Formal learning & social networking

Clark Quinn

tools (their environment in particular had blogs, feeds, wikis, discussion boards, portals, and profiles), and to talk about some case studies of successes. To help make learning ’stick’, to achieve our goals of retention and transfer, I have previously suggested that there are several activities that accomplish the memory elaboration, specifically connecting it to personal experience, to exercise and extend the conceptualization, and to apply the concepts to specific tasks.Â

Networked Capacity Building: Finish Line Grantees Social Media Training

Beth Kanter

This was designed as a peer learning activity – so it was the participants who were mostly the presenters. These were transcribed and added to the wiki — and now have participants working on incorporating Twitter into the mix. ” The exercise used the layer cake metaphor and some planning questions. Training Design

The Networked NGO in India

Beth Kanter

This blog post includes some reflections on the instructional design, delivery, and insights that I hope will inform the field building discussion taking place over at the Packard OE Program site. Program Design. With facilitator’s guidance, grantees will design and implement a small action learning project. These definitions have informed the curriculum, instructional design, peer learning design, and how we will measure and learn along the way.

Free - Web 2.0 for Learning Professionals

Clark Quinn

Date Title 09/29/2008 Introduction to Social Networks 10/06/2008 Free your Favorites / Bookmarks 10/13/2008 Blogs 10/20/2008 Aggregators 10/27/2008 Wikis 11/03/2008 Implications / Summary We will be posting more details of how to get into this online experience soon. We have designed the activities for completion at your own pace. She has worked with federal, state, and local governments, nonprofits, and corporations to design and deliver a variety of learning interventions.

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. In general, we need to be smart enough to understand well in advance if the context in which we’re working is suitable for the big vision+reverse engineering exercise, or the “start small-think big&# approach or the guerrilla approach on small tasks/objectives, or a combination thereof. #

Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Coaches, mentors, online buddies need to coexist within the wiki’s, blogs, discussion forums, webcam meetings, online presence, etc. But, how can L&D break out of their siloed state and exercise enterprise-wide influence when they utilize point social solutions that lack the ability (both in terms of functionality and vendor influence) to extend beyond training? Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Hot topics in Working Smarter for the past 12 months

Jay Cross

ID – Instructional Design or Interactivity Design in an interconnected world? The Pernicious Effects of Advertising and Marketing Agencies Trying To Deliver User Experience Design - Adaptive Path , November 18, 2010. Real learning – let’s not confuse it with completing templated exercises - Charles Jennings , June 18, 2010. Wikis and Learning – 60 Resources - Tony Karrer , July 13, 2010.

Re-imagining the Book

Jay Cross

Weekend before last I attended Overlap, an annual retreat for meta-designers. Our opening exercise was to draw a cartoon that explained a problem we were working on. This will take organization, strong design, collaboration, and artistry. Should I design the book for print (i.e. Suggestions on design approaches. What design considerations?” Inscription/preface/cover design). A design consideration. Background.

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My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

My contributions included this effort in learning design. 1998 – Wikis Also: CMSs, RSS I didn't bother with Wikis. I had designed OLe so that it used free-standing 'modules', and the IMS-LOM was perfect for this. To me it was nothing but a branding exercise; people taking the idea of the PLE, applying it to something that already existed, and giving it a new name. Martin Weller has released his book 25 Years of Ed Tech today.

2010-2020: The Great Divide

Martijn Linssen

Publish them on your wiki, your blog, the walls of your cafeteria if all else fails. This is not just an application rationalisation exercise, it is getting ready for The Great Divide Then, take some time to think about a strategy: 30 minutes should be enough. Business or Pleasure? - why not both Home About Contact Monday, 13 December 2010 2010-2020: The Great Divide A Great Divide is what I see for the coming decade.

Walkabout

Jay Cross

I’m setting up an online museum of sorts, categorized into topics that interest me: Cycles, Networks, Design, Knowledge, Unmanagement, Mind, Happiness, Culture, Complexity, Learning, Radical Management, Reference. What sort of wiki are we looking at? I’m not big on exercise, so I’m taking on Gedankenexperiments (mind games, a favorite of Schrodinger and Einstein). I am on Walkabout. In Berkeley, not Alice Springs. The Songlines.

#OEB14 Rheingold, Lewin, Stevenson

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

There''s also the wiki, to create pages that anyone authorized to edit. We use a wiki, we meed online once a week - we can use Collaborate, Adobe Connect, Big Blue Button - it''s an exercise in multi-tasking in many ways. It was an exercise in peeragogy. Designs for printers that produce pharmaceuticals. These are summary notes of the presentations at Online Educa Berlin, 2014. If the text uses the first person, it is the presenter speaking, not me.

Cloud - the Emergence of a New Model of Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Unlike users, such members of what we sometimes refer to as the IT ecosystem are quite involved with the details of the computing model so they can design and program their applications, including what programming languages are available, what user interfaces they can design to, what system services their application can invoke, and what middleware and/or operating systems are supported. They were designed to be shared by multiple applications and many users simultaneously.

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DEANZ 2008 – my place, my space, my learning | 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… Aug 26 2008 DEANZ 2008 – my place, my space, my learning Published by Nancy White at 7:35 pm under communities of practice , community indicators , events , learning Last week I was in Wellington New Zealand, participating in the DEANZ 2008 Conference.

