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New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This work, in turn, is suggesting and supporting the model of learning described in the first section, that of a course network supporting and informing an ever-shifting set of course episodes. The intent of such systems is to to facilitate the conversation and interaction around episodic learning events in a distributed environment, transforming them from elements in a linear flow-based design to free-floating objects in an environment. Learning Networks in Practice.

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. It could possible be mentioned explicitly the importance of the architecture and design of Web 2.0 In addition to linking, tagging, friending, and following (in emergent), I would like to propose the ability to produce and consume RSS feeds.

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. I think your list of criteria works well also as a general definition of social software. Reguardless if they are collaborative or social, if they pass this basic test. B U T The whole point about social media lays in SOCIAL and MEDIA.