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The beauty of endless distractions in discussion forums

Jenny Connected

In all there are 16 forums in this first week, with 5 of these devoted to the subject matter of the literacy of cooperation and containing 183 posts. have tried to capture some of the ideas from two of the forums to illustrate how wide ranging the discussion is. Forum 2: Cooperative arrangements in ecosystems.

The beauty of endless distractions in discussion forums

Jenny Connected

In all there are 16 forums in this first week, with 5 of these devoted to the subject matter of the literacy of cooperation and containing 183 posts. have tried to capture some of the ideas from two of the forums to illustrate how wide ranging the discussion is. Forum 2: Cooperative arrangements in ecosystems.

Assessment of discussion forum posts in ModPo

Jenny Connected

Because, I realize that it has fallen into the trap of believing that requiring posts to a discussion forum can in some way measure the success of learning. Evidently to get a certificate of completion, a ModPo participant must make a post in each week of the course, in one of the staff initiated weekly forums.

#fslt12 MOOC – Week zero – discussion has started

Jenny Connected

The discussions in the FSLT Moodle site  are  beginning to get going and quite a few people are already blogging or setting up their blogs.

#fslt12 MOOC – Week zero – discussion has started

Jenny Connected

The discussions in the FSLT Moodle site  are  beginning to get going and quite a few people are already blogging or setting up their blogs.

I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch

discussion forum functionality is key for this purpose, other things are nice to have but often blur the decision about the forum to choose.

Insider Trading, meet Outsider Traders, #SocialMedia style #Tesla

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Today, there is a thread going beserk on the Tesla forums : Tracking Highest VINs. Wall Street should be monitoring social media. How exciting.

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Obituary: Online Forums Have Died (? – 2012)

Managing Communities

photo credit: Global_5000 I am deeply saddened to announce that online forums have died, as confirmed by areforumsdead.com. While it may be unclear when online forums were born, from the moment that people were able to discuss something with another human over [.]. Developing Your Community

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5 ways to enhance your social presence in online courses

e-Moderation Station

Your role in forums. What’s the right ratio of tutor to student postings in forums? Image by mrtopp. Socialising activities. Media.

Understanding the difference between Forums, Blogs, and Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Blogs are like a keynote speech where the speaker (blogger) is in control of the discussion, but allows questions and comments from the audience.

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Forums Are Everywhere and Here to Stay, So Skip the Tools Discussion and Focus on Your Objectives

Managing Communities

photo credit: jcfrog One question I get asked a lot goes something along the lines of “how will forums keep up with [something]?&# or “forums are old hat, why would people use them over [something]?&# or “why use forums when you can use [something]?&# However will forums survive? Thinking

IBM THINK Forum – Servanthood – A New Kind of Leadership

Elsua

Whoah! Very powerful words to live by, for sure, and a clear indication of the impact of living social within the enterprise, and probably beyond, too!,

No, I Won’t Close a Forum Thread Because You Don’t Know How to Act Responsibly

Managing Communities

photo credit: rmartz There is a particularly sensitive discussion being had on one of my communities right now and, as you probably know from dealing with sensitive discussions, they tend to take more attention from moderators than your average thread. This one is no different. Interacting with Members Managing the Community

Consumers Increasing Their Use of Social Media To Discuss Brands

Portals and KM

The rise of Twitter is one vehicle but there are many others that have been around for a while such as blogs and forums. Tealeaf provides online customer experience management   (CEM). Their CEM solutions include both a customer behavior analysis suite and customer service optimization suite. They are using social media to do this.

Upgrading Discussion « Lisa’s (Online) Teaching Blog

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

"My problem was that discussion seemed text-heavy and overly directed. We call it discussion, but of course everyone is typing. Sometimes discussions got very lively, with (civil) disagreements and connections to modern events. Discussion just wasn’t broad enough, visual enough, connective enough, exciting enough, for me.

Discussions Are Not Warfare; Forums Are Not a Battlefield

Managing Communities

photo credit: Rob Shenk I was talking to a member the other day, in what was a very serious conversation about that member’s future on the site. Part of that conversation was an attempt on my part to get the member to refocus on what the community is about and not to get out of [.].

Blogs and forums

Jenny Connected

People choose to blog in preference to posting to discussion forums because. People choose to discuss in forums in preference to blogging because. People feel a greater sense of proximity to other forum posters. Forum posting is less effort than blogging. Forum posting is more linear than blogging.

An online forum as a grafitti wall

Joitske Hulsebosch

There is a forum for sharing with other participants. This is a nice example of how you should not use a forum.

Online Community Business Forum in Santa Fe 2008

Connectable Dots

One thing that is obvious after going to multiple events organized by Forum One is the nature of the ongoing community around these small conferences.

