Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

Another criticism that is often levelled at open education is that it has a colonising effect, propagating the voice of Western society, but Stephen also pointed out that if you create your own open educational resources, you can promote your own culture.

2018 225

Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

And my self continues to write about collapse, and about living better, and about human nature and culture and how the world seemingly works, and about whatever else comes into my mind that seems, to my weary and bewildered and lost and scared self, worth writing down.

2018 75

Improving Things for Knowledge and Information Workers

Michael Sampson - Currents

In 2018, is the answer more collaboration, interaction, distractions, disruptions and interruptions? Adoption & Effective Use Culture & Competency Re-Imagining Effective WorkKnowledge and information workers don’t produce physical product.

2018 116

Badges are not sufficient

Jenny Connected

A change of mindset, culture and beliefs will be needed, if new approaches to assessment which take advantage of the distributed web are to be adopted. This week Stephen invited Viplav Baxi to join him in a discussion about this week’s topic – Recognition – for the E-Learning 3.0

2018 138

From Changing Tools to Making Progress

Michael Sampson - Currents

Cultural design – the fragrance of the work environment, the rules of engagement, and shared values. Perhaps that’s a funny way to think about culture, but to me culture is about smell – whether working in a place smells good or stinks.

2018 116

Effecting Change – the Cohesive, Larger Vision

Michael Sampson - Currents

At Silverside , we are all about effecting change; about helping people and organisations transform from an email culture to a collaborative culture. There’s much more to come from Silverside as 2018 unfolds. Adoption & Effective Use Scenarios

2018 116

From Changing Tools to Making Progress – Improving Amenability

Michael Sampson - Currents

Or run a workshop on team culture, get an assessment done, and start exploring how to improve the cultural tone / smell of the unit. Adoption & Effective Use Re-Imagining Effective Work

2018 116

Fragments

How to Save the World

That the way we live (in our now-global culture, and in our various local micro-cultures) is, though it may need a bit or a lot of tweaking, the only possible sane way to live. Our Culture / Ourselves

2018 49

RBS Embraces Facebook at Work: My Reflections and Questions, and the Challenge Ahead

Michael Sampson - Currents

It talks about the use of IBM Connections at RBS, and uses the following language to describe what was going on at the time: – it’s an “internal collaboration service to encourage innovation and cultural change.”

2015 142