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IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – A Proposal for DIA Now Delivered Successfully!


Yes,  A Proposal for DIA is now a reality. The way it should be for any tech conference! Well, Lotusphere listens. Lotusphere pays attention.

Engaging course alumni using Facebook: the case of Ruforum

Joitske Hulsebosch

This is a question I often get: how can we engage our course alumni online? Here you see us on the boat in Bangkok. How does the group function?

IBM’s Lotusphere 2010 Highlights – A Proposal for DIA


Yes, of course, I am talking about last week’s IBM’s Lotusphere 2010 event that took place from the 17th till 21st of January.


Mock Thesis Proposal: Personal Support Networks During Periods Of Employee Transition, Part 2

Collaborative Thinking

This post is Part 2 of my Mock Thesis Proposal. Since I am an online student taking only one course per semester, this Mock Thesis will act as a “living document”, evolving over time as assumptions and issues related to personal support networks shift. Part 1 is located here. The Abstract is repeated. Abstract. Methodology. Skype).

eLearn: Best Practices - Online Course Design from a Communities-of-Practice Perspective

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Best Practices How Will Online Courses Weather the Economic Downturn? How Long Should an E-learning Course Be? Quinn, Director, Quinnovation Online Course Design from a Communities-of-Practice Perspective (9/22/06) By John D. Fadde, Ph.D, 2/08/08) By Carol M. 8/22/07) By Chris Bennett, Founder and CEO, Ah-Ha! 9/24/04 By Karl M.

Managing courses or projects

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

According to their website: "Moodle is a course management system (CMS) - a free, Open Source software package designed using sound pedagogical principles, to help educators create effective online learning communities. This way you can keep all the information together and the information is accessible to all course participants.

From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Also From Workplace Courses to Communities (PDF from the Journal) From workplace courses to global conversations Nancy White and Josien Kapma A growing number of people and organizations in various sectors are focusing on communities (of practice) and networks, as a key to improving their performance. So here it is again! Be strategic.

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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Growing body of research into MOOCs

Jenny Connected

and the call for papers from the Journal of Computer Assisted Learning (JCal) which, ironically, although prestigious is a closed journal – Learning Analytics in Massively Multiuser Virtual Environments and Courses. In May eLearning Papers published a special issue on MOOCs – MOOCs and Beyond. Waite, M., Roberts, G., & Lovegrove, E.

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The Future of Work by 2020


Well, one thing for sure is that it won’t be anything like we have today or what we may have had over the course of the last 50 years.

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The Rhizome as a Metaphor for Learning in a MOOC

Jenny Connected

on Friday June 27 th  . Source of image: Sylvano Bussoti. Five Pieces for Piano for David Tudor:   [link]. Deleuze, G. & Guaattari, F. 1987).

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Facilitating the transition from online to face-to-face conversations and vice versa

Joitske Hulsebosch

Photo by sparkzy I participated in the online facilitation course by Nancy White (long ago!) The flow was gone.

Collaborative Thinking: Burton Group Catalyst Speaker Submissions

Collaborative Thinking

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Tips for online decision making

Joitske Hulsebosch

In a meeting you propose something and ask around whether everybody agrees and it is done. once did a course on it. Or you vote.

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Jenny Connected

There were plenty of project proposals posted to the Dream Bazaar and evidence of groups forming and projects being started.

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More on community management (part 3 or “what’s in a name”) | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Maybe we should have a CM Expo/Conference (online of course) and discuss some of these issues. I’ll be happy to help organize and coordinate.


Jenny Connected

There were plenty of project proposals posted to the Dream Bazaar and evidence of groups forming and projects being started.

OLDS MOOC Learning Design for a 21st Century Curriculum

Jenny Connected

The course has been funded by JISC as part of a benefits realisation programme and is intended to build on the success of the Open University Learning Design Initiative (OULDI) and other JISC funded curriculum design and delivery projects. I am struck by how very prescriptive this MOOC seems to be – a far cry from CCK08, for example.

Remote Consulting on Collaboration Strategy

Michael Sampson - Currents

Of course, that does depend on the nature of the engagement, but the following services fit very nicely into a remote discussion and document review approach: – Reviewing your internal proposal for a new collaboration strategy. – Reviewing your proposed approach to user adoption. Michael''s Happenings featured

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JOLT Special Issue on MOOCs

Jenny Connected

The MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT at [link] ) has released a Call for Papers for a special issue on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), to be published in Summer (June) 2013. Proposals in the form of extended abstracts (500 words) are due on November 15, 2012, with full manuscripts due on January 31, 2013.

