A Conversation about Community in the Distributed web

Jenny Connected

course centred on a Google Hangout discussion between Stephen Downes and Roland Legrand. Roland suggested that we need empathy and openness beyond the facts, because when faced with alternative facts our identities are threatened.

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Digital badges and the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

Stephen shares the draft writing of his weekly summaries in a Google Doc , which is a great example of open practice and the summaries are so very helpful This week he wrote: The traditional educational model is based on tests and assignments, grades, degrees and professional certifications.

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Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

Time is the form in which we beings whose brains are made up essentially of memory and foresight interact with our world: it is the source of our identity”, he writes. Google promises they don’t upload this information; it’s for your eyes only.

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My experiences of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC to date

Jenny Connected

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. Stephen also creates a video at the end of each week as a summary, as well as providing a written summary, which he openly drafts on a Google Doc so that we can each contribute if we wish.

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How is learning organized in a self-managed organization?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Many are looking for space and opportunities to develop themselves and to deal with difficult job assignments, I read a funny blogpost about a manager of a law firm who googled how he wanted to reorganize his office. I just went to Google and searched for things like: Do you need a management structure? Your dog is also part of your identity :). Every month I read a management book. I am very curious about learning in self-managing organizations. How is this organized?

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