cRaggy 2018: design, feedback & reflections

Learning Alliances

This blog post describes the cRaggy event at the June 2, 2018 Cascadia R Conf , its design, the logic behind its design, feedback from participants and reflections on how such an event might be better in the future. Entries have contact info, github link.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

I smile more, these days, and pay a little more attention to things up close, the sensuous stuff, and I make a bit more eye contact; my way of redecorating my little cell. If not, what conclusions must we draw about our lives and our futures?

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Data, personal learning and learning analytics

Jenny Connected

Personal Learning vs Personalized Learning: What Needs to Happen Oct 24, 2018 Online Learning 2018, Toronto, Ontario, Contact North. AI in Education Symposium – Introduction : Oct 24, 2018 Arti?cial Conversation with Shelly Blake-Plock Oct 24, 2018 Week 1 of E-Learning 3.0

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Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

As we begin to work, if we are tracking our work and measuring rates of completion, we can - in the future - forecast completion dates fairly accurately. Thing 3: No Plan Survives Contact with Reality. In 1989 I received my degree in Urban Planning. I have studied how to make plans.

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Thinking of knowledge as a graph

Jenny Connected

I contacted Matthias to ask him to create this link for me. I know that Matthias is refining this tool all the time, so a block delete function sometime in the future would be great. This is a response to the E-Learning 3.0 task for course participants created by Matthias Melcher.

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Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

As we begin to work, if we are tracking our work and measuring rates of completion, we can - in the future - forecast completion dates fairly accurately. Thing 3: No Plan Survives Contact with Reality. In 1989 I received my degree in Urban Planning. I have studied how to make plans.

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Effecting Change – the Cohesive, Larger Vision

Michael Sampson - Currents

And as Steve said in response to the question, people will be right in some areas about why this is a challenging journey, why the current state is better than the future ideal, and why current patterns should be left unchanged. There’s much more to come from Silverside as 2018 unfolds.

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The Fortune-Teller

How to Save the World

The word fortune has nothing to do with seeing the future, or with success or failure. When our laughter finally slowed, and I was lost in the details of her eyes, smiling deeply, she said: “Aha, you’ve guessed the third instruction: Eye contact. This is a work of fiction.

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Cultural Acedia: When We Can No Longer Care

How to Save the World

the need to be optimistic about the future for oneself and loved ones. A world that offers no stable and enduring home, and no continuous contact with the more-than-human world. Photo: Luke MacGregor for Bloomberg.

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How Our Bodies Sense the World, and How ‘We’ Misinterpret It

How to Save the World

In order to properly categorize memories usefully towards the exercise of this new apparent self’s free will, a mechanism called ‘time’ had to be invented, along with the concepts of past, present and future.

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Collapse Watch

How to Save the World

I t’s been a while since I posted about the collapse of our industrial civilization. Background is here if you’re interested in my take on how it will occur, due to the interconnection between our global economic and energy systems and the planet’s vulnerable ecology.

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