Open Educational Resources and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

Open educational resources in such a society are like the words in this conversation. Creating open educational resources is more than giving the resources we have created away for free. This is the promise of open education and open educational resources.

2018 225

A-Z of my year – 2018

Jenny Connected

It has seemed more difficult this year than in 2016, but perhaps that’s just my memory, or perhaps it’s because I am in Kerala, away from home and access to some of my resources. I first wrote a post like this in 2016. I didn’t write one last year. Here is one for this year.

2018 139

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 Create a Content-Addressed Resource. Provide a link to the resource using any method you wish.

2018 139

Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Wildlife instead of natural capital/resources/stocks/assets. ” 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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Access to E-Learning 3.0 and the Distributed Web

Jenny Connected

Stephen Downes has once again written an excellent summary for the work we did last week on open educational resources. archive/18/11_… If you are at all interested in the future of open educational resources, please do take the time to read the feature article.

2018 148

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

Jenny Connected

Resources. What Peace Means to Me Dec 20, 2018 video The only path toward peace and freedom from authoritarianism is the path that leads toward the creation and maintenance of the civil society. The topic for the final week of the E-Learning 3.0 course is Agency.

2018 187

Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

How Long Does Food Last: Ignore the self-serving “best by” date, and look at this resource to determine how long your food will stay nutritious and healthy. Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void.

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Computing on R

Learning Alliances

It’s actually a global organism that grows information : insights, discussions, work methods, human relationships, and open questions as well as a massive amount of software and all the resources that document or support it. Communities of practice R resources Technology

2018 169

Learning to be creative on and off the distributed web

Jenny Connected

Stephen has provided some great resources for this topic which I am copying here as I still have to catch up on quite a few of them. Resources. stephen@downes.ca, Dec 20, 2018. This is a listing of the posts I’ve written referring to different resources on creativity.

2018 148

E-Learning 3.0 : some initial thoughts

Jenny Connected

He told us that anyone could learn this if we put the effort in and that through this we would learn how to create new types of distributed and connected learning resources. This is the topic of a 10-week MOOC being offered by Stephen Downes, which started this week.

2018 174

Community network mapping: just get going!

Making CommunitySense

Instead, focus on core content (such as important resources, products , and stories that act as collaborative bridges between participants and interactions. Mapping a community network is an art as much as a science.

2018 219

What I learned about facilitating by doing stand-up comedy

Viv Mcwaters

We humans are prone to the ‘sunk cost fallacy’ believing that we’ve put in so much time, effort or resources that we need to keep going. Earlier this year I co-hosted an experimental event called Radical Acts.

2018 194

E-Learning 3.0: Cloud Computing

Jenny Connected

Stephen provided some easy to read introductory articles to Cloud Computing which I have copied under the heading ‘Resources’ at the bottom of this blog post. In the first article in the resource list Bojana Dobran defines cloud computing as follows: A simple definition of cloud computing involves delivering different types of services over the Internet. From software and analytics to secure and safe data storage and networking resources, everything can be delivered via the cloud.

Cloud 140

E-Learning 3.0 : Graph

Jenny Connected

Resources provided by Stephen Downes. This resource describes a bunch of different neural networks. The diagram in this resource describes some different types of neural networks. I got this image from this page , which has more resources on neural networks.

2018 161

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

Digital Badges as Recognition of Success

Jenny Connected

The task for this week is to: Create a free account on a Badge service (several are listed in the resources for this module). Looking back through this blog, I am reminded that in 2012 I attended a SCoPE seminar on digital badges and wrote two posts about it.

2018 148

Identity graphs as a ‘source of truth’

Jenny Connected

Further resources. See also the resources listed on the course site: [link]. 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

A large portion worked in social work and worked with (or were) First Nations, and another handful worked in natural resources, education or administration. I am inspired. Icon jam with the word feathers.

2018 164

Badges are not sufficient

Jenny Connected

But with activity data we can begin tracking things like which resources a person reads, who they spoke to, and what questions they asked. Resources. This week Stephen invited Viplav Baxi to join him in a discussion about this week’s topic – Recognition – for the E-Learning 3.0

2018 139

E-Learning 3.0: Conversation with Ben Werdmuller

Jenny Connected

Stephen has been ‘beefing up’ on this for a while and has shared the resources he has collected for those who want to know more about blockchain (see the end of this post). Resources. Resources provided by Stephen Downes and copied here from [link] ).

2018 139

Identity from the perspective of authentication

Jenny Connected

And have a look at the Resources – provided by Stephen which I have copied below: FIDO U2F. In this video Stephen Downes, convener of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC explains that in the future our safety and security online will be managed through the use of identification keys.

2018 139

Thinking of knowledge as a graph

Jenny Connected

I know from my experience of using this tool, that my tendency is to use it as a repository for resources. Resources. This is a response to the E-Learning 3.0 task for course participants created by Matthias Melcher. See [link].

2018 139

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. multimedia reprocessed/washed/painted photo produced by my friend Ron Woodall.

