Software success in Ghana
MARCH 26, 2007
The BBC posted an article on software success in Ghana. (I copied the picture from there). What you see in the picture is the way it works.
Vlogging in Ghana
MARCH 31, 2007
Click to Play I'm introducing the network GINKS in Ghana into the art of vlogging (not that I'm a specialist but I'm one step ahead of them).
Culture: coffins in Ghana
NOVEMBER 22, 2005
In Ghana there are very special coffins in all kind of forms (planes, beer bottles, Nokia cellphones see photo).
Practical examples: CoPs in Ghana
MAY 7, 2006
During the tech forum in Ghana I did a presentation on communities of practice and we asked for questions and examples of CoPs in Ghana.
Technology and the eclipse in Ghana
MARCH 30, 2006
It was amazing to see how cold it became and how weird the light was.
How to explain blogging in Ghana
OCTOBER 18, 2007
(picture:openingsceremony training web2.0 for journalists, source penplusbytes) I'm still catching up with my bloglines.
Culture: Valentine's day in Ghana
FEBRUARY 15, 2006
It helps Ghana's newly privatized media, as well as its merchants, create the commercial culture necessary for their advancement." He is using Val Day to support the insurgent position that even in Ghana the relationship between husband and wife is the central fact of marriage.
Technology: embeddedness and escape in Ghana
MARCH 22, 2006
Moreover each configuration exemplifies quite different poverty reduction strategies deployed by poor urban Ghanaians.
Technology: the relevance of web2.0 in Ghana
MARCH 23, 2006
today in Ghana and thought it would be quite web2.0 to blog some parts of the discussion before sharing it with my colleagues. :) Web2.0 I did a presentation on web2.0 was seen as very interesting, new and mindboggling. Blogging could be a nice way of practising and nurturing that skill in my opinion or you may think of podcasting/webcasting.
The tech forum in Ghana meets face-to-face
JULY 19, 2007
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.
Technology: Dutch most computer literate and Ghana's rapidly changing telecommunications market
FEBRUARY 23, 2006
source: Telecommunications Market in Ghana, status and outlook, 2005 edition). nice combination for a blog post on technology?
Pratical example: Obstacles to knowledge sharing experienced by a network in Ghana
DECEMBER 28, 2005
Unfortunately the video is very, very dark and I thought editing would help, but it didn't. Powered by Castpost
Practical example: Ghana 22nd of June 16:15
JUNE 22, 2006
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Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore
Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy
MARCH 16, 2015
Note: I am NOT saying the Press don’t need to be protected – Australia currently rank 28th between Ghana and Suriname for our press “freedoms ” and we’re heading DOWN the list. I just think trashing bloggers as armchair critics diminishes the lives given by bloggers that could’ve/should’ve been protected.
8th of June: Join us for a Net-Map intro training in Reston, Virginia
MAY 9, 2012
Because you know very little about swimming until you jump in the water. On the 8th of June I will offer one morning and one afternoon session.
5 ways how drawing helps you think better
JANUARY 2, 2014
And that is because there is something special about visualizing what you know – as compared to merely saying or writing it down.
APRIL 8, 2011
You can not be as active in 50 networks (I've seen NGOs in Ghana try this!). This quote is from Clay Shirky. So we have to filter out quality.
My social learning experiences
JUNE 1, 2016
worked in Sekondi-Takoradi in Ghana in an advisory team. choose the topic: my example of social learning. Why this topic?
How can social media support learning alliances/multistakeholder processses?
DECEMBER 16, 2010
Some time ago I was asked to facilitate a session on this topic. In definition: " Learning alliances are characterized by diversity. What do you think?
Relief: Stop banging your head against that wall…
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
if you just can't help it: Bang head here (copyright by jcrakow on flickr). A lot of my Net-Map sessions are about: “How do you achieve your goal (whether that is feeding children in Ghana or reorganizing a company in the US) and who will help / hinder you?”
SMS To Email
MARCH 29, 2006
No more technical bandwith excuses not to blog in ghana. this is a test to blog by mobile phone from tamale.
