Twitter for Learning: The Past, Present and Future
MARCH 31, 2015
Twitter turned 9 on 21 March. I’ve been on Twitter since March 2008. After it appeared in No 11 position on the 1st Top 100 Tools for Learning list in 2007, I realised I’d better sign up!
JANUARY 20, 2012
Reality 2.0 was my original blog: a pile of stuff I wrote before there were blogs. All of it is old now, but some of it still rings new, connects to what has happened since then, or is going on now. Since Reality 2.0 is deep in the Searls.com basement, I’ve decided to surface some old pieces that might be interesting, for whatever reason.
International MOOCs Past and Present
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
NOVEMBER 6, 2012
OpenLearning.com , a venture born out of the University of New South Wales ( UNSW ) in Sydney, Australia. Starting this week, you can begin taking two of their courses ( Observing and Analysing Performance in Sport & Services Marketing – The Next Level ). University of Western Australia. By next March, the Perth-based university plans to offer two courses (one in sociology, the other in oceanography) using an adapted version of Stanford’s open source platform, Class2Go. SpanishMooc ?
Keynote at TheNextWeb: The future is motion graphic presentations
APRIL 23, 2012
However one of the most interesting aspects of my keynote is that my visual presentation will consist entirely of motion graphics, 3D, and video – there will be no still images. For many years I have wanted to create an entirely moving graphic presentation.
2011 Top 100 Tools List and Presentation finalised
NOVEMBER 14, 2011
The final list and presentation is available… Read the rest. Yesterday, I finalised the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list. In the last few days of voting there was a surge of contributions (both online and by email) that brought the number of contributions to 531. Many thanks to everyone who took the time to share their Top 10 Tools and help me compile this, the 5th annual survey of learning tools. Social learning
Presentation: Build Your Business with Crowdsourcing
JUNE 3, 2011
Below are the slides from my presentation. Usual disclaimer: these slides are meant to accompany my presentation, not to stand alone. View more presentations from rossdawson. Today I spoke at Australian Chambers Business Congress on Build Your Business with Crowdsourcing.
Presentations: MOOC Research Initiative
OCTOBER 27, 2013
This past week, in preparation for our upcoming MOOC research conference ( early bird registration ends Oct 31 ), I held two online presentations on a) MOOC Research Initiative (a review of literature, research themes) and b) Lessons MOOCs can learn from online education.
The ideal Christmas present for your staff …
DECEMBER 7, 2013
Are you are looking for a Christmas present for one of your staff? Then why not give them a gift voucher that can be redeemed for a place of their choice on one of the pubic online workshops facilitated by Harold Jarche or me at The Connected Workplace Consultancy in 2014. Here is the schedule [.]. Social learning
Payment Technologies: Past, Present and Future
MARCH 13, 2013
I was reminded of this dictum when recently attending a very interesting workshop, Payment Technologies: Past Present and Future. History can be a useful guide to the future, especially when trying to predict the impact of disruptive changes on human organizations and cultures.
Presentations I’ve recently enjoyed watching
FEBRUARY 19, 2011
The number of lectures and presentations freely available online provide great opportunities for professional development. Here are a few I’ve recently enjoyed: Hub DE summit Sydney. Learning analytics, soft and hard. Learning Analytics: Notes on the Future. The Future of Learning.
Managing the situated present
JULY 30, 2014
Key to it is the idea of managing the situated present. If the past is traumatic, as it has been in Colombia (where I am at the moment) then re-situating the past in the context of present needs is important.
Improving Your Presentation Skills – Part Deux
APRIL 13, 2011
I am sure that you would probably still remember how a couple of weeks back I put together a blog post where I shared a good number of resources with plenty of hints and tips on helping “ Improve Your Presentation Skills “ No wonder. Are you ready for some more Presentation Zen?
Open presentations on MOOCs and MOOC Research Initiative
OCTOBER 18, 2013
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. This presentation will provide a timeline of the development of the MOOC Research Initiative, its goals, the review and selection process, and lessons learned. A framework will be presented that bridges what is known about online learning and what we are learning about MOOCs.
