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Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The practical implementation of connectivism is the massive open online course, or MOOC. The CCK08 course and all the other courses we have developed since have been based on open educational resources (OERs). From your web & blog, we found you were a passionate advocate of OER, can you share with us your first experience about open online educational resource? I knew about open educational resources before anyone knew what the term meant.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As Peter said this is part 2 of a trilogy of talks, I gave the first one yesterday at University of Greenwich on the topic of "Open learning and open educational resources". As one of the people who invented the massive open online course, I feel a little personally involved here.

Mass Collaboration Workshop, Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The recommended learnss for each person all the tag assocciations they have done in the past, and then tries to match this pattern to all the different examples. And social ties matter for engagement into open source software development projects, online music, and video gaming networks. As designers we can do better, online environments that are as engaging as actual games, but embedded in real science. Tool used: test classification framework (all open source tools

IMS Learning Tools Interoperability

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Chuck Severance We got a look at Blackboard 9 proxy tool patterns, and built upon that. Along with the sopecification design has been the development of code. Basic LTI for powerlink is going be open sourced tomorrow. Eventually, you see the line move, so more and more of the stuff (learning design, for example) can be rendered by the LMS. Another blog-summary from the IMS conference.

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Think anew, Act anew: Scenario Planning

Dave Snowden

Their reports of the sessions appeared to most of us, to confirm with the sample outcomes we had been shown rather than the spirited and diverse discussions we had engaged in. Its also worth noting that the evidence for the success of scenario planning is largely anecdotal, and the anecdotes are from restricted sources in the main Shell. The diversity of participants in the process is also an issue and there are inherent dangers of pattern entrainment in workshop processes.

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MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In this presentation Stephen Downes addresses the question of how massive open online courses (MOOCs) will impact the future of distance education. slide 1 – MOOC Wordle] My objective in this talk is to address how the massive open online course (MOOC) will impact the future of distance education, and in particular, strategies and examples of the use of MOOCs to promote cultural and linguistic diversity. That gives us four terms: ‘massive’, ‘open’, ‘online’, and ‘course’.

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