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Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

To thrive in this environment, everyone must become student and faculty and publisher and instructional designer. Ted Kahn [8] has identified seven skills that community-building, knowledge designers must know: Know-who (social networking skills, locating the key people and communities where competencies, knowledge, and practice reside — and who can add the greatest value to one’s learning and work). Think of a domain, say, chip designers.

Rituals for Healthy Living – What are yours? | 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… Jul 07 2008 Rituals for Healthy Living – What are yours? I realized about a year ago that I was ignoring the invitation to balance, so I have added some rituals to my life, like dance-like exercise, walking, simple daily meditations and trying to have the machine shut off one day on the weekend.

Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List | 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… Jun 03 2008 Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List Published by Nancy White at 12:54 pm under social media , technology stewardship Laura Quinn asked me to contribute an answer towards Idealware’s Ask Idealware. Combine an email list, tagging tool, and wiki.

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I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Smaller companies and startups often say that the established vendors “just don’t get it&# and that the new features they’ve incorporated – blogs, wikis, discussion forums, tags, etc. It could possible be mentioned explicitly the importance of the architecture and design of Web 2.0 wiki style collaboration suites have very limited RSS consumption capabilities. A wiki that helps bring transparency to projects.

Coming out of the Graphic Facilitation Closet | 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… Apr 22 2009 Coming out of the Graphic Facilitation Closet Published by Nancy White at 10:10 am under events , facilitation , visual thinking Well, I guess it is time to walk my talk and declare I CAN DRAW. As a graphic designer, I draw every day, yet I left this session with many new ideas.

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

Andy McAfee

Smaller companies and startups often say that the established vendors “just don’t get it&# and that the new features they’ve incorporated – blogs, wikis, discussion forums, tags, etc. As for the point of the overall exercise, whether an app is 2.0ish is secondary to whether it works well for the business. A wiki that helps bring transparency to projects. wiki style collaboration suites have very limited RSS consumption capabilities.

Coming out of the Graphic Facilitation Closet

Nancy White

This workshop is designed for a group of people to play and learn together to develop your their practice in graphic recording and facilitation in the context of group processes. Meg Whetung, Communications Designer. Nancy White’s session on graphic recording (or visual note taking) had an approachable mood and her exercises engaged participants in exploration. As a graphic designer, I draw every day, yet I left this session with many new ideas.

eDayz 09 – Rocking in Adelaide | 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… Nov 17 2009 eDayz 09 – Rocking in Adelaide Published by Nancy White at 5:09 pm under collaboration , community , events , learning , online interaction Something about the learning folks in Adelaide just lights me up from the inside out. We did Johnnie Moore’s paired drawing exercise and I then gave the option on topics.

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Learning = getting the job done

Jay Cross

By aligning these emerging tech priorities with the practices and methods that e-Learning professionals value in their work, and with consumer expectations of rich, engaging online experience, e-Learning professionals can better respond with designs that engage learners, while simultaneously anticipating what all their stakeholders expect. Designed for industrial efficiency, not learning effectiveness, they’re unengaging and ineffective – yet they persist.

Consulting with Libya in 2007 ? Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky

The idea was that those cities would be more economically successful if local policies related to the tourist trade were designed by the locals themselves. (I Morozov also suggests that “anyone who thought they could democratize Libya via Wikis needs to make a public apology.” I was going to blame communism, global warming and the invention of murder on you and wiki’s too. Clay Shirky. « Half-formed thought on Wikileaks & Global Action.

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Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice | 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… Mar 26 2009 Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice Published by Nancy White at 5:42 am under Digital Habitats , communities of practice , technology stewardship My friend Sue Wolff generously lent me two books recently.

MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Hence, a MOOC is to my mind, defined along the following four dimensions: [slide 3 – massive] Massive - here I mean not necessarily the success of the MOOC in attracting many people, but in the design elements that make educating many people possible. In practice, what this means is a system designed so that bottlenecks are not created in any of the four attributes: modeling, demonstration, practice, and reflection. but also to be involved in the design of these.

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Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 | 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… Jul 06 2009 Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 Published by Nancy White at 1:10 pm under community , facilitation , knowledge sharing , networks , online facilitation , online interaction It has become clear.

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Words of Wisdom*

Clark Quinn

We found out that some years ago a competency modeling exercise had been done, so we were able to populate the LMS with the roles, and the associated competencies. Right now games are hot, and we found that one of our loading dock personnel was a talented game designer. Wikis and blogs? HR speaking: We got into elearning when there were scattered experiments going on around the organization. Of course we stopped those, as we need a coordinated approach.

Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Tools - A Summary

Tony Karrer

This course is designed to teach how to design and build collaborative learning experiences using Web 2.0 / eLearning 2.0 My only problem was that I didn't really have a way to change the class design significantly based on the result and I should have. This might provide more insight in developing various exercises or homework - pairing people with like needs.” € "liked to have started the week with more background and knowledge on blogs and wikis.

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. To this day, the learningmanagement system is designed essentially to present content and supportdiscussion and activities around that content.

Humannet at Cisco

Jay Cross

The exercise is not optional: this is the way things are done for projects and nearly thirty top-level priorities. The plasticity of architectural plans is enhanced through a decisive development of their structural designs. The end of email: discover new ways to stay in touch is one of many articles explaining how an investment bank eliminated most internal email and improved quality of work life by replacing email with a shared wiki.