New Year’s Eve in Kerala, 2018

Jenny Connected

On this last day of 2018 I have spent some time, here in Kerala, under blue skies and in beautiful surroundings, reading an interview that Jonathan Rowson conducted with Iain McGilchrist in 2013. Personal Iain McGilchrist Kerala

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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. This was the video that most resonated with me and related most to my personal interests.

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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. Each person has one vote to “hear more” about one entry.

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Microsoft Build 2018 – Keynote Highlights

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft Build 2018, a major conference hosted by Microsoft for its developers, was held in Seattle during the past week. CNET cut the multi-hour keynote into a 12-minute highlights reel. – the importance of data privacy to Microsoft (as it should be).

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Facebook Subscriptions 2018 – Stop the Whining

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Go to [link] but last time I checked, you can’t create business ads if you turn your personal settings off. What does Facebook Paid Subscriptions really mean? I don’t like my data being sold more than anyone but I recognise a free service has to monetise in some way.

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Notes from the Keynote at the SharePoint Conference 2018

Michael Sampson - Currents

On the Silverside blog, I share five key takeaways from the SharePoint Conference keynote earlier this week: The SharePoint Conference North America 2018 in Las Vegas is the place to be this week if SharePoint is critical to the collaboration strategy at your organisation.

2018 116

Learning highlights: November 2018

Mathemagenic

Writing and executing personal plans. Learning to balance personal interests, group scheduling and external expectations. The post Learning highlights: November 2018 appeared first on Mathemagenic. November was an internally busy month for myself, but oure kids are still learning.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

No one person could.” ” DJ Earworm Does It Again: The mashup master compiles the top 25 songs of 2018 into one blockbuster song/video , which is a lot better than any of the mostly mediocre derivative songs that make it up.

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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. What you can expect: Two days of learning, in very practical ways, how to use Net-Map and the new DataMuse app, how to apply it to a question you bring to the course from your own work or personal life, intense peer-learning, and the opportunity to develop a Net-Map implementation plan, have it vetted by your peers and teachers and be ready, as you step out of the door, to start Net-Mapping.

2018 89

Ten Reasons to Keep Writing

Jenny Connected

This may be personal to each individual author, I suspect, but feel free to join the hashtag. TenReasonsToKeepWriting 3:35pm · 26 Oct 2018. Personal Joanne Harris twitter writingOne of the people I enjoy following on Twitter is the author Joanne Harris.

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Improving Personal Capability to Embrace New Ideas

Michael Sampson - Currents

We held a push-up competition several years ago at my house. Some of my sons could easily do 20 push-ups, but one in particular couldn’t do any (he was … 7?). “Dad, I can’t even do one” he said to me.

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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.

2018 225

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

Jenny Connected

As content and media become more sophisticated and more autonomous, how do we bind these to our personal cultural and ethical frameworks we want to preserve and protect? I have always understood learning to be the process through which learners learn to become the person they want to be.

2018 187

Visiting Rome with a Wheelchair User

Jenny Connected

As an able-bodied standing person you are shoulder to shoulder with hundreds of others. Personal Batec Hand cycling Rome wheelchairRome, like Venice , is a city known to be notoriously difficult for people in wheelchairs to visit.

2018 182

Talking about dying

Jenny Connected

What really struck me about this film was that the doctor realised before treating his patients with L-Dopa, that behind the catatonia is a person who can be reached and communicated with. Personal Awakenings Death Dementia Dying Iain McGilchrist Oliver Sacks Paul Kalanithi

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Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

Last week BBC Radio 4 broadcast a series of 15 minute podcasts over five days on the topic of Truth.

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Reasons why I am happy to be in Kerala at the end of December

Jenny Connected

Personal Baymaas homestay Holiday KeralaThis morning I found Anthony Wilson’s blog post in my inbox – Reasons why I am happy to be in the city at the end of December. I enjoyed his post, but I am so pleased not to be in the city, and in Kerala.

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Consensus and community in the distributed web

Jenny Connected

As of August 2018, about 1000 pages are deleted from Wikipedia each day. It is a wiki with no centralised space i.e. each person has their own site, from which they can link to other people’s sites and select or reject edits of their own pages.

2018 166

Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

Unless you are limiting your work in process and understand how much work you have on your plate (perhaps using a Personal Kanban ), your new project is going to be as successful as the annual Hades Snowball Fight. Business Cooperation Management Personal Kanban Urban Planning

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Focus and Finish

Evolving Web

From personal to political to project A to planning to project B to spam to cats to cats to cats to cats. 10 Social Media Principles Focused Social Media Life Management Personal Kanban Web/TechBe like Mark: Ignore Facebook.

2018 184

Learning to be creative on and off the distributed web

Jenny Connected

stephen@downes.ca, Dec 20, 2018. Openness to experience– the drive for cognitive exploration of inner and outer experience– is the personality trait most consistently associated with creativity. Backwaters, Kerala (* see note below). Although the final week of the E-Learning 3.0

2018 148

Great meeting and art? Try Graphic Facilitation

Michelle Laurie

After reading this study, I think it not only reduces stress for the participants but also for the person leading the group. I’m offering a workshop July 9-10, 2018 in BC, Canada – please join me!