2018 46

My experiences of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC to date

Jenny Connected

I have not completed all the reading, and some of the resources, e.g. those about Blockchain, Jupyter notebooks etc., First a bit of background. The task for this week in the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC is related to the topic of Community in the distributed web. This is the task as created by Stephen Downes: As a community, create an assignment the completion of which denotes being a member of the community. For the purposes of this task, there can only be one community.

2018 127

E-Learning 3.0 : Task 2

Jenny Connected

Further Resources to support this task can be found in the form of videos, blog posts and readings, on the e-Learning 3 course website. 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.

2018 130

Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Its insatiable hunger for finite resources; its disregard for the pain of groups and cultures it consumes; its belief in consumption as savior; its overriding obsession with its own material growth; and its viral spread across the surface of the planet.

2018 46

How to Create Live Maps of Conference Connections

Partnering Resources

Some of the boards are tiny and have few resources, while others, in the major metropolitan areas are larger. The post How to Create Live Maps of Conference Connections appeared first on Partnering Resources.

2018 138

Networking Myths Busted!

Partnering Resources

The New Networking , a project of Partnering Resources, is busting traditional networking myths! Sign up for The New Networking emails to gain immediate access to new videos and resources. Partnering Resources. is an original post from Maya Townsend, Partnering Resources.

2018 150

Re-Imagining Effective Work – the SAMR Model

Michael Sampson - Currents

Or imagine redefining a lecture as a collaborative co-learning and co-teaching activity that brings together students from different schools around the world to share learnings, experiences, and resources.

2018 146

Markers – ready!

Michelle Laurie

What I love is the opportunity to sift through my books, resources and extensive marker collection! It’s always fun getting ready to host a graphic facilitation workshop and I have one coming up Aug 15-16 in Prince George (a few spaces left in case you are keen).

2018 130

Do You Have a Productive Partnership or a Tug of War?

Partnering Resources

They merge their unique perspectives, resources, and interests together in the interest of a greater goal. appeared first on Partnering Resources. They’re supposed to be your ally. Your co-conspirator. Your partner. But instead it feels like every conversation is a struggle.

2018 141

Community and organization intertwine

Learning Alliances

What resources are required? Can bring new vitality into an organization including people, ideas, and resources. I’ve been thinking about how community and organization are intertwined, especially when they are interdependent like they are in churches, synagogues, or mission-driven organizations like Amnesty International. The formation of a process team that’s focused on governance in Shambhala prompts me to write some of my thoughts down.

2018 100

How is learning organized in a self-managed organization?

Joitske Hulsebosch

A knowmad wants meaningful work and is using online networks and resources to learn. Every month I read a management book. I am very curious about learning in self-managing organizations. How is this organized? Is self-management also self-directed learning? In April, therefore, I have read the much talked-about book by Frederic Laloux about new ways of organizing ( reinventing organizations ).

2018 138

Why No Lessons Learned Microsoft?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Clearly something in how Azure AD (and other non-regional services like the Azure Resource Manager) is engineered / architectured is not where it should be yet. Last week saw the first major service disruption to Office 365 in several years.

2018 116

Shopping for Inspiration

Michael Sampson - Currents

Learning what others have done with the new tools and resources available to them provides inspiration and challenge on what could be possible in your work, team and organisation.

2018 127

Beat the Conference Blahs

Partnering Resources

Conference communities can use network maps to analyze where resources exist and how people collaborate. Partnering Resources. Beat the Conference Blahs is an original post from Maya Townsend, Partnering Resources.

2018 130

Effecting Change – the Cohesive, Larger Vision

Michael Sampson - Currents

There’s much more to come from Silverside as 2018 unfolds. After returning to Apple for his second run as CEO, Steve Jobs fronted various sessions at the Apple Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) in 1997. I wasn’t there, unfortunately.

2018 116

Don’t Get to Perfect Too Soon

Michael Sampson - Currents

For scheduling another whiteboard session, another Post-It Note wall attack, another long walk to figure out the relationships, driving rationale, intermediate steps and necessary resources of people, activity and energy.

2018 116

Moving in a direction

Chris Corrigan

Imagine an organization whose culture is fragmented and siloed with petty conflicts and turf wars over resources. 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.

2018 80

Working with principles: some thoughts and an exercise

Chris Corrigan

Examples of repeating patterns included confronting aversion to change, use of power to disenfranchise community members, lack of adequate resources, and several others.

2018 85

Hierarchy is the Enemy of Learning

How to Save the World

drawing by hugh macleod at gaping void . I spent many years of my professional life advising small and medium sized businesses.

2018 88

Microsoft StaffHub for Frontline Workers

Michael Sampson - Currents

Some people don’t touch a computer at work at all, and yet they still require company news, communications, and access to company resources. On the Silverside blog, I wrote about Microsoft StaffHub: Microsoft has made significant strides in recent years addressing the needs of workers who don’t work on a computer throughout the day. I have seen estimates of 500 million to 2 billion people who fit into this category – that of frontline workers (although Microsoft uses the term “firstline”).

2018 89

The Technologies I’ll Miss

How to Save the World

Ancient tech, and an enormous consumer of finite resources, but still the most indispensable tool for learning. photo from the good folks at pixabay. A s our civilization slowly falls apart over the coming decades, there are some technologies I will miss a lot more than others.

2018 66