Free online Forums

Joitske Hulsebosch

I am looking for free online forums where you can set up group communication, for informal exchange and learning with the ability for parallel threads. think it is good for groups that don't want to invest heavily in customized forums in the initial group stages, or are not sponsored by an organisation. facebook.

What is Emergent Learning? Why is it relevant?

Jenny Connected

This week and next week we will be discussing these questions with the SCoPE community and others. The discussion forum is now open.

Discussing big society without using the words 'big society'

Neighbourhoods

A couple of days ago someone posted this note on the East Dulwich Forum (a very popular local site which covers an area in south London): sweep your own leaves, clean your own ice and snow: saving the council money balancing the budget. Posted by ataubin November 14, 04:48PM. But where? Seems a small action to me to save a lot of money.

Green Chameleon » Trouble at the AOK Corral

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Trouble at the AOK Corral The AOK Forum has been a distinguished discussion forum in KM for several years. Some months ago, the first hints of trouble arose in a vigorous campaign to remove moderation and let discussions roam freely.

SCoPE: Seminars: Understanding Collaboration

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

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Green Chameleon » The Prehistory of Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

Wierd how knowledge management just fits into that mould so easily… Posted on September 23, 2007 at 12:22 PM | Comment permalink awie sigh!

Emerging questions on Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

See the open SCoPE discussion forums for more information. Here are the details for accessing tomorrow’s webinar.

Advanced Social Media Course – August Sydney 2015

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Shares Looking for an advanced social media course in Sydney ? Look no further! August 3rd-5th 2015. Earlybird ends beginning of July. Really? Shares.

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Reminder on Our KM Forum Session This Week

Portals and KM

Thierry Hubert and I will speak at the December 17 meeting of Boston’s KM Forum.  We will   We will discuss:Deliver Us from Web 2.0 Here is the announcement post on the  KM Forum blog  with directions.   Here is the session description. We hope to see you there. 

ModPo – Learn how to undo the way in which we read

Jenny Connected

For example, I can’t research the learning that takes place in the ModPo discussion forums. This is the third iteration of this course.

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From Social Insights to Social Business Innovation: MIT Enterprise Forum

Portals and KM

Last night I went to an interesting event sponsored by the MIT Enterprise Forum. moderated the panel discussion. It was part of their Innovation Series:  From Social Insights to Social Business Innovation. Once we presented we could not talk but only listen. Lora Kratchounova, Scratch Marketing + Media , led the event.

Practical example: the tech forum in Kumasi

Joitske Hulsebosch

The idea was to advertise via a discussion list and see who's really interested in this - get people who are willing to invest in sharing.

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Online Community Feature Overload and the Cost of Spreading Your Activity Too Thin

Managing Communities

photo credit: LOLren As people endeavor to add more features and sections to their forums and communities – more than “just” discussion threads – there is a great opportunity for additional value for all parties involved. Community Cultivation Developing Your Community

Oldie but goodie: "CompuServe's Intranet Forum"

Endless Knots

September 13, 1997 Virtual Teams with Jessica Lipnack & Jeffrey Stamps CompuServe's Intranet Forum Anne/Moderator: Welcome to the Intranet Forum ! They also discuss the pros and cons of creating virtual teams and offer solid examples of successful teams which were  more efficient and cost-effective to their organizations.

Collaborative Thinking: PARC Forums: People & Social Technologies

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Enterprise-enabling Facebook | Main | Designing & Enabling Communities » December 19, 2007 PARC Forums: People & Social Technologies Both presentations are worth viewing. is not all that new. " tools, methods and practices. Trust Us.

Organising Knowledge » Taxonosophy

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Taxonosophy Just in case “normal&# taxonomy work isn’t taxing enough for you, you might enjoy the Heidegger discussion forum , where taxonomies and ontologies are rearing their … heads. Thank you Edgar for your post! RSS2.0

The tech forum in Ghana meets face-to-face

Joitske Hulsebosch

Today I co-facilitated a meeting of the 'tech forum' a group of ICT technicians who are active in ICT4D. That's a process in itself.

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The Pedagogy of ModPo

Jenny Connected

What I liked about the discussion about close reading was the emphasis on the need to slow down. (Click on the image to enlarge it).

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Communities of practice during the Global Development Learning Forum

Joitske Hulsebosch

Photo of discussion during the World Cafe, shared by Erik Johnson Originally uploaded by joitske. Even though I was invited, I couldn't make it.

Green Chameleon » Do Knowledge Managers Belong Together?

Green Chameleon

The actKM discussion group occasionally ascends into agreeable festive banter, and our 2006 pre-Christmas season is no exception. Andrew Mitchell asked the other day on the actKM Forum what an appropriate collective noun might be for a gathering of knowledge managers. Thanks Andrew! URLs are automatically converted into links. RSS2.0

#digitalbadges: SCoPE seminar on Digital Badges

Jenny Connected

We will also take a critical look at the current state of digital badges with discussion of the required and possible futures. Task 1  . Task 4.

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