The 1-minute guide to integrating technology into teaching

e-Moderation Station

One of the biggest challenges facing EFL (and other) teachers today is how to integrate technology into our classes in a meaningful and principled way. Keep any eye on websites with regularly updated quality content showcasing new tech tools for teaching. Photo by retro traveler.

The FASTForward Blog » Awareness Makes a Smart Move with Its Facebook Integration: Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Awareness Makes a Smart Move with Its Facebook Integration by Bill Ives May 5, 2008 at 7:12 am · Filed under Enterprise 2.0 We discussed their recently announced Facebook integration through their Awareness Facebook Application Framework. I have also written about how a number of firms have provided a means to integrate social software (aka enterprise 2.0) You can integrate it with your enterprise environment.

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Social Media for Schools #NBN October 2016

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

integrating websites and microsites with social. Hey there, teachers and school type people, tomorrow (Tuesday 19th October) I’m running some webinars with TTEDSC and NBN on how Schools can us Social Media Marketing Strategies.

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In Connection We Trust

Alchemy of Change

We are moving into a world of software networks ; vast meshes of autonomous websites and applications that are increasingly dependent upon one another in order to do their jobs.

Teambuilding 2.0

The Bumble Bee

Recently I ran across a New York technnology company GoCrossOffice pioneering a more novel approach. GoCrossOffice integrate both virtual and physical elements into their team games.

2008 142

Inspiring students through research-based education

Jenny Connected

Ideas such as negotiated outcomes, student autonomy, collaborative learning and student/staff integrated research communities all need much unpicking and discussion – to make meaning through dialogue and working across boundaries. Professor Mick Healey website.

2014 187

Transition gives us the best of ingredients for networking

Social Reporter

The previous Transition Handbook ( pdf here ) took people through a 12-step process of setting up a local project – and I find groups love that sort of apparently simple approach, until they find that it isn’t a simple sequence.

2011 151

Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

This has some integrating implications and possibilities for connecting this information with organization’s relationship management database – but more about that later.

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Howard Rheingold on the Social Media Classroom

Digital Habitats

Some of the things Howard talked about included: the importance of an on-ramp to new media - with integration of tools being an important early experience that helps us be more confident when we start using tools in a more “free range&# manner. (Crossposted from my Full Circle Blog ).

Papers on mobile assisted language learning (MALL)

e-Moderation Station

The International Research Foundation (TIRF) has recently published five papers on mobile assisted language learning (MALL), all freely available on the TIRF website. Photo by Milica Sekulic.

BIG’s People Powered Change may catalyse a more bottom-up big society

Social Reporter

Why the new approach? People Powered Change isn’t a new approach, BIG has been doing this for years. Further details about both of these programmes can be found on the Big Lottery Fund website. As the q and a indicates, the approach isn’t new … although Big Lottery perhaps hasn’t received the attention it might wish for during all the more recent Big Society coverage.

2011 175

Howard Rheingold on the Social Media Classroom

Nancy White

Some of the things Howard talked about included: the importance of an on-ramp to new media - with integration of tools being an important early experience that helps us be more confident when we start using tools in a more “free range&# manner.

12 Ways to DO and NOT DO a Social Media Press Release – MSF Medecins Sans Frontieres

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I found no social media elements other than the usual “social media is another broadcast channel” approach. I don’t have a problem with this type of TV show online – good on them – but let’s not talk about “socially integrated” shall we?

2012 285

The Great Unbundling and Collapse of Local Newspapers

Alchemy of Change

The service quickly turned into the biggest online automotive buying service and was actually one of the world’s first large-scale e-commerce websites.

2011 246

Cetis 2013 Keynote - Digital Citizenship: Underpinning Open Education

SocialTech

However plausible you think Hurst's concerns are, web-based, mobile and gaming technologies are already integrated into mainstream social life, and represent mainstream culture.

2013 101

Realising the knowledge assets of research for the rest of us – how about a set of recipe cards?

Social Reporter

As a result of KT-EQUAL there’s some very useful guidance available from the i~design consortium in the form of the Inclusive Design Toolkit , and the Designing with People website.

