Further thoughts about our presentation: 10th Networked Learning Conference 2016

Jenny Connected

I don’t remember the exact questions we were asked at the end of our presentation, but there was some discussion about whether it is realistic to think you can get an alignment between the teacher’s design intentions for a course and the learners’ experiences. For our work ‘structure’ means how a learning design balances openness and structure and how this balance is implemented in relation to the interactivity it enables.

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Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London’s civil society

Social Reporter

creating a model for co-designing local solutions that could be useful in later phases of The Way Ahead. We have organised an event on the evening of January 10 at Newspeak House , designed to brief people interested in social tech for good on our plans.

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2016 – The Year I Went Mobile Only with My iPad Pro

Elsua

I was really keen on confirming whether 2016 was the year of mobile or whether it was just another frustrating experience like the one I blogged about nearly 5 years ago. Perhaps not for the main use cases most people are thinking about (drawing, sketching, designing, etc.),

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Digital Workplace Conference 2016 in New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

Some comments on those: Ambiguity, Fetishes and Teddy Bears: The Modern Workplace Survival Kit (Paul Culmsee and Kailash Awati), focused on the positive and negative ways that models (a way of reducing uncertainty and ambiguity) can used in organisational life. Paul and Kailash led a fun activity during their session to show how to build a model and give it an impressive sounding name, and provided a categorisation of how people respond to and use models in their work.

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Blog>> Gathering evidence for a taxonomy: Keynote at Taxonomy Bootcamp London October 2016

Green Chameleon

Here are the slides for my keynote on the second day of the inaugural Taxonomy Bootcamp London – the topic was on gathering evidence for a taxonomy, and the use of either knowledge mapping or content modelling in the design process for the taxonomy.

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Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Elsua

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Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London's civil society

Social Reporter

creating a model for co-designing local solutions that could be useful in later phases of The Way Ahead. We have organised an event on the evening of January 10 at Newspeak House , designed to brief people interested in social tech for good on our plans.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2016

How to Save the World

” Paul Kingsnorth has described 2016 as The Year of the Serpent. ” Our understanding of what was, is a model pieced together by the brain, not something experienced directly. Ironic search result from the non-duality.one website.

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The Illusion of Control

Elsua

July 3, 2016. Trusting your people is always cheaper , as my good friend Lee Bryant once wrote and I couldn’t have agreed more with that statement, even more so if we are ever so keen on transitioning into social networks and communities as the new operating model.

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Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London's civil society

Social Reporter

creating a model for co-designing local solutions that could be useful in later phases of The Way Ahead. We have organised an event on the evening of January 10 at Newspeak House , designed to brief people interested in social tech for good on our plans. Recently I’ve been writing at mediablends.com about a major initiative from London Funders, called The Way Ahead. Here’s some reference to TWA.

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Designing for a family learning: meaningful activities for adults

Mathemagenic

Working on a project together or doing something of your own when kids are present allows them to observe “parents in action”, as role-models and not only as caregivers or facilitators of kids-centric learning and activities. As an organiser/designer of you can pay attention to adults as a target group next to the children. Mixed age group learning is something that comes as a part of homeschooling practice.

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The Downsides of Freelance Work

Elsua

In this day and age of hyper-connectivity, of remote enabled collaboration, of networks and online communities as the new operating model, of digital technologies allowing you to transform work from a physical space (i.e. Yes, I know, 2016 and it still is a thing.

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Can you engage introverts in social learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

It could be that introverted professionals prefer to go through individual e-learning models and more extroverted professionals in social learning activities. Our aim is to find out what the difference is between both groups and how you can use this in your design of social learning processes.

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Exploring the Divided Brain – Where can we go for truth?

Jenny Connected

21 st August 2016 am – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Good science is always aware of its limitations, but science cannot discover the purpose of life nor tell us about God’s nature or existence and science promotes the use of models.

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My social learning experiences

Joitske Hulsebosch

It is true, however, that the social learning movement pays more attention to the social aspects of learning than others, for instance e-learning designers. An example: I frequently use some of the models shared by Jane Hart in my work with clients.

