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cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Connected

We still need more empirical research on learning in different types of MOOCs. Both these xMOOCs have been very successful. Further references.

Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Secret Handshake One way you might think about the difference between a connection and a relationship is to picture it like network mappers do.

Travelling a different road

Viv Mcwaters

How culture is often used as an excuse to not do something, because people are people, no matter where they live and what they do.

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.

2015 76

The five major theories of how people "learn": a synopsis

The Bumble Bee

Carlton also identifies different computer games founded on each theory. Think DifferentlyBehaviourist. 2. Cognitivist. 3. Behaviourism.

2012 90

Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!


Focus on the people and I can guarantee you it will be coming around! Who wouldn’t feel inspired with that, right? … I surely did!

How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

That’s right, I’m saying that  the ‘membrane’ that surrounds the organization and connects it with its environment -  is people.

2011 143

Open Business – From Document-Centric to People-Centric Collaboration


Essentially, making the successful transition from content is king  to people AND their conversations are king. People become unnecessary.

2013 64

Power Shift – People Running Companies by Apple?


I have been in the IT industry for well over 15 years now and for a good number of them I have been relying on multiple different systems.

2012 46

What makes Facilitating With Confidence different?

Viv Mcwaters

After 13 days facilitation training with my mate Johnnie Moore I’m excited by what I’ve learnt. So what’s it like? Of course!

What’s the Difference Between Community Management and…

Managing Communities

On the individual side, you have a lot of people who have spent time working in a specific profession, who are wanting to become community managers, which is great. photo credit: BuzzFarmers As the community manager role has become a popular one, we’re seeing more and more companies and individuals try to generalize it. But, [.].

2012 32

What’s more important? People or structures?

Net-Map Toolbox

If you look at any great change, in your organization, in history, and you ask people to describe who this happened, most likely you will get one of these two stories: Story 1. If you wanted it to happen again, you would have to find the right people again and that’s the only way it would work. Story 2.

2012 40

Create Slides People Will Remember by Nancy Duarte


Design slides people can “get” in 3 seconds. Don’t take me wrong. “Use Slides Selectively. Open Business

2013 56

Getting People to Change

Hildy Gottlieb

If creating the world we want means getting people to change what they currently do, how can we get people to change?

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two


As a starting point, Dave gets to talk about tacit knowledge , about the differences between knowing and knowledge and where we should be focusing on.

2012 81

Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

It requires a fundamental rethink of the organization – and how its processes for creating value can be opened up to people outside the organization. Engagement is the process of building relationships with people and putting those relationships to work to accomplish some goal. They didn’t do it by tweaking. No question.

Building a network for People Powered Change

Social Reporter

Testing ideas on the use of social media with projects funded under the Silver Dreams Fund and the Jubilee People’s Millions.

2012 28

Trusting People in This Social Age Is a Tough Job!


We do business with people, because we trust them, and vice versa, we don’t do business with people, because we don’t trust them, or we no longer do.

2016 11

Racing to the Top Where Corporations Are People


He would definitely be on my Top 10 list of influential thinkers and thought leaders in various different fields. And it all has got to do with a key concept that we have been discussing over here for a while: corporations are people and people are corporations, after all, so we may start behaving as such. Rather the opposite.

Action storming for tackling difficult people

Viv Mcwaters

The question comes up sooner or later: “How do you deal with difficult people?” We being moi, Johnnie Moore and Simo Routarinne ).

10 messages in planning digital engagement with young people

Social Reporter

Below are 10 messages to consider in planning any project using digital technology to engage young people and address the key challenges they face. Adding an element of gaming to your project can provide the incentives for young people to get engaged. Support young people to be creators, not consumers. Who are the young people?

10 messages in planning digital engagement with young people

Social Reporter

Below are 10 messages to consider in planning any project using digital technology to engage young people and address the key challenges they face. Adding an element of gaming to your project can provide the incentives for young people to get engaged. Support young people to be creators, not consumers. Who are the young people?

Encourage the Quieter People to Speak: Do or Don't?