12 Rules for Life

Jenny Connected

RULE 9 / Assume that the person you are listening to might know something you don’t. Personal 12 Rules for Life Jordan Peterson Kathy Newman

2018 148

Finding Human Space

Evolving Web

It was personal, yet it was shared. The world is filled with different people. Wonderful people. Interesting people. I have sat on hilltops in Capetown, drinking wine and eating kudu carpaccio. I’ve felt the random rush of people, all moving on different missions, in Shinjuku.

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The Quantified, Qualified and Connected Self

Jenny Connected

My point at the time was that the ethos of self-knowledge through numbers does very little for me personally. So obviously things like personal journals would fall into this category. This week the topic on the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC has been Identity.

2018 148

Understanding ‘Betweenness’ – seeing beyond the parts

Jenny Connected

I suspect that any attempt to fully articulate and define what ‘betweenness’ might mean is going to fail, if only because, if it is embedded in experience, then it will necessarily be personal to each and every one of us.

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What is uniquely human?

Jenny Connected

More important than this was that it led to connections with people with whom I am still in contact and who are now personal friends. In this first week of the E-Learning 3.0

2018 170

Community network mapping: just get going!

Making CommunitySense

Participants can be individual persons, roles people play, organizations, networks, or even other communities. Mapping a community network is an art as much as a science.

2018 219

E-Learning 3.0 : Graph

Jenny Connected

a person might have a different height over time) but also how the edges might vary (eg., a person might have a different strength of relation (calculated how?) with another person over time). Graph is the Topic for Week 3 of Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0

2018 161

E-Learning 3.0: Cloud Computing

Jenny Connected

Dropbox, a personal cloud storage service used for sharing and backing up files, has been around since 2007. Conversation With Tony Hirst Oct 31, 2018 video We covered server virtualization with an in-depth look at using Docker to launch full web applications in just a few moments, and then looked at embedded programs in Jupyter notebooks, tying it all together with a discussion of how these might be used in the future. Cloud Adoption Strategy: 2018 update .

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Trust, Truth, Consensus and Community on the distributed web

Jenny Connected

And in Wenger, McDermott and Snyder’s book, Cultivating Communities of Practice (p.85) they have written: The trust community members need is not simply the result of a decision to trust each other personally. The seventh topic in the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC has been Community.

2018 148

Losing Yourself in Awesome

Evolving Web

I simply can't do those things on the Modus Cooperandi or Personal Kanban blogs. That means I, too, am falling prey to becoming less observant, less present, less the person I consider myself or want to be. . You can lose yourself in awesome. Awes ome itself is overload.

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Digital badges and the purpose of education

Jenny Connected

But with xAPI activity data we can begin tracking things like which resources a person read, who they spoke to, and what questions they asked – anything. We have now come to the end of the sixth topic – Recognition – in Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0

2018 148

Identity graphs as a ‘source of truth’

Jenny Connected

There’s no phone signal, Internet, or gas stations, and hardly a single person in sight.’ Week 4 on Identity in Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 MOOC has come to an end. It was another very interesting week.

2018 148

Reflections on PGviz18

Michelle Laurie

The roads were often windy, filled with challenges as well as personal triumphs. I am inspired. Icon jam with the word feathers. Sometimes a workshop or meeting leaves me feeling better than when I walked in the room and this happened recently at PGviz18 in Prince George.

2018 164

Badges are not sufficient

Jenny Connected

In the future we will have our own personal servers and will personally manage our multiple identities through public and private social networks. 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

You can stimulate curiosity for self directed learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

Everyone is curious, although the degree of curiosity varies from person to person. In Why, the lives of Leonardo da Vinci and Richard Feynman are described as examples of extremely inquisitive persons.

2018 169

Curbing Crap From Your Mental Diet

Evolving Web

During or just before this time, two of my friends, people that I care about, who are on the other side of our current political wall from me (a wall none of us constructed, a wall of assumptions, a wall of unnecessary burden), had personal crises. It takes 72 hours to fix your feed.

2018 173

Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

photo by Ian Nelson of Hanalei Bay, Kaua’i after the April 2018 floods, which swept away some livestock fences and introduced some species to some novel ecosystems. Yes, I know there’s lots of evidence he was not a very nice person to some who knew him or worked with him.

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Some Thoughts on Identity

Jenny Connected

On page 5 of his book, he writes that identity is ‘a way of talking about how learning changes who we are and creates personal histories of becoming in the context of our communities. The topic for Week 4 of Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0 MOOC is Identity.

Computing on R

Learning Alliances

Here are some of the examples of people participating in the R organism “computing on itself” at the Rstudio::conf 2018: Import: Open, welcome. Of course having enough extra compute power to crack a good joke every other slide is also personally inspiring to me.

2018 169

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

Joitske Hulsebosch

One person even asked " can I be with her in a group " showing how enjoyable it can be to work in smaller groups. The personal approach makes it attractive to participate. Joehoe! I am very proud of the result of three creative online sessions, resulting in a blended design.

2018 151

E-Learning 3.0 : Task 2

Jenny Connected

Please complete the task before the end of the course (21-12-2018) and submit it as a post on your personal blog with the tag #el30. Two initial tasks have been created by Stephen Downes for the E-Learning 3.0 No doubt there will be more. We can choose which of these two tasks to complete.

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