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cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Connected

We still need more empirical research on learning in different types of MOOCs. Both these xMOOCs have been very successful. Further references.

Learner support in MOOCs. An alternative perspective

Jenny Connected

This is a different way of thinking about learner support, which was largely overlooked in the panel discussion, where the thinking seemed to be about what the ‘we’ the MOOC conveners could do for ‘them’ the learners, which is the approach that seems to have been taken by many MOOCs. The support is still there but it takes a different form.

Unflattening: text, drawing and alternative perspectives

Jenny Connected

It is a plea to imagine otherwise, to find different perspectives and new ways of seeing. Unflattening’ is a gem of a book. References. and J.

An alternative perspective on the meaning of ‘open’ in Higher Education

Jenny Connected

It is clear that ‘open’ can be interpreted in a number of different ways. From the work that I do with different Universities, not just in the UK, but also around the world, I don’t think so, at least not yet. So, if the adoption of ‘openness’ is going to be a slow process, what are the alternatives?

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Different perspectives

Viv Mcwaters

The alternative can be scary. Different perspectives is a post from: Staying safe. Not pushing yourself. General

Collaborative Thinking: Novell Acquires SiteScape - Will It Make A Difference?

Collaborative Thinking

and Enterprise Mashups | Main | Innovation Has Its Own Personality » February 13, 2008 Novell Acquires SiteScape - Will It Make A Difference? View an alternate. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Info 2.0: Harnessing the power of Web 2.0 I remain skeptical. Trust Us.

About Hootsuite's Costly 'Freemium' Plans and Free Twitter Alternatives


Recently, HootSuite, a prominent social media dashboard, introduced a new “Freemium” pricing structure, which offers basic Web services at different price points. Seesmic : With three different versions available — web, mobile, and desktop — Seesmic is becoming popular quickly. View them here.

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The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch

The bad news is that for every tool also is another alternative. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious. There are many alternative brainstorming walls like stormboard or spiderscribe. One alternative is Every week I try some new tools (like this week vialogues ) and honestly? Which tool is missing?

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Job #SocialMedia – Digital Marketing Co-ordinator- Sydney @p2pKirstie

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Proactive nature and ability to work in dynamic organisation where each day is different. Presuming Australians only? What do you think?

2013 97

‘The New World’. Fact and Truth in 2017

Jenny Connected

The programme drew on several research studies and spoke to a number of different scientists, researchers and others. Source of image.

2017 64

Collaborative Thinking: Economic Concerns Will Renew Interest In Web Conferencing

Collaborative Thinking

There are open source alternatives as well. Executives are pushing alternatives to face-to-face meetings, including phone- and Web-conferencing. View an alternate. Given growing energy costs and recession concerns, decision-makers are likely to "dust off" prior programs aimed at streamlining travel budgets. percent.

Diversity is hard

Jenny Connected

I would add that in addition many different resources are needed to inform these ideas or opinions. And difference does not mean opposition.

2017 50

Anecdote: The difference between cooperation and coordination

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

We are interested in when its unhelpful to collaborate, examples of when collaboration has failed, and how collaboration differs from similar terms such as co-operation and co-ordination. Sort of like the difference between wiki/blog shared conversation (KM) and supply chain logistics and e-commerce (IM). Follow me on Twitter.

Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

Portals and KM

Again he offers a range of different leadership styles and discusses how each relates to collaboration. He was kind to give me a review copy.

2011 84

Collaboration vs. Cooperation

Michael Sampson - Currents

On Quora someone asked about the difference between collaboration and cooperation. Or if you’d do it a different way yourself. Cooperation requires neither. Your thoughts? Collaboration Theory

2016 37

Collaborative Discussions

Michael Sampson - Currents

The ideas of “great minds think alike” and “fools never differ” are unfortunately both true, but the fools element can be mitigated by exploring options and alternatives. This usually requires someone to raise a different idea and take responsibility for talking it through. Specify the outcome properly.

Exploring the Divided Brain – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Day 1 (am)

Jenny Connected

Every one of the 40 participants will have heard something different. I noted some of the same content, but also some differences.

2016 58

Half-a-Call More Per Hour

Michael Sampson - Currents

The workers with standing desks alternated between standing and sitting, and on average, sat down for 1.6 Half-a-call more per hour.