The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills
MARCH 29, 2011
Yes, of course, I am talking about learning plenty more about killer presentation skills. but still wonderfully accurate on the state of not just “ Death by PowerPoint “, but overall presentation skills in general. View more presentations from www.kapterev.com.
7 Ways to Kill Your Presentation and How to Fix Them
JANUARY 10, 2013
The key thing though is whether we are all ready to absorb, change and adapt our presentation skills to make even better pitches to engage our audience(s), which, I guess, is what matters at the end of the day… But what happens when you inadvertently kill your own presentation without even knowing?
Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate
JULY 10, 2012
Yes, I know, another article on the topic of Productivity , although this time around with a slightly different flavour: how can we improve the way we deliver messages through presentations? Whatever happened to all of those meetings, events, presentations, seminars, workshops, etc.
Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace: the presentation #socolearn
AUGUST 22, 2012
Today I gave a webinar presentation on Social & Collaborative Learning. Below is the slideset I made available on Slideshare, but if you would like to read the slide notes and get the links to further resources, you will find them here: Social & Collaborative Learning in the Workplace. Social learning
Internet Time Alliance Insights: the presentation
JANUARY 26, 2012
My colleague Harold Jarche has created the following presentation which brings together some thoughts (in the form of short quotes) about workplace transformation from each the 5 Principals of the Internet Time Alliance (ITA).
[VIDEO] The world’s first full motion-graphics presentation
SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
I have for many years intended to develop a full motion graphics presentation. I have long used highly visual presentations to accompany my keynotes, often including numerous videos without sound as well an array of full screen images.
Narrowing Gap between Face-to-Face and Online Presentations
SEPTEMBER 30, 2009
It seems that face-to-face and online presenting are becoming more similar. Some aspects: Wireless access is becoming more common in places where presentations occur. A larger percentage of the audience these days brings a laptop to presentations and it seems that the factor of Laptop Distraction is quieting down. In fact, this is on of my favorite things about online presentations (see Examples of eLearning 2.0 I had a recent presentation at a large corporation.
Presentation to UNCTAD's Advisory Group on "Developing skills, knowledge and capacities through innovation: E-Learning, M-Learning, cloud-Learning"
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 12, 2013
Web course tools, then became mechanisms for collecting, packaging, and presenting these. And there is a lot of talk about the need of the instructor to be present, with the interaction between the student and instructor, or a student and a team of teaching assistants, or whatever. Where experts, or people who are in active in the field, make presentation, provides resources, and generally serve as a focus or an attractor to bring people to the event.
2011: My year in blog posts, presentations and other resources
DECEMBER 29, 2011
Today, I take a look at some the key moments of my own year in terms of resources, blog posts and presentations I have produced. This is my second blog post reviewing 2011.
Noodling on my fOSSa presentation
OCTOBER 9, 2011
October is a month on the road… and one stop is Lyon, France, where I’ll be presenting at the third edition of the fOSSa Conference taking place from October 26 to 28, 2011.
Some Thoughts About Remote Presentations: Mekong ICT Camp
MAY 7, 2013
I was invited to present a key note at the Mekong ICT Camp in Thailand about nonprofits, social media, and measurement. ” Unfortunately, I could make it to Thailand, so I presented and lead a discussion remotely using Google Hangouts from California.
Remote Sex: the perfect Valentine’s Day present
FEBRUARY 12, 2012
Our online magazine FutureofSex.net explores this fascinating aspect of the intersection of technology and society. The rise of our connected world has implications that reach into almost every aspect of our lives. I did many Valentine’s Day interviews back in 2003 and 2004, talking about proximity dating , one way in which technology is changing how we connect romantically.
Call for Presenters: Conference on Volunteering and Service
OCTOBER 14, 2013
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.
