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Trend Questions: More Synchronous Online Interaction?

Nancy White

Even across diverse time zones, there is more synchronous. More synchronous? Flickr Creative Commons image from James Cridland. The same?

Access to Your Data - Via Remote Access, or Local Synchronization?

Michael Sampson - Currents

I'm a big fan of local synchronization tools, with my current preference being SugarSync - I sync about 8GB of data between various machines. In fact, 30 percent said they are now using more computing devices than in any prior year. ". My Comments. 1. In other words, I agree. 2. Another common alternative is Dropbox

New Facebook Features: Filter Stream Publisher

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Facebook’s only realtime/synchronous app before was a private one2one instant messenger. Filters - Facebook. yeah him. Again. Not bad, eh?

Experimentation: chocolate cakes and communicators | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

kept sending the recipe url to people who tweeted in reply. It is interesting what captures our attention, what stimulates us to want to experiment.

First Steps in Learning and Teaching MOOC – Update

Jenny Connected

Sylvia Currie , from BCcampus has very kindly offered us the use of her Blackboard Collaborate platform  for our synchronous sessions. Here is the schedule  [link] with dates of the live synchronous sessions. Joe Rosa  , from Oxford University  and. Liz Lovegrove   from Oxford Brookes University…. ….are

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Access to open teaching and learning

Jenny Connected

This week I have been reminded that I cannot assume that everyone working in education will have online access as and when they want it.

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5 ways to enhance your social presence in online courses

e-Moderation Station

Synchronous sessions. Consider running synchronous sessions in a virtual world such as Second Life. Image by mrtopp. Your role in forums.

Managing Meetings in SharePoint 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

Assigning, aggregating, and synchronizing tasks and actions. Audit meeting attendance for greater organizational tracking and visibility.

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Tips for online decision making

Joitske Hulsebosch

Organise a synchronous call or chat. Hence you might organise a synchronous moment. Or you vote. once did a course on it. forum is free.

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Learning While Building eLearning: Part 3 – Facilitating Online

Full Circle Associates

Emilio: Third, include a synchronous element. The most effective tool I feel I had was our weekly synchronous “Office Hours.”

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Absent presence in online interaction

Jenny Connected

What does it mean to be ‘present’ online? Source of image. But that was not to be my path. found it overwhelming. simply could not find my voice.

First Steps to Planning a MOOC

Jenny Connected

It has occurred to me to wonder whether just this one element of running a MOOC means that many groups who could really benefit from MOOC-like activities, such as charities, would not be able to afford to run synchronous sessions. This begs a second question – what would be the effect of not offering synchronous sessions in a MOOC?

Building open communities

Jenny Connected

Sylvia Currie who manages the SCoPE community at BC Campus spoke to FSLT13    last week on her work as a community facilitator and organizer. 2007).

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The Pedagogy of ModPo

Jenny Connected

Instead they offer a set of resources, synchronously once a year for 10 weeks, including links to a huge number of open resources.

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Non-verbal communication for online facilitators

Joitske Hulsebosch

Use synchronous moments. Synchronous moments such as chats or webinars are very convenient to hear what's going on and receive feedback.

Beyond the Webinar

Full Circle Associates

Is that a good use of precious synchronous time? Choosing a synchronous mode, to me,  implies interaction. We time our remarks. Be human.

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Curating our personal technology configurations

Digital Habitats

(Cross posted on FullCirc and NWWCoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? While community’s have their configurations, so do individuals.

oneDrum Releases Peer-to-Peer Collaboration Application for Microsoft Office #collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

There's a version available immediately for Windows, and a Mac edition with support for Office for Mac is due before the end of June 2012.

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The Changing Role of the Learning Facilitator

Jenny Connected

The one instance where, in my experience, a facilitator is definitely needed is in any synchronous sessions that are offered. There is an intense discussion going on in the CPsquare community at the moment about the work of learning facilitators. So if there isn’t a facilitator in these environments, who does the organising?

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Tips for Facilitating a Week in Change11 MOOC

Nancy White

A friend asked me to share any tips I had after facilitating week 8 of the massively open online course (MOOC) Change11. know you facilitated a week.

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Do We Need Defined Work Hours?

Portals and KM

In addition, work that requires synchronous teamwork such as factory production lines need coordinated schedules. Last week I asked if you were engaged in your work? Another post-Labor question is whether your job should have defined hours.    This is the question asked by Mathew Ingram at Gigaom.    

