Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Elsua

Top 100 Tools for Education – for use in schools, colleges, universities, adult ed . Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning – for use in training, for performance support, social collaboration, etc. Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning – for self-organised learning.

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Networked Learning Conference 2016 starts today

Jenny Connected

The framework was developed in collaboration with Roy Williams and Simone Gumtau in 2012 and over succeeding years we have published papers and run workshops about it – even one at Lancaster University a few years ago.

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Networked Learning 2016: Do we need new metaphors?

Jenny Connected

The question in the title of this post was raised by Caroline Haythornthwaite in her keynote presentation for the Networked Learning Conference 2016. e.g. Gig learning and Uber learning. 2016). Campus Codespaces for Networked Learning. 2016). 2016).

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Social Media Intensive Course – August 2016 – Sydney Training

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

On Wednesday 3rd August 2016 to Friday 5th August 2016 I am teaching a social media intensive in Sydney. See Day by Day Schedule below to learn more. Wednesday 3rd August 2016 to Friday 5th August 2016.

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How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Elsua

Now imagine you swap the wordings ’ teaching ’ for ‘learning’ and ‘our schools’ for ‘ our workplaces ’. That’s why Workplace Learning is broken and why heutagogy may need to come to the rescue to save us all…. August 9, 2016. our networks) we would want to learn with / from.

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#NRC01PL Personal Learning Assistants

Jenny Connected

So it has been interesting to listen to Stephen Downes and George Siemens talking about personal learning assistants this week in the Personal Learning MOOC. The point was that these are his personal learning assistants. 2016). Source of image (see Footnote).

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

Jenny Connected

The second keynote at the Networked Learning Conference 2016 was presented by Sian Bayne. The title of her keynote was Campus Codespaces for Networked Learning , which she framed around the question ‘Do we need other ways to think about networked learning space?’. 2016).

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Re-Imagining Education at Western Sydney University

Michael Sampson - Currents

Western Sydney University, with six campuses in the area, has installed new A/V equipment in two of its campuses to trial new forms of collaborative learning in classroom situations : In place of old-fashioned tutorial rooms with rows of desks facing the lecturer, the new campus will feature 24 learning studios accommodating between 50 and 60 students each. I hope the project team at the university are putting 80% of their effort into this re-thinking / re-imagining issue.

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Re-Imagining Education at Western Sydney University

Michael Sampson - Currents

Western Sydney University, with six campuses in the area, has installed new A/V equipment in two of its campuses to trial new forms of collaborative learning in classroom situations : In place of old-fashioned tutorial rooms with rows of desks facing the lecturer, the new campus will feature 24 learning studios accommodating between 50 and 60 students each. I hope the project team at the university are putting 80% of their effort into this re-thinking / re-imagining issue.

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Monitoring informal learning with a Learning Record Store

Joitske Hulsebosch

Experience API, XAPI, Learning Record Stores, TinCan API do you know what this is about? Last year I participated in a fringe event during the Learning and Technologies conference and it was funny to be emerged into a topic I didn't have a clue what is was. elearning learning analytic

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A-Z of authors I have learned from this year

Jenny Connected

The references have, in some cases, also been selected because for one reason or another the author has been significant in my learning this year. Ashwin, Paul – Analysing Teaching-Learning Interactions in Higher Education: Accounting for Structure and Agency.

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Links of the Quarter: June, 2016

How to Save the World

Universal Good Intentions: We are all doing our best. That it’s what makes room for the universes inside you, all the endless inbent fractals of connection and symphonies of different voices, the infinities you can never show another soul. to learn.

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The State of Surveillance We, The Good People, Are Creating

Elsua

. Over the weekend, the one and only, Dave Snowden , put together what I think would probably qualify as one of the top 3 blog posts you may well read during the course of 2016. General Interest Innovation Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

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Links of the Quarter: September 2016

How to Save the World

A Superb Apology: A news reporter demonstrates how to admit you’ve done something wrong, in a way that helps others learn as well, and do it with class. This is my job, to study the universe. o ur civilization, it seems to me.

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Links of the Quarter: April 2, 2016

How to Save the World

From Brian Doyle ‘s The Way We Do Not Say What We Mean When We Say What We Say in the March 2016 Sun Magazine (available to subscribers only): We say yes when we mean I would rather not.

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Critical Examination of MOOCs by Jeremy Knox

Jenny Connected

He argues that despite the differences between xMOOCs and cMOOCs, ultimately they both promote humanist assumptions of universalism, essentialism, autonomy and transcendental subjectivity. Currently I am learning ‘to be’ a researcher. But for me, learning is ultimately about me.

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Loyalty in Social Networks

Elsua

I suppose it harks back to the impromptu speaking and debating tradition which was so much a part of my education up to leaving university. ’. Freelancing General Interest Knowledge Management Learning Life Metablogging Open Business Open Leadership Personal KM

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My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #3

Elsua

Happy gaming, happy learning! . . Last week I didn’t have much of a chance to put together another blog post from the My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week series, as I was away on a short holiday break to Barcelona, Spain.

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Interrogating Thresholds of (Im)perceptibility

Jenny Connected

In December (2015) I attended a highly stimulating event at Lancaster University (UK) and blogged about it. I think these are very important ideas when thinking about learning and learning spaces. Research AHRC cosmology dark matters imperceptibility Lancaster University

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Drawing to think

Jenny Connected

Next week I will attend a one day symposium at Lancaster University on ‘The Materiality of Nothing’. This example above is how I think about and reflect on any given learning experience. Using Visualization to Understand Transformations in Learning and Design in MOOCs.

