Senior Social Media Professional Training – August 2018

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

AUGUST 27TH-29TH 2018 SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP, SYDNEY Australia. See Day by Day Schedule below to learn more. Wants more engagement on their sites including setting up a Conversation Diary with correct hashtags and times to post specific content.

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cRaggy 2018: design, feedback & reflections

Learning Alliances

This blog post describes the cRaggy event at the June 2, 2018 Cascadia R Conf , its design, the logic behind its design, feedback from participants and reflections on how such an event might be better in the future. Design to Balance Opposing Factors.

2018 130

Our first year exploring how to make London a more Networked City

Social Reporter

Over the past year I’ve worked with Drew Mackie, Matt Scott and a host of other people on an exploration into how we can use network thinking, digital tech and self-organising to support London civil society. Extending the Hub to build networked civil society.

2018 207

How to Livestream a Canon EOS M50 eg YouTube or Facebook Live

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I have an EOS M50 camera and I wanted to use it for livestreaming on both Facebook Live and YouTube Live. It was challenging to work out but I did it! ??. How I connect my Canon EOS M50 to Facebook Live or YouTube Live or Twitch via OBS. 2018 version.

2018 130

Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

It yearns to be back in Kaua’i). It doesn’t like feeling compelled to do things, though it gets a thrill from the feeling of having done them half way right. No ‘one’ to blame. At least the NYT is allowing the odd Op-Ed to ask the question.

2018 76

How to stimulate creativity in online teams: A 100% online process to design a blended learning trajectory

Joitske Hulsebosch

It was for me the first time for me to do kind of creative process completely online - it was a challenge, but I thought it would be possible with clever design and tough facilitation. My own goal with this project was therefore to try and release online creativity. Joehoe!

2018 151

Net-Map training in DC, November 15-16th, 2018.

Net-Map Toolbox

I am excited to invite you to our next Net-Map training in DC on the November 15-16, 2018. For me, the Net-Map certification training is a highlight of my year: A diverse group of passionate professionals gets together to learn and play and develop concrete plans to use Net-Map in their work or research context. Hope to see you there

2018 89

Data, personal learning and learning analytics

Jenny Connected

The first shift allows us to think of content – and hence, our knowledge – as dynamic, as being updated and adapted in the light of changes and events. To try and make sense of this topic I have watched three videos this week.

2018 194

Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

He claims that open education can change the world and is a kind of social literacy that can transform society, connect us across the globe, and enable each of us to believe we have the capacity to become an important person in society. It also helps us to develop ourselves.

2018 225

How to Create Live Maps of Conference Connections

Partnering Resources

Have you ever been frustrated trying to find the person you needed at a busy conference? I recently use a new tool called sumApp to map conference connections in real time. He wanted to help people understand where capabilities resided so that they could draw on each other as needed.

2018 141

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

Jenny Connected

Agency is one of those words that, if you work in education, is very familiar, but when it comes down to it, are we clear about what it means? 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.

2018 187

Consensus and community in the distributed web

Jenny Connected

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. to actually stop).

2018 166

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 I quote them here to serve as a disclaimer for all that is to follow.

2018 139

Visiting Rome with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

Rome, like Venice , is a city known to be notoriously difficult for people in wheelchairs to visit. I am writing this post as the partner of a wheelchair user, to share some of our experiences of this beautiful and fascinating city. Questions we tried to answer before we went.

2018 182

Talking about dying

Jenny Connected

This month the Royal College of Physicians has published a report bearing the title ‘ Talking about dying: How to begin honest conversations about what lies ahead’ . There is a concern that doctors and other healthcare professionals find it hard to talk to patients about dying.

2018 177

E-Learning 3.0 : some initial thoughts

Jenny Connected

Stephen said somewhere that he was trying to create an elegant site for the course. on what we understand by ‘truth’ and how to live ethically in this post-truth world, it seems important to me to ensure that we at least have an inkling of the developments which will lead to Web 3.0.

