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Open presentations on MOOCs and MOOC Research Initiative

George Siemens

Several presentations this next week that might be of interest to readers: 1. Daily presentations starting Oct 21 on MOOCs, OERs, open access, libraries, and more. As part of the MOOC Research Initiative , I’m organizing two open events this coming week: Oct 22, 11 am Mountain Time (see conversions ): An Overview of the MOOC Research Initiative: The project, literature, and landscape. Open Access Week at Athabasca University.

PKM Overview

Harold Jarche

I will be presenting on personal knowledge management (PKM) for LearnTrends 2009 on Tuesday, 17 November at 12:00 noon Pacific (15:00 EST & 20:00 GMT). PKM Overview.

Call for Presenters: Conference on Volunteering and Service

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: Whether you are planning to present at a conference or deliver a one-day workshop, the secret to success is in good design. We recently launched the Call for Presenters (CFP). We see seasoned experts and first-time presenters eager to share their knowledge with others.

Presentation from iPad Strategy Workshop at Newspaper Publishers Association

Ross Dawson

The Twitter stream for #iPadStrat gives a pretty fair overview of proceedings, though there were just a small minority of people on Twitter in a room full of newspaper publishers. Here are the slides from opening presentation, as promised: iPad Strategy Workshop at Newspaper Publishers Association Future Forum View more presentations from rossdawson. The iPad Strategy Workshop at Newspaper Publishers Association Future Forum was a big success.

Flat Army Graphics on Slideshare

Dan Pontefract

I’ve made available a short presentation on Slideshare where each of those five frameworks and the corresponding graphics are available for you to review.

Video of TheNextWeb keynote on The Future of Crowds

Ross Dawson

It doesn’t show all of my full motion graphics presentation, though it frequently cuts to show segments of the visuals through my keynote. Here is a brief overview of the structure of the presentation: Crowds are the future of everything.

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Jon Kabat Zinn

Jay Cross

So I was elated to find this recording of his presentation this morning. I bailed out of the Wisdom 2.0 conference Main Stage events yesterday afternoon and missed the opportunity to see Jon Kabat Zinn , whom I only know from his books and tapes: Jon is a god. I revere him. He moves mountains.

Our Guide to Experience Mapping

Adaptive Path

We have presented our evolving point of view at conferences and taught hundreds of practitioners in workshops around the world. In the guide, we provide a succinct overview of the process of mapping experiences in collaboration with your organization.

Our Guide to Experience Mapping

Adaptive Path

We have presented our evolving point of view at conferences and taught hundreds of practitioners in workshops around the world. In the guide, we provide a succinct overview of the process of mapping experiences in collaboration with your organization.

Keynote: Social Media in Fashion Retailing

Ross Dawson

As always, the slides are not intended to stand alone, but to provide visual support for my presentation. View more presentations from rossdawson.

Social Media Strategy Framework: Explanation and guide

Ross Dawson

Many people have told me that they have used the framework with their own organizations or clients to develop effective social media strategies, or have shared it in presentations or online.

The right information is not enough

Harold Jarche

As “pattern-seekers” we may not even “see” the data when it is presented. While Julie Hunt provides a good overview of how social re-connects enterprise search, we should not let search tools, or any other tools, override the social (human) aspects of business.

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Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The 2015 Syllabus offers a good overview of the class, including the various companies that submitted project proposals. The 2015 A-Lab class culminated with short presentations of each of the student projects before an audience that included company sponsors and mentors.

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Lateral Organizations

Harold Jarche

Although present in ancient times, it did not gain sway until the 19th century, at first mainly in England. Hierarchical organizational forms have been the norm through much of history, especially the last 2,000 years.

How the future of work leads to the future of organisations

Ross Dawson

The slides to my presentation are below, together with an overview of the 7 sections of the keynote. Last week I did the keynote on The Future of Work and Organisations at a four-city roadshow for social business consulting firm KINSHIP enterprise , spanning Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Brisbane. The Future of Work from KINSHIP enterprise.

The greatest MOOC conference in the history of MOOCs

George Siemens

We have a great group of keynote speakers and an outstanding list of successful grantees who will also be presenting. In advance of the conference, we will be hosting two open online events : one to provide an overview of MRI and the current state of MOOC literature and the second to introduce a MOOC framework that bridges “what we know about online learning” with current MOOC activities (Oct 22 and Oct 25, both at 11 am Mountain time).

Finally, A Clear Shift in Attitudes About Measuring Social Media

Beth Kanter

And, it isn’t just San Francisco, it looks like many nonprofits are beginning to understand that it is a waste of time to measure vanity metrics and it essential to focus on outcomes-based measurement as this high level overview from Froggy Loop Blog implies.

A theoretical model for PKM

Harold Jarche

Cheong provides this overview of a general definition: Irrespective of how PKM is defined by different scholars, the key purpose of PKM is to provide a framework for individuals to manage new information, integrate it and enrich each individual knowledge database in an effective manner.

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Innovation in open online courses

George Siemens

This is a short overview of the innovations that we want to explore during the course. Since MOOCs gained popularity with top tier universities, significant effort has been put into finding new ways to present learning content. In terms of content presentation, DALMOOC will pale in comparison to existing well-funded courses. Many MOOCs reflect a structured and linear process of content presentation.

Are Instructional Designers Making Themselves Irrelevant?

Xyleme

I''ve read a lot of articles about the disadvantages of PowerPoint—how it stifles discussion, critical thinking, and thoughtful decision making—but no article conveys the agony of sitting through a slide presentation better or more humorously than this one.

