The Business Model for MOOCs

Jenny Connected

What is Necessary and what is Contingent in Design for Massive Open Online Courses? However, there was one very interesting, topical and pertinent question, which was, What was the business model for the FSLT12 MOOC? And it seems that this question is currently being considered by others on and off the net – see for example the article in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Last week I was at the HEA/SEDA day conference in Birmingham, UK.

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A Social Network Development Model

The Bumble Bee

Way back in the social networking Dark Ages, OK - October 2005, I published a "A Virtual Community Development Model" with sports metaphors for each stage. Read A Virtual Community Development Model.

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Poor Mental Models fail teams before they even start?

The Bumble Bee

One of the most powerful team exercises is to explore team leaders and team members "mental models" of teams, networks and groups. Mental models are the, often invisible, dictators of what actually happens in a team as opposed to what team leaders would like to happen.

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New Models for Creation and Collaboration | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Jul 18 2008 New Models for Creation and Collaboration Published by Nancy White at 10:26 am under collaboration I’m a Joss Whedon fan.

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Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

Twitter is so similar to the blogosphere – and so good at helping information networkers do their job – it’s almost as if it were specifically designed for that purpose.

Modeling spaces for self-directed learning at university courses

Taming the spaces

Today i sent away my paper: Modeling spaces for self-directed learning at university courses to the special call of Journal of Educational Technology & Society. The main idea is to bring out the ecological learning design framework elements and show how they were applicable at the course design. In the article I pointed to the need for the new learning design frameworks for self-directed learning with social software that were ecological.

Designing Web-Based Communities for Professionals

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

Designing online communities for business is a subtle blend of creating the right business model, a clear understanding and service of member needs and a usable interface that enables professionals to focus on engagement. What’s unique about designing for a professional community?

Blogging Innovation: Why a Networking Culture Is Important - Innovation blog articles, videos, and insights - StumbleUpon

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

This model wasnt true then, and even if it were, it simply does not hold true in todays complex business organizations. Related Article: Tapping the Network to Facilitate Innovation Dont miss an article - Subscribe to our RSS feed and join our Continuous Innovation group!

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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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? We need to be thinking much more deeply about social models which do not depend on any form of currency. As Rushkoff tells us so clearly, that system was designed with a different purpose.

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Monetizing: Virtual Goods venture capital 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The platform is based on an innovative engagement-marketing model in which users earn points or virtual currencies by participating in unique advertising offers that are specially engineered for targeting, relevancy and maximum conversions. business models virtual goods

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Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

emergent by design. This article summarizes exactly what I am working on in Nashville, to be rolled out across the country, then internationally. I presume the background to some of Stowe’s thoughts is this article. What is Design Thinking, Really? Design Earth. Follow emergent by design. Skip to content. future of facebook project. future of money project. support. who’s the architect?

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The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

Further, communities can be a catalyst for development and innovation, and will be critical to future business models. A recent HBR article asserts that the collective value of Customer relationships is outstripping the value of “brand. Image © Leigh Prather.

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Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Read more at Going Social Now more about Shiv Stories by Shiv Singh Practical Strategies for Creating a Successful Intranet [1 Comment] Value-Driven Intranet Design [3 Comments] Making Knowledge Management Work on your Intranet [2 Comments] A Web 2.0

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

John Tropea - Delicious Network

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?

Full Circle Online Interaction Blog: Updating my basic article on online facilitation

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About Full Circle Resources Contact Us Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sunday, April 29, 2007 Updating my basic article on online facilitation OK, what do you think should a) come out of this article, b) is missing and needs adding in, and c)needs to be better reframed for the current context. This article had its genesis in 1999 and has been updated about every two years. Knowledgeable about design.

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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? Reply CA permalink May 3, 2010 10:32 am This recent article could also be used as a further (political) theorization: - Y.

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. style of user participation to our business model and culture.

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The Customer Community

Online Community Strategy

Further, communities can be a catalyst for development and innovation, and will be critical to future business models. A recent HBR article asserts that the collective value of Customer relationships is outstripping the value of “brand. Image © Leigh Prather.

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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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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. You need a business-innovation model.

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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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Organising Knowledge » A Typology of Search Behaviours

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about A Typology of Search Behaviours There’s a naive view of search which is that somebody is looking for a specific piece of information, they frame a query and then they are satisfied or unsatisfied by the search result.