2018 174

Community network mapping: just get going!

Making CommunitySense

Still, don’t let the need for formalized process get in the way of starting to make more sense of your own community. No need to use fancy tools, just start capturing and reflecting upon what you see, using only a sheet of paper, if need be. Tips & tricks to get started.

2018 219

Learning to be creative on and off the distributed web

Jenny Connected

Amy is a creativity expert, who tries to ‘make’ something every day. She believes in remix as a culture, transparency of work and multi-media work and has a website and many videos to prove it. Teachers are encouraged to take a prompt, work with it and share it with a given hashtag.

2018 148

Our first year exploring how to make London a more Networked City

Social Reporter

Over the past year I’ve worked with Drew Mackie, Matt Scott and a host of other people on an exploration into how we can use network thinking, digital tech and self-organising to support London civil society. Our aim is to help introduce innovative ideas and practice into The Way Ahead official plans for the new Hub for London , following closure of the umbrella body for some 120,000 groups, networks and charities. Extending the Hub to build networked civil society.

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Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

I have studied how to make plans. In 2007 I received my certification to be part of the American Institute of Certified Planners. About how we plan. So, I promised four things to remember: Thing 1: Your Estimate, Your Schedule, Your Gantt Chart is Always a Lie.

2018 194

E-Learning 3.0 Experience

Jenny Connected

For the introduction to this week’s topic, see Stephen Downes’ Synopsis. I posted my initial response to this text in a previous post – Creativity and Experience on the Distributed Web. The task for this penultimate week of the E-Learning 3.0

2018 148

E-Learning 3.0 : Graph

Jenny Connected

It helps learners understand that each idea connects to another, and it’s not the individual idea that’s important, but rather how the entire graph grows and develops. I will respond to each of the three parts of the task in turn. I then labelled each blog from V1 to V20.

2018 161

A Conversation about Community in the Distributed web

Jenny Connected

The Hangout was open to anyone and there were a few people, including myself, in the chat, but only Roland Legrand in the Hangout with Stephen. This worked really well, allowing the conversation between them to develop and dig deeper into some interesting ideas.

2018 148

‘Betweenness’ : a way of being in the world

Jenny Connected

At the beginning of this year my colleague Mariana Funes and I published a paper in which we argued for ‘both/and’ thinking, as opposed to ‘either/or’. This was our abstract: Open education aspires to democratize education, promote inclusion and effect change through social justice.

2018 148

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 I have been trying to work out why this is so, and think it must be because I have somehow failed to ‘recognise’ what it is all about ;-). 2007, A Will to Learn.

2018 148

Trust, Truth, Consensus and Community on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

I have attended courses on CoPs to dig deeper into the theory behind them ( BEtreat workshops ), published three research papers about communities of practice and have written numerous blog posts. (I I should add a page to my blog about this). The seventh topic in the E-Learning 3.0

2018 148

Computing on R

Learning Alliances

Hidalgo explores how social structures process information, “We form social structures to compensate for our limited capacities, and these social structures learn how to process information.” Wanting to add detail, I downloaded Tweets with the rstudioconf hashtag.

2018 169

E-Learning 3.0 : Identity Graphs

Jenny Connected

The task for this week is to create an Identity Graph, which Stephen Downes (convener of this course) has outlined as follows: Identity – Create an Identity Graph. It doesn’t have to be a real identity graph, just an identity graph, however you conceive it.

2018 148

You can stimulate curiosity for self directed learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

This morning I cycled in the sun to a school for higher eduction to a look back at a fun and successful project. At the same time, there is a group of lecturers who seem to invest less in their own professional development. How to stimulate self directed learning?

2018 169

E-Learning 3.0: The Human versus the Machine

Jenny Connected

This post is a response to a challenge set, as a result of Task 2, by Frank Polster , a fellow course participant on Stephen Downes’ MOOC, E-Learning 3.0. Here is my challenge to all the E-Learning 3.0 The Human versus the Machine, because that is how I have interpreted this challenge.