Michael Sampson - Currents

David linked to my blog post about balancing contributions during face-to-face meetings , and commented on his web site about encouraging quieter people to speak up : " One thing, I think never works, whether it's a facilitator or technology, is trying to explicitly draw the quieter people into the conversation. My Comments. 1.

2011 44

If Companies are People, Where’s Their Soul?

Alchemy of Change

Supreme Court has already answered this question; in its view, corporations are legal persons with the same constitutional rights as actual people.

2011 34

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One


And today has been no different. And all thanks to the State of the Net 2012 conference   event , hosted in Trieste, Italy, by late June.

2012 40

Social media for trainers: think differently!

Joitske Hulsebosch

forgot my adaptor (really stupid of me) and felt very disorganised working on various different laptops and computers. Skype for instance looks so differently on a Windows computer. Online this works differently. The energy level is different. Online: think differently! Fortunately I have my new adaptor now.

Understanding the difference between Forums, Blogs, and Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

rather than by people). People that know each other (or want to meet each other) will connect by a variety of common interests.

2006 21

BIG’s People Powered Change may catalyse a more bottom-up big society

Social Reporter

With the launch this week of People Powered Change , the Big Lottery sets out its plans for a distinctive niche in the Big Society agenda , supporting local bottom-up community projects. BIG Lottery Fund is refreshing its England wide portfolio of programmes around the concept of People Powered Change. Credit due for transparency).

2011 41

Different perspectives

Viv Mcwaters

So once we get over ourselves and realise that we are not in any physical danger, is there really any reason NOT to try something different?

What's the difference between a promise and a responsibility?

The Bumble Bee

However when I hear this kind language it always makes me think of the difference between a promise , a responsibility and a guarantee.

Game 10

Similar people - different people

Net-Map Toolbox

That means: The longer a network is active, the more it tends to consist of similar people. 2. Heterogeneity and boundary spanning between different kinds of networks lead to innovation. And sometimes talking to people who are so similar allows you to reach out very far on very thin ice.

If you want more participants, invite less people!

Net-Map Toolbox

draw a Net-Map with a group) and there are 30 people in the room, they are all participants, right? So, if you are looking for active participants and not just a quiet audience to a 2-man-Net-Map show, invite less people. And make sure they represent all the different views you want to learn about. Well, not really.

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Just because a service connects people doesn’t automatically mean we should call it a “social network.&# There, I said it. Windows?

You can’t fix this. So please stop trying. Start thinking differently.

Chris Corrigan

This is probably not atypical of many articles written on the subject, especially by people who are far removed from the actual events on the ground. People we call “pundits.” ”  People whose opinions, ironically, are given more weight and status than those who are actually on the ground. Lowry does that.

Three Reasons Why People Protect the Status Quo

Michael Sampson - Currents

Melba looks at the reasons why intelligent and well-meaning people resist change : " When you view resistance to change in the context of guarding the Performance Engine and apply it to your workplace, your boss’s resistance begins to look different and maybe even solveable. People need time to see what works best.

2011 30

The Heart of the Occupation

Alchemy of Change

The Occupy Movement means different things to different people. And that is a very useful starting place. Let me try it  my  way.”

2011 96

40 Maps that wil help you make sense of the world

Net-Map Toolbox

Net-Maps often tell the story of formal and informal connections between people and how they influence a given outcome.

2013 61

10 Ways to Help Your People Shine

How to Save the World

But we’ve discovered that this Pattern Language is being applied by some of the 2000+ people and organizations using it in ways we had never imagined.

on knowing people

Social Abacus

People are interesting. The main goal of the interviews is to begin to catalog some of the ways in which we people are interesting, how we know it, and why it's interesting, or where - outside of academia- it can be applied. Interesting, as defined in many ways and identified in even more. Usually, it's ignored.

The future of online sharing is mobile, appified and people-centred

Social Reporter

I first posted this on , where John popham and I are blogging for Big Lottery Fund about development of People Powered Change. tested the idea that we can best learn through good conversations – by giving people in the workshop some conversation starters, and asking them what they thought about the next big thing.

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