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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Designing conversations

Ken Carroll

» Designing conversations By looking at speech ‘beyond the level of the sentence’, discourse analysis reveals some of the conventions that underlie it. There are things that work and things that don’t, and content designers definitely work in the R&D department of new media. Ken Carroll This entry was posted on Thursday, January 24th, 2008 at 12:41 am and is filed under Instructional design , Learning , Learning objects.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Here Comes ItalianPod

Ken Carroll

New definitions of mobile learning » Here Comes ItalianPod Harold Jarche writes about how the traditional ‘business model’ of the universities is under pressure. But the business model of the University is as young as ever.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Skype, social networks and language learning

Ken Carroll

About Ken Carroll « Linear and non-linear learning Designing conversations » Skype, social networks and language learning There’s lots of start-ups in the language learning space, mostly variations on the social networking and Skype models.

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Green Chameleon » From Data, with Love

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about From Data, with Love That most hallowed of mental models and glib explanations, the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom hierarchy has taken a bit of a beating this week.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Linear and non-linear learning

Ken Carroll

I’ll try to outline my thoughts on this before showing how it has affected the design of ChinesePod and SpanishPod in the next post. Our brains are designed to work/learn this way, but it is a subjective process because each individual experiences distinct social and psychological phenomena. In the next post I’ll try to show how we’ve applied these insights in the real life design of our learning programs. Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Constructionism works

Ken Carroll

Volume 1 has a chapter called The Reflective Mentor Model, by Robbin Nicole Chapman. The author takes Papert’s (1980) notion of Constructionism to show that ‘people learn best when actively engaged in designing and building construcing artifacts to share with and critique by others’ As it happens, I recently found the perfect context in which to apply this constructionist approach and it has worked very well. Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

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

Ken Carroll

This discussion remains theoretical because mainstream business and education have been slow to embrace the New Learning. The role of the instructor (or practitioner ) is that of modelling and demonstrating, rather than as arbiters or controllers.

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Wikinomics» Blog Archive » Diminishing Returns of Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

One possible model for managing cognitive overload is letting individuals self govern – i.e. everyone decide where they can add the most value. Haque discusses the limits of collaboration « PublicOrgTheory June 16th, 2009 [.] And, I know that the design of those structures will likely provide the boundaries for our personal choices (e.g., Wikinomics» Blog Archive » CREATIVITY: a collaborative effort as opposed to an individual feat?

Living by Design: Measuring Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Living by Design. Effective design, initial content seeding and proactive facilitation are critical factors for re-firing in the innovation engine. Of course, you can replace "communities" with "team" if it fits better with your model.

Green Chameleon » Trouble at the AOK Corral

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Trouble at the AOK Corral The AOK Forum has been a distinguished discussion forum in KM for several years. Founded by Jerry Ash it uses a unique model: “star&# moderators - experts on some aspect of KM - are researched by Jerry, and brought in for 2-week long discussions. to discuss their social practices. I may have some limited models and need to expand.

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Project X Discussions: Collaboration is not Communication

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Lewis: The Power of Productivity : Wealth, Poverty, and the Threat to Global Stability A Book we are currently discussing in the Senge Circle. A couple of examples: Shopping the web - the store knows where you are, often knows who you are, can offer to talk to you, you can design your own product and the list goes on.

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What Could the Future of Money Look Like? « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? This post is really just a primer for us to keep the ball rolling, so let’s discuss. We need to be thinking much more deeply about social models which do not depend on any form of currency.

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Lessons on the hard job of designing communities in the organization | Bertrand Duperrin's Notepad

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Links for this week (weekly) Links for this week (weekly) Lessons on the hard job of designing communities in the organization Jun 14 2011 Share Tweet Summary : If communities have a real value for organizations, there are still few certainties about their positioning and management.

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Wikinomics» Blog Archive » Is your Organization Talent Ready?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Featured Post Archive Recent Posts Putting the YouTube Long Tail in Perspective Skittles moves their homepage to Twitter: Crazy? On January 28th, 2009 at 6:32 am , Neo-nomad.net » Blog Archive » the very nature of work is changing said: [.] Exploring How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything with Don Tapscott , Anthony D. Williams , and the Wikinomics Team.

Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise? | The AppGap

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About | Contributors | Contact us | Subscribe: via RSS , via Twitter + sponsored by QuickBase Sponsored post : Access the 7 Tip Series from Intuit QuickBase on using Web-based software Being social at work: which communications model to adopt for the enterprise?

