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Gamification and school professional community

Community Capers

While at the SITE conference in New Orleans I met a young educator working and researching in iPads and special education.

MirandaNet: Introduction

Community Capers

An ongoing stream of research, assessment, and demonstration projects over the years has provided a rich learning environment in this community.

Cultivating community in IMCoPs

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How that enabling happens, in what contexts and under what conditions is the purpose of my ongoing research and this blog.

Case study 1: The MirandaNet Fellowship

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will relate my research perspective, we will meet the community managers and members, take field trip to each community and have several opportunities to listen to you the audience open up issues and reflect on each community’s strength and value to the field. The first community in this study will be the MirandaNet Fellowship.

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MirandaNet: Summary of conditions for success

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want to reiterate a few of the key strengths, the case study research revealed, that truly make this an exemplar community. offering new professional roles for in-service school teachers (researcher, leader, presenter, collaborator, mentor). holding an unrelenting focus on professionalism, respecting the practice of teaching with ICTs.

The conceptual framework for community development

Community Capers

This research outlines my conceptual framework built out from the four definitional components to include core conditions and key attributes. Since the research was focussed on the management role in community development the key informants for this research became the community conveners. For example: Component: People.

MirandaNet: Social interaction

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The research project partnerships, between people in different educational contexts, create strong bonds between members as they come to rely on and relate to each other when working together. Tags: case study Community case studies social interaction Uncategorized socia interaction interdependency Research Findings MirandaNet

The core definitional components of community

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His research determined that four common components occurred in 69 of the 94 definitions of community; people , common ties , social interaction and place. Hillery’s simple set of four components still held true when applied by subsequent researchers and commentators (Hamman, 2000; Poplin, 1979) many years later. Hamman, R. B.

MirandaNet: Social Networking trivial or mind expanding?

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The MirandaNet Fellowship is a professional organisation of educators, researchers, policy makers, and developers of software and hardware who have a uniting conviction that teaching and learning can be transformed by the use of digital technologies. Now an e-mature community our discussions are becoming more and more sophisticated. Summary.

Welcome to Community Capers!

Community Capers

The first community will be introduced in June of 2008 and for the coming three weeks I will unpack some of the key findings of my research into successful community building in Internet-mediated Communities of practice (IMCoPs) as a background to our first capers. Each month we will: present a community case story. Bronwyn Stuckey.

Problems with MOOC research

Jenny Connected

Digital Research Methodologies Redux . See Liz Sander’s paper – An evolving map of design practice and design research ).

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Drawing as insider research

Jenny Connected

Henry Moore:  Source of image. I can see the parallels between this approach and insider research. The brain activity is drawing.

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Rhizomatic Learning Research

Jenny Connected

You can find further details of how we are conducting this research on our blogs and we will continue to blog about our progress. link]. link].

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#NRC01PL The Connectivist MOOC – Research and Conclusions

Jenny Connected

Recently I have been trying to catch up on MOOC research so I have read a lot of papers. NRC01PL Research cMOOC Helene Fournier StephenDownes

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Growing body of research into MOOCs

Jenny Connected

In the last few months the number of published research papers, which focus on MOOCs has significantly increased and this looks to continue. Another special issue this summer came from the Research and Practice in Assessment Journal – MOOCs and Technology. Tagged: Clarà and Barberà , Connectivism , MOOC , Research , stephen downes.

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Third Research Paper on Rhizomatic Learning

Jenny Connected

Research in Learning Technology. think most researchers would be gratified that their papers are noticed and discussed. 2016).  2016). The

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Facebook for Marketing Research: Political Polls #auspol

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How to do Facebook Marketing Research. Want to know how 11 million Australians will vote? What if we could go on Facebook and have a look at 11.5

Gertrude Stein: lessons for research

Jenny Connected

’ At the time of listening to this webcast, I am steeped in my own research, analysing data and searching for meaning. xxxvi).

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Guerrilla Research into Rhizomatic Learning

Jenny Connected

With one or two exceptions, the research I have been involved in has never been funded and has been qualitative or mixed methods research.

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Research Communities 2.0

Making CommunitySense

Deze presentatie laat zien hoe research communities door goed gebruik te maken van Internet het academisch onderzoeksproces kunnen helpen hervormen. Ik heb deze gegeven in het kader van de Masterclass Research Support die het Avans Leer- en Innovatiecentrum op 20 juni jl. heeft georganiseerd.