2013 191

Moderating for development

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

It’s a process of several months which started in May and includes two live conferences (in a cinema, close to Ede), papers written by specialists on development issues and an online discussion via the website [link]. During a feedback meeting in October 2008, Koenders will indicate which aspects of the report will be integrated in a new policy document for civil society that will be drawn up by the Ministry.

Clarizen Moves Beyond Online Project Management

Portals and KM

  In response Clarizen has adopted a design approach of what they term “robust simplicity” and extended functionality beyond the planning phase. Clarizen also developed email integration so team members could work where they tend to spend much of their time. 

Education Technology Action Group consultation

SocialTech

ETAG, as outlined on Group Chair Stephen Hepplle’s website , is an independent group set up at the behest Michael Gove (Secretary of State for Education), Matthew Hancock (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for further education, skills and lifelong learning) and David Willetts (Minister of State for Universities and Science). They can play a critical role in BYOD implementation, and support the cultural change this approach represents.

Conference networking at Online Information 2008: report and lessons learned

Platform Neutral

Integrating the platform with the booking system wasn’t easy, as there is no process to support this so as the booking process proceeded, not all delegates received invites to the platform. This integration element (both technically and socially) is clearly something that will improve.

2008 116

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

It’s somewhat relevant as Om Malik has now asked a rhetorical question if Social Network tools are just a feature of website. This is software you can brand and integrate tightly into your existing domain. Ning “Ning is the fast and free way to create custom Social Websites!&#

2008 55

Gnip Continues To Push For A Real-Time (Data) Web

Collaborative Thinking

This new offering leverages the Gnip SaaS Integration Platform but is provided as a complete white-label and embeddable solution adding real-time push to an existing infrastructure. Real-time Data Delivery: Complete white-label approach allows for company defined URLs to be enhanced for real-time data delivery. The new push service lets companies filter and white-label the stream so the technology is fully integrated into the business’ infrastructure.

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Social Network Marketing Campaigns: Features Attributes

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

If they aren’t and they take a neutral approach, they are journalists reporting other people’s news, facts not passion, promotion, self-marketing.

The Divided Brain: Trying to be Sane in an Insane World

Jenny Connected

Details of the course, which will run again next year can be found on the Field & Field website. In his growth and individuation, he has taken a big step toward integrating his shadow within himself. Sunday 22nd March pm.

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Teachers & Web 1.0 – A Beginner´s Guide to Webs 1,2,3, x

e-Moderation Station

Instead of doing a reading from the coursebook, let your students read from a website. teachers should also be integrating some of the tools offered by Web 2.0. technology/approaches in the language classroom can you share here? Subscribe to the comments for this post?

2010 103

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Exactly what constitutes this “collective intelligence&# is only partially known, but it’s clear that much of it depends on the collective actions of many people doing simple thinks like linking to other websites and phrasing ideas in particular ways.

Social Media vs. Search Engine Optimization

Online Social Networking

Now you can use social media to drive targeted traffic to your websites. Not only does search engine optimization help you promote your website, it also helps you promote your social media content. Your website and your social media together constitute your web presence, and search engine optimization helps you to market your overall web presence. It adds to the links back to your website generating both referral traffic and credibility with the various search engines.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Is ChinesePod setting industry standards?

Ken Carroll

Examples of these theories in an integrated format, in practice are not common. An integrated learning 2.0 The approach we took has certainly been organic. But IMHO the learner sometimes needs guidance from experts or a progressive approach.

2008 162

Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Drupal “Drupal.org is the official website of Drupal, an open source content management platform. Equipped with a powerful blend of features, Drupal supports a variety of websites ranging from personal weblogs to large community-driven websites.&#

2008 58

Howard Rheingold on the Social Media Classroom | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Some of the things Howard talked about included: the importance of an on-ramp to new media – with integration of tools being an important early experience that helps us be more confident when we start using tools in a more “free range&# manner.

