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. I would suggest that voting NOT be publicly presented via stickers.

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PechaKucha presentation on “The Power of Communities”

Making CommunitySense

Last week, I gave a presentation at the 12th edition of the PechaKucha Tilburg event. PechaKucha is a lively presentation format in which anybody can share an idea(l), project or passion close to their heart. Click here to go to the presentation.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Screening the Use of Screens: There is increasing evidence that what is presented to us on all kinds of screens is addictive and leads to antisocial tendencies. From now on, I will lament their passing in private because my despair is for those who live in this present world.

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Living in the Present

Alchemy of Change

The post Living in the Present appeared first on Alchemy of Change. My older son just headed back to college after being home for a week for spring break. Arriving home from the airport early this morning, I was struck by a sliver of the same sadness I felt at dropping him off at school in the fall. Sitting there in our living room, pictures of our. Featured Soul

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Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

Cheryl and Sukaina had their feet firmly on the ground as to what can realistically be achieved in the creation and sharing of OERs and the development of open educational practices at the present time. In this video, posted for the fifth week of the E-Learning 3.0

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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 slide (7) from his presentation ( [link] ) provides a clear overview of the differences.

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Truth in a Post-Truth Age

Jenny Connected

As he unpicks the fantastical beliefs that run through America’s past and present, the writer and broadcaster Kurt Andersen asks if the US is now entering a post-truth era. Last week BBC Radio 4 broadcast a series of 15 minute podcasts over five days on the topic of Truth.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void. P hysicist Sean Carroll, a leading-edge thinker and researcher on quantum mechanics and astrophysics. just did a podcast in which he says: You want to know why the universe is, you’re not going to get a satisfactory answer. You’re not going to be happy.

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Failing to Create a Content Addressed Resource for the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC

Jenny Connected

This is how the task was presented by Stephen Downes. Due: Nov 23, 2018. Nov 22, 2018 video. Nov 22, 2018 video. Nov 22, 2018 video. Nov 22, 2018 video.

2018 139

Talking about dying

Jenny Connected

Also this year, my research colleague and friend Mariana Funes , encouraged me to watch a number of videos on YouTube in which the presenters discuss the importance of preparing for death and talking about dying.

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E-Learning 3.0 : some initial thoughts

Jenny Connected

To return to his presentation, I was more interested in what he had to say about identity and community. This is the topic of a 10-week MOOC being offered by Stephen Downes, which started this week. For the course outline see – [link].

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Finding Human Space

Evolving Web

It’s a delight to walk, in the sunlight, the dark, or the more-present rain. The world is filled with different people. Wonderful people. Interesting people. I have sat on hilltops in Capetown, drinking wine and eating kudu carpaccio.

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Understanding ‘Betweenness’ – seeing beyond the parts

Jenny Connected

The nearest anyone I know has come to presenting a holistic view of ‘betweenness’ as expressed by McGilchrist is Matthias Melcher with this map, which he sent me in a personal communication and has given me permission to share in this blog post.

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E-Learning 3.0: Cloud Computing

Jenny Connected

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. My presentation starts at 1:18:00 in the video. Cloud Adoption Strategy: 2018 update . The second topic in Stephen Downes’ E-Learning 3.0

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Losing Yourself in Awesome

Evolving Web

That means I, too, am falling prey to becoming less observant, less present, less the person I consider myself or want to be. . Because of that, I was always both present in what I was doing (learning) and present in what was happening around me (not.

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New publication – A Community Network Ontology for Participatory Collaboration Mapping: Towards Collective Impact

Making CommunitySense

de Moor (2018). A Community Network Ontology for Participatory Collaboration Mapping: Towards Collective Impact , Information 2018, 9 (7) : 151. In earlier work, we presented the CommunitySensor methodology for participatory mapping and sensemaking within communities.

2018 130

Badges are not sufficient

Jenny Connected

Keynote presentation delivered to EdgeX, Delhi, India. In this talk I discuss work being done in network-based automated competency development and recognition, the challenges it presents to traditional institutions, and the opportunities created for genuinely autonomous open learning.

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12 Rules for Life

Jenny Connected

am on the day of the presentation and then in the morning had to do a BBC interview and following this visit a Manchester Boxing Club which, by all accounts was turning round disaffected young men.

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You can stimulate curiosity for self directed learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

Examples: Introduce something completely new, for example a new theory or a new technology that will be of influence Present data that shows an unexpected pattern. This morning I cycled in the sun to a school for higher eduction to a look back at a fun and successful project.

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E-Learning 3.0: Conversation with Ben Werdmuller

Jenny Connected

Although presented as a type of currency, blockchain is in essence a graph technology. This is a presentation I gave twice this fall, summarizing some of the major themes in blockchain, describing how it works, surveying a number of applications, and discussing issues related to its use.

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Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

In his review of the book, Ephrat Livni sums it up this way: “Time is a story we’re always telling ourselves in the present tense, individually and together. A Brief History of Timekeeping: Zach Holman presents an entertaining and well-researched analysis of why we keep time the way we do.

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

Making CommunitySense

We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis. What we need is not more of the same top down, neo-liberal corporate and government interventions. These are just a recipes for ever more socio-economic and cultural alienation, disillusion and disempowerment.

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My session about blended learning in Milan

Joitske Hulsebosch

then the presentation and discussion about the myths. This allowed them to practice immediately with presenting a blended design. Here's my presentation. it seems like the insertion of slideshare presentations does not work as well. I walked with three colleagues in Milan.