Those little stress moments caused by technology hurdles.
APRIL 23, 2015
In Ghana, we could not book a direct flight to cut costs and then had to change planes in London. The mini-stress moments. And self testing.
The lion and the hunter
JUNE 7, 2008
I found this image on the weblog of my friend Denise who lives in Ghana and she gave me permission to use it. Often there were animals involved.
Net-Map facilitation pointers: Links
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Let me start sharing them with you too – starting with everything I know about links: Net-Map Facilitation Pointers: Links. Links. Being friends.
How personal do you make your online personal branding?
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
share my background working with SNV in Mali, Kenya, Ethiopia and Ghana. My daughter thinks I''m a complete loser on Instagram.
Some bloggers meet
JULY 24, 2007
Bensah , one of the most fanatic bloggers in Ghana. I met Emmanuel through his blog. He is an author for the globalvoices for Ghana.
The Network of Europe’s E. Coli (EHEC) Crisis
JUNE 9, 2011
Does this look like a killer? picture by yogendra174 on flickr). Coli outbreak (just how messy? These CNN and Newsweek articles give some insight).
How do you play status games?
APRIL 3, 2012
Can you really refuse to play a status game, if the other person insists? picture copyright by Dano on flickr). must say, I’d rather not.
Ready to elevate?
NOVEMBER 2, 2010
This is my list: Assessing communication channels concerning avian influenza in Ghana , Ethiopia and Nigeria (Schiffer et al. Understanding the fisheries management in small reservoirs in northern Ghana (Hauck and Youkhana 2008 ). Do you have your elevator speach ready? 2008). 2010 ). By looking at concrete case studies (e.g.
What can knowledge interventions contribute to development?
AUGUST 23, 2011
network where people from Brasil, Indonesia, Ghana and other countries learn, but also people from Scotland. I was interviewed for Vice Versa and asked for input. It was a double interview together with Eric Smaling working for the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam. will blog what I remember as main points and issues.
Practical examples so far
AUGUST 24, 2006
I thought I could list all practical examples I gathered so far, so that if people want to know about communities of practices in a development cooperation context I can refer to this blogpost.
The news: no news
JULY 21, 2007
In Ghana, the Volta River Authority (VRA)'s main function is to generate and supply electrical energy in Ghana. By 12.00
Let's improve our learning language as learning professionals
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
Just like my English has deteriorated when I lived in Ghana because you start to speak Ghanaian English (which has its charms ofcourse :).
Practical example: community of practice on e-government
NOVEMBER 18, 2005
Ghana starts at 1:32 minutes :)). Ghana reported that it is working on an enabling regulatory environment, including policies and a Telecom Act.
Technology: using mobile phone sms-services to blog
APRIL 7, 2006
I tried blogging from Ghana (Accra in the picture) using my Ghanaian Areeba sms service from my mobile phone. but which is said to be costly).
Practical example: Thailand
NOVEMBER 3, 2005
nice question to take along on my trip to Ghana and it reminds me that I read an article on social networks in Ghana I may review. He states that the community of practice has to add additional value to be an alternative to this system. also wonder how you may use the power of these networks for CoP purposes?
Communities of practice: expertise in CoPs
JULY 2, 2006
In Ghana I had the impression my 3 years of work experience in Takoradi, Ghana, is still helping me in my work in Ghana, even though my current work is with different partners and in a completely different field (ICT4D). also had a car conversation during my stay in Ghana about professors and how you recognise a good one.
Technology: ICT, poverty and development
OCTOBER 30, 2005
Introduction of computers and internet should be integrated with the existing local communicative ecology.
Culture: different meanings attached to the same word
JUNE 27, 2006
Yesterday I experienced a nice example of different meaning attached to words.
My OutStart Blog Posts – January 2012
Portals and KM
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
Mobile Learning Modernizes a Ghana University Making it Easier for Students to Learn and Communicate. will not be repeating my posts for that blog on this blog. However, once a month I will post links to my writing there. Here is the eighth set covering January. I am including posts by other members of the OutStart team.