Tapping the Network to Facilitate Innovation « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? The problem is, humans weren’t designed for mechanization. We were designed to create. The Beginnings of a Competency-Model Foundation Social Network Analysis Case Studies (Valdis Krebs) What makes an effective knowledge worker? i think that as new economic models are put into place that support social production, this idea will take off at a larger societal level.

Essential Skills for 21st Century Survival: Part 3: Network Weaving « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? A good example of this might be some of the folks involved in the SCRM discussions. Venessa, thanks again for all your efforts keeping these provocative and important discussions going forward!

IBM SJ 46-4 | A model for CIO-led innovation

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

This new model of innovation has become an important component of the IBM product and service strategy, as it has generated new solutions that have met quick market success. In this paper we describe this model of innovation and illustrate our experience in four case studies. In the next section we describe the new model for innovation and its evolutionary characteristics. A discussion and conclusion follow.

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Wikinomics " Blog Archive " Getting past the collaboration' buzz word

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

From the report: Research shows the term “collaboration” is used to cover the gamut—from projects designed to cut costs, increase efficiency and improve compliance to those involving working with outsiders to develop new products.

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Designing for Civil Society: Do communities need boundaries?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Designing for Civil Society David Wilcox on social media, engagement, collaboration ABOUT Mainly about engagement and collaboration using social media and events, with some asides on living in London. I hope Matthew Taylor doesnt do that; discussions are still under way.

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An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

emergent by design Home who’s the architect? It seems like the wealth of the entire nation is being funneled right to a couple thousand fortunate people, and all of us are still working pretty damn hard to make ends meet, yet ultimately supporting that model. It doesn’t have to be professionally designed, it can be a simple free blog, but you need to have a place where you show off your work, whatever your work may be.

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Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral " Blog Archive " Three types of community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral Network and community design and facilitation; event design and facilitation. Blog About Ed Projects Services Three types of community November 16, 2007 – 10:20 am This is a brief overview of three community models. They are theoretical models, but they are ones I have used with a variety of people on a variety of real projects. They are models to assist with understanding, conversations, planning etc.

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Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral " Blog Archive " Strategic planning for group spaces

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral Network and community design and facilitation; event design and facilitation. This is just as true for consulting and designing physical events as it is for birthing new online spaces; think about it - it’s humans we are dealing with here. They opt for a distributed model. If participants don’t like particular bits of your community model, change them; if they find cool things they use without your planning, promote them.

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Onramps to online engagement | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Most often, “how do I get people to post on discussion boards.&# They are also dealing with huge cohorts that blow my mind. Why are we talking about discussion forums? It just so happens today people were talking about discussion forums.

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Observing Sociality and Reality » Blog Archive » Tim on Etienne (Part II: Identity in Learning)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Whereas the previous posts dealt with Learning in Practice and Design for Learning , this posts actively explores the concept of identity. Identity as nexus of multi-membership (boundary): Identity until now is discussed as having one single representation; “your identity, instead of your identities”. Hyves profiles often display model-like images, conforming to public images of beauty. Tim on Etienne (Part III: Design for Learning) 07.27

Collaborative Thinking: Enterprises Not One Dimensional - Technology Not the Only Influence on the Future Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

are discussed solely in terms of technology. Only when you address "change" across business, organizational and technology do you catalyze new work models and new ways of working. Organizations should consider consumer trends as a source for new work models.

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Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral " Blog Archive " Membership engagement story

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral Network and community design and facilitation; event design and facilitation. You don’t have to read all this post; you can go straight to slideshare from here: See the presentation on slideshare We had already focused on the social models and technology in other public presentations, so this time we decided to look into how the ‘communities’ team within HQ had evolved to meet the purpose of the communities as a whole.

Virtual Canuck " Blog Archive " On Groups, Networks and Collectives

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I include some links here [link] [ Reply ] on 02 May 2007 at 2:19 am 2 eduFutureBlog» Blog Archive » Social Learning 2.0 [.] on 02 May 2007 at 4:02 pm 3 Virtual Canuck » Blog Archive » Is collective the right name? [.] on 18 May 2007 at 8:38 am 4 Virginia Yonkers I think the main problem in your definitions and model is the lack of “social&#. more on this discussion, check out Virtual Canuck, Jon Dron and Stephen Downe’s.

