Learning to be creative on and off the distributed web

Jenny Connected

Although the final week of the E-Learning 3.0 She believes in remix as a culture, transparency of work and multi-media work and has a website and many videos to prove it. Feature Article E-Learning 3.0, stephen@downes.ca, Dec 20, 2018. e-learning 3.0

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Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

In this video, posted for the fifth week of the E-Learning 3.0 Resources (provided by Stephen Downes for the E-Learning 3.0 The Learning Portal OER Toolkit. Cheryl Ann Hodgkinson-Williams, Henry Trotter, Journal of Learning for Development, 2018/11/22. e-learning 3.0

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Security, identity, voice, opportunity and agency on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

The topic for the final week of the E-Learning 3.0 Off the top of my head I would associate choice with the word agency, i.e. learners have the freedom and ability to make choices about their learning. What are the forces that will shape the next generation of learning and technology?

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Edusemiotics, the Divided Brain and Connectivism

Jenny Connected

The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World ), with a view to learning more about the implications of this work for education. I will also mention Stephen Downes ’ work on connectivism, since this is a new learning theory which seems pertinent here.

2018 216

Three different views on social learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

I am not the first to note that social learning is a confusion concept. I joined one Friday when the topic was about social learning. Any Twitterchat is hard work but it was worst to make sense here because I noticed that we all talked with a different view on social learning.

2018 130

The Quantified, Qualified and Connected Self

Jenny Connected

This week the topic on the E-Learning 3.0 Evidence for this trend already exists and can be found through the exploration of expression of communities and culture online. e-learning 3.0 MOOC has been Identity.

2018 146

Creativity and experience on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

The topic for the penultimate week in the E-Learning 3.0 “It is a truism that we learn from experience, and yet creating a role for experience in learning has been one of the most difficult problems in education. I have had many such experiences in my ‘learning life’.

2018 146

Losing Yourself in Awesome

Evolving Web

Two years ago, Toni and I decided to be more picky about clients - work to ensure success, find companies that are willing to do the hard work of building a culture - not ones that simply want to by a box of Agile or someone else's canned Lean journey. You can lose yourself in awesome.

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Badges are not sufficient

Jenny Connected

This week Stephen invited Viplav Baxi to join him in a discussion about this week’s topic – Recognition – for the E-Learning 3.0 Connectivism and connective knowledge: Essays on meaning and learning networks. What You Really Need to Learn: Some Thoughts. e-learning 3.0

2018 138

‘Betweenness’ : a way of being in the world

Jenny Connected

Mariana Funes & Jenny Mackness (2018) When inclusion excludes: a counter narrative of open online education, Learning, Media and Technology, 43:2, 119 138, DOI: 10.1080/17439884.2018.1444638.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

You have to learn to deal with it. We’ve learned nothing from Ipperwash and Oka. How the World Really Works Our Culture / Ourselves Preparing for Civilization's EndCartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void.

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Improving Things for Knowledge and Information Workers

Michael Sampson - Currents

The primary tools are mental thinking models, learned patterns of approaching a problem, and concentration to build mental models and solve problems in the mind. In 2018, is the answer more collaboration, interaction, distractions, disruptions and interruptions?

2018 116

#XED is Essential for #DEX

Michael Sampson - Currents

Which means a commitment to lifelong learning. Which means learning to use the tools at your disposal to be awesome. Culture & CompetencyDEX, or Digital Employee Experience, is the new thing to orient around.

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Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

This is why I’m so taken with radical non-duality , whose preposterous and useless message is looking more and more like the truth about what is real, according to the latest learnings and theories in physics, neuroscience and philosophy.

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Hierarchy is the Enemy of Learning

How to Save the World

This has entrenched my realization that hierarchy is the enemy of learning, and that almost all the brilliant ideas that could be instituted in organizations in both the private and public sector never get heard by the people who have the knowledge to appreciate it and the capacity to implement it.

