Tinkering with the system won’t help reinvent the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

In OLDaily this week , Stephen Downes, in a comment on a post by Sasha Thackaberry , makes what to me is an astute point – that the future of education is not the same thing as the future of colleges. Redesigning education for the future. Trends in e-Learning and Virtual Education.

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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). He talked about research-based education from the perspective of social learning theory. (See Teaching in Higher Education , 10(3), pp.387–394. 2002).

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Exploring the Divided Brain – Trying to be sane in an insane world

Jenny Connected

For Iain, we have built a sick society, a WEIRD world (Western, Educated, Industrialised, Rich and Democratic), where we are living a lie, where competition is more important than co-operation, and where we are seeing less and less of the world and are becoming more like machines.

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A little history on the Computer History Museum (and MassNet, RIP)

Endless Knots

Silicon Valley), which opened in its current location in 2002. On a cold January day in 1995, MassNet brought together 250 representatives of each of the area's major sectors--from business, education, the denominations, foundations, healthcare, government.you name it, they were there. Like so many great ideas, MassNet ran its course then died, having left a lot of people educated about the value of collaboration.

Two Brazilian Net-Map studies: Fair Trade and Cotton

Net-Map Toolbox

To analyze the composition of networks and the cohesion of the relations it were used the programs Ucinet (BORGATTI; EVERETT; FREEMAN, 2002) e NetDraw (BORGATTI, 2002) and densities, reciprocity and transitivity were estimated.

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If space is a becoming what kind of spaces do we need for learning?

Jenny Connected

Sian’s argument is that we need to get away from the idea that the architecture of a university is the authentic space making distance education a less authentic space. 32(1), p.78-91 Australasian Journal of Educational Technology. Higher Education 67(5): 569-583.

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My Master’s Thesis

Michelle Laurie

I recently published an excerpt of my thesis in a book called: Young people, education, and sustainable development - Exploring principles, perspectives, and praxis. This was a select group of diverse, geographically representative youth helping Canada’s government and young people prepare for the World Summit on Sustainable Development (2002). . . Canada's Youth Summit Team - October 2001. .

MirandaNet: Social Networking trivial or mind expanding?

Community Capers

Braided Learning: Promoting Active Professionals in Education. 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. The exchange of information is two way, as it flows from the wealthy to the less well resourced and back again (Resta, 2002, p. 2002). Holmes (2002).

Learning to Change - Changing to Learn

Elsua

Last week one of folks I follow in Twitter, John Hovell , shared a link to perhaps one of the most thought-provoking, controversial, enlightening and spot on YouTube video links I can remember since I started getting exposed to social software back in 2002!

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The Riddle of Online Resonance (first installment)

Jenny Connected

Learning through connectivity is not a new idea; there is a long history of research into networked learning (Steeple & Jones, 2002; Goodyear et al., technologies and networked online learning for autonomous learning in an increasingly diverse environment (Downes, 2009) have led to many authors (Krebs (2002), Haythornthwaite (2002), Granovetter (1973, 1983), to name but a few) exploring how connections are made and developed in online environments.

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

Jenny Connected

Educators’ roles: should we as educators respect students’ concerns to limit or bound learning networks, or should we strive to overcome them? Educators’ roles: should we as educators respect students’ concerns to limit or bound learning networks, or should we strive to overcome them? Learning Identities in a Digital Age: Rethinking creativity, education and technology. Barry Wellman (2002).

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MirandaNet: Place

Community Capers

Personal relationships and professionalism are cemented and celebrated in these workshops and other face-to-face events like the ten-year party held in 2002. The public site MirandaNet is open to the broader educational community. The community resources, projects and publications link to the priorities and standards of, and are linked on, the National Grid for Learning, an English Government Clearinghouse of educational resources.

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Facebook talks like a pirate. Movember and online community rituals

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Together, the three channels work to ensure that Movember funds are supporting a broad range of innovative, world class programs in the fields of research, education, support, and awareness. Want to know how to change Facebook to Talk Like A Pirate? Want to know why ?

Cultivating Communities of Practice: Making Them Grow - YouTube

John Tropea - Delicious Community

As there is general agreement amongst a number of CoP scholars that communities of practice cannot be designed or created (Barab et al, 2002, Wenger & Snyder, 2000), seeking to learn about best practice in encouraging these communities to develop is the next step. Wenger, 2002) and/or questions that must be carefully considered before beginning (Sidnick & White, 2008, esflive, 2009). Education. by Engage Education UK. Upload Sign in. Loading.

