All Social is Learning | Organizational Knowledge Design

Martijn Linssen

Several things I learned there, including the idea that how brains work and how people interact represent new fields of study to the Field of Education. As someone mentioned this weekend on Twitter : The learning that isn’t social, isn’t worth our time studying.

Design 249

Amazon's New HQ

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Request for Proposals (RFP) identifies a desire for a metro area of a million people or more "with the potential to attract and retain strong technical talent." The WEF human capital report ranks Canada among the elite , and the OECD's studies of youth achievement suggest we're going to stay that way. Canada's quality of life ranks among the highest in the world in study after study. Canada also offers a number of advantages not listed specifically in the RFP.

RFP 130

eLearning Portal Integration

Tony Karrer

These discussions center on what requirements should go into an LMS RFP and more broadly how the LMS should really be integrated into the organization. For example, a Plateau case study (PDF) talks about: The biggest benefit Reuters has seen from its Plateau LMS to date is from deep linking functionality. I've had a similar discussion several times over the past few months.

Department of Corrections

Doc Searls

Matthew goes on… Still, Joshua Kauffman, a personal data consultant and researcher at Harvard Graduate School of Design who studies how data collection practices can be turned to positive societal ends, says any Searls-type approach would require intermediaries, which could allay some of these misgivings or misconceptions. Personal RFP.

RFP 116

Social Movement Learning (Winnie Chow, Thomas Mark Turay and Bev Burke)

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Education and social movements have always been linked, but there's been nothing that links them together in the studies that take place. We found few contemporary Canadian researchers doing quantitative studies - mostly case studies, etc. Also, lack of in-depth empirical studies in SML. We need follow-up studies about the effects of SML. Also, put out RFP for knowledge exchange. Study SML in Quebec. We need to expand the study.

RFP 100

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Foucault, Control and the LMS

Mark Oehlert

It bothelicits the truth about those who undergo the examination (tells whatthey know or what is the state of their health) and controls theirbehavior (by forcing them to study or directing them to a course oftreatment)."

RFP 48