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Learning by coincidence on Twitter

Joitske Hulsebosch

(cartoon via Rob Speekenbrink ) I get involved in lots of discussions whether Twitter - is learning (or nonsense). learning twitter

Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I often have conversations about the role of social media in learning processes. Sometimes people might say: ' Ok, but twitter is not learning.

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Why Twitter is an Information Network, not a Social Network So, back to Twitter. Yes, Twitter connects people – lots of people.

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

number of organizations take advantage of “User Generated Content,&# but only a few have built the kind of momentum we see with Twitter.

Open teaching and learning

Jenny Connected

The tutors I am working with are, mostly, not used to working ‘in the open’, for example in Twitter or on personal blogs, such as this one.

2015 71

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die


What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil. Nobody reads Twitter anymore.

2012 103

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


Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’.

2015 68

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

Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’m teaching a free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – it’s on the PIL network for teachers and sponsored by Microsoft. **.

2013 66

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].

2016 23

#NRC01PL Personal Learning MOOC Week 1

Jenny Connected

I have registered for Stephen Downes’ 7 week Personal Learning MOOC – Here is the text, advertising the course, from the first part of Stephen Downes’ Half an Hour blog. Course environment: NRC01 Personal Learning will be delivered using OpenEdX and will include text-based content, videos, discussion, and exercises. Downes, S.

2016 45

#NRC01PL Personal Learning MOOC Week 3

Jenny Connected

In this he responded to Contact North’s ideas about the Future of Online Learning, expanding on the ideas and saying where he agreed and disagreed.

2016 42

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?

2014 52

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand


both Google Plus and Twitter will be walking along, hand in hand, for yours truly. Not Twitter’s any longer. Quite the opposite!

2011 125

(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch

January was our #videoleren theme on Twitter with the Ennuonline twitter tips. In this blogpost I do a wrap up of this theme. Tie a tie?

2015 78

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.

2016 58

Work Stream #1 – Learning Is the Work


And along the way, something else very important to me as well,  learn. Learning is the work ’ , after all. Like I said, it just depends.

2016 28

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.

2011 46

Rhizomatic Learning – A Pedagogy of Risk

Jenny Connected

On Twitter Nick Kearney asked “Are we reaching an understanding of what ‘rhizomatic’ praxis might involve?”. I’m not sure.

2014 46

Making Sense of the Rhizome Metaphor for Teaching and Learning

Jenny Connected

For the first post see – The Rhizome as a Metaphor for Learning. Tagged: #altmoocsig , #rhizo14 , cMOOC , rhizomatic learning , xMOOC.

2014 61

Going Mobile: Twitter celebrities

e-Moderation Station

digital generation ICT mlearning tablets twitter activities android apps devices handheld ideas iphone m-learning mobile smartphone

Nancy White and Suzy – An Intro to Twitter


Tweeting is owned by Twitter. Yours sincerely, One of your many Twitter addicts! Unfortunately. Specially, But how long then? Yes, ever!

2011 49

#NRC01PL – What does personal learning mean to me?

Jenny Connected

This is the question we have been asked to respond to in Week 4 of the Personal Learning MOOC (#NRC01PL). In other words, freedom to learn when, where, how, and with whom I want to. wondered whether it would make a good Twitter chat. Twitter: I use Tweetdeck to follow Twitter streams and private messaging.

2016 25

Your number of followers on Twitter doesn't matter but retweets and mentions do

Joitske Hulsebosch

And I used to reassure them that you only get a notification from Twitter when people start following you, not when they unfollow you.

2011 51

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.

2011 73

Networked Learning 2016: Do we need new metaphors?

Jenny Connected

The question in the title of this post was raised by Caroline Haythornthwaite in her keynote presentation for the Networked Learning Conference 2016.

2016 23

Top 16 Reasons I Like Facebook More Than Twitter

Online Social Networking

I’m not at all thinking about quitting Twitter or stopping to recommend it. Facebook vs. Twitter. Not bad. Sharing is Caring!

The New Twitter Guide for Newsrooms

Portals and KM

I have been discussing the relationship of Twitter and journalism a bit (see Twitter Not a Replacement for Journalism but a Complement and T he New Twitter Journalism , as well as related: I s Twitter Speech, Text, or Something New? ). Mashable notes that Twitter may be preaching to the choir.    

2011 36

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business


IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computingfirst came about. … No?

2011 63

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

Jenny Connected

know very little about poetry, little more than what I learned in this course last year. My work and real interest is in how people learn.

2014 84

Emergent Learning at ALTC2103

Jenny Connected

ALT-C is in its second day. I am no longer there and am trying to follow what’s going on via the Twitter stream, but it doesn’t work for me. Our session – Learning in the Open – went reasonably well, but on reflection I think we could have done a more ‘out of the box’ presentation. So what about the conference itself?

How can social media support learning alliances/multistakeholder processses?

Joitske Hulsebosch

In definition: " Learning alliances are characterized by diversity. How honest can we be on Twitter for instance? What do you think?

NLC2016 Hotseat notes: Boundaries and Limits of Networked and Connected Learning

Jenny Connected

The second Networked Learning Conference 2016 Hotseat was a much quieter affair than the first, but none the worse for that. The topic, facilitated by Sonia Livingstone was – Boundaries and Limits of Networked and Connected Learning . Experience of networked and connected learning, their boundaries and limits. The Class.

2015 25

Social Media Online Courses and Training

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Save Time: Learn about autoposting and autoscheduling , natively within Facebook & Twitter as well investigate which social media dashboards are best for automation – Hootsuite, Sprout Social and Buffer. Play with automation software combined with social media dashboards to autofollow and unfollow on Twitter. Shares.

2015 118

Making social learning practical: the LOSmakers event

Joitske Hulsebosch

One group chose as a topic: what can you do as a learning professional with few means to support learning in small groups? elearning.

Book review: the new social learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

I read 'the New Social Learning' by Tony Bingham and Marcia Conner. social media organisational learning social learning

Let's improve our learning language as learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch

If the Sami eskimos have 180 words for snow - how come we as learning professionals have only one word for learning? More sloppiness?

2015 11

Rhizomatic Learning – The community is the curriculum #rhizo14

Jenny Connected

Dave Cormier’s open course – Rhizomatic Learning – The community is the curriculum - starts tomorrow – Tues 14 th January.

2014 23

#fslt12 MOOC Distributed Learning Spaces

Jenny Connected

Over the weekend I prepared a video presentation to provide a brief overview of the learning spaces we will be working in during this MOOC. Blogging for Reflective Learning Video Transcript. Tagged: #change11 , #fslt12 , Higher Education , learning , MOOC , platforms , teaching , technology , video presentation.

Embracing Uncertainty in Teaching, Learning and Life – a question of balance

Jenny Connected

For Dave – uncertainty means accepting that ‘ not knowing is something we all share ’ and lies at the heart of rhizomatic learning.

2014 23