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The Girl Effect - catalyzing positive change

Nancy White

When a girl in the developing world receives seven or more years of education, she marries four years later and has 2.2 George Psacharopoulos and Harry Anthony Patrinos, “Returns to Investment in Education: A Further Update,” Policy Research Working Paper 2881[Washington, D.C.:

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Getting back to Government Is Us

Social Reporter

Julian Dobson reminded us last week that hopes for greater civic pride and stronger local institutions may come to nothing unless there is real devolution of spending and decision-making in the fields of employment, housing and education.

MirandaNet: Social interaction

Community Capers

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. Whether in an industry, academic or advisory capacity, MirandaNet Fellows all work to provide services for each other and ‘reify’ (Wenger, 2002) their practices in artifacts shared over the public site with the larger external educational community. People rarely leave this community.

The Riddle of Online Resonance (third instalment)

Jenny Connected

Much has been written about weak, strong and latent ties and the strength of weak ties, which Haythornthwaite (2002, p. 2002) Strong, weak and latent ties and the impact of new media, 18, 385-401. Echoing Voices – Emerging Challenges for Educational Practice on the Internet. Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (pp. Here is the third and final instalment of our paper on e-resonance.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Managed chapter grants, birth defects and infant mortality education and prevention programs. The Girl Effect website has a lot of facts about how the world improves when girls have more education, support and power. you’ll also see that we’re finally able to announce our TTIX 2010 featured speakers: Nancy White of Full Circle Associates and Michael Petersen of the Utah Education [.]

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Managed chapter grants, birth defects and infant mortality education and prevention programs. The Girl Effect website has a lot of facts about how the world improves when girls have more education, support and power. you’ll also see that we’re finally able to announce our TTIX 2010 featured speakers: Nancy White of Full Circle Associates and Michael Petersen of the Utah Education [.]

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Notes on CUST119 Prudential: Thinking about Social Business Adoption? Don't Forget Enterprise Social Governance

Michael Sampson - Currents

PROFS in 1982, Notes from 1994 (60,000 users, 6400+ applications), Sametime in 1999, WebSphere Portal in 2002, and Connections in 2010 (about 25,000 users currently). Strategy (business and Technology strategy), Policy & Standards, Governance and Support, Ongoing Monitoring and Controls (metrics, reporting communications, education, control roles, etc.). Jean Balbo from Prudential Financial is talking about enterprise social governance. Jean is the Director of Process Management.

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Teachers & xWeb – A Beginner´s Guide to Webs 1,2,3,x

e-Moderation Station

Some elements of the outline are emerging, but details (especially on application in education) are still vague. Seemed far-fetched in 2002, but seems scarily more likely now! Shows that AR is already making inroads in education. Subscribe to the comments for this post?

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Paul Keller about Creative Commons

Joitske Hulsebosch

Two types of copyrights: Right to reproduce, modify or broadcast Moral rights- to protect the integrity of her personality Exceptions: the right to make quotations with proper attribution, educational exceptions and private copying, public interest, reuse of press materials by the press.

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From Hero to Host: the Columbus Ohio story

Chris Corrigan

You will hear stories of Phil Cass, Tuesday Ryan-Hart, Matt Habash and others in that city who have been changing the way people think about health, education, food and citizenship since 2002. Such a nice treat to come across this chronicle of friends: From Hero to Host: A story of Citizenship in Columbus OH. This an excerpt from Meg Wheatley and Debbie Frieze’s new book “ Walk Out, Walk On “, due out soon.

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Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Without communication channels, it would take forever to bring up to speed the next village and the one after that on latest crop, health and education techniques.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Managed chapter grants, birth defects and infant mortality education and prevention programs. The Girl Effect website has a lot of facts about how the world improves when girls have more education, support and power. you’ll also see that we’re finally able to announce our TTIX 2010 featured speakers: Nancy White of Full Circle Associates and Michael Petersen of the Utah Education [.]

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Managed chapter grants, birth defects and infant mortality education and prevention programs. The Girl Effect website has a lot of facts about how the world improves when girls have more education, support and power. you’ll also see that we’re finally able to announce our TTIX 2010 featured speakers: Nancy White of Full Circle Associates and Michael Petersen of the Utah Education [.]

