Social Physics: Oxymoron or Big 'Social' Data Tipping Point?

Governance in a Networked World

The third reinforcement comes from the findings from activity around ideas (as assessed by the social tag information). I’ve long been a fan of Sandy Pentland’s work at the MIT media lab.

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What I learnt about productive meetings from tree planting and report writing

Viv Mcwaters

What’s harder to assess, is why farmers continue to farm when it’s obvious they are not making much money. A national assessment of the program suggested lots of indicators against which to measure the success of the program. They were all quantitative – could be counted one way or another.

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Education Technology Action Group consultation

SocialTech

Recent DigiLit Leicester research (from 2013 , and the soon to be released 2014 findings) indicate that while the majority of secondary school staff are highly confident in their use of technology, over 20% of staff working with learners are not confident about employing technologies to support key areas of practice. It’s important that we don’t limit work in this area by only focusing on quantitative data and summative assessment.

Education Technology Action Group consultation

SocialTech

Recent DigiLit Leicester research (from 2013 , and the soon to be released 2014 findings) indicate that while the majority of secondary school staff are highly confident in their use of technology, over 20% of staff working with learners are not confident about employing technologies to support key areas of practice. It’s important that we don’t limit work in this area by only focusing on quantitative data and summative assessment.

Graphic Facilitation and Sense Making > The Sum of its Arts

Full Circle Associates

What follows is a mish-mashed report on an online event from December 2014. She is a pro with all sorts of quantitative processes and particularly the use of Sense-Maker ®. That last group is hard to assess.)