JANUARY 28, 2013
I fell for an ad today because it promised to tell me four startling things that happen to you before you get a heart attack. The video , which has no pause or fast forward button, is a grating infomercial, with a heavy emphasis on the “mercial.” ” So, here’s the startling information Dr. Chauncey Crandall so selflessly is imparting to us: The four things are: Chest discomfort.
Internet Time Blog » Upcoming presentations
AUGUST 27, 2008
From “Command & Control” to Encourage & Engage”: the presentation
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
Here’s the presentation Today, I am speaking a LearningLive in Birmingham. The topic of my session is “From managing and controlling learning, to enabling and supporting learning. I am going to be talking about the ideas in my last two posting: Social learning doesn’t mean what you think it means – Part 1 and Part 2.
Presentation from iPad Strategy Workshop at Newspaper Publishers Association
AUGUST 26, 2010
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. In a large room laid out for 120 there was just standing room by the time it started, with great content and a highly engaged audience.
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FEBRUARY 28, 2015
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Future Mobile Learning
SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
Future Mobile Learning (29 August 2011) You may also be interested in a presentation on changing technology in education which I gave in August 1996 in which I also talked about mobile. Changing Technology from 1996 View more presentations from Judy Brown.
NineShift 2016 Presentation Packs the Hall
DECEMBER 13, 2015
"I wanted to congratulate you on an excellent NineShift presentation. The annual all-new NineShift presentation, this year in New Orleans, drew a packed room for our latest new prediction about The Coming Building Boom. O'Brien, who sat in the front row for maybe his last NineShift presentation before retiring. They get better every year, and yesterday's was by far the best yet." - Michael Garamoni, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The future of events: technology to make presentations interactive and social
MARCH 17, 2015
However many conferences still sport essentially the same format as ever, a series of people presenting on a stage in front of a passive audience. Technology eenables us to re-conceive what a presentation is and can be. A recent article in Sydney Morning Herald on how the new app Zeetings helps “keep audiences awake” looks at Zeetings , “a presentation app that is both interactive and social, and promises to stop audiences slumbering in their chairs.”
Conversation, not presentation
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
JULY 30, 2010
When Jane Hart and I shared our thoughts on social learning at the Irish Learning Showcase in Dublin last week, a formal presentation would have run counter to our message. I intend to propose conversations in lieu of presentations whenever the opportunity presents itself.
eRealities Online Presentation – Magic Moments
JUNE 28, 2011
I was able to be really present. View more presentations from Nancy White. View more presentations from Nancy White. It is hard to say “no to friends. It is harder yet to predict what will happen when you say “yes. When you will stumble upon a magic moment.
No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment
JUNE 28, 2010
why not both Home About Contact Monday, 28 June 2010 No Agile Gospel please, just give me Enlightenment For lack of a logo, heres the Snowbird resort where the Agile Manifesto was developed back in 2001 Agile Software Development presently is suffering from evangelisation, it seems.
Nonlinear presentation tool
AUGUST 13, 2008
I just discovered this very interesting presentation tool which is being developed in Budapest. ZuiPrezi is a zooming presentation editor which allows you to easily create dynamic and visually structured zooming maps of texts, images, videos, PDFs, and drawings.
AUGUST 27, 2008
Fall 2008 CLO Symposium. Measuring Success: Learningâ€™s Positive Impact on Business. September 24-26, 2008, Del Coronado, San Diego. I plan to talk about the ROI of informal learning. Future of Talent. October 12-14, 2008. Two dozen top talent management professionals hunker down in Tiburon, California, to take the pulse of talent management, network professionally, and learn some new tricks. All professional events should feel like this! This will be my fourth year as faculty. Hero Camp.
Phoenix conference - opening presentation
NOVEMBER 8, 2010
First day session at Phoenix and I did a basic presentation. Slides here and no major new things for people familiar with this blog. Slide 3 has some new summary material which covers the following: The importance of the See-Attend-Act model of sense-making. Whether I see the data is an issue of its own right, if I will attend is even hard and getting people to take action is near possible.