2018 148

Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

His latest, The Order of Time , gently but firmly acknowledges that time is just a mental construct, a way for the human brain to make sense of things, and it doesn’t actually exist; it’s “just a story we tell ourselves in order to make sense of our existence”.

2018 46

Building “networks of communities” for a civic intelligence movement with impact

Making CommunitySense

Instead, we should tap into the growing bottom-up and middle-out capacity around the world for civic intelligence : the collective, citizen-driven, (where possible institutionally supported) capability to think and work together. We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis.

2018 182

(video) tool of the month: 1 second video apps for blended learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

The classic way to produce a learning video is to hire a professional filmmaker ask them to record and edit the video. 1 second videos Cesar Kuriyama once started recording a 1-second video every day to capture a whole year of his life.

2018 182

Thinking of knowledge as a graph

Jenny Connected

This is a response to the E-Learning 3.0 The task is to connect and annotate the keywords. Matthias provided links to two types of mapping tool – cmap.ihmc.us I selected the ‘Cloud’ list of keywords, to create this map. Click on the image to enlarge it.

2018 139

E-Learning 3.0 Task 1 completed!

Jenny Connected

MOOC being run by Stephen Downes, we have been given two tasks to choose from for this week. To get a badge you’ll need to show you’ve done this, maybe by writing a blog post). Quick (13 minutes) description of how to use the E-Learning 3.0

2018 139

Networked City development

Social Reporter

Networked City is a loose framework within which people, projects and organisations can learn how to use mapping, network building, data and technology for community and social benefit. Smarter London Together starts on the road to people-first design. Can it also lead to strong civil society? Could this extend to support for civil society organisations? New Hub for London role to develop civil society networks and civic tech.

2018 159

E-Learning 3.0: Conversation with Ben Werdmuller

Jenny Connected

Recently Ben left Matter to join Unlock. Unlock is a protocol which enables creators to monetize their content with a few lines of code in a fully decentralized way. That open is not always good (I found it refreshing to hear this cautionary but not rejecting perspective).

2018 139

My takeaways from OEB18: communities, AI and 3D-smarts and some very practical stuff

Joitske Hulsebosch

For the first time in my life I went to the OEB learning technologies conference in Berlin. Thanks to Wilfred Rubens for pointing me to this conference and tips to navigate the conference. We decided to exchange. You could see the recognition, openness to share.

2018 130

My experiences of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC to date

Jenny Connected

MOOC is related to the topic of Community in the distributed web. How to do this? How to even get started? ” 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. How do we create consensus with no common ground? How many participants can the community actually encompass?

2018 127

Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

And there’s no one to blame for that; we’re all doing our best — yes, even him ! How can you not get that? A Plea to Millennials: Tim Kreider pleads with America’s young people to fix everything that previous generations broke.

2018 46

Guest post: Networks for Mangrove Protection in Costa Rica

Net-Map Toolbox

In the southern Pacific Cost of the country, the Golfo Dulce region contributes to a rich biodiversity thanks to mangrove and other wetland ecosystems. To engage in mangrove conservation the Civil-Society Organisation (CSO) Fundación Neotrópica set up a Community Blue Carbon Project.

Nudges in MyAnalytics

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft is adding small coaching nudges to Outlook – on the Web shortly, in Outlook for Windows during 2018, and perhaps sometime for Outlook on Mac, iOS and Android. – keeping track of commitments, e.g., outstanding to-do items, other unread email from a given person.

2018 116

Staff Persona Avatars: Social Media, Big Data and Employer Branding

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Would you use big data tools that analyse social media to identify your perfect job and ditch unsuitale jobs? Should organisations use big data tools to analyse social media to identify perfect candidates and ditch less than ideal ones? 7am to 10pm projects.

2018 157