Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

In this video, posted for the fifth week of the E-Learning 3.0 The distributed web, Web 3.0, On the distributed web, new file-sharing systems, such as the Interplanetary File System (IPFS), do not rely on internet addresses to locate content. The Learning Portal OER Toolkit.

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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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Consensus and community in the distributed web

Jenny Connected

The topic for this week in the E-Learning 3.0 I struggled last week to understand how the concept of ‘Recognition’ was being interpreted in relation to the distributed web, and I suspect I am going to struggle this week to understand how the concept of community will be interpreted.

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Access to E-Learning 3.0 and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

Feature Article E-Learning 3.0, stephen@downes.ca , Nov 25, 2018. This has made me think about how the distributed web will be introduced to the population at large. It has occurred to me that the move to E-Learning 3.0 e-learning 3.0

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Learning to be creative on and off the distributed web

Jenny Connected

Although the final week of the E-Learning 3.0 Feature Article E-Learning 3.0, stephen@downes.ca, Dec 20, 2018. The challenge for educators and for society in general will be in managing and accepting the transition from emphasizing ‘what people learn’ to ‘how people learn’.

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A Conversation about Community in the Distributed web

Jenny Connected

This image created by Kevin Hodgson , a participant in the E-Learning 3.0 The final discussion about the topic of community in the E-Learning 3.0 Stephen agreed that lot of things are harder on the distributed web. e-learning 3.0

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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’.

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Trust, Truth, Consensus and Community on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

The seventh topic in the E-Learning 3.0 I have invested quite a bit of my time over the years learning about community – or more specifically communities of practice. This suggests that trust either functions differently or doesn’t exist at all on the distributed web.

2018 148

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 Due: Nov 23, 2018. Nov 22, 2018 video. For the Resources Module of the E-Learning 3.0

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E-Learning 3.0 Experience

Jenny Connected

The task for this penultimate week of the E-Learning 3.0 I posted my initial response to this text in a previous post – Creativity and Experience on the Distributed Web. e-learning 3.0 MOOC on the topic of Experience is: Here is my submission.

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E-Learning 3.0 : some initial thoughts

Jenny Connected

On this site Stephen writes: The premise of this course is that we are entering the third major phase of the world wide web, and that it will redefine online learning as it has previously. This means that the approach to learning will change. el30 e-learning e-learning 3.0

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E-Learning 3.0: Cloud Computing

Jenny Connected

The second topic in Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 But, the focus this week has been on the next generation of Cloud Computing for virtual learning rather than for storage and file sharing. Students at the Open University, UK, are distance learning students who bring their own device. But he pointed out that we have only recently begun to think of data as open educational resources that will be very useful for learning. Cloud Adoption Strategy: 2018 update .

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Digital Badges as Recognition of Success

Jenny Connected

In the first post of the two – #digitalbadges: SCoPE seminar on Digital Badges I raised these questions: • Will badges promote quality learning or will they simply encourage people to ‘jump through hoops’? Will badges stifle creativity and emergent learning? e-learning 3.0

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E-Learning 3.0: Conversation with Ben Werdmuller

Jenny Connected

The guest for this third week of Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 I could never work out where I was and always felt disoriented, but those were early days in online learning for me. Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology . Topics in Distributed Ledger Technology .

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My experiences of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC to date

Jenny Connected

The task for this week in the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC is related to the topic of Community in the distributed web. The glimpses into what the future might hold in relation to learning are fascinating, and there are many associated philosophical questions about the nature of teaching and learning, and why we are interacting on the distributed web at all, which have kept me engaged. e-learning 3.0 First a bit of background.

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Thinking of knowledge as a graph

Jenny Connected

This is a response to the E-Learning 3.0 This informs not only what we learn, but how we learn. To develop my knowledge of the Cloud, to learn and understand more about it, I need to grow my connections and the links between them. E-Learning 3.0, e-learning 3.0

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Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

What we are learning is how and when markets can discover the truth – and when it’s simply undiscoverable. Last week BBC Radio 4 broadcast a series of 15 minute podcasts over five days on the topic of Truth.

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The Quantified, Qualified and Connected Self

Jenny Connected

This week the topic on the E-Learning 3.0 e-learning 3.0 MOOC has been Identity. We have tried to answer questions such as: How do we know who someone is? How do we project ourselves on the internet? How can we be safe and secure?

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Digital badges and the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

We have now come to the end of the sixth topic – Recognition – in Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 When I saw the topic ‘Recognition’ I thought we would be digging into how knowledge is distributed across a network and how we identify or see this as knowledge. 2007, A Will to Learn.

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Identity graphs as a ‘source of truth’

Jenny Connected

Week 4 on Identity in Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 They deserve to be widely distributed. Instead of our digital identities being about quantified demographics, they will (in E-Learning 3.0) Stephen has said that identity in E-learning 1.0 E-Learning 3.0

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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

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There are No Things. There are patterns.

Jenny Connected

Even earlier than this in 2007 Stephen was writing about connectivism as follows: At its heart, connectivism is the thesis that knowledge is distributed across a network of connections, and therefore that learning consists of the ability to construct and traverse those networks.

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Reflections on PGviz18

Michelle Laurie

The center puts together and distributes school supplies to about a thousand First Nation’s children before the school year starts. I am inspired. Icon jam with the word feathers.

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Effecting Change – the Cohesive, Larger Vision

Michael Sampson - Currents

The car has transformed where people live, distributing them across cities, suburbs, neighbourhoods and towns. There’s much more to come from Silverside as 2018 unfolds.

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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.

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Aan het filmen

Mathemagenic

It was interesting to see how the roles in the project got distributed: Most of the “management” and keeping everyone in the flow is done by a triangle of older kids 9.5, Unschooling learning highlights socialisation unschoolingKids from our homeschooling group are working on a movie. We are not supposed to know much about it, since it’s their own project. It is managed by a 9,5 years old, who is busy with shooting and editing videos for a couple of years by now.

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A sense of community

Mathemagenic

Distances between the participating families also made it important to plan the locations of the meetings in such a way that travel time and costs were more or less evenly distributed. Now, as our homeschooling community goes through what I’d call ‘growing pains’ and will morph into something new I feel like catching up a few thoughts of what made it as it is. Weekly rhythm: Thursday meetings.

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Collapse Watch

How to Save the World

If we were to play the marble game I think we’d see the same scenario playing out, and learn that, despite how fascinating and engaging the game is, it can ultimately have no winners. I t’s been a while since I posted about the collapse of our industrial civilization.

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How complexity principles can inform participatory process design

Chris Corrigan

Complex systems have memory, not located at a specific place, but distributed throughout the system. I’m learning a lot about Principles Based Evaluation these days which is a useful way to craft strategy in complex domains.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

We can’t plan, or control, or predict, or even really prepare, beyond self-knowledge, staying healthy, and learning essential skills, for what may come next. Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?:

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