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Work Stream #4 – Speaking at Client Events

Elsua

In fact, if there would be a need to justify the business case of social networking tools behind the firewall (Yes, in 2016 we still seem to have to do plenty of that!),

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Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Our community experiences today are largely designed around the limitations of the platform we choose to grow our communities on. What might happen if the community and collaborative experiences we designed supported the discovery, refinement and actualization of a person’s purpose?

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Our community experiences today are largely designed around the limitations of the platform we choose to grow our communities on. What might happen if the community and collaborative experiences we designed supported the discovery, refinement and actualization of a person’s purpose?

100+ Tried & True Problem-Solving Tools

Partnering Resources

This model, shown to the right, helps people identify who takes which role (responsible, accountable, informed, or consulted) in relation to each neglected or conflicted task. Too many leaders choose the wrong tool for the problem at hand.

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#NRC01PL Personal Learning MOOC Week 1

Jenny Connected

Course objectives: participants will develop an appreciation of different models of online course delivery, ranging from the traditional LMS through connectivist MOOCs to potential future models of personal learning and performance support. I think if I had designed the site I might have had a Home page link above the Week 1 ‘Learning through Practice’ link and had the video there and immediately visible. Design Elements in a Personal Learning Environment.

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Re-Imagining Effective Work (aka Digital Transformation) – Going Beyond Work Practice

Michael Sampson - Currents

Or that the product designer can now be a freelancer who lives a continent away, but is deeply involved in design meetings using OneNote and a Surface Hub. Corporate culture can change too, away from a divisive and competitive one, to a pull-together collaborative one as people start to work with others across what was previously a silo based design. In the series: – Re-Imagining Effective Work (aka Digital Transformation) – What Is This?

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The Future of Crowdsourcing: An Interview With Bastian Unterberg of Jovoto

Online Community Strategy

Bastian Unterberg is the founder and CEO of Jovoto, a Berlin-based platform that enables global brands and enterprise businesses to solve design and innovation challenges – ranging from new product design to sustainable architecture – with a community of over 60,000 creative professionals.

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Re-Imagining Effective Work (aka Digital Transformation) – What Is This?

Michael Sampson - Currents

One of my key themes is called Re-Imagine Effective Work to Transform Possibilities to Realities , which I describe this way: Taking a wide view of the business world reveals many challengers to current industry business models, often fuelled by new technological innovations that are creatively applied to overturn entrenched players.

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Executive Support for New Ways of Working: The Nozbe Example

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a recent Beyond the To-Do List podcast , Michael Sliwinski of Nozbe talks about modelling the behaviours he wants his team to put into practice in how they use Nozbe. Our chief designer is like “where’s my task.” ” In User Adoption Strategies I talk about the strategy of executive support, where executives model the behaviours they want to see embraced in new tools.

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Introducing Network Thinking: A Mobile Approach to Customer Communities

Online Community Strategy

The Inertia of the Support Community Model. Most Community Advocate programs were based on the Microsoft MVP model, which was optimized around support use cases. We learned a lot in the industry from the Support Community model, no question.

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Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Collaborative Innovation – A significant evolution of programs and platforms that layer ongoing ideation into all design and decision making. Many companies will implement a sprint-like approach to ideation, using phased ideation and design sessions to focus on a single topic or product.

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The Future of Crowdsourcing: An Interview With Bastian Unterberg of Jovoto

Online Community Strategy

Bastian Unterberg is the founder and CEO of Jovoto, a Berlin-based platform that enables global brands and enterprise businesses to solve design and innovation challenges – ranging from new product design to sustainable architecture – with a community of over 60,000 creative professionals.

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Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Collaborative Innovation – A significant evolution of programs and platforms that layer ongoing ideation into all design and decision making. Many companies will implement a sprint-like approach to ideation, using phased ideation and design sessions to focus on a single topic or product.

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Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Our community experiences today are largely designed around the limitations of the platform we choose to grow our communities on. What might happen if the community and collaborative experiences we designed supported the discovery, refinement and actualization of a person’s purpose?