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A-Z of my year

Jenny Connected

Here is an A-Z of my 2016. N Networked Learning Conference , Northumberland. U Universities . At this time of year my cousin sends me an A-Z of her year on a long slip of bright yellow paper inserted in a Christmas card.

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Exploring the Divided Brain – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Day 1 (pm)

Jenny Connected

19 th August 2016 pm – An Introduction to the Divided Brain – Part 2 (Embodied beings: language, thought, emotion, spirituality – and the brain, of course). Babies learn their mother’s voice in the womb and pay attention after birth to stories that were read to them in the womb.

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The Materiality of Nothing

Jenny Connected

This was an interdisciplinary symposium , held at Lancaster University, UK, about the immaterial/intangible, which aimed to bring together people with different perspectives to negotiate the imperceptible.

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Exploring the Divided Brain – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Day 1 (am)

Jenny Connected

So this is the first in a series of blog posts that I will make about what I have heard and learned. 19th August 2016 am – An Introduction to the Divided Brain – Part 1. Its purpose is to demonstrate that the universe doesn’t work by the law of parsimony.

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Exploring the Divided Brain – The One and the Many

Jenny Connected

20 th August 2016 pm – A 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Some see the universe as an unchanging unity, i.e. ‘the One’, but how would this account for the multiplicity of objects in the universe that are constantly changing. A Pluralistic Universe.

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Exploring the Divided Brain – Final Reflections

Jenny Connected

22 nd August 2016 pm – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Ideas of complexity, uncertainty, multiplicity and learning to live with paradoxes, struck a strong chord with me. This makes me think again about what we should expect from learning in the 21 st century.

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Exploring the Divided Brain – Creativity, paradox and negation

Jenny Connected

22 nd August 2016 am – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. For me saying ‘No’ is much more about clearing a space to allow for emergent learning, whatever that might be. Recently I attended a course at Lancaster University about the materiality of nothing.

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Tools for a Hack Oregon project

Learning Alliances

The fun part means you get to improvise and invent, hang out with a bunch of cool people, figure out how your skills fit in and learn a lot. Stories are the universal way of communicating with people across time and space. A Hack Oregon project is fun and you get to make a contribution.

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The 2-minute guide to lurking

e-Moderation Station

A 2016 study by Zhang et al. Often lurkers will later become participants in an online group or course, and the lurking stage is a natural and inevitable part of learning. Lurking and learning? 2000): E­Moderating: The Key to Teaching and Learning Online. September 2016.

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Exploring the Divided Brain – Time, Space and Reality

Jenny Connected

20 th August 2016 am – A 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. I find this a helpful site – The Timeless Infinite Universe – for more information on Parmenides). William James (1909) – A Pluralistic Universe. Yale University Press.

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Shoot your own videos - beyond the talking head

Joitske Hulsebosch

The LOSmakers are a group of people interested in learning & social media. In university I once made a film about pre-history and we could make use of a professional editing room. Wednesday I participated in the LOSmakers meetup.

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Blog>> KM Practitioner Interview Series: Praba Nair

Green Chameleon

Last year, he invited me to deliver a KM e-learning programme with him for the Asian Productivity Organization (APO). We first met Praba Nair when Straits Knowledge was still a startup. That was more than 10 years ago.

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Surface Hub: We Are Go

Michael Sampson - Currents

We are excited to see how Surface Hub will bring people together to work, create and learn in new ways. We designed Surface Hub from the ground up for ink and touch, and harnessed the best collaboration and security features of Windows 10, Skype for Business, Office, OneNote and Universal Windows apps.

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Surface Hub: We Are Go

Michael Sampson - Currents

We are excited to see how Surface Hub will bring people together to work, create and learn in new ways. We designed Surface Hub from the ground up for ink and touch, and harnessed the best collaboration and security features of Windows 10, Skype for Business, Office, OneNote and Universal Windows apps.

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The 1-minute guide to the digital divide

e-Moderation Station

After a 9-month break – the gestation period for my latest book ( Focus on Learning Technologies , Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2016) – I’m blogging again. January 2016. Image by Lisa on Flickr.

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The website or the people who make them?

Full Circle Associates

iTunes U  — Learning on the go, from some of the world’s top universities. University of the People  — Tuition-free online university that offers higher education in multiple course streams. universities, Coursera offers massive open online courses for free.

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

Online Community Strategy

BU: “Towards the end of my studies at the University of Arts in Berlin I was asking myself “What’s next, how do I want to work?” So much amazing talent leaves university to face a world that simply does not nurture them or help them reach their full creative potential.

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Technology’s False Hope (and the Wisdom of Crows) (repost)

How to Save the World

The image above, from the Credit Suisse First Boston New Economy Forum Synthesis , describes a universal “technology development process” popular at the time.

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Disruption

How to Save the World

It costs money that most people of colour don’t have to live in the neighbourhoods with decent schools, and to pay for a university education that has any economic value at all.

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Goodbye Dave: Letting Go of the Story of Me

How to Save the World

In so doing I passed off things that I have come to tenuously believe (things such as Pollard’s Laws*) as things that I have learned, as truths, as personal wisdom. image from wikipedia , creative commons CC-BY-2.0.

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Beyond Belief (repost)

How to Save the World

It means learning to live without the need for meaning or purpose or progress or something larger and more important than the miracle of what just is, what has evolved from the universe’s infinite random walks through possibility.

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The Evolution of the Self

How to Save the World

There may be other places or universes where different rules apply, and the whole thing may just be a game played by no one for no reason; to our great annoyance, that’s all beyond our understanding.

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My Pleasure

How to Save the World

Instead of seeing love as a universal answer to everything, “all you need” or something that “conquers all [obstacles]”, what would it be like to live a life free of personal love? F or many years I have described myself, in profiles online, as a hedonist.

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