Personal Learning MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Participants may also be subscribed to a daily newsletter for the duration of the course. We will look for practical examples of online learning outside traditional college and university environments. In this final week we consider the types of applications and services that could grow around a personal learning environment and think about how personal learning environments could play a wider role in all parts of participants’ lives.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Great New PaperVision Examples - 3D in Your Browser

Mark Oehlert

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Social Media: An Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I started using ICQ ( [link] ) for example in 1997 (My ICQ number: 1287181) well before it was acquired by AOL. It has its flaws, but it basically allows me to just type and not worry about formatting. link] Mostly I grab RSS feeds from blogs, newsletters and websites, but I also harvest Twitter TSS feeds (often for hashtags) as well as Google Alert RSS feeds (again, often for hashtags, but also for subjects I follow). Let's take the Thrun and Norvig AI course, for example.

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Connective Knowledge and Open Resources

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

George and I have been exchanging email since the late 1990s – we each had our own online newsletter (mine was OLDaily , his was called elearnspace ). It was intended very deliberately to be an example of the theory we had formed over the previous four years, and not simply a place to talk about it. But there was still a sense in the community that there should be a type of licensing that allowed people to use content for free. There is room for both types of instruction.

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This movement predates the development of the world wide web in 1994, as seen for example in the Gutenberg Project, an open access archive of public domain works of classic literature. This application, the same employed in the construction of DLORN, is used to author and syndicate Downes''s e-learning newsletter, OLDaily. By the end of the course 170 students were contributing RSS feeds, while 1800 participants were subscribed to the course content newsletter.

How traditional management is killing microcredit

Steve Denning

In some ways, microcredit can be seen as an early example of the age of customer capitalism (Capitalism 3.0) Error type: Your comment has been posted.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: Why is Agile hard to sell?

Steve Denning

We now have many examples of large-scale implementations of Agile. Error type: Your comment has been posted.

Louis C.K. and the Decent Net, or How Louis won the Internet

David Weinberger

( This is the lead article in the new issue of my free and highly intermittent newsletter, JOHO. Even as late as the turn of the century, the early blogging community thought it was forging not only a new community, but a new type of community, one with social ties made visible as blue underlined text. For example, most email is spam that treats its recipients as means, not ends, but the bulk of it is sent by a tiny percentage of email users.

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Show us one example." Well, here''s one example: A study of 50 titles, this was from New Zealand literature prior to 1890 or something like that that have been digitized. Only three were hosted by repositories that do not restrict any type of subsequent use.

MOOCs and the OPAL Quality Clearinghouse

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A series of MOOCs have been hosted by various organizations since (please see [link] for examples). A number of MOOCs have used gRSShopper, an application that harvests RSS feeds created by participant platforms, organizes the material, and redistributes it as a daily email newsletter and RSS feed. There is not the presumption that (a) there is a single type of quality that applies to all participants, and (b) that this quality could be recognized by course facilitators.

MOOC - The Resurgence of Community in Online Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The phenomenon of ''wrapped MOOCs'' will be described, and Downes will outline several examples of local support for global MOOCs. The implications for the French-speaking world of distance education will be considered, and Downes will outline strategies and examples of the use of MOOCs to promote linguistic diversity. To offer a simple example: an important part of reflection is the capacity to perform and then discuss performance with others.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: BOOK REVIEW: The New.

Steve Denning

But Haque also gives remarkably clear guidance as to how this vision can be realized as well as telling examples of organizations that are already doing exactly that. Error type: Your comment has been posted.

BlogForever Interview

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I have some of my earliest articles - which are still on mypage now - are from ’95, including, for example, a transcript from an onlineconference that we hosted. These were all dated, these were all posted on my website and sothat became my daily newsletter. So, Ihave two forms of blogging – the articles and the newsletter. The newsletter is ameans of me saving my bookmarks. Evenif I am not going to write about them in my own newsletter I’ll nstart babbling.A

The Reinvention of Management: Part 2: How do you delight the client?

Steve Denning

For example: the iPad. For example, Quadrant Homes, a division of Weyerhaeuser doesn’t build homes and then try to sell them, Quadrant sells homes before building them and involves buyers in each step of the design. Error type: Your comment has been posted.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: A genuine Sputnik moment.

Steve Denning

The heart of the economic problem Most of the positive examples given the President’s speech from small organizations or startups. Error type: Your comment has been posted.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: The Power of Power Laws

John Hagel

Chris Anderson’s The Long Tail offers a great contemporary example of the Pareto probability distribution – a few extreme events or “blockbusters” on the left hand side of the curve and a very long tail of much less popular events on the right hand side of the curve.

The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: What economists don't.

Steve Denning

Fact is, there are two types of good paying jobs (and good pay is part of what makes a job not suck) -- (a) jobs other things/people can't do, and (b) jobs others don't want to do (thank god for motivated immigrants). Error type: Your comment has been posted.

Education as Platform: The MOOC Experience and what we can do to make it better

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

These are types of online learning. I'm going to emphasize this a little bit later as well, but what we built is a type of online learning. The newsletter is probably the single most defining feature of a MOOC. It just means we pick and choose the types of bread that we eat. Presented to EdgeX2012 , Delhi, India, March 12, 2012. My name is Stephen Downes, I'm from Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.

Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating

Tony Karrer

For many types of content, elearning clearly offers an advantage. Brandon Hall, editor and publisher of the Multimedia & Internet Training Newsletter, cites an overall 50 percent reduction in seat time required for a student to learn the same content using online training as compared to in a classroom ( Puget Sound Business Journal )." Of course, a lot of this has to with the type of content.

The Open Road

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I don''t understand why you''re bringing up Hume -- but in direct response to that example, isn''t that online and freely available? I''m not interested in whether or not the treatment of my example is typical -- only in whether or not you consider it to be free and open.

2012 in Words and Pictures

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It's Mayan Apocalypse day, I'm listening to 2112 as I type this, and it seems appropriate to reflect on the end of the world through the words that caught my attention over the last twelve months. For example, in another move, it patented page-turning.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Where Do You Begin (Part II)

Mark Oehlert

Army Games for Good : excerpt " In addition to the many civilian examples of Games for Good (G4G), theU.S. e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Where do you begin when you havent posted in like 2 weeks? Main |.but

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET

Mark Oehlert

For specific samples, we asked Download.com to send us adwareand spyware theyve seen in the wild, to better replicate the examplesyou are likely to encounter on your own, not theoretical or "zoo"examples.

What your business can learn from a 6th grade classroom | Daniel.

Dan Pink

Get the irregular and irreverent Pink Newsletter —full of ideas, excerpts, and freebies on working smarter and living better. A great example of “Drive” in action. Thanks for setting such a great example for all of us (and to Dan for posting such a terrific blog post)!

Babies & bathwater again

Dave Snowden

David Gurteen's ever useful newsletter talked about a Conversational Conference using KM Asia as an example. In the event, and ironically I was the only one on the first morning to actually follow the format; something that is not reported in the newsletter, everyone else overran. It's a different type of conversation with a different pedigree.

How to deliver innovation overnight | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Get the irregular and irreverent Pink Newsletter —full of ideas, excerpts, and freebies on working smarter and living better. with the intention to share examples. The real question is: How can commissioned work take on this type of energy? Dan Pink. Contact.

Sustainability and MOOCs in Historical Perspective

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Early online learning featured conferencing and this, of course, would be the interactivity type of online learning. You would take Google Maps, for example, and a list of every Starbucks and create a map with all the Starbucks on it (which I never use because I hate Starbucks). I started, for example, and I did create a single feed (which is what the output is called, a 'feed'), a single feed of all the content about a certain subject. It's a new type of skill.

How do you sign an e-book? | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Get the irregular and irreverent Pink Newsletter —full of ideas, excerpts, and freebies on working smarter and living better. After reading Drive for example, having a signed copy from you achieved more on a human level than any virtual signature could possibly achieve. (it’s

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Hagel

For example, customers will want to connect with other customers to learn about products, then get involved with product developers to tailor products and then want to track and perhaps reroute shipments of products, all in one integrated environment. Error type: Your comment has been posted.

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The Leader's Guide to Radical Management: How delighting the.

Steve Denning

A useful example for me to cite. Error type: Your comment has been posted.

A Year in Photos

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In cooperation, by contrast, working in teams is depicted as a type of interaction among equals, where each has his or her own understanding of the world and their own objectives and purposes. In London, I decided to explore the perfect counter-example to that proposition, the Royalty.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Institutional Innovation

John Hagel

Most of the prominent examples of open innovation tend to highlight transactional approaches to accessing existing third party resources, especially knowledge that can be codified. Error type: Your comment has been posted.

How to understand regret ? and 2 ways to avoid it | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Get the irregular and irreverent Pink Newsletter —full of ideas, excerpts, and freebies on working smarter and living better. But I adapt it to look both backward and forward as well as address the reality of having regrets: Have I always had regrets about these types of choices?

Emotionally intelligent Tuesday ? Part 3 | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Get the irregular and irreverent Pink Newsletter —full of ideas, excerpts, and freebies on working smarter and living better. Beyond rating your stay in the restroom, it seems like this type of sign can increase the users sense of responsibility for care of the restroom. Dan Pink.

Ngram Faceoff: Hope and fear | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Get the irregular and irreverent Pink Newsletter —full of ideas, excerpts, and freebies on working smarter and living better. Just type in a few words or phrases — and up pops a graph showing how often those words or phrases appeared in books over a certain period of time.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Despite set-backs – for example, the lobbies by private corporations to prevent the deployment of municipal Wi-Fi – it is not unreasonable to expect that inexpensive wireless broadband will be ubiquitous in most populated areas. The computer this is being typed on, a MacBook Pro, runs a 2.33 The Java Virtual machine (JVM) is one example of this, but so also are the ‘images’ produced by virtualization software such as VMWare or Parallels.

The case against passion | Daniel Pink

Dan Pink

Get the irregular and irreverent Pink Newsletter —full of ideas, excerpts, and freebies on working smarter and living better. Call it what you like… the reality is that many people would be best served by not trying to answer these types of big questions and simply step into the doing.

Another advantage of social media conversations

Steve Denning

For instance, the section on legal juries (an early example of self-organizing teams) flowed from one of these conversations. Error type: Your comment has been posted.

US education: a grave failure of national management & character

Steve Denning

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Hamel on Management Innovation

John Hagel

For example: These management principles – variety, competition, allocation flexibility, devolution and activism – stand in marked contrast to those we’ve inherited from the early decades of the Industrial Revolution. Error type: Your comment has been posted.