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Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral " Blog Archive " What are facilitation and moderation

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral Network and community design and facilitation; event design and facilitation. Moderation: Is the coalface end end of the model. Is best done on the back of communally and transparently discussed rules and processes which you should have done in the preparation phase of the group.

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Virtual Canuck " Blog Archive " groups networks and collectives - more!

John Tropea - Delicious Community

May 27, 2007 by Terry Anderson Scott Wilson notes some concerns with the “lack of clarity&# between the three entities of the Many that Jon Dron and I have been discussing and blogging about. An educational taxonomy or a model gains its pragmatic value by the extent to which it helps practitioners and online learning researchers develop, implement and assess learning contexts, environments and activities. For example, blogs seem primarily designed for networks.

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New Publication: Public Libraries as Social Innovation Catalysts

Making CommunitySense

of the 10th Prato CIRN Conference “Nexus, Confluence, and Difference: Community Archives meets Community Informatics”, Prato, Italy, Oct 28-30 2013. We investigate how to design such inter-sectoral public library innovations that are embedded in existing organizational practice and are both sustainable and scalable. We outline a practical social innovation sensemaking method based on a combination of a social innovation collaboration network model and process model.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This topic is designed to give you some tools and ideas for including social media appropriately in your overall organizational strategic plan and to measure its effectiveness.

E L S U A ~ A KM Blog by Luis Suarez " Blog Archive " Social Media Today - The Art and Science of Forming Successful Online Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Perhaps the perfect opportunity for an upcoming follow up session where these topics would be discussed: on how communities can help nurture a new wave of interactions where the power of the collective goes wild into helping us all work smarter and not necessarily harder.

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Develop Your Networked Business Pilot in Less Than an Hour: Worksheet

Online Community Strategy

When I facilitate this exercise at workshops and events it is designed to take 45 minutes. Consider any tangible asset, including office space, IP, product archives, talent, supply chain, customer talent, etc.

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Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Collaborative Innovation – A significant evolution of programs and platforms that layer ongoing ideation into all design and decision making. Community managers take the most highly rated ideas to the product team for discussion, and eventually some ideas are chosen for production.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Chart of group satisfaction by size, from Life With Alacrity E lisabet Sahtouris wrote an article in 2005 called The Biology of Business ,which began with a dubious recapitulation of Darwins model andexplanation of evolution, and then attempted to apply this model tobusiness ecosystems.

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Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Collaborative Innovation – A significant evolution of programs and platforms that layer ongoing ideation into all design and decision making. Community managers take the most highly rated ideas to the product team for discussion, and eventually some ideas are chosen for production.

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SIKM community presentation

Digital Habitats

Yes… and, the attractor factor is emphasized now, and our past social process models were heavily relationship centric. trust models). 2) capture the material in an intelligible archive? February 16, 2010. Theme: Rethinking Ourselves (KM People) as Technology Stewards.

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Develop Your Networked Business Pilot in Less Than an Hour: Worksheet

Online Community Strategy

When I facilitate this exercise at workshops and events it is designed to take 45 minutes. Consider any tangible asset, including office space, IP, product archives, talent, supply chain, customer talent, etc.

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Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Collaborative Innovation – A significant evolution of programs and platforms that layer ongoing ideation into all design and decision making. Community managers take the most highly rated ideas to the product team for discussion, and eventually some ideas are chosen for production.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

September 17, 2007 Could You Be a Model Natural Entrepreneur? Likewise I dont believetechnologies will save us, because, as James Kunstler points out, theyare designed to enable us to continue to live the unsustainable way wedo now, a little longer. Some of these working models will be better, responsible, sustainable ways to live : Models of radical simplicity, love and generosity, let-self-change, self-sufficiency and intentional community.

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Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

Keynote speakers sharing innovation stories from Kenya, Finland, and Canada were Daudi Were of Ushahid i, Marco Steinberg of the Helsinki Design Lab and Vanessa Timmer of One Earth. Like at the “Designing Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop last year, I took presentation notes.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

M y book on Natural Enterprises proposes a partnership model for new enterprise formation and sustainability. Is the corporation, as a model, a hopelesscase, or can it be reformed or reinvented? Thedysfunctional model of the corporation will suffer the same fate asevery other institution and entity that has ceased to evolve, innovateand serve our collective interests. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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