Failing to Create a Content Addressed Resource for the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC

Jenny Connected

Montaigne’s opening words in his essay ‘Of Books’, seem so apposite to my experience of trying to engage with the task of creating a content-addressed resource for this week’s E-Learning 3.0 Create a Content-Addressed Resource. Due: Nov 23, 2018. Nov 22, 2018 video.

2018 139

Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

To date, open educational resources have been thought of as content (a product) which are stored on the web, often with creative commons licenses which may allow for free re-use and adaptation. But these resources have become increasingly locked down in content silos and behind paywalls.

2018 225

What I learned about facilitating by doing stand-up comedy

Viv Mcwaters

I’d spoken with my friend Izzy Gesell – someone who has written books on humour – and his advice was to notice stuff. As with facilitating, the spaces in between are as important as the content and the activities. Earlier this year I co-hosted an experimental event called Radical Acts.

2018 194

Facebook Eavesdropping Patent and Congress Questions

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Mr Zuckerberg Facebook submitted a patent 7 years ago to listen to background noise (ambient waveforms) for the purposes of delivering content. And if your friends are around you (the term voice waveform fingerprint seems to be voice mapping). Asking for a friend.

2018 203

The Quantified, Qualified and Connected Self

Jenny Connected

Stephen has written: We were the client, we were the product – are we, at last, the content? I have observed people on social media who admit to measuring themselves by the number of followers / friends etc. This week the topic on the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC has been Identity.

2018 148

Creativity and experience on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

This is true and I think stems from a belief that it is the ‘content to be covered’ that is important and there is ever more content; therefore time is short. Just last week a friend was running a management game for a group of MSc students.

2018 148

E-Learning 3.0 Task 1 completed!

Jenny Connected

My second reaction was to offload onto a long-suffering friend, by sending a long moan/rant by email. My friend persuaded me that the task might not be as bad as I thought. Believe it or not it took me a while to find Add Content. In the E-learning 3.0

2018 139

Smartphones use outside work hours cause exhaustion: the case against mobile learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

You can only do one thing at the time, hence engaging in smartphone activities often implies not being their with your attention for your family or friends. Last Friday I had a dinner with 3 colleagues, our yearly dinner.

2018 130

Winter rhythm 2018-2019


It also asks for a time and energy spent on the logistics (preparing and processing content-wise, packing, travel, communication), although that part became much easier for me since in the last two years Alexander gradually switched into travelling to all of his local activities by himself and he sometimes also helps with the girls.

2018 89

On Gratefulness: A Self-Enquiry

How to Save the World

And I enjoy the company of friends. photo by geralt at pixabay CC0.

2018 46

Walking away from facebook

Chris Corrigan

Facebook in engaged in undermining democracy and articles I was reading in 2018 pointed to their intentional and unintentional aiding and abetting behaviour with respect to the elections and democratic engagement. was about content creation media.

2019 95

Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?: brain — the apparatus with which we think that we think; that which distinguishes the person who is content to be something from the person who wishes to do something.

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