Applications and Theory of Educational Social Software

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Summary of a panel discussion at CADE-AMTEC 2007 featuring Terry Anderson, george Siemens and Dave Cormier. Social Software session Terry Anderson Independent study - type I for information type study Collaborative - Distance Education - Type C Social software fits somewhere in the middle - allows collaboration, but also things like tagging, the search and sort thing that we're used to. We depend on social connections.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « Top Ten AntiSpyware Apps from CNET | Main | Semi-Daily Quote/Lyric/Words of Others » March 26, 2008 "Using Open Source Social Software as Digital Library Interface" (D-Lib Magazine) ( LINK ) "This article investigates the use of social software applications indigital library environments.

I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 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. software.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today? Reeder : Of course, I still use RSS feeds.

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Is There a Better Way to Social Learning?

Xyleme

Home > Learning Technologies , Social Learning > Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? Is There a Better Way to Social Learning? in light of social media. These sound a lot like the definition of Social Learning. Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

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

Andy McAfee

Andrew McAfee’s Blog The Business Impact of IT Home About RSS I Know It When I See It January 27 2009 Comments to this post More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 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.

100 eLearning Articles and White Papers

Tony Karrer

eLearn magazine: Feature Article Ten Web 2.0 Seven Tips for Making the Most of Your RSS Reader 13. re a new brEEd Still new on campus, social software tools can support students and staff beyond the classroom, reaching around the world for learning and communication 17. We Learning, Part II Second part of an interesting article - We Learning: Social Software and E-Learning, Part II. eLearn: Feature Article E-learning 2.0

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Theprocess of connecting was involved and complex, requiring the use of modems andspecial software. Commercial software came into existence, including both operatingsystems and application programs such as spreadsheets, word processors, anddatabase tools. During the development of this second generation we saw theconsolidation of computer-based software and content, and the commercializationof the network itself. is social software.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time.

Should Knowledge Workers have E2.0 Ratings, Part 3

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Should Knowledge Workers have E2.0 Rather than trying to summarize this debate (which I’d do poorly), let me instead try to make it specific to the topic at hand: whether it would be a good idea to measure, using some kind of multidimensional scale, the contributions of knowledge workers to emergent social software platforms (ESSPs) as well as the popularity of these contributions.

The Art of Community Building: Two Views

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet The Art of Community Building: Two Views by Andrew McAfee on April 10, 2009 Intellipedia mavens Sean Dennehy and Don Burke were guests in my MBA course yesterday, and once again wowed my students. Don, Sean, and a small group of their colleagues have been instrumental in deploying, growing, and maintaining a single instance of Mediawiki software across all 16 federal intelligence agencies.

Judging by the Cover…

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Judging by the Cover… by Andrew McAfee on May 1, 2009 In the interests of naked self-promotion I wanted to show off the cover to my book Enterprise 2.0 : New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization’s Toughest Challenges , which will be published this fall by Harvard Business School Press. Follow me on twitter Featured About Andrew McAfee Enterprise 2.0:

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Have Things Really Been THAT Bad?

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Have Things Really Been THAT Bad? social media, social software, and whatever else you want to call this thing? Young believes that “Over the next 10 to 15 years, on the back of social software, we will go from a fundamentally closed value creation system to a fundamentally open one &# (emphasis, yes, in original).

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. Social media is a great place to fail. Social media enables this. How I use social media [.]

Social Media and Me

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked : * How did you get started with social media? My first experience with anything that could be called Social Media was in my Masters level 'Philosophy of Mind' course, offered by John A. I took part in online chats, I posted to discussion boards, and I downloaded software. My next encounter with social media was the Multiple User Dungeon (MUD). TCP/IP) social media. In Brandon, my first experience with social media was a site called The Spot.

The Enterprise 2.0 Recovery Plan

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet The Enterprise 2.0 And social networking software (SNS) is a great tool for building, maintaining, and exploiting networks of weak ties. I’d roll out as quickly as possible a single integrated suite of emergent social software platforms (ESSPs) to all employees of the company. And finally, how social is it to sit silently in front of a screen typing in words???

My Two Top 2008 Technologies

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet My Two Top 2008 Technologies by Andrew McAfee on December 30, 2008 For a year-end post I’d rather not try to recap the year in technology, or in anything else. style social computing? Next post: Curiouser and Curiouser Follow me on twitter Featured About Andrew McAfee Enterprise 2.0:

Three Mantras

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Three Mantras by Andrew McAfee on April 29, 2009 Imagine an employee, consultant, or management guru making a presentation five years ago to Verizon’s senior executives on how that company should improve its customer service. Self-organizing communities, built on top of emergent social software platforms , have become common.

The Good and Bad Kinds of Crowds

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet The Good and Bad Kinds of Crowds by Andrew McAfee on March 21, 2009 This past week I rolled out a couple Enterprise 2.0 -ish My second experiment with emergent social software platforms was much simpler: I just told all my students to get Twitter accounts, then allowed them to tweet freely during class on Friday, March 20.

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The Good and Bad Kinds of Crowds

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet The Good and Bad Kinds of Crowds by Andrew McAfee on March 21, 2009 This past week I rolled out a couple Enterprise 2.0 -ish My second experiment with emergent social software platforms was much simpler: I just told all my students to get Twitter accounts, then allowed them to tweet freely during class on Friday, March 20.

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The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The first open source-style license for educational materials and other non-software content was the Open Content License, released July 14, 1998. The OCL removed software-specific terminology from the GPL and tried to make the license apply to a broader range of creative works. Legal Risk – this is a variation of the ‘fear uncertainty doubt’ (FUD) tactic that is employed against free software. Reusable Media, Social Software and Openness in Education.