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From workplace courses to global conversations | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We had FAR more we wanted to write and had to edit out a lot, making us both appreciate how rich the topic is of moving beyond the formal workplace training model and blending it with the rich and ongoing learning we experience in our global communities and conversations.

Collaborative Thinking: Modern managers are all the same - Telegraph

Collaborative Thinking

Firms in a particular industry tend to reinforce each other in regarding these rigid models as best practice. The illusion can prevail for years, because the impact of failed strategies and models does not occur overnight.

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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. Cheers, Giulio # Nancy White on 09 Jun 2009 at 6:57 am Giulio, I’m glad you mentioned your WorldBank article.

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. I may have some limited models and need to expand.

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On constructing rules of engagement

Platform Neutral

And to get to the patterns, we need to develop common languages, which lead to shared mental models of the purpose of the ‘platforms’ There is a particularly interesting post from George Oates of flickr about some of their community stuff, and this particularly jumped out at me: Any time you construct specific rules of engagement, they are instantly open to interpretation and circumvention, and we want our members to negotiate their place with each other, not with The Authority.

Collaborative Thinking: Will It Take A Youthquake To Re-Tool The Enterprise?

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting article on a broad range of topics, but it aligns overall with what I hear from clients when it comes to enterprise IT trends. New workers coming into the workforce will be tough to hire, tougher to hang onto and have different expectations regarding their career paths, work models and productivity tools. Great article.

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From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Aug 27 2008 From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White Published by Nancy White at 6:42 am under communities of practice , learning This is an article that Josien Kapma and I wrote for the Dutch journal, “Leren in Organisaties&#. In the process, I learn a lot; about the content of the event, and about design of learning events.

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AI Use Cases For Communities & Networks

Online Community Strategy

” Algorithms are complex sets of bounded instructions, and they aren’t (typically) designed to learn from their environment and evolve. Artificial Intelligence is arguably the buzziest of buzz words these days.

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Gamification and school professional community

Community Capers

After researching the links about the program, I contacted Chris Like @christopherlike , the programs designer, for a conversation over Skype. Chris describes this step of taking his design to the principal as a nervous day.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

not yet posted Because Radio Userland iscapping comments at 50 per article, and because I wanted to capturethese comments for posterity anyway, andbecause some people wanted to post more comments, Im reposting myarticle from November 4, 2009, with the first 50 comments embedded atthe end of the article, so there should be room for lots more now! -- Dave __ BLOG Do We ReallyWant toKnow the Truth? Category: AnimalWelfare __ FIRST50 COMMENTS ON THIS ARTICLE it will be figuredout, dave.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The firstsection presents a model for the human identity based on Jungsquaternity, and argues that our modern psychological and socialproblems stem largely from imbalance between the four elements of ouridentity. This article is about the first section, since thats as far as Ivegot so far. The mapping tothe seasons and times of day, and the animal identifications, are fromaboriginal models, such as the Chulash.

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Convert excel spreadsheets into online simulations and dashboards

The Bumble Bee

There are two neat tools you can use to quickly turn excel spreadsheets into online simulations, what-if models and dashboards. They are Simulate from Forio and Crystal Dashboard Design (formerly known as xcelsius) from SAP. Here is an example model I built with Crystal.

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cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Connected

I am not aware of any evidence that xMOOCs have been specifically designed to test out a given theory. cMOOCs are designed as massive networks. MOOCs were not designed to serve the missions of the elite colleges and universities.

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The five major theories of how people "learn": a synopsis

The Bumble Bee

Carlton Reeve has written an excellent series of five articles in Play with Learning which compares and contrasts the 5 main theories of learning ( Behaviourism, Cognitivism, Constructivist, Experientialism and Social Learning ) which underpin personal learning.

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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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What’s your favourite flavour of KM?

Chris Collison

This is why a well-planned peer assist will include sufficient diversity to avoid group-think, and why the design of communities of practice should thoroughly explore their purpose before they start recruiting members. I’m a big fan of organizational network analysis.

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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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In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

21st Century Organization

is a Management Model. is the new version, a new model. Design tinkering. Telecom Italia - Alessandra Pelagallo, Process Design/Optimization Manager, Rome. Our 2008 article strives to capture the shifts.) Returning from Enterprise 2.0