2018 89

Shopping for Inspiration

Michael Sampson - Currents

Learning what others have done with the new tools and resources available to them provides inspiration and challenge on what could be possible in your work, team and organisation. Sign-up for a multi-day conference with a strong customer track, and attend as many sessions as you can to learn.

2018 127

Losing Yourself in Awesome

Evolving Web

Two years ago, Toni and I decided to be more picky about clients - work to ensure success, find companies that are willing to do the hard work of building a culture - not ones that simply want to by a box of Agile or someone else's canned Lean journey. You can lose yourself in awesome.

2018 130

Bookreviews Kevin Kelly: mind artificial intelligence, attention and quantified self

Joitske Hulsebosch

I have read these two books because I want to know how technology is going to influence my field of work: learning and knowledge. I was more skeptic because I saw how great the influence of culture and the way people react to technology is.

2018 141

Cultural Isomorphism

How to Save the World

Here is what I learned: We like to think that competitive markets encourage a diversity of approaches and strategies that differentiate organizations from the rest of the pack. Our Culture / OurselvesNew Yorker cover by Charles E Martin from September 11, 1971.

2018 46

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.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Rotten: Td0s writes about our culture’s unwillingness to do things well, and to pay to maintain the infrastructure we build and depend on : Doing something well, making something that will last, is not prized in this culture. Is Civilization a Wetiko Culture?:

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Skills for ‘Being’ in a Digital Age

Jenny Connected

is posed from a learning in knowledge development angle. During the interview he says that technology can ‘out know’ us, artificial intelligence is taking over human roles, and that in the future technology will become a co-agent rather than an enabler; you, me, colleagues, algorithms and robots will all work together in a techno-socio distributed learning model. For McGilchrist the answer is to create a different world and change our culture.

2018 109

Beat the Conference Blahs

Partnering Resources

Adults learn how to apply knowledge through practice and application. Game-Based Conference Format: Learn through Play. Without even thinking about it, they strengthened cross-functional relationships as they laughed and learned together.

2018 130

SharePoint Swoop – The Intranet Makeover Show

Michael Sampson - Currents

A world where the journey of a growing pop culture business intersects with three superhero Microsoft MVPs. We caught it all on tape and are excited to share the learnings, best practices, and outcomes with you. Explain and learn. Microsoft published Season 1 of SharePoint Swoop: The Intranet Makeover Show , where three well-known MVPs swoop into an organisation for three days and make some SharePoint and Office 365 magic happen.

2018 104

Mother tongue and identity

Mathemagenic

But switching into Dutch completely when in public is out of question at this point: that part of my identity, which is about being a mother, is in Russian, our relation is in Russian and my part of facilitating their learning is also in Russian. Across cultures language learning NLStill, for many of us, our mother tongue is bound up with our deeper identity, our memories and sense of self. The article, Can you lose your native language? ,

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November in review: transitions

Mathemagenic

Next to all the obvious things this was also about reconsidering my connections with Russia, where she and the appartment where she lived provided a sort of embilical cord for being connected with the family, the country and the culture. All of it brings a lot of thinking and has practical implications for shaping learning of our kids and educational initiatives that I want to contribute as a professional. Me Unschooling learning highlights

2018 89

Conversation and Silence, Part One

How to Save the World

If not to relate information, tell a story, get clarity (ie learn), reassure, show affection, or entertain, what purpose does real, collaborative, interactive, iterative conversation serve? Our Culture / OurselvesThis is the first part of a two-part article.

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Moving in a direction

Chris Corrigan

Most organizations are good at that, and if they aren’t they can easily learn the skills to do it. . Imagine an organization whose culture is fragmented and siloed with petty conflicts and turf wars over resources. You can’t simply command a culture to change. .

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May I Ask a Question?

How to Save the World

Both the question and the responses help us learn, and provide knowledge, ideas, perspectives, insights, and/or a deeper relationship with someone, that otherwise wouldn’t have been achieved. Learn important and/or interesting things about ourselves and others.