Time Spent Collaborating: Research by Steelcase

Michael Sampson - Currents

The research data is based on a collection of Steelcase studies. See: What Workers Want, pages 28-29 in the PDF. Being Collaborative

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The Direction of MOOC Research

Jenny Connected

After 2 years of MOOC mania, the time has come for increasing the output of MOOC research. But what direction is that research taking – what direction should it take? These posts were interesting given that my own research into MOOCs has always been on the learner experience. Clair , Research , StephenDownes , theory.

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Matisse: life-long researcher

Jenny Connected

found myself thinking of Matisse as a researcher. Perhaps all artists are researchers. also learn that research is not a one-off project.

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A new mapping tool: useful for research purposes

Jenny Connected

These two affordances seemed perfect for looking for connections between my own research papers. Tagged: mapping , matthias melcher , Research.

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Next steps in rhizomatic learning research (Rhizo14)

Jenny Connected

If any of them move you to respond, please do so with any comments which you feel will inform the direction of our research. Holland, E. W.,

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Inspiring students through research-based education

Jenny Connected

Research-based education was the focus of a one day conference at University College London  (UCL)-  this week (Thurs 3 April). 2005). Chang, H.

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New publication: Expanding the Academic Research Community – Building Bridges into Society with the Internet

Making CommunitySense

de Moor (2014),  Expanding the Academic Research Community – Building Bridges into Society with the Internet. Academic research is under threat from issues like lack of resources, fraud, and societal isolation. Such issues weaken the academic research process, from the framing of research questions to the evaluation of impact.

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Preview of the Brands & Collaborative Economy Research Project

Online Community Strategy

Research participants were asked to rank certain sectors of the Collaborative Economy by level of interest. Shared Meaning & Definitions.

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Tips for Researchers Drafting a Policy Engagement Strategy

Michelle Laurie

The purpose is to help researchers, who often are engaging in policy dialogue and change for the first time, think through their ideas more thoroughly.

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Large Systems Change and Action Research: Thursday Webinar

Networking Action

Topic: Action Research and Large Systems Change. Date:  Thursday, Nov. Time:   9am PT/noon ET/5pm UK/ 6pm CET. Place: j/6821486123 +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 287 567 877 International numbers … Net Dev

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New Research on Hard Benefits of Online Customer Communities

The Bumble Bee

Strategy and Business Magazine have just published an article which suggests the answer is "YES". Virtual Communities

Research: Social Software Appeals More to Older Workers

Portals and KM

This research found just the opposite. major credit card company was implementing an enterprise social networking tool called A-Life.  

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Brands & The Collaborative Economy Research Project: Call for Participation

Online Community Strategy

To participate in the research, please take this short, 10 question survey.  . The goal of the project is to gain an understanding of how.

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Global Change Research: Radically Inter- and Transdisciplinary Environments

Networking Action

Traditional science is failing our large systems change challenges.  Climate change, for example, not only requires non-scientists to change – it requires scientists and the way they work to change as well.  This is the core message of a new … Net Dev

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Youth & Privacy: Research Shows That They Do Care

Collaborative Thinking

There’s an unfortunate myth that persists when it comes to youth and privac (at least in my opinion, based on research and findings I've read). First Monday, a peer-reviewed research journal published an article on how people struggle with Facebook privacy settings: [link]. lack of media literacies (e.g., link].

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Researching applied improv – a project for 2014

Viv Mcwaters

Maybe I’m developing a new form of research: improvised research (though most researchers I know would argue that all research is improvised).

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Innovation agency NESTA announces hyperlocal media research and funding

Social Reporter

useful and productive collaborations between existing, large-scale media organisations and innovative, emerging player” Programme outcomes: “The programme will deliver the following programme outputs: Research that maps out the current landscape of hyper local  media activity in the UK and internationally. and. 2. cost effective.

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Slack Research for Slack

Michael Sampson - Currents

Ashlee at BusinessWeek reviews Slack , another new service for moving people beyond email. For regular people in regular corporate jobs, Slack isn’t going to fly. First, it’s hard to get everyone on a team to buy into working out in the open. And once even one or two people fall away, the service becomes pointless. Kevin says awesome.

Effective Meetings - What are the real research numbers?

Michael Sampson - Currents

In an email newsletter today, it shared the following research statistics: " 1. SmartDraw is on a mission to improve meetings. An average of 5.6

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Blog>> Social Media, Empowerment and Serious Research

Green Chameleon

Crucially, it cannot do this on its own – the formal world of research and the informal world of social media exchanges need to connect.