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Using a collaborative platform for brilliant learning

Jane Hart

The presentation like the whole event is FREE to join. Present an overview of the key social features of social collaboration platforms. > Find out how to join my presentation here. >

SXSW: What Social Media Analytics and Data Can’t Tell You

Beth Kanter

Alexandra gave an overview of the methodology offered by her company, Vision Critical , and some insights they have learned from combining a survey data from large sample with appending actual social media usage.

Personal Learning MOOC

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Week 5 – March 21 – Learning and Performance Support Systems - an Overview Core concepts of the LPSS.me or Arke Participants should familiarize themselves by viewing the following presentations: · Beyond Instructional Design: Open Spaces and Learning Places · The MOOC Ecosystem · Design Elements in a Personal Learning Environment COURSE STAFF Stephen Downes Stephen Downes is a specialist in online learning technology and new media.

The MIT Second Machine Age Conference

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The conference presented some of the leading-edge research that’s ushering the emerging second machine age , and explored its impact on the economy and society. Let me discuss a few of the presentations as well as my overall impressions. .

Reflections on a Decade of Designing and Facilitating Interactive Webinars

Beth Kanter

Try to avoid the content-driven model of an expert presenting for 50 minutes with a rushed Q/Q at the end. This can be a mix of presentations by peers, with lots of facilitated discussion and interaction. Think Beyond Presenters.

Connectivism as Learning Theory

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The first chapter available here provides a good overview. In behaviourism, learning takes place through operant conditioning , where the learner is presented with rewards and consequences. This is essentially a process of presentation and testing. In my ''Speaking in LOLcats'' presentation, I propose a six-element connectivist account of literacy, one that also includes elements of cognition, context and change.

Remaking education in the image of our desires

George Siemens

From the references to Milken’s presentation during the conference, it was clear that he applied that lens to education. Michael Moe followed Crow’s presentation with an overview of the EI Summit and an analysis of change in society and education.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth Kanter

As a content curator, I’m not just on the hunt for learning and sharing snippets of the new or what’s buzzing. Content curation is ultimately organizing, synthesizing, presenting, and maintaining your resource collections. Instagram Overview.

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

Beth Kanter

This informative post is based on a recent webinar presented by the Ad Council provides an overview of how to understand the return on your time investment. Or, if you’d like to watch the entire presentation or download the presentation slides. Flickr Photo by Yung Tsai.

A few thoughts on China and education

George Siemens

I just landed in Vancouver after a short trip to Shanghai to present at the IADIS conference hosted by East China Normal University. I came across this presentation – Social Media In China – that provides a good overview of the tools and technologies available. The day would start with a breakfast meeting, followed by two hour presentations, working lunch, afternoon sessions, travel to evening presentation, social dinner, presentations until late in the evening.

Learning and Performance Support Systems

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

What follows is a version of the case we presented to NRC senior executive in order to have this program approved. Program Overview The Skills Challenge Despite existing levels of unemployment in Canada, more than a quarter million jobs go unfilled, many because no candidates can be found.

Lean or Agility?

Dave Snowden

That presentation includes Cynefin and S-curve material not used in the presentation. Link : Various videos of the Children's Party story, an overview of Cynefin and two presentations on innovation.

Support for moving forward

Clark Quinn

On the learning design side, e.g. the Serious eLearning Manifesto and our Future of Work project, it still seems there’s a focus on content presentation. It also includes an overview of the frameworks for each as a basis for a shared understanding. I have to admit I’ve been a bit surprised to see that movements towards improving elearning and learning strategy haven’t had more impact.

How to Use Design Thinking to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Digital Strategy

Beth Kanter

Here’s a high level overview of some of the methods the small group of 12 participants used. We were asked to listen to a PPT presentation that shared the history, mission, goals, challenges and opportunities. But, there was a twist – we were asked to do critical or active listening.

Text-to-Speech Examples

Tony Karrer

Example #2 - CompUSA Dealer Training - Legal Issues - Legal services presentation on a company web site Example #3 - Calculating Usain Bolt's Power - Math derivation. He would need the original PowerPoint presentation of the course together with the narration script that was used.

Looking for crowdsourcing workshop/ event partners: Europe, North America, Asia

Ross Dawson

A book can be a very good way to distill and present useful information and guidance. Please go through this brief document for an overview of what we are suggesting: Crowdsourcing Workshops: Partner offer. View more presentations from Ross Dawsn.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth Kanter

As a content curator, I’m not just on the hunt for learning the new or what’s buzzing. But, a big part of content curation is organizing and presenting your collection. I don’t always share links as I find them, but because I use content curation to support curriculum development for my training work, I like to share collections that organized so people can take an hour or so and get up to speed on a topic or to use if you are doing a training. Instagram Overview.

6 uncertainties that will shape the future of mobile operating systems

Ross Dawson

Yesterday I completed co-presenting the three-part Ketchum webinar series on Tapping the Power of Mobile. Here is an overview of the content we covered over the three webinars. The feedback was excellent, with record audiences of Ketchum clients and staff for the series.

Promoting IA in Poland

Adaptive Path

Last week I attended and presented at the 2011 Polish IA Summit. The organizers (the Polish agency UseLab ) and presenters did a good job at showing the state of IA in Poland and, by listening to each other, asking the right questions, and socializing, helped promote IA in Poland.

Promoting IA in Poland

Adaptive Path

Last week I attended and presented at the 2011 Polish IA Summit. The organizers and presenters did a good job at showing the state of IA in Poland and, by listening to each other, asking the right questions, and socializing, helped promote IA in Poland.