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Building Social Business: 5 Skills for Online Community Managers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development. Facilitating Social Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking. Leveraging Community thinking.

organizational responsiveness

Taming the spaces

An Intelligent learning extended organization (IntelLEO) constitutes a temporal alliance among different organisations (industrial, research, educational etc.)

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Building Social Business: What Is Social Collaboration in an Organization

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development. Facilitating Social Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking. Leveraging Community thinking.

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Culture: Valentine's day in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

She did open-ended interviews with customers and shop-owners in Accra in 2000, 2001 and 2002 and concludes: "Borrowed from abroad, altered to fit local circumstances, Valentine's Day is part of a complex set of imported and indigenous lifestyle markers that are used increasingly in urban Africa by individuals and social groups to construct identities as older and more traditional cultural norms and forms loosen their hold. " 6, 2002

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Building Social Business: Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development. Facilitating Social Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking. Leveraging Community thinking.

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Blog Cases from 2005: Carrie Guevara on New Orleans

Portals and KM

She had been a regular blog reader since about 2002 and was inspired to challenge herself to start one of her own. Routinely, I keep up with all sorts of blogs that range from professional, educational, entertaining to the sometimes overtly personal and often nearly slanderous. This is another in a series of case studies from people I interviewed in 2005 about their blogging efforts. Now as we move to 2013, I find it interesting to look back at the early days of business blogging.

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Building Social Business: The Seven Types of Social Roles in Employee Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Building Social Business At the intersection of Enterprise 2.0 and Organization Development. Facilitating Social Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking. Leveraging Community thinking.

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More IBM Research on Enterprise 2.0 – Activities and Other Tools

Portals and KM

and the Ryder knowledge management system was featured in a number of articles and named to the CIO 100 for 2002 as “a KM center that links sales and marketing with operations and supply chain management.” Activities templates provide a record of doing an activity that can be both educational for others and a useful starting point for real work. Here is some interesting research from IBM on the effects of a set of enterprise 2.0 tools.

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Sharing our vulnerabilities

Chris Corrigan

Back in 2002, I kept a blog about the Toronto Maple Leafs, and through that writing I met Jordon Cooper who was the editor of a blog called The Hockey Pundits. Over the past few days several friends of mine have blogged pieces that capture their vulnerable moments.

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The Girl Effect – catalyzing positive change | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

When a girl in the developing world receives seven or more years of education, she marries four years later and has 2.2 George Psacharopoulos and Harry Anthony Patrinos, “Returns to Investment in Education: A Further Update,” Policy Research Working Paper 2881[Washington, D.C.:

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How I use social media

Nancy White

I had tried a few experimental project blogs with clients in early 2001 and 2002 and they did not root into the work. I think if this blog post from Lisa, who I met in June at an educational tech conference in Hawaii.

Network Roundtable: Building Collaborative Teams

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In addition, the more educated the group, the less collaborative they tended to be.

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Community of practice - EduTech Wiki

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Contents 1 Definitions 2 Supporting a COP through virtual environments 3 Communities of practice, formal learning and education 4 Components of a social learning system 4.1 Nurturing identities 6 Communities of practice in the context of teacher education and learning 7 Examples of technology enhanced communities of practice 8 Links 9 References Definitions Communities are networks, made up of individuals as well as public and private institutions. & Schank, P (2002).

Social Media Group " Blog Archive " The ROI of Communities - Part II

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Social Media Group About SMG Clients Media 2008 Services The ROI of Communities - Part II by Maggie Fox | November 23rd, 2007 | Category: education Earlier this week I did some prep for a roundtable on the ROI of Communities at a conference held by the Canadian Marketing Association, and came across the most wonderful list of statistics, courtesy of Bill Johnston , and compiled by Joe Cothrel. AT&T, 2002) 43% of support forums visits are in lieu of opening up a support case.

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Communities of Practice | CommunityIntelligence Ltd.

John Tropea - Delicious Community

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A witness to history

Chris Corrigan

The residential school system was designed originally to educate the “Indian out of the child&# and to assimilate people by breaking up communities, punishing kids for speaking their language and subjecting them to slavery, by forcing them to work to keep the schools running. Starting at a historic meeting in 2002 in Tsawassen, BC, the provincial government began the process of recognizing the authority of First Nations communities to look after their kids.

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