Introduction to Social Networking

Harold Jarche

Introduction to Social Networking. Online social networks facilitate connections between people based on shared interests, values, membership in particular groups (i.e., They make it easier for people to find and communicate with individuals who are in their networks using the Web as the interface. Note you can learn more about the concept of ego-centric vs object-centric networks here ). It is also the network of choice for most professionals.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Increasingly, businesses are looking to more social approaches to employee learning and development. THE ISSUE IS NOT whether you are going to become a socially networked university but how soon. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. Social business is the flavor of the day in the C-suites of the Fortune 500. Networks are the glue that connects us.


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Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social? Will Social Software follow the same trend? Will social networking tools become our next Pandora’s Box, just like email is today for most of us?

A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

SAP describes Jam as follows: SAP Jam delivers social collaboration where you work, connecting customers, partners, and colleagues with information, applications, and processes to solve business-critical problems and to drive results – all in your business applications, on your mobile device, or in SAP Jam. We already were a somewhat social savvy organization, so the participation rate thus far isn’t surprising … although I still believe it could be much better.

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The future of business education will be centered on contextual learning

Trends in the Living Networks

If you are interested you can read the full article online: Global Social and Technology Trends Shaping the Future of Universities. When an obstacle is encountered the solution is sought in the form of a specific module of learning needed to solve that particular problem. This context specific module is acquired just as we need it, ‘just in time’. This kind of learning is about networks, about access, about critical thinking and problem solving.

What is the future of the Learning & Development department?

Trends in the Living Networks

Learning in a social network world: the new opportunities. • One of the distinctions I brought out in my book Living Networks (and many others have made in various guises) was between Collections and Connections. In learning there has been a long-standing shift to generating learning modules, which are content that can be delivered across a variety of platforms, and hopefully as close to the point of need as possible. Keynote speaker Social media Social networks

“… intire of it selfe”

Dave Snowden

A whole battery of organisational change consultants and departments organise around variations of what is known in political philosophy as social atomism. This also has consequences for social change and the need to see ourselves as entangled with our own planet before it is too late.

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Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Luis Suarez

A few months back, if you would remember, I got started with this series of blog entries about the Social Business Adaptation Framework I’m currently using when working with clients who are just about to embark on the so-called Social Business Transformation journey or with those other clients who may want to spice up their digital transformation efforts carried out so far and whatever other change initiatives already put in place.

What's Interesting

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Today this translates into an interest in social networks, copyright issues, truth (and ethics) in media, and the practical matter of helping communities communicate with each other and externally. Most recently this includes my newsletter software, an always-under-construction personal learning environment (PLE) called gRSShopper, and a small toy blockchain module for Perl.

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Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

You can access your account data by clicking on Myself -> Social Network -> Options, as follows: Figure 137 - Social Network Options Button This displays a screen with all your account information. Figure 140 - The 'Authorize' button on the Swagger sample API Interface page In Perl I decided to create a Perl Module that would handle all the Badgr API tasks. For gRSShopper I found a way to encode images into Base64 using a Perl module.

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My 25 Years of Ed Tech

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

s easy to forget the importance of the early instant messaging services, because they played such a significant role in developing a lot of the thinking that would eventually result on social networks and more. By 1993 I had written The Network Phenomenon , which is essentially a post-constructivist post-cognitivist theory of knowledge. I had designed OLe so that it used free-standing 'modules', and the IMS-LOM was perfect for this.

best finds of 2019

Harold Jarche

Every fortnight I curate some of the observations and insights that were shared on social media. A respected economist in her own right, Boody urged Schumpeter to make his claims bigger and to coin his own term—“creative destruction”—which he did in his 1942 masterpiece Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy. The last module is 4.5 I call these Friday’s Finds. Here are some of the best for 2019. Word of the Year.

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Notes On "Global Guidelines: Ethics in Learning Analytics"

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

All from (Sharples et al, 2014): behavioural data from online learning systems (discussion forums, activity completion, assessments) functional data extracted from registration systems and progress reports data shared by students as part of their daily social and study lives How is Data Analyzed? data shared by students as part of their daily social and study lives").

Arizona: Managing the situated now

Dave Snowden

Modulator mapping (this needs SenseMaker®) but allows risk measurement and lots of other interesting things (harks back to the magnet metaphor). Social network stimulation is a great started project and general utility. Final session of the Phoenix conference and I have a brief to provide a What do you do next summary in twenty minutes. To remind you the theme is complexity, and in yesterdays session I've completed the basics of complexity, Cynefin and SenseMaker®.

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A grain of sand: Innovation diffusion

Dave Snowden

I referenced Cognitive Edge's background in weak signal detection (that grain of sand) in counter terrorism, the philosophy of cognitive complexity, taking a natural science approach to social systems and our development of SenseMaker® (described by one Home Office anthropologist as the first example of a system for distributed ethnography). Here apprentice models, social networks are more effective at diffusion and development of ideas.

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

During the development of this second generation we saw theconsolidation of computer-based software and content, and the commercializationof the network itself. Meanwhile, the world of networks began to commercialize.Commercial bulletin board services emerged, such as Prodigy, AOL, GEnie andCompuserv. Second, it created the idea that these content modules orchunks were sharable. The network was by this time well into the process ofbecoming consolidated.