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E-Learning 3.0 : Task 2

Jenny Connected

You may present your explanation in any format you wish – Word, audio, video, powerpoint etc., but the total presentation should last no longer than 10 minutes or, if in Word, then no longer than 10 minutes reading time.

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How to Create Live Maps of Conference Connections

Partnering Resources

For this type of presentation, Maya typically uses network maps to illustrate network concepts. Because I was presenting, it was hard for me to monitor data. Have you ever been frustrated trying to find the person you needed at a busy conference?

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Rosviz18 reflection part 2

Michelle Laurie

One of the Harvest groups did a presentation about that very topic – and shared a rich conversation in the creation of the presentation.

2018 130

Re-Imagining Flooring – 3D Epoxy

Michael Sampson - Currents

Stuff (the online newspaper site in New Zealand) featured a story this week about 3D epoxy flooring : The latest wave (pun intended) of 3D floors presents some astonishing optical illusions, and it seems watery scenes are most in demand.

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Sightedness: The Lesson

Michael Sampson - Currents

The lesson from the party hall and what people from different vocations see on entering is that people are quick to see what they’ve been trained to see, and are slow (and sometimes unable) to see that which they haven’t got the training to see.

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On uniqueness lost - Anthony Bourdain

Evolving Web

Be a little more present. There are people I respect immediately. . And there are people where I’m like, “Uh, okay, keep going…. Maybe I’ll respect you later.”. . And almost no one gets to respect from that. . One who did was Anthony Bourdain. .

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On uniqueness lost - Anthony Bourdain

Evolving Web

Be a little more present. There are people I respect immediately. . And there are people where I’m like, “Uh, okay, keep going…. Maybe I’ll respect you later.”. . And almost no one gets to respect from that. . One who did was Anthony Bourdain. .

2018 130

Finding Human Space

Evolving Web

It’s a delight to walk, in the sunlight, the dark, or the more-present rain. The world is filled with different people. Wonderful people. Interesting people. I have sat on hilltops in Capetown, drinking wine and eating kudu carpaccio.

2018 130

Losing Yourself in Awesome

Evolving Web

That means I, too, am falling prey to becoming less observant, less present, less the person I consider myself or want to be. . Because of that, I was always both present in what I was doing (learning) and present in what was happening around me (not.

2018 130

Excel for Mac Plus Excel MVPs

Michael Sampson - Currents

While PowerPoint got me my first visit to London to present at a conference in March 1994, it was Lotus 1-2-3 that enabled me to graduate debt free, and in retrospect, probably enabled me to get my first job after university. Excel Table Talk Episode 6.

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The skillset of a blended trainer or facilitator: technology is overrated

Joitske Hulsebosch

You must also be present in a different way. This week I co-organized the #Trainingtrends2018 session in Utrecht (the Netherlands) with some 90 participants. It was fun. Amazing that we are already working on blended designs for 10 years and for some this a really new area.

2018 130

Towards the idea that complexity IS a theory of change

Chris Corrigan

In the world of non-profits, social change, and philanthropy it seems essential that change agents provide funders with a theory of change. This is nominally a way for funders to see how an organization intends to make change in their work.

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Beat the Conference Blahs

Partnering Resources

Too many conferences suffer from the assumption that the best way to use people’s time is to subject them to elaborately designed presentations. What this means is that we need to stop fussing so much about the design of our presentations.

2018 130

Trust in the steps. Focussed and whole picture thinking

Jenny Connected

Focus, be present, don’t fret about things you can’t control.’. You focus on the present and are aware of the world around you.’. The Field & Field McGilchrist 4 day course about Iain’s book, The Master and his Emissary.

2018 130

Death is a friend of life

Jenny Connected

Doctors used to be present at death, as depicted in this painting. The Self-Unseeing (by Thomas Hardy). Here is the ancient floor, Footworn and hollowed and thin, Here was the former door. Where the dead feet walked in.

2018 130

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

Making CommunitySense

We live in an age of confusion, stagnation, and crisis. What we need is not more of the same top down, neo-liberal corporate and government interventions. These are just a recipes for ever more socio-economic and cultural alienation, disillusion and disempowerment.

2018 130

Four Strategies for Transformation

Networking Action

Two cases are presented to illustrate the strategies: marriage equality (same-sex marriage) in the US and the energy transition in Germany. Four distinct strategies undertaken to realize transformation are described in a new article in Stanford Social Innovation Review. … Net Dev

2018 116

Goals Not Tools

Michael Sampson - Currents

Several years ago at the Australian SharePoint Conference (hosted by ShareThePoint ), Lou Zulli presented a session called Making Sure That the SharePoint Solutions Your Team Has Created Don’t Go to Waste.

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March was my month of exploring virtual reality for learning and development.

Joitske Hulsebosch

Jeanine showed an example of a VR application in which a powerpoint presentation was given :). We are the proud owners of 10 Virtual Reality (VR) cardboard glasses. We use them in our learning trajectory. However, we get stuck playing with a roller coaster and walking under the Eiffel Tower.

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Moving in a direction

Chris Corrigan

Studying the present for the answer will not turn up the gold lying just out of eyesight under a rock. Many times when clients contact me they ask if I can help them come to consensus or alignment on their shared purpose or desired outcomes. They expect facilitation will help them to do this.

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