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. In this video Stephen says of learning analytics that it should be for learners so that they can track and understand their own progress.

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The Quantified, Qualified and Connected Self

Jenny Connected

To answer these questions we have discussed what identity means, digital and otherwise, we have created identity graphs (there are some great examples, see the end of this post) and Stephen Downes, convener of this MOOC, has introduced us to the idea of encryption keys.

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Facebook Eavesdropping Patent and Congress Questions

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

yeah turn off location tracking, go to the pub with friends, and presto, your location is tracked. Maybe your friends’ phones who you go to the movies with if you have friends, which I don’t but its probably not the time to have that*sob* discussion.

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Digital badges and the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

I thought this might lead to further discussion about how we learn across a distributed network. As well as badges, Stephen discussed competencies and competency frameworks. Etienne Wenger discusses in depth, in his book, Communities of Practice.

2018 148

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 But with activity data we can begin tracking things like which resources a person reads, who they spoke to, and what questions they asked.

2018 139

My experiences of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC to date

Jenny Connected

” Well, as we discussed in this week’s conversation (also in this newsletter) it’s a challenge to create consensus without deferring to an authority – a trusted source, if you will. All the other topics have been great, and I particularly enjoyed the week on Identity , and the fact that I was able to enter into some deeper and broader discussions with a few participants about ideas such as ‘betweenness’ , that are of particular interest to me at the moment.

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Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

Planning is knowing, tracking, and fully understanding the evolution of your project. 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.

2018 194

How to use Net-Map in Monitoring and Evaluation

Net-Map Toolbox

In all of these cases, Net-Map may be a useful tool to establish a baseline and keep track of the social and network changes that happen, as you do your work. Are you planning or implementing complex projects, that aim at social change?

2018 116

Skills for ‘Being’ in a Digital Age

Jenny Connected

George discusses this with Neil Selwyn in an interview recorded for Monash University, Australia, Faculty of Education. I have recently attended an ethics day course, in which in one session we discussed robot ethics in relation to whether we can teach robots ethics – see [link] and [link]. Throughout his various projects, of which there are too many to track, he focuses on education’s potential to develop the capabilities that make humans unique.

2018 109

Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

Planning is knowing, tracking, and fully understanding the evolution of your project. 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.

2018 130

Developing Communities for Collaborative Innovation: Recap of CMX Online Workshop

Online Community Strategy

Below you will find an overview of the session, the slide deck from the session, a link to the companion worksheet and the working list of brand-based CI communities and innovation platforms we’ve been tracking at Structure3C.

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Self-Impression

How to Save the World

And as happened with my visit with Tony Parsons in Wales last year, we pondered, as the event drew to a close, why anyone would be compelled (since we have no free will) to come together to discuss such an absurd, hopeless, useless message. cartoon by the late, wonderful Charles Barsotti.

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Unschooling myself: traces through time

Mathemagenic

I’m so happy to have three little reminders running around, so I stay on the track. Dealing with resistance and difficulties , September 2018. Yesterday we had a discussion with other homeschooling parents about “everything is cool and easy” picture that you usually get from the social media profiles of others and the importance of talking about the reality which is challenging enough.

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Walking away from facebook

Chris Corrigan

I had a few reasons for wanting to take a break: Facebook was a huge time waster, and earlier last year I deleted the app from my phone ( it and Messenger and Instagram track your life your life and serve you ads based on what you’ve been doing ).

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