Atlantic Workshop on Semantics and Services - Day 1

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Yes, the presentations really are this vague) (Big picture with boxes and layers) POKM relies mostly on the ocean tracking network (OTN). More boxes and layers) defining a federated system, composed of communities of interest from NCEs (network of centers of excellence). So ontology modules can be efficiently interchanged. You can get different perspectives to a module. Diagram makes it look like data from the realizer module is integrated into the utilizer module).

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Designing E-Learning 3.0 in gRSShopper - 4

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

In the right hand pane, in the Users-Options tab, you can set the account values for all your social networks (Facebook is legacy - the code stills supports Facebook, but it has been more than two years since I used it, and things may have changed). Figure 51 - Social Network Accounts As you can see, we need several values from Twitter: an Account Consumer Key, Consumer Secret, Token, and a Token Secret. Social network information is kept in the config table.

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TTI Vanguard Conference Notes - 7

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Flow diagram of how to create a Firefox patch) Preparation -> Module ownership -> Creating a Patch - >Testing -> Gettkng Reviews -> Committing the Patch -> You are now immortal The two parts where there's no code are 'module ownership' and 'peer review'. Firefox - modules have owners. Really, what this means is, modules have editors' - I oversee all the content, I make sure it's the right format, etc. Why do knowledge networks fail?

Learning Outcomes

Tony Karrer

The focus of the post is really about the design of informal / social learning experiences and my belief that they need to have context for what I call Directed Learners. At a more fundamental level, the massive swing from the industrial age to the network era is accompanied by pervasive uncertainty. Michele has concerns that defining a learning outcome or business outcome or set of known learning objectives for the informal / social learning experience is a good start.

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Vogans, values & verisimilitude 2/2

Dave Snowden

Social Network Stimulation (SNS) is a powerful method here. By building a trust network you enable a positive shift to a sustainable ideation culture based on working together to solve intractable problems; values through doing not pontificating. Both of these approaches (Collector and Auditor to give the modules their correct names) generate both quantitative and qualitative data in a single system.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Institutional Innovation

John Hagel

Diversity can often be enhanced by connecting into spikes – geographic concentrations of talent – and by targeting “brokers” within social networks, creating a multiplier effect in terms of the number of participants that are potentially accessible. Segmenting people and activities into discrete modules with well-defined interfaces can help to create much more space and opportunity for distributed innovation and learning.

Education Pecha-Kuchas

David Weinberger

Also, looking at social networking: people are teaching each other. Edu systems are increasingly risk-averse. - “Mass customization&# is about modules, e.g., an algebra model. We need to be aware that there is some finite set of modules students need. This is a PechaKucha session: Each presenter talks to 20 slides, each for 20 seconds, run on a timer. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information.

Making Your L&D Department Meaningful & Relevant

Charles Jennings

L&D managers need to understand that their job should be focused on working with their stakeholders to provide the tools and environments, the opportunities, and the networks to help foster a culture that will lead to ‘real learning’ and performance improvement – changed behaviour in the light of experience. Everything from podcasting tools, wiki tools, social networking tools, screencasting and conferencing tools, blogging tools and so on.

Distance Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

A reader writes, I've just changed jobs and am now supporting the development of a distance learning module delivered almost entirely online. We're exploring Second Life and other social networking tools but we'd also be very interested to know how others are resolving this issue outside of the UK. But in the privacy of one's own home, even during synchronous sessions, learners are free, without even a social constraint, to do all of this and more.

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Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Skills for the 21st Century - Engineering Systems Solutions to Real World Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

We also hope that in the collaborative spirit of social networking, others will contribute additional materials that will enrich the case study and make it even more valuable as a learning tool. Also, given the success of the Internet and related social networking tools and platforms, we now have a very effective platform for collaborative innovation. But, with the rise of social networking, we are rapidly transforming On Demand Workplace into a Web 2.0

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Making Software, Making Money

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This is a social-network slash content management system written in PHP. And then on the social network side there's Friendster, Orkut, Linked-In and all the rest. Look at Moodle and look at all the Moodle modules. Look at all the Drupal modules. Yes, with open source software, it is nice to have more developers, especially people creating modules and skins and applications and the like (it's like the Steve Balmer dance.

The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Bandwidth As administrators struggle against the demands video streaming and bit torrent networks place on backbones, it is hard to imagine saying that bandwidth will be unlimited. Sun Developer Network, 2008)This concept, which in education became the idea of the ‘learning object’, emerged as a result of the idea that reusable software objects could be created. It is this change I have attempted in recent years to capture under the heading of ‘groups versus networks’.

A day with Dave Snowden

Jay Cross

A system is any network that has coherence. Magnet are modulators. Social network stimulation. Dave Snowden is a compelling storyteller, mad genius, and irascible Welshman who has pioneered the mash-up of complexity theory and management practice. Dave led a day-long seminar on his version of complexity in San Francisco today. I’m still absorbing the implications. This is brilliant, important work. Begin with Dave’s Cynefin framework.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "New JKO Portal to Offer Joint Online Training" (Defense Link News)

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « "Listening for Learning" (IT Conversations) | Main | Map of Online Communities (xkcd Rox!) For example, one of the portal’s first offerings, the Joint Individual Augmentee Module, will replace a week-long resident course that was offered in Suffolk, Va.

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Ethical Codes and Learning Analytics

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And, as he notes, ““There is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use it[s]resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is to say, engages in open and free competition.” Modern analytics is based mostly in machine learning and neural networks, and these in turn provide algorithms for pattern recognition, regression, and clustering. PDF versions of the Full Paper and References.