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CrossFit for Business

Michael Sampson - Currents

Nicholas proposes applying the ideas of CrossFit to business : Cross-fit is a high intensity interval training methodology and is brilliant for those who want to get really, really fit. And although it of course works it can lead to over-training, becoming more prone to injury as not all muscles are developed and sheer boredom.

March 2015 – A month of considerable learning

Jenny Connected

The overall message from the course was one of optimism. At the beginning of March we had an amazing fall of snow.

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Communities of Practice Resources, New KM Site, Online Courses at Kent State, Web 2.0 Reading Lists

John Tropea - Delicious Community

HP Communities » Contact HP United States-English Search: HP Communities All of HP » Home - Tab Blogs - Tab - Selected Weekly Knowledge Management blog by Stan Garfield Communities of Practice Resources, New KM Site, Online Courses at Kent State, Web 2.0 Much of this comes from outside legal, which is a great thing.

So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch

I went looking for a learning style test for an online course. Psychologists have proposed several complementary taxonomies of learning styles.

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What’s Next for the Social Enterprise? – #SocBizChat


Tweet Jams. End-result? What are the key challenges still blocking adoption of social in the enterprise? real  blast I can tell you that! SocBizChat.

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Civic Crowdfunding vs Tax – Collaborative Government #Gov2

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Farewell Energy Australia… There are of course thousands of examples of crowd activism. Let’s have a look at. Petitions online.

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The Changing Role of the Learning Facilitator

Jenny Connected

Facilitating a MOOC, for example, will be very different to facilitating a community of practice such as CPsquare, or to facilitating an online learning course. These books propose a very ‘hands-on’ approach to facilitation and were designed to help a teacher make the transition from working f2f to the online environment.

Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value


Get your bingo cards out as well to see how many of those pet peeves you get to experience during the course of the day and check them all off!

Lindy Hess changed our lives and so many others

Endless Knots

There Katie Hafner's extremely sad one about Lindy Hess , who ran the Columbia Publishing Course. Lindy Hess at Doubleday. Things went well.

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KM, Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business: One and The Same


Of course, there are plenty of good things, and not so good things, for both Enterprise 2.0 It’s greatly appreciated, as usual. Thanks!!

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

And of course Im notadvocating anything illegal. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Wecannot rely on politicians, customers or the media. Im just imagining possibilities.

Digital Habitats for project teams

Learning Alliances

Kathy Milhauser mentioned that she assigned Digital Habitats to students in a course on globally distributed project teams. Project teams.

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The Evolution of Cooperation

Jenny Connected

Week 2 of Howard Rheingold’s course – Towards a Literacy of Cooperation – focuses on the evolution of cooperation. Populations, during the course of evolution move from being largely unco-operative to co-operative and then back to unco-operative in a cycle. For wider reading see the Week 2 reading lists. Week 2 notes. Week 1 notes.

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Resource Guide to Learning Delivery Methods

Full Circle Associates

What learning delivery methods are there and how do you consider them? As I moved on to other related works, I kept drawing on these initial documents.

Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work – A World Without Meetings?


He proposes three different solutions to start tackling a new way of getting work done: Ever heard of Casual Fridays ? Yes, that’s right!

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If Meetings Don't Work, Are Conversations the Answer?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Tony talks about the dysfunctional nature of many meetings in organizations, and proposes that the answer is to have "conversations" instead. " The best way to energize thinking is to hold conversations rather than meetings. So how does a conversation differ from a meeting? conversation is informal. and make sure you review the comments too.

Redesign of face-to-face learning programmes into blended learning - an example in the Netherlands

Joitske Hulsebosch

similarity was that everyone proposed an online start. The training that we redesigned was a three-day face-to-face event.

"Play Devil's Advocate to Create Collaboration in the Workplace" - I Don't Agree

Michael Sampson - Currents

Of course no one particularly wants to challenge their superiors (although a good leader shouldn’t make you feel intimidated or afraid of confrontation!), but I guarantee that without asking critical questions, creative and corporate progression will be compromised to an extent. yes and no to Kirsten's proposal. My Comments. 1.

Re-Inventing Collaboration: CRM as Social Technology

Alchemy of Change

Second-order Engagement : We’ve been doing second-order sharing of objects for a while too, of course. Security is the tricky part here, of course. Social technologies change the way we collaborate. Though we don’t often see it as such, CRM (or Customer Relationship Management) truly is a social technology. Social Objects.

Giving Up on Environmentalism

How to Save the World

Of course, I am conflicted about this. All told, 2600 sq. So much for the idealism of the boomer generation. No matter the cost or the risk.

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