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.

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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

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 75

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

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. For this type of presentation, Maya typically uses network maps to illustrate network concepts.

2018 141

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

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 181

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 175

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

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 163

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 146

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 158

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

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 146

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

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 146

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”.

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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.

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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 130

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

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

You can use Twitter to get new ideas to do your work in a better way

Joitske Hulsebosch

Would you like to show off at work with great ideas? Yes, they do have a Twitter account and may have a look at their timeline some times, but it is not helping them to do their work in a more innovative way. That's a pity, because Twitter can actually help you to generate better ideas.

2018 151

Test the Idea at (Small) Scale

Michael Sampson - Currents

You – in conjunction with others – have envisioned a new approach to work. Now is the time to run an initial experiment or test – to start and make the change in order to evaluate the near-term potential of the big idea.

2018 136

Confessions of a Super Fan

Community Guy

This time last year, the kind folks at Webbdagarna invited me to Sweden to introduce the idea of super fans to their audience. The cheat sheet is below the video, if you don’t have time to watch. We But if we don’t collect stamps… well, how odd!

2018 127

Rosviz18 Reflection part 1

Michelle Laurie

Lisa Theissen, our social reporter for rosviz18, has a 2 part blog reporting on what happened as well as sharing thoughts on juicy ideas that came up that we didn’t have time to dive into. I an opportunity to do this only a short while ago in Rossland with Michelle Laurie, at RosViz18.

2018 130

Confessions of a Super Fan

Community Guy

This time last year, the kind folks at Webbdagarna invited me to Sweden to introduce the idea of super fans to their audience. The cheat sheet is below the video, if you don’t have time to watch. We But if we don’t collect stamps… well, how odd!

2018 116

Smartphones use outside work hours cause exhaustion: the case against mobile learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I was part of a group which exchanged via a Whatsapp group whether to cancel our dinner. The group had such a flurry of messages which made me feel very unproductive in my work because I had my smartphone lying next to my laptop, and every time I looked at the new messages.

2018 130

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

How to Save the World

W hy is it when we meet new people, our way of self-identifying, and our first question to them, is so often about what we do “for a living”? I suppose this is because it’s safe — most of us don’t see such questions as highly personal or invasive.

2018 53

Hierarchy is the Enemy of Learning

How to Save the World

My main advice to them over the years was: have iterative conversations with customers and colleagues about what you and they care about, and how things could be made better, and act on them. That’s how the system works. drawing by hugh macleod at gaping void .

2018 89

Several Short Sentences About… Bats

How to Save the World

Bats have larger brains than most birds and other creatures of their size; that’s due to an evolutionary anomaly: bat bodies evolved to be progressively smaller to better fit ecological niches, while their brains stayed the same size. How the World Really Works

2018 74

May I Ask a Question?

How to Save the World

The book is specifically focused on questions that spark business innovations, and his key questions boil down to “ Why , What If , and How Might questions that can’t be answered with facts” Earlier this year I wrote a post about questions to ask to really get to know people better.

2018 61

June in review

Mathemagenic

The whirlpool of transitional events and general “end of spring travel crazyness” seem to be quieting down and now it’s time to start setting in a new rhythm while enjoying the things that do not change (the berry harvest from the garden is pretty stable although which berries are there change. Nancy’s visit, with fun, personal conversations and a good reason to meet with Aldo, Elmine and Ton after a long break.

2018 89

Your Self: An Owner’s Manual

How to Save the World

Every one is different, but in some respects each is identical to all others. If you are still a small baby, this manual will probably not be useful to you until you are older, at which time it will answer a lot of questions about your Self. Failure to do this is fatal for the Self.

2018 60

The Death of Truth: A World Where Lying Pays

How to Save the World

T he character that is not me lies in the sun on the warm tropical beach, listening to the roar of the surf. It has no choice in this — it is conditioned to prefer warmth and sun and surf over cold and wet and concrete, no matter how masterfully constructed and adorned the latter may be. ‘I’

2018 51

Letter of Termination

How to Save the World

Dear Powers That Be Consortium: This is to inform you that the services your organizations have been providing to us, as our agents, no longer meet our needs, and we are terminating our agreement (the Industrial Civilization Management Agreement ) with you and will in future provide the needed services directly ourselves. They have lied to us. They have not uphold the laws designed to protect us or our environment, and have instituted laws that do the opposite.

2018 63

True Story

How to Save the World

Took you in to lend a hand, and how you took him for a spin. And that money you saved you stole from him… Tell me the true story, of how you yelled at your Mom and Dad. What compelled me to attend this meeting? Cartoon from poorlydrawnlines.

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Principles focused evaluation and racial equity

Chris Corrigan

I was happy to be able to spend a short time this week at a gathering of Art of Hosting practitioners in Columbus, Ohio. People had gathered from across North America and further afield to discuss issues of racial equity in hosting and harvesting practices. Truth is hard to hear.

2018 81

Michael Pollan Has Lost His Mind

How to Save the World

Mostly plants.”), is about (May 15th) to release his latest book How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us. It’s impossible to describe. Would we learn, once again, how to live in community as one with everything around us?

2018 57

From the feed

Chris Corrigan

Harold Jarche is worried too, and in this pots he tackles the question of how to save democracy head on. We need new structures and the current wave of returns to tribalism manifested as populism will not save us. How Complex Whole Emerge From Simple Parts.

2018 50

How Would We Behave Without ‘Selves’?

How to Save the World

In moments of extreme stress, the argument goes, these creatures’ evolved fight/flight/freeze instincts kick in, and briefly they act as if they were separate, until the danger has passed and they furiously ‘shake off’ the nightmare of the experience and return to just being everything.

2018 49

All The Things I Thought I Knew

How to Save the World

But she knew many of the top students there, and had agreed to see who she could find, especially if it was someone who was also unschooled. I promised not to do so in the future as long as she didn’t ask me to give a commencement address. “ I look up to you.

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