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5 Educational Trends for 2013

e-Moderation Station

And education is well placed to harness this potential as the debate around issues such as BYOD (bring your own device) shows. Trend 2: MOOCs.

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Social media: 4 opportunities for secondary education

Joitske Hulsebosch

The table about learning in teacher communities started talking about education in the future. They thought it was slightly off-topic but I think it is relevant enough: your ideas about the future of education will determine the importance you attach to social media and social learning. education elearningdo you read?).

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Roles for Educators in MOOCs

Jenny Connected

All the discussion questions were interesting and there was some overlap between threads, but for this post I would like to comment on some of the responses to Mike’s question: What are the appropriate roles for educators (in MOOCs)? Interestingly I could cite any number of MOOCs in which there is just one educator (i.e. 2011).

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Questions for Iain McGilchrist on the implications of the divided brain for education

Jenny Connected

At the end of last year’s course, Iain talked very briefly about the implications of left hemisphere dominance for education.

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Social Media Use Continues to Expand in US Higher Education

Portals and KM

Like many business brands, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, blogging and podcasting are the tools of choice for US institutions of higher education. A new study by Nora Ganim Barnes and Ava M. Lescault, Social Media Adoption Soars as Higher-Ed Experiments and Reevaluates Its Use of New Communications Tools , provides some useful results.

Is our Education System in Crisis?

Jenny Connected

But this story begs the question of whether we think our education system is in crisis or not. So I think the answer to the second part of the question -  do we need new institutions for 21st century learning?”  - depends on whether we think our education system, whatever context we are in, is in crisis. Viplav Baxi – [link].

8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Educate the disgruntled customer. Use every negative comment as an opportunity to educate.  How about a bitchy tweet on Twitter?

The Future of Work Is Learning

Elsua

Some fascinating stuff in there, for sure! And one of the various reasons why I keep digging quite a bit G+ over other social networking sites.

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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – Get Social, Do Business!

Elsua

What an amazing couple of months so far!! Buzzing around all over the place non-stop! However, I am back again! Do Business! That’s right!

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Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Obvious fact, but some of the best bloggers are journalists – once they forget their education and go with their experience. God Forbid.

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Re-Imagining Education: Remote Students Outperformed Classroom Students

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a recent article in Fortune Magazine, Adam talks with an ex-Stanford Professor about re-thinking online education. Sebastian Thrun: In 2011 I attended a TED talk by Sal Kahn, whom I adore. That made me believe it’s time to try something radically new in education. We expected 500 to respond: 160,000 signed up.

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Traditional Media brainwashing Australians about Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Twitter can deliver so much more as long as you are discerning and find connections to what interests and educates and entertains you.

Reflections from 2011 – Is Employee Engagement Still a Myth?

Elsua

Education and career growth. Probably, because we are not done with it yet, but, most possibly, because we need to shift gears with it. Truth.

March Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning March 1, 2011 to March 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

Social Media and The Cone of Silence – Victoria Department of Justice

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, VICTORIA: What does it mean when the people you elected to represent you, turn off comments in social channels? Hell no! Aaaah.

Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0

Jenny Connected

Oct 05, 2011 11:00 AM Mountain Time (Canada)  Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0 – online research seminar for Canadian Institute of Distance Education Research (CIDER) at Athabasca University - Emergent Learning in the New Learning Ecologies. Many thanks to Lynn Anderson   – for all her help.

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Elsua

However, it won’t be easy. And it won’t take place overnight either. The soft skills. Off to work! Well, it doesn’t work that way.

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Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The usual suspects were there – bloggers and twitterers I see around from time to time – and a handful of new faces. Their own staff?

How connect.BASF Helped BASF Become a Social Business

Elsua

Through plenty of dedication, communications, executive sponsorship, education, unprecedented leadership, etc. And big time! And so much more!

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Qantas Airways on Twitter and the Black Face criticism

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Do online communities overreact? What would Virgin do? Staff should be backed on social media and the Community is NOT always right! VALUE SYSTEMS.

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Links of the Month: November 19, 2011

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Mark Hurwitt. believe ‘we’ are not the rational ‘individuals’ we imagine ourselves to be. Conservation. Resilience.

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Social Media for Training Departments in Companies

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

how we “discover&# educational information is by searching exactly for what we want when the timing and context is right. Training for Corporates is changing… Corporate Education Event Online Communities social media social networks Australia corporate training Course Facebook online Training Twitter workshopAll the ables.

May Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning May 1, 2011 to May 31, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

My Notes from the 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Collective Intelligence and Social Networks

Portals and KM

Brian’s organization provides education for Vets and high school kids in need. Watson ,?Director President, Conduit, Robert J. Laubacher ,?Associate

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Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Elsua

Yes, to me, so far, Plus is a keeper! Circles, on its own, makes it totally worth it working with Google Plus. Yes, it’s that good!

9 Ways To Increase Your Productivity While Working From Home

Elsua

Indeed, for most people working remotely, i.e. from home, while at a customer site, while on the road, etc. However, it * does* work! Priceless! Grrr).

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European Innovation and Creativity Conference September 2011 Portugal

The Bumble Bee

For more details on the ECCIXII conference. News & Media

Facebook: Bans 20,000 young children daily

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Stop banning and start educating! Every day Facebook removes access to 20,000 members under the age of 13 for lying about their age. AND NO ADS.

April Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Best of Mobile Learning April 1, 2011 to April 30, 2011 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals.

Recording of Etienne Wenger’s talk

Jenny Connected

Tagged: community , CoPs , education , identity , learning , Wenger. Communities of practice community CoPs education identity learning WengerHere is the link to the talk given by Etienne Wenger to Lancaster University, UK last month – Learning in and across landscapes of practice. Theory. Identity. Learning and boundaries.

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The Art of Collaborating Effectively in Virtual Teams

Elsua

You can never have enough education on not just running and managing virtual teams, but also how to be a good virtual team player. Just do it!

Purpos/ed

SocialTech

   . The purpose of education is to enable people to understand, navigate, contribute to, challenge and change the world. We have ‘grown up’.

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January Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

Nancy White

Answers from mLearn experts - Ignatia Webs , January 13, 2011 #LAK11 what about #privacy when using #data analytics to create #knowledge?

My Notes from the 2011 MIT Sloan CIO Symposium: Enterprise Analytics = Business Values

Portals and KM

She sees there is a lack of education in the value proposition on using prediction to make changes in anticipation. He asked the panel first. 

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Life In A Perpetual Learning State

Elsua

Even our own education system is being affected by it quite a bit and probably without an option to ever look back. Hippie 2.0

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Central Desktop User Conference - September 2011

Michael Sampson - Currents

Central Desktop have announced today its first ever user conference - coming up in September 2011. Learn more: Collabosphere 2011.

The Secret Life of Your Bodyclock – Redefining How You Work for Best Performance

Elsua

Welcome to The Secret Life of Your Bodyclock! Lots of rather interesting insights! But does it really? Goodness! Shocking!! Truly fascinating stuff!

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Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

Happy Corner, where the tailors studied by Jean Lave (2011) worked in the 1970′s, was a remarkable community of practice.  Observe. link].

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Nestle – viral video campaigns destroy brand image

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Is Nestle’s demographic horny men lusting after Germanic farm girls in braids, or educated women and mothers who do the shopping?

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

Elsua

Of course, I am talking about the role of the Community Manager , or Community Facilitator , which has been my preferred term from the beginning.

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