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Evernote Updates the Evernote iPhone App

Michael Sampson - Currents

What I like about Evernote is that notes created on one computer or device synchronize across my other devices. It's a great service.

Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

(Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ). What is a Technology Configuration? For example, see [link] ).

FSLT13 – What is learning?

Jenny Connected

This First Steps course has a very ‘friendly’ and supportive feel to it. It is open, but not massive. This is a very weighty question. Reference.

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#fslt12 MOOC – Registration

Jenny Connected

We have deliberately chosen to distribute the course across different platforms – WordPress (for the Home site), Moodle (for the course), Blackboard Collaborate (for the live synchronous sessions) and we are still discussing whether or not to have a separate wiki site, or to go with the wiki in Moodle.  Why Register? There are a few reasons.

#fslt12 MOOC – Registration

Jenny Connected

We have deliberately chosen to distribute the course across different platforms – WordPress (for the Home site), Moodle (for the course), Blackboard Collaborate (for the live synchronous sessions) and we are still discussing whether or not to have a separate wiki site, or to go with the wiki in Moodle.  Why Register? There are a few reasons.

SugarSync Updates its iPhone/iPad App

Michael Sampson - Currents

SugarSync is a wonderful tool - for file synchronization. I use it extensively, to synchronize 7 GB of data across multiple computers. SugarSync announced a major revision to its iPhone and iPad app : " Have you ever been responding to an email on your iPhone and iPad and realized that you need to attach an important file?

The Papermore Office - What Can We Do?

Michael Sampson - Currents

DropBox, apparently, goes a step forward and will synchronize your files to the iPad, for offline / disconnected access and editing. 3. It also enables ease capture of notes and ideas when you're on-the-go, and then synchronize those back to your main computer. Consider reporting printer use by dept or user. My Comments. 1.

2nd Networked Learning Hotseat – Nov 20-25

Jenny Connected

They start the week on Sunday 20th with an elluminate synchronous session at 1:00pm MDT. The Ist Hotseat was well worth attending – so I’m looking forward to this one. Value of Nets, Sets and Groups. This year’s second Hot Seat discussion in the area of networked learning runs from November 20-25. Follow on twitter: [link].

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week.

Good Advice for Content Curators

Portals and KM

Sean Carton  wrote an interesting piece, Become a Content Curation King. He first noted that this high flying buzzword is not actually a word. My spell checker agrees but I am sure that Webster will add it soon. So what is new? Sean provides a number of useful suggestions for how you can make curation work for your brand. will add more.

IBM Connections Conversations 1: Review of 3.0

Portals and KM

This allows security setting, users, and groups to be synchronized between Quickr and Connections. This is the first of a three part series on IBM Connections , their collaboration platform for social business. recently had an extended conversation with Suzanne Livingston, Senior Product Manager for Connections. Connections 3.0.1

Problems with Evernote - Sluggishness

Michael Sampson - Currents

really like Evernote - for it's cross-platform support (Mac, PC, and iPad especially), the cloud-based synchronization service, the tags across notebooks, and more. I have been using Evernote intensively for much of this year, and I think I'm hitting its limits - and far too soon for my liking. only have 408 items across 6 Evernote notebooks.

#digitalbadges: SCoPE seminar on Digital Badges

Jenny Connected

From the synchronous webinar last night Peter Rawsthorne made the point that there are 4-5 billion people on the planet who are not attending school.

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#digitalbadges: SCoPE seminar on Digital Badges

Jenny Connected

From the synchronous webinar last night Peter Rawsthorne made the point that there are 4-5 billion people on the planet who are not attending school.

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Why chat streams are critical to live events

Nancy White

And it is not just applicable to webinars but to all synchronous online interactions regardless of the tool. AK nails it! Does it distract?

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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.

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Slack Research for Slack

Michael Sampson - Currents

“ I have no doubt there is real value here, and I was particularly interested in the approach of integrating with file sharing and synchronization services like Dropbox rather than building one into the service. Ashlee at BusinessWeek reviews Slack , another new service for moving people beyond email. Kevin says awesome.

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Working in Blackboard

Jenny Connected

Things that should be easy, such as blogging, editing and uploading videos, live synchronous sessions, using wikis etc. Source of image.

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Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 – Some Highlights

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft announced OneDrive for Business, a stand-alone product for secure cloud-based file storage, synchronization, and sharing. The highlights I noted from afar are: 1. Office Graph. The Office Graph that plays an auto-discovery role for individuals to highlight content, people, groups, and happenings that are relevant to their work.

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