Spoiled By Perfection

How to Save the World

T here are a few restaurants I’ve visited in my lifetime that prepare everything so well that you are truly spoiled, for weeks thereafter, for eating anything else.

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Develop Your Networked Business Pilot in Less Than an Hour: Worksheet

Online Community Strategy

When I facilitate this exercise at workshops and events it is designed to take 45 minutes. Many organizations are struggling to understand and respond to the changes being driven by the Collaborative (some say On Demand or Sharing) Economy.

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A Theory of No-Mind

How to Save the World

Because reality is far too staggeringly complex for something as simple as a bodily organ to understand, the brain evolves to invent a drastically simplified but still-useful representation (model) of reality — a dream world.

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The Problem With Systems

How to Save the World

Its parts are designed to “work together”, and over the short run you can reasonably ascribe cause and effect to its interactions, and make diagnoses and predictions of its “collective” behaviour accordingly. illustrative system diagram from my post on Systems Theory.

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About Time: An Inquiry

How to Save the World

What he says is that as the mind processes sensations, it looks for patterns and evolves ideas and models and beliefs to ‘explain’ them, and then stores them in memory for future practical reuse. ON MEDITATING AND REALIZING THE ILLUSION OF THE SEPARATE SELF.

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Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Collaborative Innovation – A significant evolution of programs and platforms that layer ongoing ideation into all design and decision making. Many companies will implement a sprint-like approach to ideation, using phased ideation and design sessions to focus on a single topic or product.

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Learning While Building eLearning: #4 Lessons from the Pilot

Full Circle Associates

Once the objectives are clear, focused and measurable, it’s much easier to make wise choices about which content and activities to include in the course design. From what she tells me I would not be inclined to use that model.

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Develop Your Networked Business Pilot in Less Than an Hour: Worksheet

Online Community Strategy

When I facilitate this exercise at workshops and events it is designed to take 45 minutes. Many organizations are struggling to understand and respond to the changes being driven by the Collaborative (some say On Demand or Sharing) Economy.

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It’s not always easy

Chris Corrigan

There is a good reason to create an unfamiliar room set up: it helps to disrupt mental models and invites new ways of thinking. Collaboration Community Design Facilitation Leadership Learning Open Space Organization World CafeToday a client emailed me with a small anxiety about setting up a meeting room in a circle. The work we will do together is about rethinking relationships in a social movement and the concern was that it was already unfamiliar enough territory to work with.

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How to be a great community manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Actively participate in the community, model the desired behaviors, and be visible as a leader and member. Designate resources requirements and determine any funding arrangements. Skip to main content. LinkedIn Home. What is LinkedIn? Join Today. Sign In. Main content starts below.

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Making a rough and ready pattern language as a creativity tool

Chris Corrigan

We are blending an Art of Hosting workshop with content and process from some recent research in neuroscience, epigenetics, and adverse childhood experiences and with wellness and leadership models from our Navajo colleagues with whom we have a ten year relationship.

2016 58

Five good principles for organizational transformation

Chris Corrigan

Today corporate transformations must be designed and executed quickly and routinely—not as once-a-decade events. Management teams are looking for best practices that increase speed and reduce the risk of pursuing business model innovation and change. Find an “edge” of the current business—a promising arena that can showcase the potential of a fundamentally different, highly scalable business model that could even become a new core.

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Roles for Educators in MOOCs

Jenny Connected

In the first Hotseat of the series for the Networked Learning Conference 2016 , Mike Sharples asks a series of questions to promote discussion about massive open social learning. it has been designed and set up by just one person), and this doesn’t only apply to xMOOCs. Critical inquiry in a text-based environment: Computer conferencing in higher education model. Teaching as a Design Science: Building Pedagogical Patterns for Learning and Technology, NY: Routledge.

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Developing Communities for Collaborative Innovation: Recap of CMX Online Workshop

Online Community Strategy

With the right programs, platforms, community ecosystem design and internal alignment, Collaborative Innovation communities can produce incredible value. This is a short post to recap the online workshop I did with David Spinks of CMX about developing Collaborative Innovation Communities.

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