2018 61

Principles focused evaluation and racial equity

Chris Corrigan

I’ve been called back home early to deal with a broken pipe and a small flood in my house, but before I left I was beginning to think about how to apply what I was learning with respect to strategy and evaluation practices.

2018 81

My Best Stuff

How to Save the World

Ten Things I Wish I’d Learned Earlier (May 2017)†*. The 10 most important things I’ve learned since I started blogging. A Culture of Dependence (Oct 2010)†*. We can’t hope to change a culture whose systems we’re utterly, helplessly dependent on.

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Conversation and Silence, Part Two

How to Save the World

I will learn the art of silence. But only a tiny proportion of the massive firehose of talk that pervades our dying culture has anything to do with calling to account, or with real conversation as I defined it in part one of this article. Our Culture / Ourselves

2018 53

True Story

How to Save the World

In short, if you want to be a great story-teller, don’t tell me what you think (or thought), or feel (or felt), or believe (or learned), or what you think I should think, or feel, or believe. Our Culture / OurselvesCartoon from poorlydrawnlines.

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From the feed: More complexity

Chris Corrigan

Back in 2015, Dave Snowden took on 12 aspects of organizational and corporate culture that were basically enemies of complexity thinking. They have a podcast which serves as a place for them to talk about and learn more about these ideas.

2018 54

Michael Pollan Has Lost His Mind

How to Save the World

Would we learn, once again, how to live in community as one with everything around us? Our Culture / OurselvesPainting by Cristobal Ortega Maila CC0 from pxhere.com. M ichael Pollan, famous for his books on cooking, food and nutrition (“Eat food. Not too much.

2018 57

Useless Advice

How to Save the World

It must be a new pair this summer, because they’re worried about me, sitting on the deck in the sun about 10m away; the past occupants learned I was safe and came to ignore me. Learn something new every day. Our Culture / Ourselves

2018 55

Love Story

How to Save the World

Our cultures are mostly about the shared stories we have come to believe. But then, once the encounter (however long it lasts) has ended, the feeling will be ‘forgotten’ (while the learning will be retained as part of its enculturation). Our Culture / Ourselves

2018 53

Liberating Structures in Higher Ed: Vancouver 2018

Full Circle Associates

In the workshop, you will learn how to choose, facilitate, and sequence Liberating Structures for your individual facilitation challenges and contexts. I would add learning in and outside of formal educational institutions!)

2018 70

Non-Duality Dude: A One-Act Play

How to Save the World

She sat down in front of me and started making marks in the sand with a stick, and telling me that it was important to understand that until humans learn to pay attention to the Five W’s there is no hope for us. You have to learn to deal with it. image from Pixabay, CC0.

2018 57

How to Ask Strangers What They Care About (Without Scaring Them Off)

How to Save the World

Here are a few questions that, in the right circumstances, might meet these criteria: What do you wish you’d learned earlier in your life. Probably best to take turns describing one thing at a time you wish you’d learned, since most of us probably have multiple answers.

2018 53

The Language of our Eyes

How to Save the World

But it can be dangerous (and not only to poker players): these messages vary enormously by individual, and between genders and cultures, and it’s not uncommon for people to send ‘fake tells’ — false messages to fool us — sometimes quite unconsciously. So here’s what I’ve ‘learned’: How long: Holding eye contact is a dominance display. Staring, in any culture, is just rude. But it’s a language worth (re-)learning, don’t you think? Our Culture / Ourselves

2018 43

The Wheel of Blame

How to Save the World

Our Culture / OurselvesI don’t know who invented the “wheel of blame” I first saw it on the refrigerator of Tree’s community house kitchen.

2018 51

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

How to Save the World

This came with a huge learning curve, however. Creative Works Our Culture / OurselvesLas Vegas street mural “sensory perception” by Jef Logan ; flickr photo taken by wiredforlego CC BY-NC 2.0.

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