Practical example: Ayuda Urbana

Joitske Hulsebosch

Even though membership is open to other cities, I still see the same members on the website now. Furthermore there was a website serving as a repository. The 'project' was adopted by the UCCI/CAMC in 2002 and the municipal councils have agreed to integrate it into their annual plans and alternate in taking the coordinating role for the communities and the website.

2006 100

Will Google Succeed with TV Where Apple and Microsoft Have Fallen Short?

Portals and KM

With the browser built in, Google TV is expected to help you access all of your favorite websites and easily move between TV and the web.   Perhaps to no surprise he notes that Google’s approach is far more insidious with its more open approach. Leslie D'Monte recently covered Google's linking of TV and the Web. She notes that Google believes there is a huge market opportunity in this space with around 4 billion people across the world watching TV.

2010 126

The Two Cisco's.

Collaborative Thinking

The study findings indicate that the business world is at the early stages of adopting these tools and in the process of identifying key challenges, such as the need for increased governance and IT involvement, which may impact the integration and adoption of these new platforms and technologies. Eos enables: Greater online brand visibility and website traffic.

News Updates (January 21, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Yuuguu Corporate provides advanced branding options by allowing users to fully embed a web conferencing entry page into the organisation’s website, so steering participants to the organisation’s website rather than a web conferencing provider’s site. Yuuguu Corporate is also setting a new standard in custom branding of web conferencing sessions by enabling companies to integrate their own corporate identity into the login screens and background of a conferencing session.

2010 104

Education Technology Action Group consultation

SocialTech

ETAG, as outlined on Group Chair Stephen Heppell’s website , is an independent group set up at the behest Michael Gove (Secretary of State for Education), Matthew Hancock (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for further education, skills and lifelong learning) and David Willetts (Minister of State for Universities and Science). They can play a critical role in BYOD implementation, and support the cultural change this approach represents.

Supporting an online course

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

Courses websites can be easily defined, developed and maintained. The system contains multiple websites, a library and there is a link to a discussion forum. We have different websites for the courses we provide and we were looking for a place to manage all these.

2006 46

KM World and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Designing Social Search in the Enterprise

Portals and KM

One of the biggest problem on today's websites and intranets is findability. There is a problem with this approach since personal networks may be narrow.   It is an enterprise micro-blogging tool that I have covered a bit (see  Socialcast Adds Sharepoint and Outlook Integration, New Features, and Enhanced Metrics ).   You can easily package the results and share them but it does not easily integrate into enterprise search engines.

2010 148

Dell’s Social Engagement Journey

Ant's Eyeview Blog

The Social Engagement Journey , put together by our team at Ant’s Eye View , is a 5-stage process that a medium-to-large brand or company goes through while integrating social media into their business. Revenues from Twitter approach $6.5 Second of three posts.

Green Chameleon » On Not Forgetting the Business

Green Chameleon

AGIMO is the Australian Government’s Information Management Office (read Government CIO’s office) which is odd, because the guide has been out since July and still isn’t published in electronic form on AGIMO’s website (and the site search sucks by the way).

2007 130

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

The “worldview” that is creating this present systemic approach. ( With this model in mind, a CLA map might look something like this: Other tools in this suite include: Spiral Dynamics Integral (SDi), used to understand and inform personal and collective growth through internal modeling.

2012 75

UC And ROI: Round2: IBM's Truth And Fiction Example

Collaborative Thinking

the total cost of ownership is not clearly outlined, a reasonable TCO model would establish a timeline (say 3 years) and include the total costs, including various weighting factors for planning, operational support, integration costs, help desk, change management, and so on.". You need to integrate on-hook/off-hook signaling, integrate with other customer response management tools (telephone, web, e-mail, IM, etc).

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Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

On one hand, it’s designed to create websites for sharing information. What people see then is a website (or an intranet of multiple websites) with interconnected people and information.

Trying to make developmental evaluation easier

Chris Corrigan

When we are evaluating work there is a mix of these two types of approaches at play. You can use surveys to discover what people are accessing on your website and you can use interviews or sensemaking tools to find out HOW they are using that information.

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