2016 46

Web Business Simulations for Management Development

The Bumble Bee

Alternatively you can pick a simulation from the list below: 1. Tags: Think Differently Sustainable Business Simulator (SUBS). link].

What’s Your Purpose?


I mean, look at the alternative(s) of not diving in to the Digital Transformation journey. Yet, the reality would be quite different.

The leader casts a long shadow – further reflections on group work

Jenny Connected

In my cMOOC experience there has usually been an unwritten, if not explicit, expectation of a code of behaviour that respects alternative perspectives.

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Your online Business Development System: The Alerts Radar

The Bumble Bee

Alternatives to Google Alerts. There are a number of other alternatives and add-ons but google alerts is really all most enterprises will need.

How Do I Use OneDrive for Business?

Michael Sampson - Currents

That’s a valid alternative for enterprise file sync and share capabilities, but before making that move, he asked what he’d done wrong. Set up different SharePoint sites for projects, teams, initiatives, departments, etc., Would you say something different? That’s where they should live.

2016 49

Edinburgh University’s updated Manifesto for Teaching Online – 2015

Jenny Connected

Place is differently, not less, important online. Comment: Agreed – so what are the alternatives? This is an image of the 2011 Manifesto.

2015 96

2013 – The Year of Social HR


An alternative? Alternatives for HR? But seriously? It looks like we haven’t. . Gamification Becomes A Standard Practice. Really?

2013 114

The Social Revolution – Remember Us


Otherwise, what’s the alternative? A much different way. We surely do. Just like in the real world. Is there any hope left?

2013 78

About blogging, tunneling visions and knowledge entrepreneurship

Joitske Hulsebosch

In practice things were slightly different. Rather, ideas went into all kind of different directions. Facilitators: we are needed!

2011 61

ModPo – Learn how to undo the way in which we read

Jenny Connected

Here are some that have occurred to me, in no particular order of preference and of course, other ModPoers will have different perspectives.

2014 84

On Overcoming Generational and Outdated Views of Work

Michael Sampson - Currents

Are there other kinds of things where you looked back thought, like, huh, if I knew then what I knew now, maybe I would have responded differently? You want to do it differently, and you can’t see any reason why we shouldn’t let people work from home when they need to work from home, or really be more in control of their own schedules.

2016 19

Real Decisions or Reflexive Nitpicking: Distinction Bias

Evolving Web

Even though in our alternate no-choice reality you were perfectly happy with the apple. That second question is very different than the first.

2011 91

Collaborative Thinking: Getting People On The Same Page

Collaborative Thinking

As senior director of Microsoft Platforms, he is tasked with getting different parts of Microsoft to dance to the same tune. View an alternate.

Collaborative Thinking: The Sociability Of Social Media

Collaborative Thinking

View an alternate. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Enterprise 2.0 Excellent work.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I alternately felt guilty or impatient with my collaborators. And it is ENTIRELY DIFFERENT than writing on my own. I was impatient.

Talking and Walking Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I alternately felt guilty or impatient with my collaborators. And it is ENTIRELY DIFFERENT than writing on my own. I was impatient.

The Dangers of Mediocrity and The Power of the Dip


Well, because, amongst several other things, the alternative, that mediocrity, is just too ugly to bear. In most cases it goes beyond that.

2013 64


Jenny Connected

OLDSMOOC is thought by the conveners to be different because it is a project-based MOOC. I was fortunate. What is learning? What is design?

2013 51

Silos Kill Business

Michael Sampson - Currents

Brand shear, as the experience a customer gets on different media properties varies wildly. Give equal billing to each media channel, because different audience members will prefer different methods of hearing from you. The alternative? Christopher Penn writes about effective marketing. The result? No one’s talking.

2014 35

Re-Imagining Effective Work (aka Digital Transformation) – What Is This?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Regardless of your phrase of choice, all three are focused on essentially the same reality: how do we see beyond the immediate effects of new tools and approaches on work practice and envision a different way of designing organisations. No more email and attachments. More to come … Re-Imagining Effective Work

2016 30

Whatever Happened to Critical Thinking?


Evaluating strategic options from among alternatives. Remember them ? They were, and still are!, Whatever happened to it? etc.). Yikes!

2016 42

10 online icebreakers

Joitske Hulsebosch

Alternatively participants could be put into small groups and find out through teamwork what the truths and lies are. Two Lies and A Truth.

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