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The Essence of Connected Learning


It’s probably a good time now to, at long last, rethink the Essence of Connected Learning. Talking about Connected Learning.

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Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Connection is the point of contact in a relationship. connection, or point of contact, in a relationship can take many forms. Figure 1.

Boundaries and Limits of Networked and Connected Learning

Jenny Connected

The second Networked Learning Conference Hotseat starts on Sunday 8 th November and will run until the 14 th. 2016, in press). The Class. 2013).

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IRRODL Special Issue: Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning

Jenny Connected

A special issue of IRRODL – The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning -has just been published. Vol 12, No 7 (2011): Special Issue – Emergent Learning, Connections, Design for Learning. This is a refereed open e-journal which you can access here: [link].

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment – The Follow-Up


Here’s what else  I have learned about my Twitter #0Following experiment for the last year or so:  . Let’s see it…. Nothing else. Hallo? Yikes!

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Connected Learning in an Open World

Jenny Connected

The issue is not finding innovative ways of teaching, but innovative ways of learning. But ‘Where am I?’ Free and open access is not enough.

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How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations


Now imagine you swap the wordings ’ teaching ’ for ‘learning’ and  ‘our schools’ for ‘ our workplaces ’. Indeed, to learn even more! .

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Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment


When you decide to stop following everyone and question the purpose of that connection in the first place? What Have I Learned? Always.

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Access to open teaching and learning

Jenny Connected

have never had any significant problems with getting an internet connection. Source of imag e. Source of image. with a couple of colleagues.

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In Connection We Trust

Alchemy of Change

Trust Connects Us – and Our Software. Growing Interest inTrust. That’s why the U.S. by Joe Andrieu. Trust in a Box. Tweet.

Badgeville Integrates with IBM Connections

Portals and KM

But how do you change 20 years of learned communication behavior? Another feature in the Connections integration is reputation management.

Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From


Finally, after a good few days of tinkering Collaborators , Cooperators and People I Learn From were born. . It wasn’t easy. It always has been.

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Everything Is Connected to Everything


Brian Cox where in less than two minutes he gets to explain in very simple terms how everything is connected to everything. Science. Science.

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The Future of Work Is Learning


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprisefor the last few years.

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Life in a Connected Day


So how about if we get started with “ Life in a Connected Day “? That doesn’t sound too bad, right? That’s right!

Characteristics of open learning environments

Jenny Connected

The first post was  Evaluation of Open Learning Scenarios. For me, this was my introduction to ‘learning in the open’. These are 1.

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New metaphors for learning

Jenny Connected

Once you start thinking in terms of metaphors for learning, you find them everywhere. Mackness, J., Bell, F. & Funes, M. 2016). The link].

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The Rhizome as a Metaphor for Learning in a MOOC

Jenny Connected

The title of the presentation is The Rhizome as a Metaphor for Learning in a MOOC. on Friday June 27 th  . Source of image: Sylvano Bussoti.

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Evaluating open learning scenarios – keynote presentation

Jenny Connected

Here are the slides and notes for the keynote presentation that Roy Williams and I gave at the E Learning Conference, FH Joanneum, in Graz, Austria, on Wednesday 17 September 2014. Surfacing, Sharing and Valuing Tacit Knowledge in Open Learning Environments from Jenny Mackness. Why are we interested in emergent learning? Why 25?

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Bloomfire Provides Comprehensive Knowledge Connections

Portals and KM

There are also issues with enterprise learning systems. Bloomfire. The goal of Bloomfire is to provide tools to close that gap. like this move.

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When Collect and Connect is not enough…

Chris Collison

One of the common constructs used to ‘frame’ knowledge management activities is that of Collect or Connect.

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Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning


We just can’t formalise what we don’t even know, i.e. how people learn while on the job. Most learning occurs outside classrooms.

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My New Cheese – Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections


IBM Learning Open Business This is it! The moment of truth! The wait is over. The long hiatus of silence is now a thing of the past.

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Drawing Parallels & Making Connections Between Youth & Employee Learning

Collaborative Thinking

These attributes help drive a constant state of learning. Other John Seely Brown from New Learning Institute on Vimeo. However, Ms.

Social Connections VI – From Adoption to Adaptation, from Enablement into Engagement, while #WOLWeek Kicks Off


And yet, while the journey has been incredibly good fun all along, never mind the massive learning experience, here I am preparing, non-stop, for the next business trip just around the corner: Social Connections VI. Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Personal KM Travelling My goodness! Yes, I know, me neither! Prague.

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Social Connections VI – Prague

Michael Sampson - Currents

When the tour was originally under design, the intent was to align it with Social Connections VI – which at one point was going to be held in mid May. very much enjoyed participating in Social Connections V in Zurich last June, so would have loved to participate again … but it isn’t to be this time. Are you ready?

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Social learning circle- new ways of learning at a conference

Joitske Hulsebosch

Last Tuesday I've facilitated a so-called learning circle about social learning at the Next Learning conference in Den Bosch.

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If space is a becoming what kind of spaces do we need for learning?

Jenny Connected

The second keynote at the Networked Learning Conference 2016 was presented by  Sian Bayne. Learning. 1(2): 302-316. 2015). code/space.

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The Connection Economy – The One to Rule Them All


Indeed, welcome to The Connections Economy! Innovation Learning Open Business But what if there would be something else? Stop it! Trust.

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Beyond Institutions – Personal Learning in a Networked World

Jenny Connected

In this presentation I look at the needs and demands of people seeking learning with the models and designs offered by traditional institutions, and in the spirit of reclaiming learning describe a new network-based system of education with the learner managing his or her education. Learning is built not from a kit but from scratch.

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My social learning experiences

Joitske Hulsebosch

choose the topic: my example of social learning. is social learning any process in which more than two people are involved?

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From intuition to knowing for sure: a case of applying learning analytics at course level

Joitske Hulsebosch

More and more trainers and facilitators use online platforms for online interaction to facilitate learning. Which participants connect online?

2015 69

Thoughts on IBM Connections Mail (“Mail Next”)

Michael Sampson - Currents

At IBM Connect 2014 today, IBM announced “Mail Next,” to be branded under the IBM Connections family. From what I picked up, my understanding is that the worlds of email traffic / conversations are logically and physically separate from the “social” conversations and interactions happening in IBM Connections.

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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.

Stimulating self-directed learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

We had quite some confusion this week going on about the concept of 'networked learning' during an interesting day with learning professionals.

Rhizomatic Learning – A Pedagogy of Risk

Jenny Connected

Some #rhizo14 participants have given a lot of thought to what it means to learn in open spaces. (Source of image: [link] ).

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The Messiness of Rhizomatic Learning – Words Steal My Intent

Jenny Connected

‘ What do the adjectives ‘rhizomatic’ and ‘deep’ add to the abstract noun ‘learning’.  For me, this is what has made it feel so ‘messy’.

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Making Sense of the Rhizome Metaphor for Teaching and Learning

Jenny Connected

For the first post see – The Rhizome as a Metaphor for Learning. The point has been the connections formed, the conversations generated. The

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Lead Social Business Enabler for IBM’s w3 and www Connections – Job Role and Responsibilities


IBM Innovation Learning Open Business But I am sure at this point in time you are probably wondering about what does that mean exactly, right?

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Several Short Sentences About Learning

How to Save the World

  . The only useful learning experiences I have ever had have been at least initially self-directed and exploratory. ”).

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